Correlation vs. Causation

I loved this cartoon.

Correlation doesn't imply causation but it does waggle its eyebrows suggestively and gesture furtively while mouthing 'look over there'.

(source: xkcd)

Here’s an earlier post related to ‘confusing correlation as causation’: Religion, Culture and Mr. Hitchens.

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