These are legitimate data, in the sense that they were derived by intelligent people trying to determine the facts. On the other hand, if data contradict each other, or are inconsistent with observation, one may wonder about them. Before going further, a word on the question of IQ.
On one hand, you have the politically correct, who simply repeat unendingly that intelligence doesn’t exist, and any way can’t be measured, and can’t be defined, and is biased, and anyway is a social construct, and so on.
Enroute to her condo at Mosaic at Millenia Jenn was gushing about her trip as each family member passed the phone.
This conversation will be the last time Jennifer’s family heard her voice.
Posted by BOC Staff | Drew Kesse, Jennifer Kesse, John Willman, Johnny Campos, Joyce Kesse, Liam Neeson, Logan Kesse, Matt Sullivan, Orlando Police Department, Robert Allen, Scott Stryker, Uncategorized | Wednesday 18 January 2012 am …”Your daughter seems to have vanished.
We do not know how or why, and we really have nothing to go on.” If you can possibly imagine hearing those words, which is exactly what Drew and Joyce Kesse were told about their missing daughter Jennifer in 2010.
My best take on the question: I live in central Mexico, just below Guadalajara.
I cannot see that people here are any less intelligent that white Americans.
Is the alleged thirteen-point deficit too small to be visible? Another tack: I reasoned that while I couldn’t judge the country as a whole, half of which is of the middle class (much of it, Americans would say, lower middle-class) and the other a peasantry, I could compare people in professions with which I am familiar: journalism, medicine, general administration (bank clerks, realtors, and such), dentistry, pilots, and computer techs. Newspaper columnists write in grammatical, complex, insightful Spanish, equal to writing in, say, the t.Latinos are now seventeen percent of the population, and the president is doing everything he can to increase that proportion. There are many reasons for suspecting that they will not, and others for suspecting that they will.A crucial sub-question is whether they are as intelligent as whites. Asking about racial intelligence is forbidden, which raises the quite reasonable thought, "Uh-huh, and we know why it is forbidden, don’t we?These show Latinos to be ahead of blacks in reading and arithmetic, but below whites and, more damningly, that the gap does not decrease in the second and third generation.The second data set is the assertion that Mexicans have a mean IQ of 87, barely two points above blacks and close to the figure, 85, that was once regarded as indicating borderline retardation.The weekend was a great time had by all, the condo was restored to its pre-frat status and the worst kerfuffle was that Travis Bourguignon, childhood friend of both Jennifer and Logan, absently left his new work- issued cell behind.Jenn and Rob returned to his home via Miami due to flight cancellations Sunday evening. Lauderdale straightaway Monday morning at 6am for the commute to her job in Ocoee.I had always been told that the FBI was the best investigators out there.Those words rendered us despondent yet again.”- Drew Kesse Jenn Kesse was in love.At 24, she owned her condo, made an excellent living just 2 years out of college and was contemplating the “big step” with her boyfriend of one year, Rob Allen.Rob, an Englishman, lived in South Florida about two hours away from Jennifer.