Bonus Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on August 3, 2019

in Data, Media, Myths and Fallacies, Seen and Unseen

… is from page 95 of Open Borders: The Science and Ethics of Immigration – the remarkable and data-rich illustrated book, forthcoming in October, written by my GMU Econ colleague Bryan Caplan and illustrated by Zach Weinersmith (original emphasis):

Numeracy reminds us that “what we see on television” is utterly unrepresentative. Every day, the media show us the ugliest stories they can find on a planet with 7.5 billion people! No matter how wondrous our world becomes, the news will always horrify us.

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