My Starting Point

This video concisely sums up my political attitude toward the HBD question:

In other news, here is an old gem which discusses my attitude toward the ‘mind-boggling causal black box’ of the correlation between race and behavioral traits, temperament, intelligence — et c. In it, I argue against positive eugenics:

And in this classic gem, I argue that racial prejudice is a) natural but b) the result of cognitive limitations which cause us to gloss over the coarse landscape of the empirical world by developing mental shortcuts.

More on Steven Pinker’s classic, The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature can be found here.

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