Similar behaviour has similar causes
Other people have conscious inner lives similar to our own. We believe this because our behaviour is often caused by conscious mental states, and its reasonable to suppose that other people's similar behaviour has similar causes.
Bertrand Russell (1948).

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Similar behaviour has similar causes
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