Dropping Out of College: The Brilliant Bipolar Mind
BillyONare
The Bipolar Lisp Programmer
Mark Taver

https://web.archive.org/web/200808031938...ipolar.htm

Any lecturer who serves his time will probably graduate hundreds, if not thousands of students.  Mostly they merge into a blur; like those paintings of crowd scenes where the leading faces are clearly picked out and the rest just have iconic representations.  This anonymity can be embarrassing when some past student hails you by name and you really haven't got the foggiest idea of who he or she is.  It's both nice to be remembered and also toe curlingly embarrassing to admit that you cannot recognise who you are talking to.

But some faces you do remember; students who did a project under you.  Also two other categories - the very good and the very bad.  Brilliance and abject failure both stick in the mind. And one of the oddest things, and really why I'm writing this short essay, is that there are some students who actually fall into both camps.  Here's another confession.  I've always liked these students and had a strong sympathy for them.

Now abject failure is nothing new in life.  Quite often I've had students who have failed miserably for no other reason than they had very little ability.    This is nothing new. What is new is that in the UK, we now graduate a lot of students like that.  But, hey, that's a different story and I'm not going down that route.

No I want to look at the brilliant failures.  Because brilliance amd failure are so often mixed together and our initial reaction is it shouldn't be.  But it happens and it happens a lot.  Why?

Well, to understand that, we have to go back before university. Let's go back to high school and look at a brilliant failure in the making.  Those of you who have seen the film "Donnie Darko" will know exactly the kind of student I'm talking about.  But if you haven't, don't worry, because you'll soon recognise the kind of person I'm talking about.  Almost every high school has one every other year or so.

Generally what we're talking about here is a student of outstanding brilliance.  Someone who is used to acing most of his assignments; of doing things at the last minute but still doing pretty well at them.    At some level he doesn't take the whole shebang all that seriously; because, when you get down to it, a lot of the rules at school are pretty damned stupid.  In fact a lot of the things in our world don't make a lot of sense, if you really look at them with a fresh mind. 

So we have two aspects to this guy; intellectual acuteness and not taking things seriously.  The not taking things seriously goes with finding it all pretty easy and a bit dull.  But also it goes with realising that a lot of human activity is really pretty pointless, and when you realise that and internalise it then you become cynical and also a bit sad - because you yourself are caught up in this machine and you have to play along if you want to get on.  Teenagers are really good at spotting this kind of phony nonsense.  Its also the seed of an illness; a melancholia that can deepen in later life into full blown depression.

Another feature about this guy is his low threshold of boredom. He'll pick up on a task and work frantically at it, accomplishing wonders in a short time and then get bored and drop it before its properly finished.  He'll do nothing but strum his guitar and lie around in bed for several days after. That's also part of the pattern too; periods of frenetic activity followed by periods of melancholia, withdrawal and inactivity.  This is a bipolar personality.

Alright so far?  OK, well lets graduate this guy and see him go to university.  What happens to him then?

Here we have two stories; a light story and a dark one.

The light story is that he's really turned on by what he chooses and he goes on to graduate summa cum laude, vindicating his natural brilliance.

But that's not the story I want to look at.  I want to look at the dark story.  The one where brilliance and failure get mixed together.

This is where this student begins by recognising that university, like school, is also fairly phony in many ways. What saves university is generally the beauty of the subject as built by great minds.  But if you just look at the professors and don't see past their narrow obsession with their pointless and largely unread (and unreadable) publications to the great invisible university of the mind, you will probably conclude its as phony as anything else.  Which it is.

But lets stick to this guy's story.

Now the big difference between school and university for the fresher is FREEDOM.  Freedom from mom and dad, freedom to do your own thing.  Freedom in fact to screw up in a major way.  So our hero begins a new life and finds he can do all he wants.  Get drunk, stumble in at 3.00 AM. So he goes to town and he relies on his natural brilliance to carry him through because, hey, it worked at school.  And it does work for a time.

