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Intellectuals and Race: Part IV

Ken5061 Wrote: Mar 15, 2013 1:58 PM
Agreed, that is a major problem, but so is the one Dr. Sowell describes. I think they may be about equal. I believe one is inherent and one is learned. We have many adult blacks who are teaching black children that color is more than skin deep. You can make a good living doing it; you could get face time doing it. What is more important than having money and being important? William Safire explained about Rockafellor (sp?) when he ran for president.

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...