quote: As Carlin said: imagine how stupid the average person is. Now realize half of them are even dumber than that.
quote: While IQ is normalized to a Gaussian curve across the entire population, few people interact with a truly random segment of that population.
quote: you've managed to miscomprehend what the debate is even about. No one is saying 80% of the population is below a 100 IQ". We are, rather, discussing the probability that the average population any single person interacts with is exactly at that mean value.