If the base rate fallacy is a fallacy, does it matter how frequently it is committed?

Behavioral and Brain Sciences 20 (4):774-775 (1997)
In many base rate studies, a judgment is required for which the base rates are relevant, and subjects do not use them. It is inferred that the base rates are ignored; I question this inference. Second, I argue that the base rate fallacy is not less significant for what it reveals about human reasoning, if it occurs less frequently than has been alleged.
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