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From Affirmative Action to Diversity

marc432 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 1:15 PM
@ Wolfgang, had never thought about the issue in this light, you are persuasive in your argument sir...
loadstar Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 8:45 PM
Maybe...but the surgeon's daughter cannot pass Anatomy without the inherited aptitude, whereas "the AA brown people" often repeat anatomy in the summer.
Jack2894 Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 3:51 PM
Absolutely. The practice of legacy admissions in higher education is affirmative action for rich white people.
HermanBB Wrote: Mar 14, 2013 2:15 PM
To wolfgang and to marc

I had to laugh at both of you.

So Affirmative Action is used for influental whites? What nonsense.

Sometime in the new millennium, "global warming" evolved into "climate change." Amid growing controversies over the planet's past temperatures, Al Gore and other activists understood that human-induced "climate change" could better explain almost any weather extremity -- droughts or floods, too much heat or cold, hurricanes and tornadoes.

Similar verbal gymnastics have gradually turned "affirmative action" into "diversity" -- a word ambiguous enough to avoid the innate contradictions of a liberal society affirming illiberal racial preferencing.

In an increasingly multiracial society, it has grown hard to determine the racial ancestry of millions of minorities. Is someone who is ostensibly one-half Native...