[T]here is an inverse correlation between the cleanliness of a bathroom and my 3-year-old daughter's need to move her bowels.
There's a direct correlation, we've found, between the demonization of Saddam, and violent acts against Arab-Americans in this country.james abourezk
A theorist can explain any correlation, and its inverse.
You and I know that there is a correlation between the creative and the screwball. So we must suffer the screwball gladly.brewster, kingman, jr.
One is entitled to say without qualification that the correlation between prior judicial experience and fitness for the Supreme Court is zero.felix frankfurter
The invalid assumption that correlation implies cause is probably among the two or three most serious and common errors of human reasoning.stephen jay gould
He confronts a basic tool of the measurers the statistical technique called factor analysis, developed by the influential English psychologist Charles Spearman and demonstrates persuasively how factor analysis led to the cardinal error in reasoning of confusing correlation with cause, or, to put it another way, of attributing false concreteness to the abstract. It is this sort of performance that makes the book's eventual refutation of Arthur Jensen seem incidental, for it is far more absorbing to have our powers of reason challenged than it is to have our social consciences shaken.stephen jay gould
This is an excellent research report that should, once and for all, resolve senseless controversies about the correlation of creativity with psychopathology.arnold m. ludwig
Democracy entails a correlation between the public interest as expressed by a majority of the population and the governmental policies that affect them. The term encompasses various manifestations, including direct, participatory and representative democracy, but Governments must be responsive to people and not to special interests such as the military-industrial complex, financial bankers and transnational corporations. Democracy is inclusive and does not privilege an anthropological aristocracy.alfred de zayas