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Offline Fr. George

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Re: America is a "Christian nation"
« Reply #45 on: August 09, 2006, 10:11:25 AM »
Elisha - good points.  I haven't brushed up on my stats in awhile.
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Re: America is a "Christian nation"
« Reply #46 on: August 09, 2006, 11:10:48 AM »
Elisha - good points.  I haven't brushed up on my stats in awhile.

Sure.  Additionally, one of my stats profs back in college said that that a sample size of 2 was fine (or multiple samples of n = 2) for a population that was shown to be normally distributed.

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Re: America is a "Christian nation"
« Reply #47 on: August 09, 2006, 12:14:35 PM »
Of course, can we say that the assertion "all empires will fall" or "all decadent empires will fall" has a) a normal distribution, or b) a sample size large enough to make the claims significant?
"If you are going to serve the Lord, be prepared for times when you will be put to the test. Be sincere and determined. Keep calm when trouble comes. Stay with the Lord; never abandon Him and you will be prosperous at the end of your days. Accept whatever happens to you. Even if you suffer humiliation, be patient. Gold is tested by fire and human character is tested in the furnace of humiliation. Trust the Lord and He will help you. Walk straight in His ways and put your hope in Him. " Sir 2:1-6