/* 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)