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    But if the differences in IQ that exist are tied...

    But if the differences in IQ that exist are tied to skin color, which is only partially and not reliably tied to genetic clustering of human subgroups, then the differences in IQ between people...
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    There is no scientific evidence showing that...

    No, it is the scientific reality. What is "quite a claim" with zero scientific support is that the differences in group level averages are the result of genetics. All research linking intelligence to...
  3. What one would say to a grieving loved one has...

    Is this what you would say to the family of the victims?[/QUOTE]

    What one would say to a grieving loved one has zero relevance to what is factual, rational, or should be part of any reasoned...
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    Add PISA scores to the growing list of things...

    But nothing indicates that there are differences between populations.[/QUOTE]

    Except when you need an organ or bone marrow transplant. Or look at PISA scores.[/QUOTE]

    Add PISA scores to the...
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    Achievement gaps in math and reading between...

    Racists have been trying to prove it for some time but haven't found anything that actually shows it. Everything we see is cultural or medical (nutrition, disease), not genetic.[/QUOTE]

    But...
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    No, it is the scientific reality. What is "quite...

    But nothing indicates that there are differences between populations.[/QUOTE]

    That's quite a claim.[/QUOTE]

    No, it is the scientific reality. What is "quite a claim" with zero scientific...
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    The discussion gets blocked because racists who...

    This is where the discussion gets blocked. We fully accept this for all other life but humans. Instead, we take a page from the Intelligent Design lobby and view humans as special; that evolution...
  8. The 50%+ number is consistent with studies done...

    Yup. I have the same experience, and I'm pretty much the poster child for a millennial that has consumed way too much pornography from an early age. I've never had any desire to choke or hit someone...
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    Sure, let's not get derailed by semantics. Just...

    If one even accepts that there are different races of humans.[/QUOTE]

    Sure, let's not get derailed by semantics. Just replace the word "race" with something referring to geographically distinct...
  10. He aptly summarized the actual implication of...

    You know you're dealing with a strawman when you see someone writing about what someone else thinks.



    Who says that?[/QUOTE]

    He aptly summarized the actual implication of your argument.
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    This is somewhat related to my reply to barbos...

    This is somewhat related to my reply to barbos above.

    It is critical to keep in mind that the evidence of genetic influence is solely for explaining within group or individual level variability in...
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    The word "intellectual" is where your claim gets...

    It's IMPLAUSIBLE that there are no intellectual differences between genetically distinct groups of people which are separated by tens of thousands of years of evolution. [/quote]

    The word...
  13. Exercising is not simply about losing weight....

    Exercising is not simply about losing weight. I've seen that ad multiple times and it never occurred to me that losing weight was her or her husband's goal. Exercise can just be about feeling good,...
  14. Actual scientists are 6 times more likely to be...

    Actual scientists are 6 times more likely to be Democrats than Republicans, and 6 times more likely to label themselves as "liberal" than "conservatives. ...
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    Most Christians know that belief in God is...

    I note that most believers don't give two shits about proving that God exists, especially outside of the context of being obliged to take a introductory philosophy class in college where it is always...
  16. By definition, anyone justifying their complaint...

    By definition, anyone justifying their complaint about inclusion of any instances of bigotry against whites b/c those instances are not as severe is defining severity based on race of the victim,...
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    Finding something offensive means to actually...

    There's no reason to suppose that "funny" must also mean "non-offensive".[/quote]

    Finding something offensive means to actually experience emotional offense which is anti-thetical to the positive...
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    They are private for profit companies who...

    No he isn't. He isn't advocating for speech to be criminalized by the government and therefore is in no way against free speech. In fact, he is pro-liberty. He wants social media companies to use...
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    No he isn't. He isn't advocating for speech to be...

    No he isn't. He isn't advocating for speech to be criminalized by the government and therefore is in no way against free speech. In fact, he is pro-liberty. He wants social media companies to use...
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    If you're against companies who choose to profit...

    Hate speech is free speech.

    If you are against hate speech you are against free speech.[/QUOTE]

    If you're against companies who choose to profit by helping to promote hate speech, then you are...
  21. But even those people are still determining...

    IOW, they are selfish racist assholes who only care about bigotry when it harms themselves and their own racial group and don't care about bigotry and injustice in any principled or empathic way....
  22. IOW, they are selfish racist assholes who only...

    IOW, they are selfish racist assholes who only care about bigotry when it harms themselves and their own racial group and don't care about bigotry and injustice in any principled or empathic way....
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    Any system that values ethics (avoiding undue...

    Fairness and legal systems are not the same.

    sometimes the obliviously guilty go free because of the way the system works. A system of fixed rules and imperfect people can never be perfect. ...
  24. It's well outside my area, but I cannot find...

    Government grants can fund poorly conducted science, but it doesn't control and bias the findings the way that privately funded research does. Private grants very often give the private funder...
  25. Government grants can fund poorly conducted...

    Government grants can fund poorly conducted science, but it doesn't control and bias the findings the way that privately funded research does. Private grants very often give the private funder...
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