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Intellectuals and Race

afadeley Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 12:56 PM
I think there are some behavioral patterns that should be taken into consideration. There are cultural habits that drag down the achements of races. As an example I would suggest you look at the attitude of inner city blacks. Those that do well in education are ridiculed as being to white. an has a negative effect on the individual as well as the race as a whole..

There are so many fallacies about race that it would be hard to say which is the most ridiculous. However, one fallacy behind many other fallacies is the notion that there is something unusual about different races being unequally represented in various institutions, careers or at different income or achievement levels.

A hundred years ago, the fact that people from different racial backgrounds had very different rates of success in education, in the economy and in other endeavors, was taken as proof that some races were genetically superior to others.

Some races were considered to be so genetically inferior that eugenics...