I need to read this book.
@bash Any reduction in perceived intelligence in "the masses" is probably cultural, not genetic.
Anything we do to combat this societal decline must be a good thing anyway, with combating societal decline as a side benefit. Otherwise we risk falling into the same trap as so many others: of proclaiming something incredibly harmful as the One True Way to Save Humanity®.
So, yeah. Be careful.
@wizzwizz4 I’m not sure what your point is. Are you agreeing with the quote, disagreeing, or just commenting? Genetics weren’t mentioned.
@bash Ah, I'm just cross about other people arguing that the obvious social decline is genetic, and we should employ eugenics. The quote seems a lot more representative of reality by comparison.
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