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Intellectuals and Race: Part IV

rightmostofthetime Wrote: Mar 16, 2013 12:09 AM
Well, stupid, how do you account for Egyptians and Muslims, in the distant past, being superior civilizations? As Sowell explains, it's about culture, not race.

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

Among the many irrational ideas about racial and ethnic groups that have polarized societies over the centuries and around the world, few have been more irrational and counterproductive than the current dogmas of multiculturalism.

Intellectuals who imagine that they are helping racial or ethnic groups that lag behind by redefining their lags out of existence with multicultural rhetoric are in fact leading them into a blind...