Although correlation does not imply causation, Downey argues "correlation does provide evidence in favor of causation, especially when we can eliminate alternative explanations or have reason to believe that they are less likely." He finds it "hard to imagine" another factor, besides the Internet, that was "rising in…

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Well, that's fair. I can't really comment on that as I can only think of scenes with regular people in passing and haven't previously given it much thought. Iron Man certainly delved into it but Tony Stark isn't a super being. Other than that, the only things which immediately come to mind are the Captain America… » 4/17/14 1:22am Thursday 1:22am