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Intellectuals and Race: Part II

Capitalist at Birth1 Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 10:42 AM
Wonderful article Dr. Sowell. I wish you were younger and could run for President. I, and many others would campaign and work hard to see you elected.
Younger Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 11:14 AM
I wonder: what disqualifies Dr. Sowell from running for President?
Beethovens10th Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 11:34 AM
He's an "uncle Tom," if you ask liberals.
Judy S Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 11:34 AM
I would suspect that his age is an issue. Believe me. I wish it weren't so.
DontEatMyDog Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 12:11 PM
Probably a little bit of "you couldn't possibly pay me enough to run" as well.
DontEatMyDog Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 12:11 PM
Probably a little bit of "you couldn't possibly pay me enough to run" as well.
DontEatMyDog Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 12:13 PM
Probably a little bit of "you couldn't possibly pay me enough to run" as well.
Roy323 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 12:20 AM
I'm virtually CERTAIN Dr. Sowell has no desire to submit to a "reduction in rank'!

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

Once we recognize that large differences in achievement among races, nations and civilizations have been the rule, not the exception, throughout recorded history, there is at least some hope of rational thought -- and perhaps even some constructive efforts to help everyone advance.

Even such a British patriot as Winston Churchill said, "We owe London to Rome" -- an acknowledgement that Roman conquerors created Britain's most famous city, at a time when the ancient Britons were incapable of doing so themselves.

No one who...