[ExI] The downsides of high IQ

rex rex at nosyntax.net
Tue Apr 21 08:05:34 UTC 2015

Rafal Smigrodzki <rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com> [2015-04-20 22:04]:
>   On Thu, Apr 16, 2015 at 4:04 PM, rex <[1]rex at nosyntax.net> wrote:
>     This is a statistical property of normal distributions that has
>     nothing to do with the particular trait being measured.
>     [2]http://www.nosyntax.net/cfwiki/index.php/IQ_vs_male/female_ratio
>     Bottom line, if groups differ in mean and SD of IQ, and if some
>     occupations
>     select for high IQ, then disproportionate representation is expected to
>     occur
>     even in the absence of discrimination.
>   ### Hey, beware, mentioning this hatefact could get you booted from work,
>   if you are a Harvard president :)

Yes. Innumeracy in action. :(

La Griffe du Lion has many insightful essays on IQ and other Politically 
Incorrect topics.


"It ain't what you don't know that gets you, it's the things you know that
ain't so"    -- Mark Twain

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