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  •  Well about half of the Florida Jews are by (1+ / 0-)
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    definition below median level of intelligence. They can start there.

    The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy;the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness

    by CTMET on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 05:01:35 PM PDT

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    •  Ummmm....no. (2+ / 0-)
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      You can't assume that the distribution of intelligence for a sub-population is the same as the general population.

      While 50% of Florida Jews will have below average intelligence, when compared to other Florida Jews, it is not necessarily the case that they will have below average intelligence when compared to the general Florida population.

      Additionally, since intelligence is normally distributed, the average and the median will be the same.

      •  Yeah I was thinking that the Jews could have (0+ / 0-)

        different level of intelligence than the rest of the population, but I didn't want to seem obnoxious.

        I didn't think about the normal distribution... but using median is just as true.

        The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy;the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness

        by CTMET on Thu Aug 30, 2012 at 07:07:49 PM PDT

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