Re: IQ AND RACE? HUH?
Lord Zilch (Zilch)@clark.net)
4 Feb 1995 23:13:05 GMT
J Lopez (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
:.. The rationale between the equivalence
: of tested IQ and real-life intelligence is that tested IQ is supposed
: to correlate highly with success. So, if you have encountered a sample
: who are stuck flipping burgers (i.e. unsuccessful), but seem to have a
: high IQ, then there is a low or negative correlation within that sample. On
: what basis, then, can we determine that they are in fact intelligent,
: and not false positive, or pseudo-intelligent?
Could it mean that working at McDonald's might take more "smarts"
than we think? :)
And to take "the opposition's position" a wee bit further, perhaps we
need another definition of "success," or another criterion entirely.
My proposal: "Free people do what they WANT to do, and smart free people
get away with it!"