Correlation and Causation – The Lighter Side

Correlation means there is a relationship or pattern between the values of two variables. Causation means that one event causes another event to occur.
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‘Correlation Does Not Imply Causation’. In my day we said,  ‘Don’t Jump to Conclusions!’

https://www.tylervigen.com/spurious-correlations
https://www.tylervigen.com/spurious-correlations
https://xkcd.com/925/
https://www.tylervigen.com/spurious-correlations

The Car Guy, by virtue of occupation and natural tendency, is extremely good at situation analysis and risk management. Me – not so much. Do you have one of these annoyingly logical people who don’t jump to conclusions in your life too?

7 thoughts on “Correlation and Causation – The Lighter Side

  1. It’s not much of a close-up but that cat must be pretty fat to have caused that roof to give way. Now, what were you saying?

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    1. Yes, the photo makes it kind of hard to see that smug look on the cat’s face that says, ‘You were late with my dinner last night – I make it hard for you to park your car…”

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