[ExI] The downsides of high IQ

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Tue Apr 14 22:49:01 UTC 2015

On 14 April 2015 at 18:47, Henry Rivera wrote:
> While the limitations of intelligence in the domains addressed may be true
> to a degree, intelligence increase remains a worthwhile cause.
> I suggest that the consequences of a less intelligent populace are far worse
> than the alternative. Much of the progress in modern life can be attributed
> to innovation by relatively intelligent folks. Let's not lose perspective.

That's right. But I think the article is saying that many high IQ folk
don't achieve much. And many higher IQ folk cause a lot of trouble.
'Progress' is not always good. All the nasty stuff in modern society
was also produced by higher IQ people.


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