Sometimes repeating the “importance of a correlation” strongly implies causation. It’s not very subtle.

Sometimes repeating the “importance of a correlation” strongly implies causation.

It’s not very subtle.

IF correlation can be disregarded as causation,
which it can,
it’s a factoid and of no interest in issues of causation.

I am logical.

a) You’re not talking about causation.
b) You are talking about correlation.
c) Therefore, it is of minor interest

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Are you implying causation with correlation? Y/N

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IF correlation can be disregarded as causation,
which it can,
it’s a factoid and of no interest in issues of causation.
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I am logical.

a) You’re not talking about causation.
b) You are talking about correlation.
c) Therefore, it is of minor interest.

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Are you implying causation with correlation? Y/N
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I don’t know what specific you refer to.

“Science finds how morphological and other phenotypical measures *correlate* with the given results of standardized tests of intelligence.
Most people will not understand this phraseology. ”

Is what I am talking about.
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Using scare quotes is usually a show of sarcasm.
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Do you think correlation does not imply causation ?
Cherry-picking correlations then taking about an invisible army of hundreds more just waiting to be found is vacuous.

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