But brilliance is not enough.  You need application too, because the material is harder at university.  So pretty soon our man is getting B+, then Bs and then Cs for his assignments.  He experiences alternating feelings of failure cutting through his usual self assurance.  He can still stay up to 5.00AM and hand in his assignment before the 9.00AM deadline, but what he hands in is not so great.  Or perhaps he doesn't get into beer, but into some mental digression from his official studies that takes him too far away from the main syllabus.

This sort of student used to pass my way every now and then, riding on the bottom of the class.  One of them had Bored> as his UNIX prompt. If I spotted one I used to connect well with them.  (In fact I rescued one and now he's a professor and miserable because he's surrounded by phonies - but hey, what can you do?).  Generally he would come alive in the final year project when he could do his own thing and hand in something really really good.  Something that would show (shock, horror) originality.  And a lot of professors wouldn't give it a fair mark for that very reason - and because the student was known to be scraping along the bottom.

Often this kind of student never makes it to the end.  He flunks himself by dropping out.  He ends on a soda fountain or doing yard work, but all the time reading and studying because a good mind is always hungry.

Now one of the things about Lisp, and I've seen it before, is that Lisp is a real magnet for this kind of mind.  Once you understand that, and see that it is this kind of mind that has contributed a lot to the culture of Lisp, you begin to see why Lisp is, like many of its proponents, a brilliant failure.  It shares the peculiar strengths and weaknesses of the brilliant bipolar mind (BBM).

Why is this?  Well, its partly to do with vision.  The 'vision thing' as George Bush Snr. once described it, is really one of the strengths of the BBM.  He can see far; further than in fact his strength allows him to travel.  He conceives of brilliant ambitious projects requiring great resources, and he embarks on them only to run out of steam.  It's not that he's lazy; its just that his resources are insufficient.

And this is where Lisp comes in.  Because Lisp, as a tool, is to the mind as the lever is to the arm.  It amplifies your power and enables you to embark on projects beyond the scope of lesser languages like C.  Writing in C is like building a mosaic out of lentils using a tweezer and glue.  Lisp is like wielding an air gun with power and precision.  It opens out whole kingdoms shut to other programmers.

So BBMs love Lisp.  And the stunning originality of Lisp is reflective of the creativity of the BBM; so we have a long list of ideas that originated with Lispers - garbage collection, list handling, personal computing, windowing and areas in which Lisp people were amongst the earliest pioneers.  So we would think, off the cuff, that Lisp should be well established, the premiere programming language because hey - its great and we were the first guys to do this stuff.

But it isn't and the reasons why not are not in the language, but in the community itself, which contains not just the strengths but also the weaknesses of the BBM.

One of these is the inability to finish things off properly.  The phrase 'throw-away design' is absolutely made for the BBM and it comes from the Lisp community.  Lisp allows you to just chuck things off so easily, and it is easy to take this for granted.  I saw this 10 years ago when looking for a GUI to my Lisp (Garnet had just gone West then).  No problem, there were 9 different offerings.  The trouble was that none of the 9 were properly documented and none were bug free. Basically each person had implemented his own solution and it worked for him so that was fine.  This is a BBM attitude; it works for me and I understand it.  It is also the product of not needing or wanting anybody else's help to do something.

Now in contrast, the C/C++ approach is quite different.  It's so damn hard to do anything with tweezers and glue that anything significant you do will be a real achievement.  You want to document it.  Also you're liable to need help in any C project of significant size; so you're liable to be social and work with others.  You need to, just to get somewhere.

And all that, from the point of view of an employer, is attractive. Ten people who communicate, document things properly and work together are preferable to one BBM hacking Lisp who can only be replaced by another BBM (if you can find one) in the not unlikely event that he will, at some time, go down without being rebootable.

