From a discussion on Google+   Opening post: Massimo Pigliucci 28. okt. 2012  –  Offentlig Philosophy lost its bite, says another physicist who doesn’t know what he’s talking about. —————————– Emil Ole William Kirkegaard29. okt. 2012Rediger+1 Dyson might not know what he is talking about, but the LW article linked in the beginning is right […] Fatherhood by Conscription: Nonconsensual Insemination and the Duty of Child Support Abstract: Nathaniel was a California teenager who became a father in 1995. The mother of Nathaniel’s child was named Ricci, and at the time of conception, she was thirty-four years old. Nathaniel, however, was merely fifteen. Although Nathaniel admitted to having sex with […]

Richard Lynn was so kind to send me a signed copy of his latest book. i immediately paused the reading of another book to read this one. some comments and quotes are below. quotes are from the ebook version of the book which i found on the internet. Richard Lynn, Tatu Vanhanan – Intelligence, a […] Abstract   We recruited two groups of women who differed in their number of lifetime sex partners in order to investigate several hypotheses related to female sociosexuality. Specifically, we explored whether women who engage in casual sex have low mate value, are especially likely to have come from stressful family environments, or are masculine […]

Via Steve Sailer. The Out of Africa Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development Quamrul Ashraf and Oded Galor Abstract This research advances and empirically establishes the hypothesis that, in the course of the prehistoric exodus of Homo sapiens out of Africa, variation in migratory distance to various settlements across the globe affected genetic […]

Let’sEndOurLiteracyCrisis,2ndRev download ebook free This is an okay book about spelling reform. It includes argumentation for why spelling reform is needed. Some useful literature overview and references. Its tone is not very academic, and its style somewhat bombastic at times. I wud have prefered a more serious book. Still, this may be what is needed […]

It’s pretty decent. I definitely learned a lot of quarks and squarks and other strange entities! Particle Physics – A Very Short Introduction – The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) is 2070 metres below ground in a nickel mine in Sudbury, Ontario. Its heart is an acrylic vessel filled with 1,000 tonnes of ‘heavy water’, called […]

“It goes without saying that our contention that beautiful people are more intelligent is purely scientific (logical and empirical); it is not a prescription for how to treat or judge others. To derive a behavioral prescription (what one ought to do) from a scientific conclusion (what is) would be an example of what Hume (1964/1739) […]

The-g-Factor-General-Intelligence-and-Its-Implications-Chris-Brand The g Factor: General Intelligence and Its Implications is a book by Christopher Brand, a psychologist and lecturer at the University of Edinburgh. It was published by John Wiley & Sons in the United Kingdom in March 1996. The book was “depublished” by the publishing house on April 17th, which cited “deep ethical […]