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Congratulations, Orleans Parish

December 21, 2012

I’ve long thought it curious that people find it so much more believable that there is a single dimension to intelligence, than to athleticism. Do cognitive abilities really seem simpler than physical ones? So it’s interesting that recent research is pushing back on the notion of g.

Orleans Parish should be congratulated for saving its students from the stupidity of the revisionist history taught in Texas schools:

No history textbook shall be approved which has been adjusted in accordance with the State of Texas revisionist guidelines nor shall any science textbook be approved which presents creationism or intelligent design as science or scientific theories.

It figures a state that can keep electing Perry governor would sooner or later get around to whitewashing the crusades and slavery.

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