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bookboy's Journal

30 December 1954
* I'm a social liberal

* I believe in sexual freedom and try hard to be non-judgemental about other people

* I am pro-choice

* I am opposed to the death penalty (even if it could be proved to be an effective

* I am a secular humanist and I passionately believe in the Enlightenment values of
compassion, tolerance and reason

* I believe in free trade and free markets

* I'm straight, and in an exclusive, long-term relationship with my partner that I'm very
happy with and not looking to change. We have no children.

* I'm a statistician in a research lab for a major telephone company

* I am an advocate of Evidence-Based Practice and the wider use of statistics (especially
Bayesian statistics) in public life

* I promote the use of the SI metric system