Re: [evol-psych] Charles Murray: Deeper into the Brain

From: Cynthia (
Date: Sat Jan 22 2000 - 11:39:44 MST

> Murray's predictions of straightforward policy implications of biological
> sciences are similarly naive. We already know that kids born into poor
> families are more likely to grow up to be poor. We don't need genetic
> analysis to tell us that.

That is not what he says at all. He says that the IQ of the child's mother
is the biggest determining factor in the child's success. Once you factor
in the mothers IQ, economic circumstances have little to do with it.

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