Category Archives: IQ

Human Slavery and the Coming Automation Age

Global Automation Will be a Brave New World Only for Some Over the next two decades, there is a chance that employing more artificial intelligence and robots will incidentally create twice as many jobs as they take away. But there … Continue reading

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How Can We Explain the Coming European Idiocracy?

This post is a follow-on to yesterday’s article on the recent PNAS finding of a “reverse Flynn Effect” in Norway. IQs appear to be similarly falling in France, the Netherlands, Finland, Denmark, and elsewhere in Europe. Yesterday we looked at … Continue reading

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Dumb and Dumber: Flynn Effect Retreats in Earnest

Why Are Children Now Less Intelligent? “Take 14-year-olds in Britain. What 25% could do back in 1994, now only 5% can do,” Shayer added, citing maths and science tests. __ Why IQ Levels Are Falling Multiple studies have demonstrated a … Continue reading

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Why Do Blacks Destroy Almost Everything They Inherit?

Is it really true that African blacks leave a trail of violence, poverty, and destruction wherever in the world they go? And if it is true, why? … no one will talk about the painful fact that most African and … Continue reading

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First Blood: Sam Harris Confronts the Echo Choir

First Blood: In Which Sam Harris Offends Ezra Klein As long as author and provocateur Sam Harris only attacked Christians, violent Muslims, and Donald Trump, he was mostly left alone by the curtained overlords of politically correct public discourse. But … Continue reading

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Machine Paradox: Master/Slave vs Symbiosis

Over the past 200 years, machines have released large numbers of humans from lifetimes of physical drudgery — and literally from slavery — in the advanced world. But as machines learn to replace more and more human jobs, vocations, and … Continue reading

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Are People with Low IQs Doomed to be Left Behind?

Lower intelligence is a limiting factor when it comes to education, employment, and economic success but IQ has nothing to do with dignity, friendliness, compassion, honesty and a host of other positive human attributes. Access to all the opportunities imaginable … Continue reading

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Can Africa Rise Above Its Poverty and Low IQ?

Curse of Poverty and Low IQ The poverty of sub Saharan Africa is a perpetual problem which has long troubled western global analysts. Since the days of Albert Schweitzer, charitable persons and institutions from the advanced world have been lavishing … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Idiocracy: Lynn and Flynn Agree

Scientists Richard Lynn and James Flynn are well known for their discovery of the Lynn-Flynn effect. First Lynn and then Flynn independently discovered that average IQ test scores in industrial nations were rising during the mid to late 20th century. … Continue reading

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A World More Suitable for Stupid People?

A recent study published in the journal “Intelligence” points out the tendency of American Mensa members to suffer more frequently from mood disorders and other psychological and physiological conditions. These differences are based upon the results of an internet questionnaire … Continue reading

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Africa’s “Complex Transition” Into the Modern World

Darkest Africa and for Very Good Reasons When President Macron of France suggested that black Africa has “civilisational problems,” he was immediately attacked by the usual suspects of the politically correct mindset. But Macron was merely saying in a polite … Continue reading

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What if the Average Human IQ Were 200 Points?

The Average Human IQ is Now About 90 Points Worldwide You may think that the average human IQ is 100 points, by definition, but that is only true for particular populations, such as that of the UK. Globally, average IQ … Continue reading

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Choose Your Future: Superhuman, or Superfluous Human?

“Relatively small changes in genes, hormones and neurons,” he points out, “were enough to transform Homo erectus — who could produce nothing more impressive than flint knives — into Homo sapiens, who produce spaceships and computers.” Why should we assume … Continue reading

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Pity the Accursed Black Man in the Age of White Privilege

Beneath the Blood, Beneath the Bones: The Abiding Curse It is the sad misfortune of African-derived black people to be eternally saddled with a debilitating curse. The curse runs so deeply through the very marrow of black Africans — and … Continue reading

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Idiots Think in Words: A Global Revolt Against Pseudo-Experts

Human Intelligence Manifests in Multiple Ways I often say that a mathematician thinks in numbers, a lawyer in laws, and an idiot thinks in words. These words don’t amount to anything. I think you have to draw the conclusion that … Continue reading

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Can Donald Trump Stop this Idiocracy from Happening?

Global average human IQ has been declining for decades. Scientists are just beginning to decipher the genetic code for why an Idiocracy is looming on the horizon. A study from Iceland is the latest to raise the prospect of a … Continue reading

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Why are Some Nations Rich and Others Poor?

Judging only by wealth per capita, most people might choose to live in Switzerland, Lichtenstein, or Luxembourg. But residency is tightly restricted in the smaller two nations of the three, and gaining permanent residency is Switzerland is not particularly easy. … Continue reading

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Core v. Periphery VS. IQ and the Wealth of Nations

Core v. Periphery The world can be perceived as a core / periphery dichotomy where core countries are characterized by high levels of development, a capacity at innovation and a convergence of trade flows. The core has a level of … Continue reading

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Realities

Realities of Crime Vengeful black mobs roam the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina, and other North American cities, killing, looting, raping, in the name of an imaginary genocide. The real colour of crime is of a different hue than is … Continue reading

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Supersmart Individuals Control the Future

“Whether we like it or not, these people really do control our society,” says Jonathan Wai, a psychologist at the Duke University Talent Identification Program in Durham, North Carolina… “The kids who test in the top 1% tend to become … Continue reading

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The Tragic Consequences of Forced Egalitarianism

Different Breeding Populations Evolved Differently When life or death depends on your ability to follow a certain way of life, you are necessarily being selected for certain heritable characteristics. Some of these are dietary—an ability to digest milk or certain … Continue reading

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How Large a Population Is Required to Build an Advanced Civilisation?

“The world we have made as a result of the level of thinking we have done thus far creates problems we cannot solve at the same level of thinking at which we created them.” — Albert Einstein Fertility is high … Continue reading

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How Stupid is Too Stupid?

Too Stupid for What? Consider that Russia wants to bring nuclear power plants to sub Saharan Africa. Given the crucial roles of maintenance and intelligent monitoring to nuclear plant safety, would building nuclear power plants in Africa be a good … Continue reading

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Global Demographic Decline Portends Fatal Skills Shortage

Demographic Decline Feeds into the Global Skills Shortage The skilled worker pinch is being felt from Europe to the Anglosphere to Asia to Africa to Russia to Latin America. An increasingly high tech global economic base requires large numbers of … Continue reading

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Advanced Nuclear Reactors: The Future of Large-Scale Energy

Nuclear Power Evolving: Safer, Cleaner, More Reliable, More Affordable An Exciting Time to be a Nuclear Power Engineer “As a professor, now is a very exciting time to be in nuclear engineering. The students in the program haven’t been around … Continue reading

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