Mathematical model on male IQ variance suppressed

Article here. Excerpt:

'Prof. Ted Hill, Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Georgia Tech, wrote an article, whose background research had been supported by the National Science Foundation, on the ‘Greater Male Variability Hypothesis’ (GMVH), which asserts that there are more idiots and more geniuses among men than among women. This hypothesis is well known in the data on sex differences, and has a long lineage in evolutionary biology.

After working with some other scholars to review the data further and enlisting one (Sergei Tabachnikov of Penn State) as a co-author, Hill secured publication in the journal Mathematical Intelligencer, whose editor-in-chief is Marjorie Wikler Senechal, Professor Emerita of Mathematics and the History of Science at Smith College.
That same day, the Mathematical Intelligencer’s editor-in-chief Marjorie Senechal notified us that, with “deep regret,” she was rescinding her previous acceptance of our paper. “Several colleagues,” she wrote, had warned her that publication would provoke “extremely strong reactions” and there existed a “very real possibility that the right-wing media may pick this up and hype it internationally.” For the second time in a single day I was left flabbergasted. Working mathematicians are usually thrilled if even five people in the world read our latest article. Now some progressive faction was worried that a fairly straightforward logical argument about male variability might encourage the conservative press to actually read and cite a science paper?'

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Though I teach in a humanities-related field, I have long since abandoned all hope for the political circus it has turned into, and now that I'm near the end of my career find myself wishing I had done something else with my life. But math and the sciences (I continued to tell myself) will surely resist the onslaught of postmodern lunacy, the worst excesses of which are represented by feminism and gender ideology. Now I'm not so sure. In the Soviet Union of the 20s and 30s, under the hand of one Lycenko, evolutionary biology was "revised" in order to make it more accommodating to the Marxist worldview. Feminism augurs for a new brand of Lycenkoism, and I'm pessimistic enough that I don't think we've seen the worst of it yet.

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A: Tell the truth.

"To censor a man is to pay him homage, for it is the acknowledgement that his arguments are both impossible to respond to and impossible to ignore."
-J.R. Yant

The political left doesn't realize this, but every time they pull a stunt like this it just shows how infantile and intellectually bankrupt they truly are.

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I just wanted to add that I don't see why they find this concept so offensive.

Did they miss the part where it says "men are likelier to be IDIOTS as well as GENIUSES"? Do they not understand that the average IQ of men and women is essentially the same and that the paper does not contest that?

Then again, reading comprehension, like mathematics and logic, was never a strong suit of the left.

Or it could just be that the paper refuses to blow smoke up women's butts, refusing to take every possible opportunity to say how they are better than men. Ah, I think that's it. That's where the offense comes from.

That being said, I think the average mental age of a left-leaning individual is probably around 13.

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