Like a Möbius strip, an “ivory tower” may be replicated rather than expunged depending on the method of separating engrained habit from practice. •e transition to science from deductive habit is complicated by the “lack of Št” between a reasonable conclusion and one that can be supported by statistics. •ere has been no suitable application of numerical comparison that encompasses the evidence seen in an amount of detail, and until there is a bridge of that sort, there is the danger of supplanting one ivory tower with another.