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Intellectuals and Race: Part II

Marie169 Wrote: Mar 13, 2013 9:39 AM
When I read " Race and Culture " years ago I knew I found a giant in Dr. Sowell . Thanks for all the other books and articlaes you gave us . This latest one is a good reminder .

Editor's note: This is Part II in a series. Part I can be found here.

Once we recognize that large differences in achievement among races, nations and civilizations have been the rule, not the exception, throughout recorded history, there is at least some hope of rational thought -- and perhaps even some constructive efforts to help everyone advance.

Even such a British patriot as Winston Churchill said, "We owe London to Rome" -- an acknowledgement that Roman conquerors created Britain's most famous city, at a time when the ancient Britons were incapable of doing so themselves.

No one who...