NZ Advertising Watchdog says maps are just opinion


The New Zealand Advertising Standards Authority ?appears to have incredibly low standards as they are defending blatant propaganda that is not factual. Unbelievably the New Zealand Advertising Standards Authority appeals board has reaffirmed its original ruling that maps are just opinion.

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An example of media not doing their homework

The below article contains impartial data analysis and demonstrates three things:

  1. Jumping to conclusions can get you into trouble.
  2. The media don?t generally do their homework. Perhaps that’s because the?under-researched?narrative sells more copy while in-depth analysis/research takes time and effort.
  3. We mostly follow our preconceptions.

The data below speaks for itself, and by reading the data analysis minus the rhetoric hopefully we all can draw our own conclusions based on facts.?

I got to thinking about the issues of race regarding the recent tragic police shootings, both the shootings of police and the shootings by police. The best data is from the Washington Post, which has a detailed site listing all of the people killed by police, which begins in 2015 and goes to the present. I thought I?d analyze their data…

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Facts cannot make an opinion true and neither can emotion

fact_opinion_posterThis blog is a mixture of facts and opinion. When opinions are expressed on this blog people can either read the facts supplied and come to the same conclusion as the writer or they can form a different opinion based on those same facts.

Facts cannot prove an opinion because opinion is not based on proof or certainty. Facts can only show patterns. These patterns are provable, observable and measurable. There are some pretty compelling patterns showing all over Europe in regard to what happens when mass, uncontrolled immigration occurs.

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Ginger bashing goes back to Greek Mythology

After readers expressed their discomfort with making fun of gingers, it required some more research:



1. Red hair is seen on the heads of only four percent of people. Most of these exist in the U.K., the Republic of Ireland, and Australia.

2. There is a belief that redheads are prone to industrial deafness. This actually could be true as the melanocytes are found in the middle ear.

3. A 2002 study found that redhead are harder to sedate than any other people requiring twenty percent more anesthesia. Inadequate doses cause people to wake up during surgery and have increased recall of procedures.

4. In the late 16th century, the fat of a redheaded man was an essential ingredient for poison.

5. The Egyptians regarded the color as so unlucky that they had a ceremony in which they burned red-headed maidens alive to wipe out the tint.

6.?An Irish judge in 2001 fined a man for disorderly conduct stating ?I am a firm believer that hair coloring has an effect on temper and your coloring suggests you have a temper.?

7. Redheads have always been thought untrustworthy. Judas is most always depicted as a redhead displaying the prejudice against red hair.

8. Adolph Hitler reportedly banned the marriages of two redheads as he feared their children would be ?deviant offspring?. ? Read more »