Saturday, January 15, 2005

Examples of False Cause; Correlation Error

The advocate asserts that there is a causal link between phenomena, when the link is only apparent rather than real.

For a comprehensive and considered written commentary on False Cause; Correlation Error (and other fallacies) - see The skeptic's field guide to spotting fallacies in thinking - Humbug!

In this podcast we discuss the False Cause; Correlation Error. It’s the 1st pod in a series we are doing on the air head actress Jenny McCarthy and her fallacious views on autism.

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