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Intellectuals and Race: Part IV

Elisabeth26 Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 11:25 AM
It's about time someone with a voice points out the Emperor has no clothes. For over two centuries, this nation has improved the lives of its immigrants who changed themselves in the image of the nation as a whole (assimilated). They kept their roots close to their hearts but learned the ways and language of their new nation. Bravo! Dr. Sowell. Thank you for being a consistent voice of reason.

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...