Ideological Uniformity in the Social Sciences
At least they’re honest about it! More importantly, while liberals overall demonstrate less “partyism” per Sunstein, it seems to be either a) inversely correlated with intelligence, in which case the vast oversupply of liberals in social science means there are more unintelligent, biased ones than nonliberals or b) whatever drives conservatives to become social scientists also picks out the least biased ones, a process not seen among liberals. This all at heart can be understood as Berkson’s paradox, but it is entirely disturbing that it is so obviously the case.


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