Re: BELL CURVE CRITIC EXPOSED?
J Lopez (firstname.lastname@example.org)
9 Feb 1995 07:15:21 GMT
email@example.com (Eric Postpischil) wrote:
] In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
] (Mika-Petri Lauronen) writes:
] >In practice it means that if some members of
] >a "white" race settled down in a sunny area, after many generations they
] >would be black.
] >Which, according to the Bell Curve, would mean their intelligence has
] >gone down.
] _The Bell Curve_ says no such thing. Did you read it?
Mika-Petri may have. The above misinterpretation is not merely due
to not having read the book. Even people who never read the book
and only heard a summary would not reasonably draw the above
inference. It is not the product of an honest misunderstanding.