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Genes and Racism

Ronald Reagan Fan Wrote: Apr 23, 2013 1:05 PM
If you judged all blacks based on Thomas Sowell and walter Williams, you would conclude blacks are godly, law abinding, well educated people. If you judged all whites based on Harry Reid, nancy Pelosi and Chris Matthews you would conclude whites are lazy, stupid, uneducated, drunken, drug using, oversexed racist criminals.
RockinRickOwen Wrote: Apr 23, 2013 1:15 PM
Yeah, pretty much. As a bible-believing Christian with Aristotlean leanings, of Welsh heritage, I find myself rather infatuated with Sowell's highly logical thought-process. This is a very refreshing read after the rather poorly constructed "big bang proves Jesus" article, and the subsequent sophistical refutations by the atheist trolls, and the consequent poor defense by our side.
Lonnie58 Wrote: Apr 23, 2013 1:14 PM
Well said however, I believe the latter group here are also the most racist in our society hiding behind what they would consider the self flattering job of being societies equalizers! I've never seen an interview with any of these with the Walter Williams or Dr Thomas Sowells of the world! It wouldn't be a fair debate or interview to begin with!
djandle88 Wrote: Apr 23, 2013 1:40 PM
They are only racist if they are White and conservative. If you are Black or liberal, you can say and do anything you want and get away with it.
During decades of watching both collegiate and professional football, I have seen hundreds of touchdowns scored by black players -- but not one extra point kicked by a black player.

Is this because blacks are genetically incapable of kicking a football or because racists won't let blacks kick a football?

Most of us would consider either of these explanations ridiculous. Yet genes and discrimination were the predominant explanations of black-white differences offered by intellectuals in the 20th century.

It was genes that were the preferred explanation in the early decades of that century and discrimination in the later decades, as I show in my...