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Subject:  Re: TMF Reviews Mauldin Date:  4/25/2004  1:18 PM
Author:  iamdb Number:  10021 of 35400

Loki,

Thank you for your insightfull post; you hit the nail right on the head. As you note, coincidence is a good starting point when looking for explanation, but coincidence in itself does not imply causality. And leaping to make that link for explanation is a fallacy often perpetrated by those who twidle statistics. It's the boon and bane of the social sciences.

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