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Intellectuals and Race

Jeff6235 Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 6:40 AM
I feel sorry for you, if you really believe this nonsense.
Earl29 Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 8:23 AM
nee Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 7:54 AM
Loyal D. is the best satirist there is on these boards.
DCM in FL Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 7:40 AM
I'm amazed that it might actually not have been written as satire.

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...