Quantity or Quality?

Quantity always beats quality.

Makes sense to me. You can always learn more from proving yourself wrong than attempting to prove yourself right. And, quite frankly, it seems we (as a species) are wrong very often. It doesn’t help that we’re all prone to an incredible positive response bias. The most important part of science is to learn from your mistakes, not be right the first time around. (Someone tell this to the AGW crowd, please?)

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