Tag Archives: Fred Kaplan

Not Implying Even Correlation

Post hoc ergo propter hoc – correlation does not imply causation. A correlation between two variables does not necessarily imply that one causes the other – two things just happened at the same time. That your team wins every time you wear that funky … Continue reading

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The Problem When Things Go Well

Some days are slow news days, and some days are not, and Thursday, October 20, 2011, was not one of those slow news days when the cable news channels run backgrounders on how the decades-old tax theories of Steve Forbes … Continue reading

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