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Causation 101
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A causes B
>does that mean if B, then A?
no, there could also be C which causes B
>does that mean if A, then B?
no, the causation is not necessary
>so WTF does it mean?
not much
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this thread is stupid
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>>7775520
>this thread is stupid
now
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>>7775511
Let this one sink in

>A is always B
>B is usually C
>A is never C and cannot be


Where A=OP
B=Faggot
C=above average intelligence
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>does that mean if A, then B?
no, the causation is not necessary

wtf, is your lecturer retarded, thats exactly what it means
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>>7775511
>if A then B
is literally the definition of
>A causes B
AKA
> A->B
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Material_conditional
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fact sex causes pregnancy.
if sex then pregnant?
false some sex does not make pregnant
if pregnant then sex?
false parthenogenesis/jesus
excuse my english my english teacher suck.
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>>7775511
what is your definition of meaning? retard
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>>7775808
no, it is the result of one of the choice of a few people to formalize what they think causation is
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>>7775511
It means that one variable determines another. Causation can imply implication in a hamiltonian sense. However, implication does not imply causation.
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>>7775821
if suck then pregnant?
false suck does not make pregnant
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>>7775511
Who's this semen demon?
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>>7775821
Sex doesn't cause pregnancy though. To say that it does is very inaccurate.
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>>7775511
I'm sorry, anon, you got cool dubs and you probably have a good topic for you thread but I only came for those bomb af titties
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let A = tall slim hot blonde in bikini
let B = muh boner
then A causes B
QED
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