Hubris Quotes (2 quotes)
Hubris is the greatest danger that accompanies formal data analysis, including formalized statistical analysis. The feeling of Give me (or more likely even, give my assistant) the data, and I will tell you what the real answer is! is one we must all fight against again and again, and yet again.
Testing the impact of public health interventions in response to the null hypothesis may help reduce avoidable hubris in expectations of benefits.