Now the other aspect of the BBM that I remarked on is his sensitivity to artifice.  To put it in plain American, he knows bullshit when he smells it.  Most of us do.  However the BBM has much lower tolerance of it than others.  He can often see the absurdity of the way things are, and has the intelligence to see how they should be.  And he is, unlike the rank and file, unprepared to compromise.  And this leads to many things.

The Lisp machines were a product of this kind of vision. It was, as Gabriel once said, the Right Thing.  Except of course it wasn't.  Here the refusal to compromise with the market, and to use the platforms that the C bashers were using proved in the long run to be a fatal mistake.

And this brings me to the last feature of the BBM.  The flip side of all that energy and intelligence - the sadness, melancholia and loss of self during a down phase.    If you read many posts discussing Lisp (including one in comp.lang.lisp called Common Lisp Sucks) you see it writ large.  Veteran programmers of many years with obvious ability and talent go down with a fit of the blues.  The intelligence is directed inwards in mournful contemplation of the inadequacies of their favourite programming language.  The problems are soluble (Qi is a proof of that for God's sake), but when you're down everything seems insoluble.  Lisp is doomed and we're all going to hell.

Actually one paper that exemplifies that more than any other is the classic Lisp: Good News, Bad News, How to Win Big. If you read that paper, you feel and see nature of the BBM.  Its unique because Gabriel actually displays both aspects at the same time.  The positive side, the intellectual pride and belief in Lisp is there.  But also in there is the depressive 'but its all going to go to hell' aspect is there too.  This is contained in the message that Worse is Better.

So what's the message in all of this? Basically, that there are two problems. The problem with the Lisp mindset and the problem with Lisp. The problem of the Lisp mindset is the problem of the mindset characteristic of the BBM.

And the problem with Lisp?  The answer is tailor made for the minds who program it. It is the koan of Lisp.

The answer is that there is no problem with Lisp, because Lisp is, like life, what you make of it.
Zed
(10-12-2022, 07:20 PM)BillyONare Wrote: The Bipolar Lisp Programmer
Mark Taver

...

This was a beautiful read, and it makes me wonder what the modern equivalent is here. One finds large ecosystems of such types amongst Kali/Arch communities. See also Urbit. Rust seems to attract similar minds, as does Haskell. In mathematics, one finds that they heavily accumulate around (higher) category theory - particularly Homotopy Type Theory. Generally, there is a heavy preoccupation with aesthetics and elegance of the creative process, as opposed to the end-result. They often have a very poor sense of UX and design - preferring as they do experiences that feel niche. Knuth's mantra "premature optimization is the root of all evil" is utterly foreign to them.

One of the most brilliant programmers I've known worked a Haskell job, and though the actual work was mostly gruel, she went out of her way to reframe every question in it's most abstract and generalized form, and then implement an extremely elegant solution to it. Unfortunately, very few programmers would have shared her sense of elegance, and would have puked at her unnecessary use of a iterated monads. A mathematician might have enjoyed it - but imagine the poor soul tasked with doing her code review.
AryanGenius1488
(10-13-2022, 09:50 AM)Zed Wrote:
(10-12-2022, 07:20 PM)BillyONare Wrote: The Bipolar Lisp Programmer
Mark Taver

...

This was a beautiful read, and it makes me wonder what the modern equivalent is here. One finds large ecosystems of such types amongst Kali/Arch communities. See also Urbit. Rust seems to attract similar minds, as does Haskell. In mathematics, one finds that they heavily accumulate around (higher) category theory - particularly Homotopy Type Theory. Generally, there is a heavy preoccupation with aesthetics and elegance of the creative process, as opposed to the end-result. They often have a very poor sense of UX and design - preferring as they do experiences that feel niche. Knuth's mantra "premature optimization is the root of all evil" is utterly foreign to them.

