Open Thread: Stats? Story? Both?

I’ll probably regret asking, but what’s life without a few regrets…

  1. Where do you stand on the stats vs story debate that refuses to die?
  2. Does this dichotomy exist in the corporeal world or only in the mind of the perceiver?
  3. Bonus points if you can:
    • Quantify your response (e.g., on a scale of pi to 42, with blue as the midpoint), and/or
    • Offer a compelling narrative to support your position

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