Liberals - the Clever Sillies

User avatar
Forty Two
Posts: 13841
Joined: Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:01 pm
About me: I am the grammar snob about whom your mother warned you.
Location: The Of Color Side of the Moon
Contact:

Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by Forty Two » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:59 pm

the conclusion in my previous post that liberals are on average more intelligent than conservatives may not resonate with most people’s daily observations and experiences. If they are more intelligent, why are liberals – especially those in Hollywood and academia – so much more likely than conservatives to say and do stupid things and hold incredulous beliefs and ideas that stretch credibility?
liberals and other intelligent people may be “clever sillies,” who incorrectly apply abstract logical reasoning to social and interpersonal domains.
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog ... es-why-are
"If socialists understood economics, they wouldn't be socialists." Friedrich Von Hayek.

User avatar
laklak
Posts: 16206
Joined: Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:07 pm
About me: My preferred pronoun is "Massah"
Location: Tannhauser Gate
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by laklak » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:04 pm

AOC is, you know, like, literally, the most really smartest person, like, totally ever.
Yeah well that's just, like, your opinion, man.

User avatar
Forty Two
Posts: 13841
Joined: Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:01 pm
About me: I am the grammar snob about whom your mother warned you.
Location: The Of Color Side of the Moon
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by Forty Two » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:08 pm

Image
"If socialists understood economics, they wouldn't be socialists." Friedrich Von Hayek.

User avatar
laklak
Posts: 16206
Joined: Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:07 pm
About me: My preferred pronoun is "Massah"
Location: Tannhauser Gate
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by laklak » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:11 pm

Can't explain that.
Attachments
AOC.jpg
Yeah well that's just, like, your opinion, man.

User avatar
Seabass
Posts: 3687
Joined: Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:32 pm
About me: Natural instinct for science
Location: The River of Blood
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by Seabass » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:37 pm

Forty Two wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:59 pm
the conclusion in my previous post that liberals are on average more intelligent than conservatives may not resonate with most people’s daily observations and experiences. If they are more intelligent, why are liberals – especially those in Hollywood and academia – so much more likely than conservatives to say and do stupid things and hold incredulous beliefs and ideas that stretch credibility?
liberals and other intelligent people may be “clever sillies,” who incorrectly apply abstract logical reasoning to social and interpersonal domains.
https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog ... es-why-are
:funny: :funny: :funny:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satoshi_Kanazawa
Satoshi Kanazawa (born 16 November 1962) is an American-born British evolutionary psychologist and author. He is currently Reader in Management at the London School of Economics. His work uses evolutionary psychology to analyse social sciences such as sociology, economics, and anthropology.[2] Kanazawa has been very controversial on subjects relating to race and intelligence, health and intelligence, multiculturalism, as well as the relationship between physical attractiveness and intelligence. He attributes this to "political correctness" and "censorship",[3][4] while his critics claim that what he does is "bad science"[5] and "racist".[6]

In response to ongoing controversies over his stated views (such as Sub-Saharan Black African countries suffer from chronic poverty and disease because their people have lower IQs, and black women are objectively less attractive than women of other races), he was dismissed from writing for Psychology Today, and his employer, the London School of Economics, prohibited him from publishing in non-peer-reviewed outlets for 12 months.[7] A group of 68 evolutionary psychologists issued an open letter titled "Kanazawa's bad science does not represent evolutionary psychology" rejecting his views,[8] and an article on the same theme was published by 35 academics in American Psychologist.[9]
Hey, Torquemada, whaddaya say?
I just got back from the auto-da-fé.
Auto-da-fé, what's an auto-da-fé?
It's what you oughtn't to do but you do anyway...

"I am a sick man... I am a wicked man. An unattractive man. I think my liver hurts."

“In the meantime, rest well and dream of large women.”

User avatar
Seabass
Posts: 3687
Joined: Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:32 pm
About me: Natural instinct for science
Location: The River of Blood
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by Seabass » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:42 pm

:funny: :funny: :funny:

https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Satoshi_Kanazawa
Satoshi Kanazawa is an evolutionary psychologist[2] at the London School of Economics and exactly the kind of researcher who makes evolutionary psychology look bad. So say thirty-five leading evolutionary psychologists, at least.[3] His chief weapons are causalation, p-value fishing, bad data analysis, bigotry, and surprise. Psychology Today decided to throw standards out the window and gave him a blog, which was ironically named The Scientific Fundamentalist. It later got pulled from the site after he posted some racist drivel dressed up in pseudoscientific language.
In the wake of his latest blogging incident, over 120,000 students of the University of London Union Senate subsequently unanimously voted to condemn his research.[20] In June of 2011, Psychology Today canned Kanazawa for good in reaction to the "black women are ugly" post.[21] In September, LSE suspended Kanazawa from publishing any material in non-peer reviewed journals for a year and he issued an apology stating that the post was "flawed."[22][23]
Hey, Torquemada, whaddaya say?
I just got back from the auto-da-fé.
Auto-da-fé, what's an auto-da-fé?
It's what you oughtn't to do but you do anyway...

"I am a sick man... I am a wicked man. An unattractive man. I think my liver hurts."

“In the meantime, rest well and dream of large women.”

