The “Other Side” Is Not Dumb.
Sean Blanda

Have you seen this research from 2013? Here is the original paper — ; but there is also different coverage from Wired and other sources.

It showed that having certain interests online would actually statistically signify a lower or higher intelligence. A signal of having higher intelligence was actually determined to be ‘The Colbert Report” and “Science”. Lower intelligence factors included “Lady Antebellum” and “Harley Davidson”.

I understand your argument and it makes sense. However, your headline of “The Other Side is Not Dumb” is misleading — statistically you can determine if a certain subset of population has a lower than average IQ. By some definitions, that is the definition of ‘dumb’.

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