One of the most brilliant programmers I've known worked a Haskell job, and though the actual work was mostly gruel, she went out of her way to reframe every question in it's most abstract and generalized form, and then implement an extremely elegant solution to it. Unfortunately, very few programmers would have shared her sense of elegance, and would have puked at her unnecessary use of a iterated monads. A mathematician might have enjoyed it - but imagine the poor soul tasked with doing her code review.

Was "she" a lesbian transwomyn?

I think this essay conflates several independent behaviors into one thing and plays up the "brilliance" of the type in question while downplaying the vice.

He blames undisciplined bipolar sloth on the sheer brilliance of the BBM: "So we have two aspects to this guy; intellectual acuteness and not taking things seriously. The not taking things seriously goes with finding it all pretty easy and a bit dull. But also it goes with realising that a lot of human activity is really pretty pointless, and when you realise that and internalise it then you become cynical and also a bit sad - because you yourself are caught up in this machine and you have to play along if you want to get on. Teenagers are really good at spotting this kind of phony nonsense. Its also the seed of an illness; a melancholia that can deepen in later life into full blown depression."

But this doesn't make sense for the people he describes. He's describing what I call "Harvard Smart" people. The Harvard-Smart is the intellectual bugman, the squanderer of the great gift of intelligence. His life revolves around money, or machine learning, or programming, or mathematics theorems, anything kosher. The bugman has never, despite his high intelligence, thought wrongthink. Often his mind is focused solely on that which makes him money, usually only one subject at that. He is the narrow-minded specialist, the expert-at-one-thing. If he is feeling a little bit effortful he will pick up another kosher subject or two close to his original interest. The machine-learnist will expand into theorems and functional programming, but never will he think a single thought on the black-white IQ gap, ever, as long as he lives, for he is the 138 IQ insectoid.

He is describing obedient programmers with self-discipline problems, not the type of people who actually have the capacity and will to thoroughly, brilliantly, think critically about society and their surroundings. The fruit of the real BBM is HBD, or the science I have advocated for elsewhere in this forum, or a book on the woman question, or a book on the gayness of the education system. Someone like Bryan Caplan is closer to the independent, brilliant, critical thinker the author describes, despite his Jewish open borders folly, than is some Lisp programmer. The true BBM sees that the compilers, data structures, and algorithms can be left to the 138 IQ sparkless insectoids. A true BBM is a 1/1000 IQ and a 1/1000 temperament -- he is 1/1,000,000.
BillyONare
AryanGooner,

you are making things up and putting words in this guy’s mouth. The author said nothing about HBD. Take your meds. I happen to know of a few people who are extremely red pilled and have exactly this personality type and life trajectory. Even his number about how how rare this personality type is (1 per 2 high school class years) matches up roughly with how many enlightened young men there are in my estimation.
AryanGenius1488
(10-13-2022, 01:03 PM)BillyONare Wrote: AryanGooner,

you are making things up and putting words in this guy’s mouth. The author said nothing about HBD. Take your meds. I happen to know of a few people who are extremely red pilled and have exactly this personality type and life trajectory. Even his number about how how rare this personality type is (1 per 2 high school class years) matches up roughly with how many enlightened young men there are in my estimation.

I'm not putting words in his mouth, what I'm saying is that the type he describes isn't as brilliant as he thinks. They're not really based or rebelling by being lazy and not committing to things, and you can see this by examining what they spend their energies on -- obedience. Producing more STEM for ZOG is obedience. In this environment, people whose only intellectual output is computer shit have something wrong with them temperamentally.
Manteuffel
(10-12-2022, 07:20 PM)BillyONare Wrote: So we have two aspects to this guy; intellectual acuteness and not taking things seriously.  The not taking things seriously goes with finding it all pretty easy and a bit dull.  But also it goes with realising that a lot of human activity is really pretty pointless, and when you realise that and internalise it then you become cynical and also a bit sad - because you yourself are caught up in this machine and you have to play along if you want to get on.  Teenagers are really good at spotting this kind of phony nonsense.  Its also the seed of an illness; a melancholia that can deepen in later life into full blown depression.

