Monthly Archives: September 2011

Are the smart getting smarter?

Steve Sailer recently commented on the SAT math score gains, suggesting, in effect, that the gains could be a artifact arising from changes in the test composition and subject pool. A recent study of 1.7 million test takers indicates that … Continue reading

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Impossibility of Impartiality

From: Decline of the West explained The impossibility of neutrality Supposing that it really is impossible that a society can be neutral with respect to anything important – that it must either tend to support or suppress it – then … Continue reading

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Heterogeneity and Race

…or why “race is a social construct, therefore…” is bunk part 456. One race fallacy (#8 here) that I haven’t had a chance to formally debunk is what I now dub the heterogeneous fallacy. It goes something like this: “Races … Continue reading

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Smoke screen?

(This was one of those many posts that I never posted because the whole topic seems so silly) Hmmm….I was all set to critique Sternberg, Grigorenko, and Kidd’s 2005 paper “Intelligence, Race, and Genetics,” which I had happened onto a … Continue reading

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Admixture Studies

I had commented on admixture mapping before, but I was unaware of how advanced the techniques had become. For a semi-technical overview: Winkler et al., 2010. Admixture Mapping Comes of Age Admixture mapping is based on the hypothesis that differences … Continue reading

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Another HBDChick?

From Unsilenced Science: A Pretty College Girl Promotes Race Realism

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