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At 09:50 AM 7/6/98 +1200, you wrote:
>>Guess what? gun ownership here in the US is a minority as well,
>>especially in the cities where crime is highest. Out here in the
>>areas, like where I live, gun ownership is higher, and we have much
>>lower crime rates, even lower than most other countries. Where the
>>crime in the US is is in the cities, where the most restrictive gun
>>are...interesting coincidence, eh?
>You're confusing causative agents with simple correlation. There
>many possible reasons for the reduced crime rate in the rural areas
>(ranging from differences in lead ingestion and fluoride
>drinking water, to population density, socioeconomic indexes, to
>ownership) that it becomes almost impossible to ascribe a causative
>element to any one of them.
>I have yet to hear of any study which takes all other factors into
>to show a causative connection between gun ownership and reduced
At what point does the study become meaningless from the addition of too many variables? What is your control group?
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