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Comment 235 by blitz442 :

As an example, it may well be true that the best female tennis player would rank say, number 1,000 among male players. Or 2,000. Or 3,000. Whatever - it still means that she is a better tennis player than 99.999% of humans, male or female, on the planet.

Your argument is silly, because it is completely innocent of the concept of a statistical distribution. Just taking a few examples doesn't tell you much about almost any distribution. The skill distributions are very much different, even if there's great variance in both distributions.

Fri, 11 Feb 2011 03:28:46 UTC | #590745