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Thank you Python community!


Hi Ben,

Thank you for your reply.

I would like to make such an experimental research/investigation on the 
effects of Python software programming on opioid addiction. :-)

Probably studying the learning of Python in people with cocaine and 
heroin addiction would be significant and interesting.

Kind regards,

Etienne


Le 2018-03-19 ? 17:58, Ben Finney a ?crit?:
> Etienne Robillard <tkadm30 at yandex.com> writes:
>
>> I would like to thank you guys sincerely for helping a lot of people
>> to stay clean, and focus on programming high-level stuff in Python
>> instead of doing some really nasty drugs.
> Thank you for the kind words.
>
> I'd love to believe the Python community has the significant benefit you
> describe. That just raises the importance of being skeptical (because I
> *want* it to be true, means more rigour is needed to avoid the bias to
> believe it; read about ?confirmation bias? to see the problem).
>
> So, in the interest of having our beliefs match the facts: What is the
> verifiable, statistically sound evidence that this effect actually
> occurs as a result of the Python community's help with programming?
> Where is it pbulished so we can see it? What is the size of the measured
> effect?
>
>> It's time we regroup and combine our forces to help people who really
>> needs our help.
> Combining forces to help the needy is a sentiment I can fully endorse,
> for sure.
>

-- 
Etienne Robillard
tkadm30 at yandex.com
https://www.isotoperesearch.ca/