Why do experiments make people uneasy? Also, why can't we have nice things?
Why Do Experiments Make People Uneasy?
"Random experiments generate unease not because they are new, they are new because they generate unease." says Indeed:
Why Do Experiments Make People Uneasy?
Troubling: wins the internet today (read to the end). “Why Do Experiments Make People Uneasy?”
Marginal Revolution: "Why Do Experiments Make People Uneasy?" Human cognition is such an embarrassment sometimes.
tl;dr: People prefer crap treatments to randomized trials to find out which one is best. Objecting to experiments that compare two unobjectionable policies or treatments More here from )