Re: IQ and money, was Re: Stephen Gould proves that Africans are not black!

Barrett Philip (
4 Jul 1995 05:20:44 GMT

You call this a rule? where did you find this rule? It is certainly not
true in free enterprise democracies. It is far more than a few exeptions
here in America, and I would imagine in other democracies as well.

In addition, many of the families that stay rich over the generations do
so because of inheritance, not because of intelectual capabilities.

If you mean to imply a genetic cause, an inheritance of intelligence, you
couldn't be farther from the truth. Due to the existance of *dominant*
and *recessive* genes, the selection of an 'active' gene is highly random.
It would be very difficult to predict the intelligence of a child before