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Intellectuals and Race: Part III

Bayou Charley Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 7:30 AM
Intellectuals, like experts, gain their titles by their own claims, not by examining the result of their actions.
SugarLandSteve Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 8:20 AM
You got that right!

Look no further than the Libtards that are always telling us just how bright, brilliant and intelligent their "leadership" of the moment is. Jimmy Carter was the smartest man alive until Bill Clinton came along...then Hillary and Barak Hussein Obama....

The Bravo Sierra never ends.
AZhot Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 9:25 AM
Goes to show you how gullible most people are. You have to give the P.R. people credit when an empty suit can get elected to start with and then re-elected. That and ACORN.
Alex_P Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 12:13 PM
... and relentless push to use electronic voting machines with no paper trail and no possibility of recount. How many votes was cast in that Florida county? 140% of voters?

Editor's note: This is Part III in a series. Part I can be found here. Part II can be found here.

The desire of intellectuals for some grand theory that will explain complex patterns with some solitary and simple factor has produced many ideas that do not stand up under scrutiny, but which have nevertheless had widespread acceptance -- and sometimes catastrophic consequences -- in countries around the world.

The theory of genetic determinism which dominated the early 20th century led to many harmful consequences, ranging from racial segregation and discrimination up to and including the Holocaust. The...