Studies of exceedingly high IQs

Although Dr. Lewis M. Terman set an IQ cutoff of 135 for his famous ‘termite‘ study, scorers above 150 and 180 have also been studied, although not surprisingly the sample sizes are small. A follow-up of subjects scoring above 180 IQ in Terman’s genetic studies…

Notes on Sterilization

The fact fertility rates are negativity correlated with IQ necessitates mandatory sterilization of individuals with IQs less than 80-90, in order to reverse dysgenic societal decay. Due to high time preference and other factors, Low-IQ people tend to be capricious and aggressive and exact a…

Debunking IQ Denial-ism

In his most recent article, AGAINST INDIVIDUAL IQ WORRIES, Scott ‘truth bombs’ everyone about IQ, with phrasing that departs from his typical nuanced tone, such as calling critics ‘IQ denialists’ and dismissing emotional IQ as a ‘silly theory’. This is an article that needed to…

Nassim Taleb spreading more BS about intelligence research

For reasons that are unknown to me, Taleb is still highly regarded by the ‘right’ despite being more anti-HBD than even the SJW-left. OK, OK, I will say it publicly. I viscerally don't like S. Pinker, but I will take every RISK to help him…

The Bell Curve is Becoming Reality

The Futile Pursuit of Equality …it’s not just insta-rich tech entrepreneurs who are on the top of America’s post-2008 hierarchy of importance; theoretical physicists, economists, programmers, policy wonks, the high-functioning autistic savant, quants, and mathematicians – regardless of personal wealth – also occupy a lofty…

The Polgar Prodigies–Is Genius Born or Made

I’m sure many have heard the story of László Polgár, who purportedly raised his three daughters, Zsuzsa, Zsófia, and Judit, to become chess masters, with Judit Pulgar, the most successful of the three, becoming the greatest female chess player in the world. This story is…

HBD-as-Destiny Thesis (part 5 of predicting series)

Pinterest Raises $150M at $12 billion valuation That so obvious, inevitable web 2.0 ‘bubble’ just refuses to burst. Valuations refuse to fall despite so many pundits predicting they would. The past seven or so years, every single thing that the media called a bubble, they…

The importance of IQ

From Vox Day, published in 2012 The importance of IQ: For some reason, the discussion of IQ differences makes people uncomfortable; it doesn’t matter how obviously intelligent one is, people still find it offensive in a way that they never find a tall man being…

The Atomic Bomb as a Hungarian High School Science Fair Project? Hardly

Scott’s latest article, The Atomic Bomb Considered as Hungarian High School Science Fair Project, went viral, as most of his articles do. It’s as interesting dissecting why an article goes viral, than studying the content of the article itself. The title and the premise invokes…

The Inescapable Pull of Biology

This story is going hugely viral: In ‘Enormous Success,’ Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human Intelligence This comment stood out: Ive known people who were related to certain very famous physicists and their intelligence was obviously much higher than most people. As in very conspicuous….