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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #40 on: May 03, 2009, 12:54:29 PM »
FWIW

Which is nothing.

You're right, because we all know freight truck drivers and college professors are interchangeable.  I mean really, if Stephen Hawkins was mobile, he'd be fighting fires right now.

http://www.woosk.com/2008/11/list-of-iqs-by-profession.html

If I had a shipload of containers that I needed moved overland, I sure as hell wouldn't want a bunch of college professors trying to do it.

Intelligence involves lots of variables.  Trying to chart it one-dimensionally is a mistake.
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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #41 on: May 03, 2009, 12:57:20 PM »
FWIW

Which is nothing.

You're right, because we all know freight truck drivers and college professors are interchangeable.  I mean really, if Stephen Hawkins was mobile, he'd be fighting fires right now.

http://www.woosk.com/2008/11/list-of-iqs-by-profession.html



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Um, straw man much?

Look, I'm sorry. The way I responded to your post was rude. I disagree with your basic assumptions, but I don't really care much. So I'm sorry to have jumped in. Please carry on arguing with . . . whomever it is you think is arguing that freight truck drivers and college professors are "interchangeable," whatever that means  :D
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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #42 on: May 03, 2009, 12:58:29 PM »
FWIW

Which is nothing.

You're right, because we all know freight truck drivers and college professors are interchangeable.  I mean really, if Stephen Hawkins was mobile, he'd be fighting fires right now.

http://www.woosk.com/2008/11/list-of-iqs-by-profession.html

If I had a shipload of containers that I needed moved overland, I sure as hell wouldn't want a bunch of college professors trying to do it.

Intelligence involves lots of variables.  Trying to chart it one-dimensionally is a mistake.


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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #43 on: May 03, 2009, 01:00:09 PM »
sokoban is a female dog after level 3  ;D

And there's another hit on wikipedia.
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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #44 on: May 03, 2009, 01:06:30 PM »
I think that "Stephen Hawkins" might actually be a truck driver.

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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #45 on: May 03, 2009, 05:12:42 PM »
I think that "Stephen Hawkins" might actually be a truck driver.


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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #46 on: May 03, 2009, 06:41:18 PM »

You're right, because we all know freight truck drivers and college professors are interchangeable.  I mean really, if Stephen Hawkins was mobile, he'd be fighting fires right now.

http://www.woosk.com/2008/11/list-of-iqs-by-profession.html



This link supports my original argument about mean and range. Look at the distribution difference between MDs and Attorneys.

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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #47 on: May 03, 2009, 08:35:35 PM »
Actually, the first thing I thought when I looked at that link was "Wow, that StevePirates guy is way off base.  Way off base.  I mean, look at those distributions"

StevePirates, you couldn't be more wrong.  This is my thread and we have minimum standards here.  You may no longer post in this thread because you obviously have no idea what you're talking about and because I find the factual errors in your reasoning too much to bear.


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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #48 on: May 04, 2009, 02:06:38 AM »
This is my thread and we have minimum standards here. 

I'm part of that 'we', right?
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Re: Are lawyers smarter than doctors? Than scientists? Than engineers?
« Reply #49 on: May 04, 2009, 10:35:22 AM »
Everybody except that non-sense spewing StevePirates is a part of the "we."  Shame on you StevePirates.