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    Re: US adults are dumber than the average human

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    US adults are dumber than the average human | New York Post




    Not coincidentally, liberals now outnumber conservatives and are winning more and more elections without any intellectual merit to their platform whatsoever. Campaign strategies have to be designed at a third-grade level these days.

    Dark, scary days ahead with this worthless, brainless voting bloc running things.
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    Re: US adults are dumber than the average human

    Quote Originally Posted by Taylor View Post
    These data don't tell us anything about who's bringing the average down. This is a ranking of states based on completion of college - a small proportion of the population. I think that if you compare this with a ranking based on completion of high school, some of your "worst" states may become some of the best.
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    Re: US adults are dumber than the average human

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    No need to make this all controversial, just discuss it.


    Well, let's see....The first is comparing education to wages and the more education a black person has, the more money that he makes and the gap is narrowing....The second includes all minorities except Asians and says that poverty has more to do with educational achievement than almost anything else..So, what is your ****ing point?

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    Re: US adults are dumber than the average human

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    Perhaps its good to compare educational standards over the years to see how much progress is being made, if any.

    snopes.com: 1895 Exam
    The author of that states that students are not dumb for failing to score the 8th grade test of that time. The author states that America did not dumb down but switched perspectives. When comparing perspectives the students in 1898 may not score well in the tests of today neither. Also that students of today may not score too well with today's tests too but at least this trend is consistent with those times (i.e., most did not score "A's" then as well).

    What is my take in this. I agree that it may be a change in how education is practiced. Knowing and maintaining info with rot memory was the methods then and they are not now. Books were terrible then and are more reaching to their audience of students now. Studying is less of a hazard/chore and more fun now.

    Sure some students do not do well now but some did not do well then neither. Perspectives change and much of studying is left to the student. The willing and purposeful push onwards and the non-willing and lost need a boost.
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    Re: US adults are dumber than the average human

    Quote Originally Posted by Juanita View Post
    Well, let's see....The first is comparing education to wages and the more education a black person has, the more money that he makes and the gap is narrowing....The second includes all minorities except Asians and says that poverty has more to do with educational achievement than almost anything else..So, what is your ****ing point?
    Why aren't Asians included?
    "He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
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    Re: US adults are dumber than the average human

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    Why aren't Asians included?
    Because their culture does not encourage being a professional victim.

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    Re: US adults are dumber than the average human

    Quote Originally Posted by Rainman05 View Post
    Because their culture does not encourage being a professional victim.
    That and they're wicked smart them peoples is...

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    Re: US adults are dumber than the average human

    Quote Originally Posted by ChezC3 View Post
    That and they're wicked smart them peoples is...
    Asian americans are not smarter than any other american by default. There are plenty of good for nothing, gang-related criminal asians too. But their culture doesn't have the whole victimhood mentality on display and they don't encourage it. Similar to how say, blacks and latinos have a victim mentality that they enforce upon themselves and how white guilt is false and wrongfully fabricated every day in the media.

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    Re: US adults are dumber than the average human

    Quote Originally Posted by ChezC3 View Post
    That and they're wicked smart them peoples is...
    You saying other minorities are stupid?
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    Re: US adults are dumber than the average human

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    I watched it. Private schools are not the perfect answer. What is to keep the private schools from finding ways to cheat just to keep its students on top?

    In desperate times come desperate measures.
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