Re: political correctness according to Hugo de Garis

Eugene Leitl (
Tue, 7 Jan 1997 17:33:30 +0100 (MET)

On Mon, 6 Jan 1997, E. Shaun Russell wrote:

> Just a quick note on this thread in general:
> I have met many men who are geniuses. I have met many women who are
> geniuses. I have met many children who are geniuses. I have met many old
> people who are geniuses. Regardless of what has been said in the past,
> the above four sentences are *facts*. Men and women can be geniuses.
> Simple. Genius is a question of willingness to learn as well as a
> willingness to create. Most *people* have the potential to be geniuses.
> It's the dwelling on history that creates rifts between the genders.
> I don't really care what Hugo de Garis said. Reasonably, I see the
> truth every single doesn't take a genius to figure *that* one out!

Can somebody bring some real numbers into the discussion? Please.

What is the delta between IQ/SAT/tictactoe histogram maxima vs. age vs.

The amount of cited work in a certain area vs. sex?

The men vs. women professionals in a certain field?

Any other sensible ad hoc metrics?