This article tells us about the history of IQ tests and how it was used for social dominance. While more people today say that they no longer believe in IQ tests, our educational systems still continue to measure a person’s worth through their IQ. Consider the following: the insistence of the use of standardized testing, the desire to replace teachers with educational learning resources, and the wish to build a generalized intelligence that can emulate (if not replace) human intelligence.
As you read through this article, ask yourself a question: what is the mindset that has promoted the use of intelligence measurements? Why do we think we can actually measure a person’s worth through intelligences tests?
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