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The meaning of "X is orthogonal to Y" shouldn't imply X can’t have a causal relation with Y
posted Mar 23, 2022
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X can have a causal relation with Y, while conceptually changing the value of X doesn’t change the value of Y
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A common definition for "orthogonal" is "statistically independent"
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If one thing is inhibited by another, both shouldn't be called "orthogonal" to one another
is not used.