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|Quote (Bob O'H @ Aug. 23 2009,12:00)|
|Dave Wisker, *ahem*|
|The authors found the overall probability of this kind of association for the eight AA’s being due to chance was 5.4 X 10-11|
We leap on Dembski for making the same error, so I don't see why I should leave you out of the fun.
That probability is the probability of getting a value of the statistic that extreme if the data were random. Your mistake is known as the prosecutor's fallacy.
:::scuffs feet::: shucks
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