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N is never large

Sample sizes are never large. If N is too small to get a sufficiently-precise estimate, you need to get more data (or make more assumptions). But once N is “large enough,” you can start subdividing the data to learn more (for example, in a public opinion poll, once you have a good estimate for the entire country, you can estimate among men and women, northerners and southerners, different age groups, etc etc). N is never enough because if it were “enough” you’d already be on to the next problem for which you need more data.

Similarly, you never have quite enough money. But that’s another story.