Predicting the IQ of future people

The following is an excerpt of a longer story.

Jason Richwine was forced to resign from the Heritage Foundation by a media storm about his offensive comments on race and IQ. That’s remarkable, and perhaps significant, but there are likely more and bigger headlines to come.

The researchers will find something [relating genetics to IQ]. And someone will abuse the findings. History tells us that’s a given. The fallacy may not be that Hispanics (who, ahem, are a cultural community not a race) are dumb, or Jews (essentially a religious group) are smart, or Asians (a broad geographical set) are good at math, or any such nonsense. But suggesting that this embryo has brilliance while this one does not … that could become a very significant problem.

Read the full story here: Predicting the IQ of Future People

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