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Re: Public Schools

Phil Fraering <[email protected]> writes:
>> > Without vouchers, you don't say anything about the intelligence of
>> > your test subjects; to a _very_ large degree, intelligence isn't 
>> > genetic. Or

Bag of shit wrote:
>> That's the political correct thing to say, but do you have any
>> scientific evidence to support this claim?

At 11:19 PM 9/25/96 -0700, Dale Thorn wrote:
> People have argued for genetic disposition to certain things, and I 
> think they are sometimes (most times?) confused [...]
[Lots of meaningless hand waving hot air deleted]

The key basic test of the power of genes is studies of identical
twins raised in different families.

They have near identical IQ's, and a wide range of
very similar behavior.

Identical twins raised in different families are more 
similar than identical twins raised in the same family,
probably because of deliberate attempts to differentiate

Except in the case of extreme environmental pressures -- 
starvation, neglect, and the like, genes count for
just about everything, and environment for almost 

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