According the video that Athol posts, the vast majority of sociopaths don’t grow up with a father present. Interesting . . .
Aretae: "In learning…especially past the 1st 100 hours of study on a given topic (which we can consider light overview, rather than learning)…the Aretaevian claim is that there is only 1 factor: Practice." Does this mean that you could turn a retard into the world’s most prominent experimental physicist with enough practice?
AMcGuinn: "One of the most interesting things about politics in the last decade or so is that the fictions are breaking down."
Thomas smacks down some left-libertarians. I like this line, "Why should one reject IQ tests as “culturally biased,” and under what conditions? I have no doubt that there is some degree of cultural bias in IQ tests, but so what? As an employer, I may want employees who are not only capable of carrying out certain kinds of mental tasks but who also are attuned to the culture in which I operate my business."
Handle writes in opposition to pessimism among reactionaries.