Re: IQ AND RACE. The taboo subject.

Rod Hagen (
Tue, 21 Feb 1995 11:26:28 +1000

In article <>, (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).

Rod Hagen