Subject: Re: You want racism? I'll give you racism
On Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at 5:49:18 PM UTC-5, fffurken wrote:
> On Wednesday, 7 March 2018 22:05:00 UTC, Dutch wrote:
> > > Umm, you were the one with this thought experiment, in which there is no cultural difference.
> > >
> > Right, and the paragraph above is why I proposed the thought experiment,
> > to eliminate cultural differences as a factor.
> It's interesting to postulate how your wires may have gotten crossed here, and I can kind of see
what both of you are saying.
> I think maybe Norfolk believes what Harris believes, that IQ tests are a measure of intelligence,
and the "cultural" thing is a bit of a red herring..
Having taken quite a few of them, I'm really not sure. Certainly, the analogy ones are way too
culturally biased to be any good. However, there are some which have you do things like repeat back
ever longer strings of digits, forwards and backwards. It is harder to see the bias there.
That being said, almost everything I have read by the psychologists is factually suspect.