"I'm of the opinion - and mind you, not necessarily a well educated opinion in this particular matter - that IQ test results are akin to college degrees:
(1) They are only good if you use them productively.
(2) They are focused on skills that…"
"I know what you mean about dogs and intelligence - but the trouble is, how do you decide which dog is more intelligent (not 'trainable' than which? My brother-in-law was telling me how smart crows are, that somewhere they have them picking…"
"Good points. Reminded me of how I was considering whether or not socioeconomics has taken a more aggressive role in evolution of our species. While there are people who try to eat better and receive better healthcare at lower income levels, those at…"
"Spoken like someone who studied quantum physics. I have too. But if you crank it back a notch, everything you said in the first paragraph applies to religion. It's a matter of what one qualifies as evidence.
That we don't agree with the…"
""I can't be 100% sure that I'm not surrounded by any number of invisible creatures. There might be invisible pixies dancing on my head right now. Invisible unicorns may be leaping over my desk as I type this. Ghosts may be monitoring…"
"That's tough. I don't have children, but if I did I imagine I would have similar problems. As for the discussion with the secretary... that potentially falls under religious persecution. In future, you can point out that Jehovah's…"
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How did I get interested? Shooting. It kind of just grew on me. I'm one step below a DSLR at this point - still having fun with high end point-and-shoots. Since I like to get shots outdoors when hiking aloine, preferably landscape and…"
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