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On Helping Poor People Through Raising IQ

On Helping Poor People Through Raising IQ

I’ve recently completed “Hive Mind: How Your Nation’s IQ Matters So Much More Than Your Own” written by Garett Jones. In the book, he talks about measured IQ on the aggregate level in the various nations of the world. He makes the case for raising IQ as the best means for improving life in poor countries. A nation with a low average IQ-score suffers from poor economic productivity and corrupt/incompetent governance. There exists little hope for the individual in terms…

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Trump and The Handmaid’s Tale

Trump and The Handmaid’s Tale

Thoughts After Reading: “The Handmaid’s Tale” Written by: Margaret Atwood I recently finished “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood. It is a about a dystopian vision of a theocratic takeover of the United States. It centers around the role of women in society after a collapse in the rate of childbirths. Some women (handmaids) are utilized solely for their ability to create babies. They are given to high ranking men of the governing regime to create children, due to the…

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