"The abolition of quality smothers the exceptional man in his youth and turns him into a cynic."
- Francis Parker Yockey, 1948

The total lack of standards in American colleges cannot be anything but demoralizing to a cerebral character. If colleges (and, by extension, society in general) don't take themselves seriously, then why should he?

Excellent post.
BillyONare
@AryanGenius1488 So studying computer science automatically makes you a slave to ZOG even if you despise academia? Dropping out of college is obedience to ZOG? Who says these people's only intellectual output is "computer shit"? I know many people like this who have very hardcore right-wing intellectual output albeit anonymously or pseudonymously. Plus you are disrespecting Satoshi Nakamoto. Satoshi Nakamoto is the greatest hero against ZOG purely because of his divine computer science genius. Yesterday you were saying that rigorous study of math and science was intellectual virtue.
AryanGenius1488
(10-13-2022, 06:06 PM)BillyONare Wrote: @AryanGenius1488 So studying computer science automatically makes you a slave to ZOG even if you despise academia? Dropping out of college is obedience to ZOG? Who says these people's only intellectual output is "computer shit"? I know many people like this who have very hardcore right-wing intellectual output albeit anonymously or pseudonymously. Plus you are disrespecting Satoshi Nakamoto. Satoshi Nakamoto is the greatest hero against ZOG purely because of his divine computer science genius. Yesterday you were saying that rigorous study of math and science was intellectual virtue.

I studied computer science. I have STEM output. I am saying that people who don't volunteer their talents to socially important things like HBD etc are gay. You're going to be a white genius in 2022 and spend your life writing compilers? That is mega gay. Do u understand?
BillyONare
Why do you deny that these people don't volunteer their talents to socially important things?
AryanGenius1488
(10-13-2022, 08:58 PM)BillyONare Wrote: Why do you deny that these people don't volunteer their talents to socially important things?

There are more LISP soygrammers than there are anti-ZOG intellectuals, and we desperately need more of the latter. Therefore, most of these auto-fellating, self-titled "brilliant" soygrammers must not have secret anti-regime intellectual escapades. Also, a lot of them are obnoxiously leftist or rationalist.
BillyONare
Source?
anthony
(10-13-2022, 11:45 AM)AryanGenius1488 Wrote: But this doesn't make sense for the people he describes. He's describing what I call "Harvard Smart" people. The Harvard-Smart is the intellectual bugman, the squanderer of the great gift of intelligence. His life revolves around money, or machine learning, or programming, or mathematics theorems, anything kosher.

One of these things is not like the other. In fact it's so unlike the others that it renders your entire post retarded and incoherent.

Quote:The bugman has never, despite his high intelligence, thought wrongthink.
The BBM is an accurate description of most of the most serious "wrongthink" guys I know. You need this kind of attitude or something adjacent to it to actually grow serious antisocial ideas. Any tool like you (or 95%+ of "wrongthink" internet) can pick these things up and spam them all over the place with no appreciation or organic integration of them. But you can't grow a dissident picture of the world within yourself. The BBM can.

Quote:Often his mind is focused solely on that which makes him money, usually only one subject at that.
The post is about burnouts and absent-minded nerds. Not known for financial sense or success.

Quote:He is the narrow-minded specialist, the expert-at-one-thing.
I find that these people tend to be the only ones working towards an organic whole unity of knowledge through their particular fields. Not at all specialists in the usual intellectually derogatory sense.

Quote:He is describing obedient programmers with self-discipline problems
What normalfags (you are not special) call discipline is obedience. This is an oxymoron.


Quote:not the type of people who actually have the capacity and will to thoroughly, brilliantly, think critically about society and their surroundings.
From experience I can tell you you are completely wrong and have completely misread the piece and the state of the world around you.



