Re: Race, intelligence, and anti-racist prejudice (Was: Genetic Evolution)
Stephen Lajoie (email@example.com)
Wed, 1 Feb 1995 06:29:15 GMT
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Patrick R. Collins <email@example.com> wrote:
>Frank Fujita (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
>: JAMES BENTHALL (email@example.com) wrote:
>: : All I.Q. tests fail the t-test. Variation within a population is always
>: : greater than between populations.
>: I'm unfamiliar with your usage of "t-test." Could you elaborate?
>: Frank Fujita
>A t-test is a statistical test. It lets you know if the average of a sample
>is different from a known population when the standard deviation is not
>I have no idea if his statement is correct or not.
Not true, obviously, as he failed to specify a certainty level. But, it's
an invalid argument anyway, as his statement is meaningless.
The saying goes, if you can't dazzel them with your brilliance, baffle
them with your bullshit.
Steve La Joie