Re: Oh, those gaussians (Was: Twin Studies)

Cynthia (
Wed, 25 Aug 1999 11:52:01 -0700

"J. R. Molloy" wrote:

> It makes me feel good to contribute my tiny bit to this list ... a list
> that I value, btw, because one can mention something like the genetic
> components of IQ without starting a debate over the philosophical
> implications of social Darwinism, etc.

That is because we are radical capitalist, not liberals with a fatalistic bent. We realize that under capitalism, failure is a good thing. Failure means that people give up, and try something else. And that something else can be more rewarding, or more profitable.