1. Ali Denver Ali Denver United States says:

    Morocco held Spain for 700 years , so everything modern in Spain was from Africa  , while Europa had the dark ages Africa flourished , and as far as the I.Q. thing of course if they went and found any crack baby off of the street , or any bushman from Africa and tested them but test a black person not from that kind of back ground .

    • Ken Brown Ken Brown Australia says:

      You are using a white man's invention to speak a white man's language on a website created by a white man. You stupid Black man (see above).

      • Mike Jones Mike Jones United States says:

        The language you are speaking is English well actually it's German Latin with dashes of Arabic actually the number system you are using and that was used to invent the computer was Arabic as well. They invented the very basis of the math you use today. Further more the technology of Black scholars was why every civilization sent their most learned to Africa to study from the great libraries and mountains of knowledge. This was of course burned by a group of white conquerers. We do know there are primitive batteries form people who were primarily black. There were also many black healers and medic throughout history.
        Lets be clear There are no black people I wonder how this study was conducted as all the people in most of the known world are mixed race. Trying to classify race and intelligence is always complicated because it depends on the very question of what is intelligence anyway. Further more If were doing race studies a Jewish Scientist made a similar discovery and not unlike this discovery She put Jews at the top of the IQ curve. It seems clear that while there is a correlation between genetics and intelligence. There is no reliable data that can show a causation.

        • Theresa Tenors Theresa Tenors United States says:

          Funny.  No black recipients of Nobel prizes for medicine or science - even though US taxpayers have spent $20 trillion plus on blacks the last 50 years.  Before the Europeans navigated to Africa in the 1500's no African knew what a wheel was, no African language was written (so how could they have had these libraries) there was no African agriculture or domestication of animals.  The Arabs you refer to who contributed to today's numbering system and math had DNA closer to Europeans than Africans.

          Africans contribution to the world is they are destroyers.  Not builders, inventors or thinkers.

    • Xzanaith B Xzanaith B United States says:

      Why don't you volunteer?

    • Thomas Kable Thomas Kable United States says:

      North Africans, like the Moors from Morocco, are Berber, not Sub-Saharan black. This is a common misconception African Americans make all the time Ali Denver. Black people come from Sub-Saharan Africa, meaning below the Sahara Desert. North Africans are Berbers and Egyptians, people who look Middle Easter to us, they are not black. Various Islamic empires took holdings in Spain from the Germanic Visigoths and held them for close to 700 years before being driven out by Christians. No blacks ever ruled Spain or anywhere in Europe.

      • Mike Jones Mike Jones United States says:

        Wrong Egyptians Moors etc. These lands have always maintained people who you would consider to be black. Go to INDIA the middle East even certain parts of Eastern Europe you will find people you would consider black have been there for a long long time.
        This does underscore a earlier point about the obvious mixing of races making any distinction just not credible at this point your basically going on skin color for a handful of generations.

    • Rog Dowsett Rog Dowsett United Kingdom says:

      You have just demonstrated one example of these findings. I.e.: an unfounded and destructive comment that only serves to bring racism into this subject, which has absolutely nothing to do with it. A low IQ I guess.

    • Mike Wood Mike Wood United States says:

      Before the Europeans visited sub-Sahara Africa, there wasn't one two story building or the wheel. The pyramids in Northern Africa and South America are still not understood regarding who built those. There is nothing in the hieroglyphics that even point to the architects or the builders. Also, look at every country in Africa that has their own ethnic rule and check their progress.  These statements are NOT racist, they are what they are, facts. This is not an indictment of a racial group. Think about the American Indians. When they are congregated on a reservation, poverty and alcoholism is rampant. What is anyones determination of progress? Most would agree that engineering prowess, mathematics, social cohesion and adaptation. Are these the mark of true intelligence? Some would argue a spiritual connection is the ultimate expression of true intelligence. Any thoughts?

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