Quote:The fruit of the real BBM is HBD, or the science I have advocated for elsewhere in this forum, or a book on the woman question, or a book on the gayness of the education system.
Or vapid forum posts about how everyone but you lacks "intellectual virtue"? If it's possible to already know the definitive truth of these issues (as you clearly think you do) why would somebody who takes them seriously bother writing books on them? Have you written a book on each of these? Or just one if that's the standard to get into the intellectual virtue club.


If you actually knew a thing about the history of criticism of education, you'd understand this whole issue and wouldn't have made these abysmal posts in this thread, or that embarrassing intellectual virtue thread. In every case the breakthroughs are made by floating misfits, whose insights often come to them during aimless leisurely exploration that probably looked like a lazy waste of time until it exploded open a new frontier of thought. Ivan Illich, John Holt, and John Gatto were BBM types. Loose, floaty minds whose independence and lack of fixedness in pursuits allowed them to develop sufficiently idiosyncratic and sane pictures of the world to question an institution as fundamental to our society as schooling. This doesn't happen in spite of their flightiness, it can only be because of it.

You owe all of your proudest pillars of your identity to these people you're spitting on. You pig-filth. I hate you.
AryanGenius1488
(10-13-2022, 09:28 PM)BillyONare Wrote: Source?

This claims there are about 2200 CS professors in the US -- https://www.google.com/search?q=number+o...e&ie=UTF-8

This makes sense, the average school might have 50 or more tenured professors of CS https://www.cise.ufl.edu/people/faculty/

50 * 50 = 2500. 

So  you have 2000+ people brilliant enough to get CS PhDs, the article you linked was an auto-fellating CS prof talking about his "brilliant," now-professor students. 

Yet we have like 8 HBD people and no power people. We don't even have a science of racial temperament. 

Fuck these """brilliant""" soyboys wasting their brains on whatever they do
Guest
(10-13-2022, 09:36 PM)AryanGenius1488 Wrote: We don't even have a science of racial temperament. 


You know, you could - rather than bitch about it - do it yourself. Here is a good place to start: https://thessgac.com/

Instead, you write essays on moldbug's IQ and the failure of others to do the work you desire to be done. The fucking irony.
AryanGenius1488
(10-13-2022, 09:31 PM)anthony Wrote: [...]
>The BBM is an accurate description of most of the most serious "wrongthink" guys I know. You need this kind of attitude or something adjacent to it to actually grow serious antisocial ideas. Any tool like you (or 95%+ of "wrongthink" internet) can pick these things up and spam them all over the place with no appreciation or organic integration of them. But you can't grow a dissident picture of the world within yourself. The BBM can.

I'm BBM. I create weltanschauung all day. My point is that this guy is a fake wannabe of people like me, he's not real BBM. If he were he wouldn't be self sucking over his gay compilers when his race is literally getting genocided. 

>What normalfags (you are not special) call discipline is obedience. This is an oxymoron.

I am not a normalfag, and what I call self-discipline is not obedience to ZOG. Rather, it is obedience to God. In particular, he describes hedonists with sloth issues. In true BBM, sloth may be motivated by improper respect for ZOG and ignorance of God, it is true. But sloth can be caused by simply being a lazy loser, and this is what he describes, because there is nothing creative about LISP soygrammers. If they are not writing anti-regime science in their spare time, they are fake BBMs. 

>From experience I can tell you you are completely wrong and have completely misread the piece and the state of the world around you.

I have high standards. 

>Or vapid forum posts about how everyone but you lacks "intellectual virtue"? If it's possible to already know the definitive truth of these issues (as you clearly think you do) why would somebody who takes them seriously bother writing books on them? Have you written a book on each of these? Or just one if that's the standard to get into the intellectual virtue club.

I never said I had intellectual virtue. I never said I was "brilliant" either. I'm just criticizing a self-congratulator. 

