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Humans may be gradually losing intelligence, according to a new study.
LiveScience Staff Writer | LiveScience.com ^ | Mon, Nov 12, 2012 | Tia Ghose

Posted on 11/13/2012 10:43:26 AM PST by haffast

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To: haffast

Just ask President Comacho.


51 posted on 11/13/2012 11:32:39 AM PST by oblomov
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To: freedumb2003; Mr. K
Admit it, your RL names are Nacho Cheese and Starre Buckes! (sincerely, Carl Jr.)

beef supreme

52 posted on 11/13/2012 11:42:13 AM PST by Alex Murphy ("If you are not firm in faith, you will not be firm at all" - Isaiah 7:9)
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To: oblomov; All

Thanks for playing along everybody, I needed a break! Information overload. I’ve been BENGHAZIED!!

Now just follow the bouncing generals, where did the Black Ball go?

(Had to look up some of those big words.)(many laughs)


53 posted on 11/13/2012 11:42:26 AM PST by haffast
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To: infowarrior

Let me posit a theory I heard 30 years or more ago from an ancient old time Doctor I had a chance discussion with. He similarly maintained that the present “younger generation” 30 years ago were brainless in his view because starting in the mid-40’s TPTB started fortifying bread, milk, juice and pretty much everything with extra vitamins. Prior to that most males were 5’ something, and what happened is now we have most males getting to 6’ and over, with strong builds. He said the body keeps getting bigger and better, to the detriment of the development of the brain of its intellectual growth. Crackpot, or is there any element of truth here?


54 posted on 11/13/2012 11:49:03 AM PST by kiltie65
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To: pabianice

Not to worry. The IQ of Caucasians is right behind them on the bobsled to hell.

Asians on the other hand seem to be on an upward trajectory.


55 posted on 11/13/2012 11:51:34 AM PST by SargeK
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To: pabianice

I think that this is one of those “use it or lose it” scenarios.


56 posted on 11/13/2012 11:56:40 AM PST by Noumenon (As long as you have a rifle, you STILL have a vote.)
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To: oblomov

“I got a solution....you’re a d*ck....South Carolina, what’s up?”


57 posted on 11/13/2012 12:03:39 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Mr. K
Yep. I see it coming closer everyday.


58 posted on 11/13/2012 12:10:10 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts ('Need' now means wanting someone else's money. 'Greed' means wanting to keep your own...)
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To: ArGee

If you still call yourself a Republican think again.


59 posted on 11/13/2012 12:13:09 PM PST by bmwcyle (Women reelected Obama)
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To: kiltie65
I don't know, but I *do* know this much. The money wasted on the 'research' which only confirmed the Law of Entropy as we understand it, would have been more wisely spent, in researching things like that doctor's speculation. He at least had a working theory to start with, to either be proven, or not. This other 'researcher'? Not so much...

the infowarrior

60 posted on 11/13/2012 12:20:23 PM PST by infowarrior
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To: haffast

Montana just elected another Dem governor (after the previous Dem was term-limited out) and re-elected a fat-ass joke of a Dem senator too, possibly the stupidest man in congress since Biden got promoted.

As Californians move in the cumulative IQ continues to drop.

Move here fast we need your help.


61 posted on 11/13/2012 12:26:50 PM PST by Fightin Whitey
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To: haffast

Our spoiled society is suffering from intellectual atrophy. People who are coddled womb to grave don’t have to think, so they don’t.


62 posted on 11/13/2012 12:50:31 PM PST by 5thGenTexan
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To: pabianice

The average IQ of those working at NR is even lower.


63 posted on 11/13/2012 12:58:36 PM PST by Fledermaus (The Republic is Dead: Collapse the system. Let the Dems destroy the economy!)
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To: haffast

It certainly explains the election results.


64 posted on 11/13/2012 1:01:39 PM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: haffast

Look at the world IQ maps over time, keeping migration and interbreeding in mind, and you may have the very politically incorrect answer as to why it is happening.


65 posted on 11/13/2012 1:07:24 PM PST by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: haffast

It makes perfect sense. Natural selection is no longer allowed to be a factor, so stupid people (and their genes) are given artificial opportunity to survive. The US is probably leading the pack in diluting the gene pool.


66 posted on 11/13/2012 1:09:48 PM PST by Cementjungle
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To: Cementjungle
You are probably correct. The gradual part, discussed in the feature article, has been grossly accelerated in our case by the inevitable effects of the Welfare State. (See How The Welfare State Works!.)

The decline, however, was already clear from the early 20th Century.

William Flax

67 posted on 11/13/2012 1:14:38 PM PST by Ohioan
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To: brivette

Yup, proof was on Nov. 6, 2012.


68 posted on 11/13/2012 1:25:47 PM PST by Irish Eyes
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To: yarddog

The free and literate were high IQ, the top 20-30% of society. The slaves, generally not literate or part of recorded culture except in property lists, were the other 70-80%. An assessment of the literate class thus skews upward in IQ estimates. The low IQ just weren’t generating records for us to review later.


69 posted on 11/13/2012 5:43:44 PM PST by tbw2
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To: haffast

To be honest I feel for it in some way. I don’t want to be offensive but most people I see at workplace who are born post-1985 lacks intellectual integrity, motivation and work ethics.


70 posted on 11/13/2012 10:22:04 PM PST by cunning_fish
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