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Correspondence with Mr. Thomas Anderson
(OdinText, comparaison of Koran and Bible)

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1) S. Jetchick (2016-Feb-11)

1) S. Jetchick (2016-Feb-11)

-------- Forwarded Message --------
Subject: Correspondence with Mr. Thomas Anderson
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:59:59 -0500
From: Stefan Jetchick
To: Tom (put at sign here) OdinText

Good day Mr. Thomas Anderson,

Yesterday I tripped over your recent blog post

	Text analysis answers:
	Is the Quran really more violent than the Bible?
	Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

I was just wondering if you calibrated your software
tool before, and what texts did you use to it perform
this calibration?

(Disclaimer: much like OdinText managed to "read" the
Bible and the Koran in less than 120 seconds, I just
searched for the word "calibr" (to find "calibration"
and "calibrate") in your article without finding them.)

What I mean is how does your software compare sample texts,
like the following two:

	The Bloody and Hate-Filled Life of Ghandi

		Ghandi tried to prevent the British soldiers from
		doing horrible things like chopping up women and
		children with their bayonets, or gunning down in
		a pool of blood all the protesters who wanted the
		independance of India. But despite his calls for
		non-violent resistance, he was surrounded by
		hatred and slaughter, and eventually assassinated
		by people of his own religion because they hated
		his guts.

	The Peaceful Existence of Adolf Hitler

		Hitler would get up in the morning, surrounded
		by beautiful furniture, classical music and
		a wonderful view. His attendant would bring him
		the daily results: "Ah, I see we've solved many
		more Jewish problems today in Auschwitz! Great!
		I feel so good and filled with positive emotions!"
		Hitler would then go for a serene walk with his
		dogs, then he would go the opera to listen to
		Wagner, his favorite composer.

If you compared both these texts with your software,
would it conclude that the life of Ghandi was "more
violent" than the life of Hitler?

Also, I find it a bit funny that you say things like:

	 it appears safe to conclude that some commonly-held
	 assumptions about and perceptions of these texts may not
	 necessarily hold true.

and yet you also say:

	I must also reemphasize that this analysis is superficial
	and the findings are by no means intended to be

I'm not an expert on Logic, but that smells like a contradiction.



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