>If you actually knew a thing about the history of criticism of education, you'd understand this whole issue and wouldn't have made these abysmal posts in this thread, or that embarrassing intellectual virtue thread. In every case the breakthroughs are made by floating misfits, whose insights often come to them during aimless leisurely exploration that probably looked like a lazy waste of time until it exploded open a new frontier of thought. Ivan Illich, John Holt, and John Gatto were BBM types. Loose, floaty minds whose independence and lack of fixedness in pursuits allowed them to develop sufficiently idiosyncratic and sane pictures of the world to question an institution as fundamental to our society as schooling. This doesn't happen in spite of their flightiness, it can only be because of it.

Their work lacked intellectual rigor.

(10-13-2022, 09:48 PM)Guest Wrote:
(10-13-2022, 09:36 PM)AryanGenius1488 Wrote: We don't even have a science of racial temperament. 


You know, you could - rather than bitch about it - do it yourself. Here is a good place to start: https://thessgac.com/

Instead, you write essays on moldbug's IQ and the failure of others to do the work you desire to be done. The fucking irony.

Maybe I'm too stupid to do it like most people, including those that think you start with gene sequencing (lol) when we don't even have the proper psychometrics. Maybe I'm working on it and I'm sorely disappointed with how incompetent everyone else is, except the race and IQ guys, who can't do anything else because we don't have enough people. Don't shoot the messenger. You can cry that I'm a hypocrite all day but it doesn't make me wrong.
anthony
(10-13-2022, 09:50 PM)AryanGenius1488 Wrote: Their work lacked intellectual rigor.
Do you have a study proving I should care about white genocide?
Guest
(10-13-2022, 09:50 PM)AryanGenius1488 Wrote: Maybe I'm too stupid to do it like most people, including those that think you start with gene sequencing (lol) when we don't even have the proper psychometrics. Maybe I'm working on it and I'm sorely disappointed with how incompetent everyone else is, except the race and IQ guys, who can't do anything else because we don't have enough people. Don't shoot the messenger. You can cry that I'm a hypocrite all day but it doesn't make me wrong.

Check the terms of service on the registration page:

Quote:I have read the and understand the principles articulated by the ASHG with respect to "Advancing Diverse Participation in Research with Special Consideration for Vulnerable Populations”. In particular, I understand the principles articulated in the final two sections of this statement, “In the Conduct of Research with Vulnerable Populations, Researchers Must Address Concerns that Participation May Lead to Group Harm” and “The Benefits of Research Participation Are Profound, Yet the Potential Danger that Unethical Application of Genetics Might Stigmatize, Discriminate against, or Persecute Vulnerable Populations Persists.”

The database is utilized IIRC in Kathryn Harden's work, who is one of the few professional academics actually doing serious work genetic correlations between IQ and gene sequences - and she has produced some of the first truly genetic-level verifications of several HBD hypotheses. Despite that, she is still a left-liberal, and her work ignores many interesting questions. Likely she ignored a lot of low hanging fruit because of racist connotations. You could probably apply a few simple off the shelf statistical algorithms (perhaps as simple as linear regression or PCA) and find some really enlightening things. But if you are not smart enough to do this, you are not smart enough to be offering advice in this context, or in any other.
capgras
Ivlivs have you ever asked "What if I'm wrong?" Have you ever thought it's strange that after thousands of years of intellectual labor by thousands of brilliant minds you and nobody else "solved" political philosophy? Have you read your writing as if someone else had written it and asked "What sort of person would write this?" Have you ever treated the opinion of those you've debated as if it's real, even though you disagree, just to get a better understanding of why they disagree with you? Have you ever asked yourself why you believe what you believe? If it's possible you hide ulterior motives for these beliefs from yourself?

Even a little theory of mind would do you a world of good.
Svevlad
I don't think Aryan Genius understood the text... This isn't about some STEMfag bugman, but about someone who is smart, but also disagreeable with 0 work ethic - and what he describes are the opposite - dull, agreeable, and can work like insects.
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