Re: Mensa, was Re: IQ tests

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Thu Aug 09 2001 - 12:44:30 MDT

Adrian Tymes wrote:
> "Eliezer S. Yudkowsky" wrote:
> > If you define "high IQ" as one in fifty, then no wonder if you don't
> > notice any correlation between intelligence and wisdom. I think you need
> > to tack another few nines in front of that percentile before anything
> > interesting happens.
> <shrugs> But at the same time, you need a certain number of members to
> get much done. I suspect Mensa's the most widely known high IQ group
> because it's the largest...

And some members have formed a 1%, 0.1%, 0.01%, and 0.001% groups as
well. The highest level group I believe has less than a handful of

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