StATS: The post-modern assault on evidence-based practice, part 2 (created 2007-12-18, updated 2008-02-11).

As mentioned in a December 7, 2007 weblog entry, I sent an email to Michael Shermer, editor of Skeptic Magazine. In it, I included a brief pitch for an article, "The post-modern assault on evidence-based practice" and he gave me some encouragement to work on this. Guidelines for contributions are at www.skeptic.com/the_magazine/contribute.html and they accept articles of varying lengths (500 to 5000 words) though they prefer shorter articles. The current draft is 5800 words (as of February 11). So I'll have to find a way to condense many of these thoughts.

Here are some of the talking points in the article. I'm including heading in this draft, but they are just to help me organize my thoughts. This draft still needs a lot of work, but I wanted to have something to show to people.

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