Correlation, Causation & BAD POLICY

You probably have heard the phrase “correlation vs. causation” many times. Bottom line: Correlation DOES NOT equal causation.While this phrase gets thrown around quite a bit, there are distinct technical definitions for both of these terms that aren’t always comprehended. While this bottom line is ubiquitously touted by media personalities and political leaders to rebut [...]

COVID-19: Have We Reached A Tipping Point?

There are several mathematical axioms that the COVID-19 pandemic has validated, but the most consequential of these are: 1) For any group of people (# of people = n), as n approaches infinity, that group's capacity for stupidity approaches infinity. 2) Despite the fact that we're >200 years removed from The Enlightenment, people still prefer... [...]