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Thread: People Are Getting Dumber: The Flynn Effect Goes Into Reverse

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    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense View Post
    He said "We didn't think those things. We knew them.".
    You translate many comments in odd ways.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    People infected with TDD always can find a justification.
    Was it a slow transition from you calling Trump a "buffoon" to being a disciple? Or was it an instantaneous transformation?

    Donald Trump is president. The thread proposed that people may be getting dumber. The connection was obvious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    You translate many comments in odd ways.
    Not really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense View Post
    Not really.
    Yea, really.

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    And the topic is not Trump brought is for snarky distraction.

    I'll remind: "About a decade ago various researchers reported that the Flynn effect had begun to reverse in some countries, with average IQ scores starting to decline again. More recently, some observers have suggested that average IQs are coming down because of dysgenic fertility—that is, because less intelligent people are having more children than smarter folks—or because of lower-IQ immigrants and their children. These trends, they argue, are now beginning to swamp the IQ-boosting effects that improvements in nutrition, education, and falling pathogen stress had during the 20th century."
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tahuyaman View Post
    Then do you suppose that you could avoid inserting him into every thread you enter?
    The rotten fruit on the ground was liberal ideas.
    Liberals are a clear and present danger to our freedom and our society and our morals.

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