Charles Babbage Quote

The errors which arise from the absence of facts are far more numerous and more durable than those which result from unsound reasoning respecting true data.


On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures (1832), ch. 17 "Of Price as Measured by Money"

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The errors which arise from the absence of facts are far more numerous and more durable than those which result from unsound reasoning respecting...

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The errors which arise from the absence of facts are far more numerous and more durable than those which result from unsound reasoning respecting...

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The errors which arise from the absence of facts are far more numerous and more durable than those which result from unsound reasoning respecting...

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The errors which arise from the absence of facts are far more numerous and more durable than those which result from unsound reasoning respecting...