Re: IQ AND RACE. The taboo subject.
Rod Hagen (email@example.com)
Tue, 21 Feb 1995 11:26:28 +1000
In article <D427Er.firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com (Stephen Lajoie) wrote:
> Given all other things being equal, an more intelligent person will
> require less time training than an less intelligent person. The
> assumption IS that all races have the same intelligence; as any employer
> would rather have a more intelligent person all other qualifications
> being equal.
You've obviously never sat on a selection panel Stephen!
> The correlation between poverty and low intelligence has been proven.
No. The correlation between low scores on IQ tests and poverty within
particular cultural groups has been established. That is a vastly
different thing from establishing a "correlation between poverty and low
intelligence" (and, of course, even further removed from any proof of any
genetic connection between poverty and intelligence).