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  1. Re: Introducing Christopher Langan, a VERY smart man who thinks WAY out of the box

    I wouldn’t consider Langan to be parroting anyone, be insane or be academically brainwashed, not in the slightest.

    If he was a member of this forum, and this thread was started by him introducing...
  2. Re: Introducing Christopher Langan, a VERY smart man who thinks WAY out of the box

    If I'm making an argument from authority, Paul, please state it clearly so I can respond to the accusation.

    Are you saying that IQ tests are equivalent to an argument from authority? I didn't give...
  3. Re: Introducing Christopher Langan, a VERY smart man who thinks WAY out of the box

    If you think IQ tests require an extraordinary amount of evidence to justify, then you must think that the idea of some people being more intelligent than others is an extraordinary claim. Do you...
  4. Re: Introducing Christopher Langan, a VERY smart man who thinks WAY out of the box

    Have you ever heard of the Sagan standard, Voice, which simply states: “Extraordinary claims, require extraordinary evidence”.

    Now, you might personally consider IQ tests to be a form of...
  5. Re: Introducing Christopher Langan, a VERY smart man who thinks WAY out of the box

    Well, in post 5, you did highlight the logical fallacy of appealing to authority. Yet, you’re appealing to the authority of “High IQ” as a case to sell us on the intelligence of Christopher Langan....
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