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Mesopotamia

Invented Metallurgy, Agriculture, Writing, Sailing, theWheel, Chemisty, Pharma, Astronomy, LAW,(co)algebra, Algor, Calendar, Maps, Metrics...

Maintained techno superiority for 4600/5000y of history.

So fraudster @stefanmolyneux now arbiter of their inferior "IQ".
#SkinintheGame dictates not talking about an idea (such as #SkinintheGame) shallowly, w/o a deep investment, here is my recitation of Hammurabi's code in ancient Babylonian (Akkadian) w/proper Semitic gutturals.

Yes, I know enough Babylonian to argue Molyneux is a fraud in it.
This inbreading/cousin marriage theory is another crackpot by IQ-genes-race pple who NEED to find genetic (not cultural) degradation.

First effect of inbreeding is systematic diseases. & you see MORE among Ashkenazis so stop the IQ link & crank-science.

1) No, it was not Ghengis Khan who sacked Baghdad but his grandson Holagho
2) That they killed all the locals is fiction (from balance X vs Y chr)
3) Only someone like PrimatebrainedMolyneux can believe
1)Asian IQ genetic superiority
&
2) degradation in IQ from male replacement
NOW an intelligent question.

Cultural changes, mostly accelerated in past 200 y.
COUNTRY IQ
This may not give you much information (nonhomogeneous migration patterns) but it certainly tells you that "country IQ" and genetics is a scam.
STATISTICAL BUSTING TRAINING 101

How many data points (sampled within the same data) do you need to add to change the slope from positive to negative?

@GarettJones, this is no longer called a regression. This is called intellectual fraud.
Which brings us to a statistical Quiz.
What is the distribution of the regression slope?

@GarettJones I will be nice to you because you deadlift. But you need to understand the ERROR rate of a regression slope. Otherwise, NO regression.
Gabish?
Actually, if one of the variables is fat tailed...

Always a problem when pple use mechanistic regressions without knowing probability.

Further, THERE IS NO BASIS FOR NATIONAL IQ. Even if there were differences in averages, VARIANCE swamps the local information.

Science is hard
Molyneux-Quack has same explanation for Mesopotamia that Nazis & Aryan supremacists gave for the decline of Modern Greeks: "They are different people" (illegal immigration +cousin marriages).

Until came science; ancient DNA shows it's just not true.

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