The Corner

Re: Einstein

OK, I did the IQ test. I am 140 and a Visionary Philosopher. Uh-huh.

Shouldn’t the thing be time-limited, though? Was I permitted to use pencil

& paper? (I didn’t.) Isn’t there a cultural bias? (Suppose I had never

seen a boxing glove. At the rate the sissification of Western society is

proceeding, this will soon be a common problem. I did boxing in school! At

age 13!! We had a grand school championship, with a proper boxing ring set

up in the school auditorium!!!) I never quite believe these tests… but I

want to consult with Charles Murray before passing any more

comments…

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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