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01-28-2012, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Enforcer4 View Post
Not according to my quantitative methods class.
So taking a standard CEGEP course all of a sudden makes you an expert?

Statistical analysis isn't proof. It's something used heavily in Social Sciences to determine correlations so that Social Scientists can try and develop scientific like theories for subjects like Sociology, International Relations, Psychology etc. The first thing you also learn in those classes is that correlation does not equal causation.

In other words, stats tell a part of the story, whether or not it is the story is another question because statistics can be interpreted in many ways.

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