You Really Need To Use More Analogies

These four great analogies from history show how powerful a tool they can be

The quip goes that there was once a man who, upon hearing his wife was pregnant, went to see his doctor. “How on earth could this happen after the vasectomy you gave me several years ago?” exclaimed the exasperated man.

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Expert and Author in Applied Mathematics, Data Science, Statistics. Also writes History, Science, Culture. Find me on LinkedIn or Twitter or keithmcnulty.org

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Expert and Author in Applied Mathematics, Data Science, Statistics. Also writes History, Science, Culture. Find me on LinkedIn or Twitter or keithmcnulty.org

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