Scientist: Human Race Becoming Dumber

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•46 Nov 15, 2012

Citing mutations in genes that determine intelligence, as well as the fact that modern-day humans don’t have to rely as much on intellect in order to survive and reproduce, a study by Stanford geneticist Gerald Crabtree suggests people are growing dumber. What do you think?

  • “I’m going to go right on telling my son that he’s stupid, then.”

    Japheth Sheridan –
    Church Janitor

  • “It’s true. Computers and stuff are great, but when was the last time someone came up with a really great idea, like using a stick to hit things with?”

    Madeline Filipowski –
    Typesetter

  • “Huh?”

    Leon Tauscher –
    Putty Glazer

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