Finally, we get to the heart of the matter. What is this IQ thing and why is it so important?
I apologize for the length of this post, but I want the next part to be the last part.
IQ testing was actually invented and used to create a meritocracy for both the poor and the rich, though today, it is usually described as a tool to promote elitism. The idea was that if a test could reveal talent for learning in anyone, then selection for schooling and career opportunities
Updated Jun 3, 2008 at 10:28 PM by NextLevel
This is a little out of character for me but I have to take the bull by the horn and deal with my financial issues. A few weeks ago as some ladies were discussing salaries, I wasn't really paying much attention. Later one of the ladies told me, "you know what, you just don't really care about money!" I stopped short for a minute and I realized that she had a point.
At first I thought it was a compliment, now I'm not so sure. I don't necessarily want to be the richest person on
In Parts 1 and Parts 2, I discussed different aspects of my intellectual history.
In this part, I would like to discuss what it means to say that Africans have lower IQs than Europeans. This involves numbers, but I've tried to make it as simple as possible. I have created an incomplete sister blog posting to this one that is a tutorial on statistical analysis and how it helps people understand stereotypes better than simply reasoning based on logical classes. I will repeat some
Updated Jun 3, 2008 at 02:32 PM by NextLevel
Henry Louis Gates Interviews James Watson
The Harvard African American Studies Professor interviews the discoverer of DNA who made the controversial statements about race in 2007.
One of my pet peeves (and my response to that peeve) was captured on this thread.
Since the point I made there is relevant to many issues, I'd like to discuss it briefly.
When an observer makes the statement about a trend he has seen in some ethnic group, there are many ways to interpret the statement. One common way, and the way that most critics, on, who want to score points for their reasoning skills rather than deal with the merits of such a statement, is for the
Updated Jun 3, 2008 at 08:09 PM by NextLevel