Garda crime statistics cannot be based on guesswork and hope
What other errors are creeping into Garda figures?
‘If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.” The American movie director Stanley Kubrick was not referring to Garda crime statistics, but how he used the cinematography devices of mirages and optical illusions to create fantasy movies.
There were no consequences for Kubrick when he portrayed figments of his imagination on screen. It did not matter what hallucinations he conjured up. But...
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