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> highly successful MDs & research PhDs (eg Neil DeGrasse Tyson).

As discussed elsewhere in this thread, Neil DeGrasse Tyson is "media science personality" not a successful researcher.

> highly successful technocrats (mayors / police chiefs / school superintendent in large metro areas)

It doesn...(read more)

> My description of men's rights activists is usually used as *negative*. First, it implies they are losers, i.e. low-status, which for most people means that their opinions are not worth to consider seriously. Second, it implies that they merely generalize from their personal issues, which against ...(read more)

> All I really know about Obama is that he seems to be a substantial improvement on Bush

At least when Bush intervened in the Middle East, he didn't let it lead to blowups like Libya or Syria/ISIS.

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Oh yes. Well that was sort of my point. In any case, doesn't say good things about the effects of transitioning.

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Pitty, the original version was actually true.

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> I haven't looked at the evidence with enough care to have a strong opinion.

I haven't looked at the evidence with extensive detail either. I base my position mostly on the fact that the anti-race realist at best need an ever more elaborate system of epicycles to keep their position consistent wi...(read more)

How about the fact that we have people who seem to think that calling other people's arguments a "disgrace" and "odious" is a rational way to refute them.

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> The point about the dancing bear, remember, is that it may be an absolutely hopeless dancer by the standards we usually use, and that the only thing interesting about it is that it's astonishing that a bear can dance at all. Was George Washington Carver a hopeless scientist?

And the bear does in ...(read more)

> This is one of the worst comments I've seen on LessWrong

Care to expand on that? Are you saying it's false or that it's true but you'd rather not think about it?

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Well neither George Washington Carver nor Neil deGrasse Tyson were string theorists, so will you answer my original question?

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