This post inspires me. You have argued well, focussing on the need for all of us to be more discerning and not to follow blindly. Ideology today is sadly bound up with making money, and this is where we must be most vigilant. Thank-you. Daisy
The outrage this week that has been expressed by some educators on Twitter against David Didau’s What causes behaviour? has prompted many to inspect their own thinking on race and intelligence. I am not a geneticist so I am not in the position to offer an expert view on the research in this field. More learned scholars such as Steve Watson and Benjamin Doxtdator have offered their views in their respective blog posts. Nick Dennis’s critique further points out the “lazy” research that forms the shaky ground of David’s position which has been construed as advocacy for “racial differences in IQ”, a remark he made in response to a comment to his piece through Feedback. His obstinacy to recognise pitfalls in his work when challenged adds more frustration to his critics.
The event took a more disturbing turn when Tomas White pointed out that the research that David cites to…
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