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rsj_hn · 2021-11-20 · Original thread
> I don’t believe objective measures of intelligence don’t tell you all that much about someone.

Unfortunately that's not true. And we have a lot of data that this isn't true.

I recommend reading "The Ape That Understood the Universe" for an overview

Part of the problem here is that people feel qualified to weigh in with their feelings of how they want the world to be, completely ignoring all the evidence and data. It's that type of confident denial of reality that is at the heart of this UC decision

"Well, my uncle Jim is really smart and he was always bad at tests!"

That's basically the level of discourse happening here when making public policy, and it's shameful.

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