Alright, I’m on this science thing again. Having spent my entire adult life applying rigorous logic to find out how things happen in the real world of cause and effect, I have this annoyance issue about people (Presidential candidates, for example) just making stuff up out of thin air. Now, at last, I understand how they do it!
Need to prove something you already believe? It’s easy! Here’s a helpful pictorial guide from our friends at Bloomberg BusinessWeek. As they summarize, “Correlation may not imply causation, but it sure can help us insinuate it”:
Right. Back to figuring out how the world really works . . .
[Hat tip to Grist.]