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If you read Judea Pearl’s The Book of Why, it makes it seem like exercising observational statistics makes you an ignoramus. Look at the stupid robot:Pearl and Jonas Peters (in Elements of Causal Inference) both make a strong distinction, it seems at the physical level, between causal and statistical learning. Correlation is not causation, as it goes.From a deeply (Berkeley-like) skeptical lens, where all that we can be sure of is what we observe, it seems that we nonetheless can recover nice... Read More