[ExI] The downsides of high IQ
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 15:22:42 UTC 2015
On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 9:23 AM, Rafal Smigrodzki <
rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 9:58 AM, Tara Maya <tara at taramayastales.com>
>> Or to take a less extreme example, just because voters for one political
>> party are generally smarter that the other (research on Democrats and
>> Republicans seems to indicate this is so) shouldn’t make Democrats feel
>> smugly that this means their policies are always better, since the shared
>> cognitive biases and groupthink endemic to any party are still likely to
>> outweigh the benefits of IQ.
> ### This is incorrect. In fact, Republican voters have a slightly higher
> IQ than Democratic ones. The difference is tiny - 3.47 points and only on
> the verbal scale but still, it does exist.
> IF you break it down by state you will find big differences. Repubs in
MIssissippi are not the same as those in Vermont!!! bill w
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