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Old 09-11-2017, 11:11 AM   #142
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"...the cardinal sin of modern science (and to a larger degree, the media that reports on it); claiming things can be proved "true," through observing correlations without larger context."

So true
. Correlation is NOT causation.

Just because the red trucks arrive at your house minutes before the flames start spouting through your roof, does not mean the trucks caused the fire!
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