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Jensen and Flynn

Sansebastian Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 11:47 AM
Government run public schools are run so the end result is underachevement and more moron voters for the ruling class to exploit.
Ken5061 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:24 PM
It's worse than that. Propaganda is used to convince people that black is white, so to speak. Remember the dummy who said, "I't not what you don't know that hurts you, it's what you know that ain't so." Mortimus Snerd, but I forgot whose dummy is was. Great line.
RoaringAardvark Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 1:42 PM
*Mortimer* Snerd was Edgar Bergen's second-most-famous dummy; his most famous was Charley McCarthy.

Anyone who has followed the decades-long controversies over the role of genes in IQ scores will recognize the names of the two leading advocates of opposite conclusions on that subject-- Professor Arthur R. Jensen of the University of California at Berkeley and Professor James R. Flynn, an American expatriate at the University of Otago in New Zealand.

What is so unusual in the academic world of today is that Professor Flynn's latest book, "Are We Getting Smarter?" is dedicated to Arthur Jensen, whose integrity he praises, even as he opposes his conclusions. That is what scholarship and science are...

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