Category Archives: unintelligent people

Why should the intelligent (give or take a few professional footballers) have all the best incomes?

The late senator Strom Thurmond: 'It's awfully hard to get a hog to butcher itself'

The late senator Strom Thurmond: ‘It’s awfully hard to get a hog to butcher itself.’ This is why change must be forced on the brainy

It is time, writes Dalrymple

to force change upon the intelligent. It is time for positive discrimination in favour of the unintelligent.

It would be easy, he believes, to bring about social justice in this respect.

All we should have to do is administer IQ tests to applicants for well-paid positions and grant those positions to people with IQs of between, say, 80 and 100. There is no need to go to extremes by sacking the intelligent, natural wastage will do. Positive discrimination in favour of the dim will eventually bring about a juster demographic profile of the élite.

Something like this was, of course, tried during the admirable Cultural Revolution in China, but the programme was not thoroughgoing enough and was not taken nearly far enough. Sadly the political will to drive it through to its necessary conclusion was, in the end, lacking.

A couple of intelligent people brought down a peg

A couple of intelligent people brought down a peg

Grievous discrimination in our courts

They have formed a cabal to keep the unintelligent in their place, deny them their rights, and discriminate against them

They have formed a cabal to keep the unintelligent in their place, deny them their rights, and discriminate against them

Despite all that has been achieved since the 1960s by wise and enlightened progressives to create the happy and just society that we inhabit today, large inequalities persist.

Instance No. 46: the legal profession

There is a deep problem with our barristers and judges. Dalrymple points out that the following groups are scandalously under-represented on the bench:

  • the innumerate
  • the subnormal
  • infants
  • members of the housebreaking community
  • the only averagely intelligent
  • the semi-literate
  • the schizophrenic
  • members of the drug-dealing community
  • the illiterate
  • the deaf
  • the unintelligent
  • members of the dangerous-driving community
  • the demented