Timmy elsewhereApril 18, 2014 Tim WorstallTimmy Elsewhere3 CommentsAt the ASI. ONS tells us something I’ve been saying for a couple of years now. previousNo thank you, we’re BritishnextRather fun 3 thoughts on “Timmy elsewhere” dearieme April 18, 2014 at 9:57 am The inability to distinguish correlation from cause is remarkably widespread. I’ve even seen someone first acknowledge the distinction, and then argue that “in this case the correlation is so complete that it must prove the cause”. I don’t know whether the chap’s intellectual shortcomings were caused by nature or nurture. Ian Bennett April 18, 2014 at 11:50 am In a similar vein, I must warn everyone to avoid the village of Nayland in Suffolk as it must be an extremely dangerous place. At least sixteen of my ancestors died there. Runcie Balspune April 18, 2014 at 10:08 pm Isn’t this just a variation on the “becoming Pope makes you live longer” fallacy, or the more recent “Oscar winners live longer”? Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.