Why Grit Matters More Than IQ

“Hard work beats talent that doesn’t work hard.” That’s an old saying my coach would always tell the football team. That notion is captured by Duckworth’s equations in the early chapters of Grit: talent * effort = skill skill * effort = achievement Is IQ talent or skill? That’s actually a deeper question than it … Read more Why Grit Matters More Than IQ

On the Apparent Link Between Atheism and Intelligence

This article points out problems with the apparent link between atheism and intelligence, provides reason to think that strength of belief in Christianity may be correlated with intelligence, and reminds people that intelligence is at best a weak indicator on whether or not atheism is true and Christianity is false. Let’s start with this typical … Read more On the Apparent Link Between Atheism and Intelligence

Misdiagnosing the God of the Gaps

There is a gap in the knowledge of each and every person and there always will be. The gap extends directly from the human condition in a number of ways at least consisting of human nature’s imperfect ability to ascertain, process and retain information. Other sources of the gap may exist as well, including some … Read more Misdiagnosing the God of the Gaps