Mar 16, 2023Liked by Noah Carl

What has always struck me as an intellectual challenge to the blank slaters is if they are willing to acknowledge that some blacks are low IQ and/or prone to criminality due to nature, how do they tell them apart from those who are low IQ and/or prone to criminality due to slavery, racism, etc.?

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Apr 5, 2023Liked by Noah Carl

Absolutely right.

But--as you know as well as anyone--trying to talk sense to people (progressives, mainly) about such stuff is like talking to a brick wall. A shrieky, spittle-flecked brick wall. That will try to ruin your life for saying such things. And put you in jail in the UK...

They mostly aren't aware of / refuse to believe that there even *are* racial IQ differences. So there's no reason for them to even consider the question of nature or nurture.

I tried this individual/group argument with respect to the group differences some years ago. I mean, Scott Alexander is a lot smarter than I am. Should that bother me? Is there something wrong with acknowledging that fact? I'd probably rather people not say "He's a lot stupider than Alexander," though.

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