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Let me illustrate:

The anti-vaccination movement. As is usual for such things, they cannot differentiate between the "The Three C's": Coincidence, Correlation, and Cause and Effect.

So a claim is made that vaccinations cause autism (E Pluribus Unum)
An increase in autism is cited.
The children (most likely) had been vaccinated.
Correlation!
The fact that (1) Autism is now the autism spectrum and they encompass not only true victims of the malady but anyone who'll pay a shrink to diagnose their code with some version (and thus get gov't aid). So, broadening the diagnosis realm caused an "increase".
The fact that study after study finds their beliefs wrong . . . and they will just blame it on a conspiracy between the "Big Pharma" and government. And go on finding evidence to prove it. And ignoring anything that disproves it.

In polite terms, it's termed as "cherry picking data". There are always those who want to believe.

Basically, a method to blame someone else for your woes.

Ravings en masse^
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"If you are searching for perfection in others, then you seek disappointment. If you are seek perfection in yourself, then you will find failure." - Balboos HaGadol Mar 2010

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