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Intellectuals and Race

Larry1886 Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 3:55 PM
The only thing keeping republicans from having more black and latino representation is waiting for more blacks and latinos to join up. We don't turn them away, but we don't bribe them with "free" government programs designed to attract the lazy more than the disadvantaged.
John147 Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 4:10 PM
The only ppl who are 'disadvantaged' are those with mental disabilities. Everyone else can contribute equally with the exception of those who don't have use of their arms or decent motor skills. That is a very small segment of the population.

Everyone else doesn't have an excuse

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...