[LMB] OT: IQ Tests

Pat Mathews mathews55 at msn.com
Sun Jun 27 18:52:26 BST 2021


"If they're so smart, why can't they see that MY political opinions and values are the ONLY ones possible?"
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> On Jun 27, 2021, at 8:18 AM, Mieke via Lois-Bujold <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:
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> A lot of people always think that IQtest have to with knowledge.
> They have not. It is all about reasoning and only reasoning.
> Being a Mensa-member I heard a lot about IQ and tests, though I am not a specialist.

I’m not remembering whether it was in Asimov’s or Pohl’s autobiography when the author went to a Mensa meeting and was so disappointed that smart people couldn’t agree on basic political positions.
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