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Re: Humans may be becoming less intelligent

Postby grammafreddy » Nov 16th, 2012, 2:37 pm

I still think we are some nerdy space alien kid's science fair project.
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Re: Humans may be becoming less intelligent

Postby Woodenhead » Nov 16th, 2012, 8:11 pm

JayByrd wrote:The downside of that, if you can even call it a downside, is that all these issues that make us less than perfect, stay in the gene pool.

The gene pool needs chlorine.
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Re: Humans may be becoming less intelligent

Postby Bsuds » Nov 16th, 2012, 8:13 pm

grammafreddy wrote:I still think we are some nerdy space alien kid's science fair project.


And he came in last!
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Re: Humans may be becoming less intelligent

Postby hobbyguy » Nov 16th, 2012, 10:29 pm

And then there's the whole argument about the inverse relationship between intelligence (as measured by IQ) and fertility.

I do agree though that if reality TV is any indication - we're going to wind up making the Neanderthals look like the smart ones.
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Re: Humans may be becoming less intelligent

Postby JLives » Nov 17th, 2012, 1:47 pm

I didn't realize Idiocracy was a documentary.
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Re: Humans may be becoming less intelligent

Postby Poindexter » Nov 21st, 2012, 1:27 pm

jennylives wrote:I didn't realize Idiocracy was a documentary.


lol.

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