Tuesday, September 07, 2004

One more reason not to have kids:

Is this story for real?

It almost reads like an Onion story. I wonder what Charles Murray, et al. would have to say about this.

Update: A reader tells me to look at the "about us" section of the site, and it is apparent that the site is satire.

There's no way that the quote in this paragraph (which is quite funny) could have been said by a serious researcher:

The IQ tests show that when a child is born, the part of the brain that makes one think objectively takes the biggest hit when it comes to losing brainpower. “This explains why every parent thinks their child is the smartest kid in class or the best athlete, even if that child is as dumb as a box of rocks or needs a calendar to time their forty-yard dash. People who before were intelligent and open-minded turn into raving lunatics who want to blame a teacher or coach every time their mediocre child fails,” said Lee.