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`In this remarkably economical, clear and informed book, Mike Howe... sets about unravelling the formidable semantic, logical and empirical knots into which IQ testers and their supporters have tied themselves.... Howe suggests that we have, for decades, been asking the wrong kinds of questions. He points to the number of alternative, theoretically richer, views of human intelligence that don't reduce all to a single dimension... this is rendered with an easy, readable style which assumes no previous technical knowledge' - British Journal of Educational Psychology In this provocative and accessible book, Michael Howe exposes serious flaws in our most widely accepted beliefs about intelligence. He shows that cr
Chapter 4: Race and Intelligence
Race and Intelligence
When the forces of the German Third Reich invaded Lithuania in June 1941 they took with them special squads known as ‘Einsatzgruppen’ – or ‘Action Groups’. These men were responsible for the job of murdering, by shooting or gassing, any political commissars who fell into the army's hands, as well as intellectuals and Gypsies, and, especially, all Jews they could find. The Einsatzgruppen had made elaborate arrangements for their killing operations, but on arrival in Lithuania they discovered that a group of anti-Soviet ‘partisans’ had already launched a large-scale pogrom against the Jews, beginning their killings of men, women, and children the moment the German invasion began. The Germans were quick to take advantage of this situation, organizing 8,400 of ...