Mark and Doug are two Christian economists seeking to combine economics and theology in a fun, thoughtful, and inviting fashion. The name of the blog is a reference to Jesus' admonition to his disciples to be "wise as serpents and innocent as doves" (Matthew 10:16) when going forth into the world. We hope you join the conversation.
Sunday, January 5, 2014
Better Feed Your kids Those Twinkies
Steven Hayward discusses one of the the most beautiful examples I've ever seen of the problem of confusing correlation with causation (note that he links to an earlier post of the same graph on io9.com).