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/* People are getting less intelligent over time. */[[The Federalist Papers]], for example, ran in an ordinary newspaper 224 years ago; today an average college student has trouble understanding them.
....but they're also, given the increase in new conservative words, getting more conservative over time. Is there a correlation between these facts? [[User:JamesES|JamesES]] 19:56, 17 June 2011 (EDT)
:The consensus seems to be that society becomes more conservative ''despite'' becoming less intelligent. [[User:BradB|BradB]] 20:04, 17 June 2011 (EDT)
 
::Society builds on what is accomplished, and does not have to reinvent the wheel. So technology and conservatism grow over time, but each generation is obviously less intelligent than the one before it. [[The Federalist Papers]], for example, ran in an ordinary newspaper 224 years ago; today an average college student has trouble understanding them.--[[User:Aschlafly|Andy Schlafly]] 20:13, 17 June 2011 (EDT)
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