>> … on average, when Craigslist’s opened erotic services in a city, the female homicide rate went down 17 percent.
> 17 percent. That’s not the homicide rate for female sex workers. That’s the homicide rate for all women.
This goes beyond "I told you so." It's "I told you so AND YOU FUCKING KNEW I WAS RIGHT BUT YOU VOTED FOR IT ANYWAY YOU HOMICIDAL FUCK".
@cwebber There is the phenomenon of spurious correlations, which does not imply causation. This is called post hoc fallacy: A occurred, then B occurred...therefore, A caused B. Here are some graphs that may lead to incorrect hypotheses: https://lazy8.social/media/yDKXuaGPUiQLJTfKrII https://lazy8.social/media/xQx-5FcWVDsj-usuzOE