Combat Statistician
A sophont skilled in statistical interpretation and manipulation of data.
They are the embodiment of the second part of the classic, "Figures don't lie, but liars figure". No skilled sophont interested in dealing with social perceptions will be without one, even in clades which emphasize honesty. In this latter case, the profession's name may well be altered, but the skill set and output remains fairly consistent.
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Text by John B
Initially published on 31 December 2007.