>> … 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.
@cwebber Yep. If you support SESTA, you either hate women, are too dumb to be alive, or both.
Yeah. That and the fatality rate of 200 per 100,000.
@cwebber Worth reading, but also stomach-turning.
@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