our government really struggles with understanding the difference between correlation and causation

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so maybe it's a far cry to teach them the meaning of a confounding variable?

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They may be struggling to understand the difference between causation and correlation. But they definitely understand confounding variable.

@malavika errrrmmm ... You mean the govt need to *learn* statistics now? 🤔 I thought they just made the numbers up. 😒

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