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Unformatted text preview: >+.90) Can we have validity without reliability. Consistence doesn't matter if it is meaningless. Translation through various cultures is rough because different cultures have different values. Different cultures call for different types of knowledge. Correlation in data does NOT lead to causation to do or believe something in particular. Comparability estimate shows how people are different based on their cultural, environmental differences, not by the genes! Even if genes do play a role in intelligence, heritable qualities do not write in stone how your particular genes will express themselves. You can always intervene against bad genes. Culturally biased test questions have been fixed. The bell curve book said that disadvantaged people could not avoid their fate (due to bad genes)....
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