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[OT] Re: A little theory...

Christian W. melvin at gmx.de
Mon Jan 31 17:41:01 EST 2000


Richard Norman <rsnorman at mediaone.net> wrote:

> "Logical argument".  Statement A is true.  Statement B is true.
> Therefore Statement A causes statement B. Even if both statements
> are true, there is no reason to believe there to be a causal relation.
> This "logical argument" is illogical.

Just like the thing eith the fireengines:

If you observe large fires, you will notice, that the more fire-engines
are present at a fire, the higher the (financial) harm the fire caused
will be. Which still doesn't mean, that the fire-fighters caused the
damage ;-)

Chris
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Christian Wilms (melvin at gmx.de)




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