Why science is failing us?


While correlations help us track the relationship between independent measurements, such as the link between smoking and cancer, they are much less effective at making sense of systems in which the variables cannot be isolated. Such situations require that we understand every interaction before we can reliably understand any of them.

From     http://www.wired.com/magazine/2011/12/ff_causation/all/1

Great article. Learn why we actually should ignore ‘facts’ much of the time. Application to medicine and therapy and many other areas of life.

Gives this proverb some useful context:

Whoever is to be wise despises himself. Only the ignorant trust their own judgement.

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