User avatar
Seabass
Posts: 3687
Joined: Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:32 pm
About me: Natural instinct for science
Location: The River of Blood
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by Seabass » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:46 pm

:funny: :funny: :funny:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog ... losing-war
Here’s a little thought experiment. Imagine that, on September 11, 2001, when the Twin Towers came down, the President of the United States was not George W. Bush, but Ann Coulter. What would have happened then? On September 12, President Coulter would have ordered the US military forces to drop 35 nuclear bombs throughout the Middle East, killing all of our actual and potential enemy combatants, and their wives and children. On September 13, the war would have been over and won, without a single American life lost.

Yes, we need a woman in the White House, but not the one who’s running.
—Satoshi Kanazawa
Hey, Torquemada, whaddaya say?
I just got back from the auto-da-fé.
Auto-da-fé, what's an auto-da-fé?
It's what you oughtn't to do but you do anyway...

"I am a sick man... I am a wicked man. An unattractive man. I think my liver hurts."

“In the meantime, rest well and dream of large women.”

User avatar
Seabass
Posts: 3687
Joined: Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:32 pm
About me: Natural instinct for science
Location: The River of Blood
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by Seabass » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:49 pm

laklak wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:04 pm
AOC is, you know, like, literally, the most really smartest person, like, totally ever.
Well, she doesn't think global warming is a hoax, which puts her ahead of literally, like, 100% of Republicans.
Hey, Torquemada, whaddaya say?
I just got back from the auto-da-fé.
Auto-da-fé, what's an auto-da-fé?
It's what you oughtn't to do but you do anyway...

"I am a sick man... I am a wicked man. An unattractive man. I think my liver hurts."

“In the meantime, rest well and dream of large women.”

User avatar
Forty Two
Posts: 13841
Joined: Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:01 pm
About me: I am the grammar snob about whom your mother warned you.
Location: The Of Color Side of the Moon
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by Forty Two » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:51 pm

It was Bruce Charlton. Kanazawa's article discusses Charlton's research.

That Kanazawa sounds funny, though. Would be interesting to read his stuff!
"If socialists understood economics, they wouldn't be socialists." Friedrich Von Hayek.

User avatar
Forty Two
Posts: 13841
Joined: Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:01 pm
About me: I am the grammar snob about whom your mother warned you.
Location: The Of Color Side of the Moon
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by Forty Two » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:52 pm

Seabass wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:49 pm
laklak wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:04 pm
AOC is, you know, like, literally, the most really smartest person, like, totally ever.
Well, she doesn't think global warming is a hoax, which puts her ahead of literally, like, 100% of Republicans.
No, she's a genius, obviously.
"If socialists understood economics, they wouldn't be socialists." Friedrich Von Hayek.

User avatar
Seabass
Posts: 3687
Joined: Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:32 pm
About me: Natural instinct for science
Location: The River of Blood
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by Seabass » Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:01 pm

Forty Two wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:52 pm
Seabass wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:49 pm
laklak wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:04 pm
AOC is, you know, like, literally, the most really smartest person, like, totally ever.
Well, she doesn't think global warming is a hoax, which puts her ahead of literally, like, 100% of Republicans.
No, she's a genius, obviously.
No. Just smarter than most Republicans. But that's not saying much. Being smarter than a bunch of bigots, young earth creationists, and climate deniers isn't all that impressive.
Hey, Torquemada, whaddaya say?
I just got back from the auto-da-fé.
Auto-da-fé, what's an auto-da-fé?
It's what you oughtn't to do but you do anyway...

"I am a sick man... I am a wicked man. An unattractive man. I think my liver hurts."

“In the meantime, rest well and dream of large women.”

User avatar
Forty Two
Posts: 13841
Joined: Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:01 pm
About me: I am the grammar snob about whom your mother warned you.
Location: The Of Color Side of the Moon
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by Forty Two » Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:08 pm

LOL, you think Democrats are smarter than Republicans. That's cute.
"If socialists understood economics, they wouldn't be socialists." Friedrich Von Hayek.

User avatar
Seabass
Posts: 3687
Joined: Sun Jan 30, 2011 7:32 pm
About me: Natural instinct for science
Location: The River of Blood
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by Seabass » Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:10 pm

Forty Two wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:08 pm
LOL, you think Democrats are smarter than Republicans. That's cute.
There's a reason only 6% of American scientists vote Republican.
Hey, Torquemada, whaddaya say?
I just got back from the auto-da-fé.
Auto-da-fé, what's an auto-da-fé?
It's what you oughtn't to do but you do anyway...

"I am a sick man... I am a wicked man. An unattractive man. I think my liver hurts."

“In the meantime, rest well and dream of large women.”

User avatar
Forty Two
Posts: 13841
Joined: Tue Jun 16, 2015 2:01 pm
About me: I am the grammar snob about whom your mother warned you.
Location: The Of Color Side of the Moon
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by Forty Two » Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:29 pm

What's the reason so many astrology buffs vote Democrat? Their smarts?
"If socialists understood economics, they wouldn't be socialists." Friedrich Von Hayek.

User avatar
laklak
Posts: 16206
Joined: Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:07 pm
About me: My preferred pronoun is "Massah"
Location: Tannhauser Gate
Contact:

Re: Liberals - the Clever Sillies

Post by laklak » Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:29 pm

Anti-vaxxers?
Yeah well that's just, like, your opinion, man.

Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 6 guests