Archive for March, 2011

HBD: Dumb Conservatives?

March 31, 2011

Along with the smart-but-nerdy suggestion of some HBD commenters goes the smart-and-liberal (or dumb-and-conservative) theory. At its simplest, this theory postulates that because liberals and liberal ideas control the culture, that must be due to the greater brains of liberals.

This conservative (and nerdy) blogger investigates.



HBD: Smart but Nerdy?

March 30, 2011

A persistent theme (or is it a theme from a persistent blogger?) of HBDsphere is that higher IQ means less charisma (a nerdish personality).

Is it true? This nerdy blogger investigates.


HBD: The Gene Genie

March 29, 2011

Nature or nurture? The answer might be yes!


HBD: If You’re So Smart. . .

March 28, 2011

Not so much eventually, but usually instantly, discussions of HBD will cross the topic of intelligence or IQ. Within these discussions it does not take long before someone asks a variation of “if you’re so smart, how come you ain’t rich?” As a smart (cough) reader, I am sure you will understand that it just ain’t that simple.


Violence is the Answer

March 26, 2011

I am sure you have seen the video: Casey Heynes, a big but gentle kid, finally snaps after suffering long running torment. After years of turning the other cheek, he finally turns on his tormentors. In a fit of righteous indignation, he picks up the smaller more aggressive kid and slams him against the ground.


HBD: The Basics

March 25, 2011

In this post I will attempt to salve HBD confusions or at least not sow new ones.


HBD: My Journey

March 24, 2011

In my previous post I discussed why some people might study HBD. I suppose it is only fair to come out from behind the impersonal “they” and express things in the more personal “I”. In this post I will try to explain how I became interested in this particular topic.


HBD: What and Why?

March 23, 2011

In our technocratic, bureaucratic world you cannot avoid acronyms, initialisms, neologisms, and clunky phrases. If you spend any time in the less polite places on the Internet, you make have come across the phrase HBD – Human Bio Diversity. If your eyes did not reflexively glaze over at its heavyweight sound, you may have wondered what it meant, and why people talk about it.


Raise Your IQ?

March 20, 2011

I admit it, I feel somewhat guilty and ashamed. Ashamed, for feeding the ridiculous Internet craze that was Rebecca Black (with not one, but two posts); guilty for possibly lowering my readers’ IQ in the process.

To make amends (and because it is Sunday, Sunday) I offer a way that you may be able to raise your IQ.


Friday, Friday, Cancelled

March 19, 2011

Ok, yesterday’s (yesterday was Friday, Friday) post was rather lame. To add insult to injury, assuming you watched all two minutes of the Rebearca (groan) video, I have another (well almost) post on the subject.