Skip to comments.The Trouble with Kids Today (it's all about IQ after all)
Posted on 09/19/2015 12:08:13 PM PDT by pabianice
...IQ has a substantial direct correlation with measures of success in life, and it is also correlated with a variety of other characteristics that promote success...
...Its not just that the IQ gap in working-class and upper-middle-class communities has gotten wider. The life penalties associated with low IQ have risen since 1960. If you focus on the economic changes since 1960, those with low IQ have faced a labor market in which the market value of a strong back has dropped while the value of brains has soared...
...If you focus on the reforms and social programs of the 1960s, the reductions in immediate penalties for destructive behavior (e.g., doing drugs, dropping out of school, grabbing purses, having a baby without marriage) had the most effect on people who were impulsive, attracted to immediate gratification, and unable to foresee long-term consequencesqualities associated with low IQ. The effects of such changes in incentives among the smart were much smaller....
It is racist to discuss IQ because the average black person has an IQ of 85.
The APA used to define an IQ of 85 as retarded, but they had to abandon that idea once the average IQ of black people became known.
U.S. Ashkenazi have an average IQ of 115.
The Democrat Party definitely treats them as if they had a low IQ.
Do I-phones lower IQ?
I can’t imagine that the dysgenic breeding practices of the hood are helping it to rise, either. Imagine the unquantifiable inbreeding occurring.
That's why we must never even consider IQ as a factor in "wealth inequality."
Intelligence Quotient is important. You have to have the equipment. Then you have to have the software.
IMO, it’s the software that is deficient these days.
The emphasis isn’t on giving kids the software they need.
It’s on giving them the Leftist vaporware.
Our educations system doesn’t instill values. It doesn’t instill sound economic principles. It does it’s best to destroy any lessons from history.
This must be turned around. When these kids reach their 40s - 70s, they’ll be unprepared to make intelligent decisions regarding which way our nation needs to go.
If we got back to basics, it would take about 15 years to start seeing results. The Marxists should be disqualified from impacting our nation’s education system.
Get education back to the local community. Eliminate the local Leftist activist’s impact on our local school boards, and the PTA.
They are enemies of our nation, pure and simple.
If they don’t support our Constitution and the Founding Principles, they are subversive and in some instances out and out traitors.
They should be treated as such.
Those who have not heard of the Jason Richwine affair need to look at it. He’s a Harvard PhD who was forced to resign from the Heritage Foundation because his research showed that immigrants to the US have lower IQ’s than the natives. Trump is right: the best and brightest aren’t coming here, and they are costing the rest of us.
WOPS and Scotch-Irish have middling IQ’s but the former has shotguns and the latter have rifles.
So it kinda smooths out the curve.
If you subsidize something you get more of it. Subsidizing low IQ girls having babies has an effect.
Give it a try
An IQ of 85 is the upper end of aborigines from south of the Rio Grande. You know, the ones they’re dumping into the US.
I don’t think the Castilians that run Messico venture much further north of triple digit IQ’s.
Are you saying it’s not a valid measurement?
Intelligence is a biological problem and should be treated as one. Research can ultimately provide chemicals to ease the problem of low IQ’s. In addition, medications to increase the time between stimulus and response(impulse control) would be useful in certain demographics.
All working class people are dumb and impulsive? I never noticed that about my grandparents...
Who said “all”?
I remember that. Just consider a so-called intelligent civilisation which touts man-made global warming, but punishes those who pursue the truths of human distinctions in intelligence, because the reality doesn’t support the narrative.