Category Archives: IQ

Signal To Noise

Gregory Cochran writes: Can you dismiss an argument because the originator is a bad person? Obviously not. But if the originator lies a lot, or simply doesn’t know jack about anything, the probability that the argument is worth anything can … Continue reading

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What Accounts For Jewish Success?

Comments at Steve Sailer: * Cochran figures a 12 point IQ gap fits well with the achievement distributions. Maybe the IQ gap is actually only 10 points and other traits account for the other 1/6th of the achievement gap? * … Continue reading

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Journalist Elites Are Also Cognitive Elites (Top 1%)

A new study of the cognitive elite, this time relative to the NY Times & Wall St Journal. Is it unseemly for me to say that The Bell Curve absolutely freaking nailed it a quarter of a century ago? I … Continue reading

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If We Accepted HBD…

Comments at Steve Sailer: * Steve once wrote that, if success in life is partly or mostly due to intelligence, and intelligence dependent on genes, then there is very little an individual can do to change those facts. A society … Continue reading

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Should We Live By Noble Lies?

My bias is that it is better to live by truth, particularly in public discussions (more important there than in private matters). A goy says: I was realizing that I do have a significant hang-up about the race & IQ … Continue reading

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