Skip to comments.IQ rates are dropping in many developed countries and that doesn't bode well for humanity
Posted on 05/23/2019 8:01:27 AM PDT by BadLands59
IQ rates are dropping in many developed countries and that doesn't bode well for humanity An intelligence crisis could undermine our problem-solving capacities and dim the prospects of the global economy.
People are getting dumber. That's not a judgment; it's a global fact. In a host of leading nations, IQ scores have started to decline.
If we want to prevent America from suffering this fate, wed better figure out why IQs are dropping elsewhere. But its uncharted territory. Until recently, IQ scores only moved in one direction: up. And if you're thinking, "Isn't the test set up so that 100 is always the average IQ?," that's only true because researchers rescale the tests to correct for improving raw scores. (Also, congrats, thats the kind of critical thinking we dont want to lose!)
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Well, when the high IQ people stop breeding and start importing low IQ people to keep society running, it’s bound to happen.
Name the congrsssional districts with the lowest IQs . Blame congress out loud.
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Just watched that last night. Still freaking hilarious.
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Hear, hear! Or is it here, here!?
At any rate, could it seem that IQ’s are becoming lower when the problem is actually idiotic ideas on how to educate the children?
the do not mind if we live in chaos....
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Mods, please delete this thread. It’s a duplicate from yesterday.
Intelligence is a racism.
My theory is that the Union Schools are not as good teachers as parents. In a society that encourages two parents to work, learning is limited to six hours a day 155 days a year. It’s not enough. Add to that the widespread acceptance of drugs and the increasing participation of the cohorts with the lowest IQs, I’m not even a little surprised.
Not sure there is a reason to panic. One of the competitive advantages of the US is the fact that we meld a third world country into a first worlds country very nicely. That gives us inexpensive labor and great minds to lead them. We’ll be fine.
The article pretty much excluded the U.S. (thus far, at least), but given our universities containing a vast proportion of their student body having demonstrated that they are incapable of college-level work, our politicians (such as Occasional Cortex and our Middle East jokers, one should have at least admitted that politics and academic IQs are most definitely on the decline. (STEM - largely - excepted, of course. Except for climate researchers.)
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