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October 25th, 2013, 16:31
Originally Posted by ChienAboyeur View Post
In what way evidences of this relative influence are required?
*sigh* Once again… Because it doesn't make any sense to go to great effort working on .0004% of the problem, if that turns out to be the case. That's basic problem solving. Perhaps you've heard of Pareto charts and their common uses?
Originally Posted by ChienAboyeur View Post
If a house builder provides evidences that more houses are destroyed because tsunamis, earthquakes etc, the house builder get away with his building mistakes that led to houses to collapse?
Your example does not address the point. If your house builder adds a $10billion missle defense system to protect the house from meteor strikes but the earthquake still levels it, are you going to congratulate him and say it was money well spent? Of course not, because he was working on the wrong problem.

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