[LMB] OT: IQ Tests

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Sun Jun 27 03:50:55 BST 2021


I remember when they said aluminium was linked to alzheimer disease. So
many pots and pans thrown out.

On Sat, Jun 26, 2021, 7:43 PM WalterStuartBushell <proto at panix.com> wrote:

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> > On Jun 26, 2021, at 11:09 AM, WILLIAM A WENRICH <wawenri at msn.com> wrote:
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> > Certainly some IQ tests try to leave out culture. However, in any
> comprehension test, if the test taker has not been exposed to the words
> they need, they will fail the section. If they haven’t been taught the
> correct mathematical processes, they won’t pass anything that involves
> mathematics.
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> Or simple dysexlia can be a real problem, or even bad eyesight and all
> sorts of psychological or physical problems.
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> Just how do you validate an intelligence test?
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> Or experts are sometimes worse than useless. Consider we went through 25
> years of trans fats being recommended over
> natural fats after the alarm was sounded, The FDA approved a new medicine
> for dementia, with dubious results and significant,
> indications of harm, and the inventor of the prefrontal lobotomy was
> awarded the Nobel prize just a few examples.
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> My father died of a heart attack thus I blame the advocates of trans fats
> for his death. We had no genes to handle those
> artificial transfats. Money talks; truth walks.
>> MD. MS. in Law Robert Lustig “If there’s a label on the food, it’s a
> warning
> label. That means it has been processed. Real food doesn’t need a label.”
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