Re: Ethics, IQ

From: maru (
Date: Mon Feb 07 2005 - 17:23:45 MST

Randall Randall wrote:

> What could you possibly mean by a statement about having
> the mental capacity to increase mental capacity? The
> idea that one could increase one's intelligence by an
> act of will, likewise, seems so obviously wrong that it
> seems to indicate that you and others on this list are
> not using the term "IQ" to mean the same things.


> --
> Randall Randall <>
> "If you do not work on an important problem,
> it's unlikely you'll do important work." -- Richard Hamming

Now wait, are you trying to say that IQ is inevitable, that no matter
what you do it is fixed? That exercise won't improve it,
that healthy eating will have no effect, that engaging in stimulating
work and activites and recreation will do nothing?
That seems pretty wrong to me.


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