I'm just saying...

Sometimes xkcd makes me laugh right out loud. We're an easy target, sure, but still: this was funny.

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Keith Talent said…
That's great, there's something here:

http://www.badscience.net/2008/07/testing-the-plausibility-effect/#more-733

which is an account of a study suggesting that if you replace Lit Crit with Philosophy in the cartoon it might well be true too.

Incidentally what's wrong with ranking people from best to worst? Seems like a worthwhile sociology project to me.

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