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Intellectuals and Race

m90 Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 8:32 AM
I linked to Thomas Sowell's articles and got called a racist. Liberals do not do reality.
Younger Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 11:24 AM
I have the impression that those who scream; "You are a racist!" are themselves racists of the worst sort.
henry107 Wrote: Mar 20, 2013 9:18 AM
They were trigger happy with the racist gun.

After reading Dr. Thomas Sowell's latest book, "Intellectuals and Race," one cannot emerge with much respect for the reasoning powers of intellectuals, particularly academics, on matters of race. There's so much faulty logic and downright dishonesty.

Many intellectuals attribute the behavior patterns of blacks to "a legacy of slavery" or contemporary racial discrimination. But when one observes similar behavior patterns among Britain's lower-class whites, which can't be attributed to "a legacy of slavery" or discrimination, it calls into question the explanations for black behavior.

It's lamented that blacks are "the last hired" and, during an economic downturn, "the first fired," because...