Monthly Archives: July 2013

Through Winks and Nods

Why We Deny Reality by DailyKenn.com I recall the first time I viewed VDare.com. It was years ago when the site was still in its old cumbersome and difficult to read format. My mind was awash with guilt and foreboding … Continue reading

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The problem with conservatism captured in one figure

(McFarland, et al. (1992). Authoritarianism in the former Soviet Union) Conservatism (dislike of radical change) is technically different from authoritarianism (willingness to agree with established authority), but they both heavily load on the same psychometric factor – “alphaism” in Saucier’s … Continue reading

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Don’t His-Panic — in Tables

The evidence presented here powerfully refutes the widespread popular belief that America’s Hispanics have high crime rates. Instead, their criminality seems to fall near the center of the white national distribution, being somewhat higher than white New Englanders but somewhat … Continue reading

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Why is the gap so large?

Yawn…. Rindermann & Thompson (2013). Ability rise in NAEP and narrowing ethnic gaps?. Intelligence. Quote: Third, achievements of African Americans (Blacks) and Latin American Americans (Hispanics) rose more than those of European Americans (Whites) (similarly Bishop, 1989): dec Black =3.04, … Continue reading

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Heidegger’s Nietzsche Vol. 1. Ch. 24: Nietzsche’s Overturning of Platonism

Nietzsche’s Overturning of Platonism For Plato the supersensuous is the true world. It stands over all, as what sets the standard; it is therefore what is desired. After the inversion — that is easy to calculate in a formal way … Continue reading

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The Darkest Enlightenment

The concept of moral equality – the idea that every human being has a right to be treated as an equal to all other human beings and has a corresponding duty to treat others as equals – forms the horizon … Continue reading

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Jensen Effect on Shared Environment

So much for that argument. All studies (IQ, achievement, mixed): r(shared environmentality x g) = 0.36, r (heritability x g) = 0.23 K=29, N=14942 IQ only: r(shared environmentality x g) = 0.27, r (heritability x g) = 0.24 K=17, N=5300 … Continue reading

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Gay “Marriage”

An all-too-typical conversation (semi-paraphrased): Associate: “You really don’t think that gays should have the right to marry?” Chuck: “I don’t know what you mean, for good or for bad, gays do have this right.” Associate: “No they don’t. For example, … Continue reading

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