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Racial differences are real but
no cause for discrimination

Washington Examiner, by Michael Barone

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Posted By:Judy W., 7/7/2014 7:56:04 AM

“New analyses of the human genome establish that human evolution has been recent, copious and regional,” writes Nicholas Wade in his recently published book A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History. That sounds reasonable, and Wade, a science reporter and editor for many years at Nature and the New York Times, seems an unimpeachable source. But many well-meaning people will regard his words as provocative and even dangerous. For they fatally undermine the idea, widely shared by so-called progressives, that any apparent differences between groups of people are the product of nurture rather than nature, of social conditioning rather than

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross, 7/7/2014 8:09:47 AM     (No. 9913532)

Liberals embrace evolution as proven fact rather than theory, and then deny its obvious implications when it comes to racial differences.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 7/7/2014 8:13:11 AM     (No. 9913534)

White men can´t jump.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: grampus, 7/7/2014 8:28:01 AM     (No. 9913548)

IAW the article, #2....Many White men can´t jump. Some can. Many Black men can jump. Some can´t. An outstanding article.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: curious1, 7/7/2014 8:29:36 AM     (No. 9913550)

Wonder if it happened around the time of the Tower of Babel?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bpl40, 7/7/2014 8:50:42 AM     (No. 9913567)

Wade´s book "Before the Dawn" answers many questions. He in fact comes out say that the clustering of humans in their DNA is so distinct that if it were another animal scientists would call them sub-species. It is political correctness that scares away scientists whose grants and funding could disappear over night if they as much as utter the word race.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jackburton, 7/7/2014 10:01:31 AM     (No. 9913652)

In totally unrelated news, 60 people were shot and nine are dead in Chicago. Totally. Un. Related.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: frenesi1, 7/7/2014 10:21:47 AM     (No. 9913672)

The only disagreement I have with the article is Obama´s intelligence.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: farmwife, 7/7/2014 11:13:38 AM     (No. 9913742)

The next thing you know, scientists will discover there are differences between men and women.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: mc squared, 7/7/2014 11:53:08 AM     (No. 9913781)

I too, disagree that Obama´s intelligence is above average. His speech and inability to channel his anger suggest ´homie´ level IQ.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 7/7/2014 12:52:18 PM     (No. 9913868)

Many years ago the military started testing recruits for testosterone levels. They did so because the black recruits had an 18% higher level than whites. This could explain quite a number of things.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 7/7/2014 1:21:33 PM     (No. 9913912)

Why is it that we can accept the fact that, on average, blacks can jump better than whites (muscle structure) and whites are more likely to complete SEAL training (body fat) but we are unwilling to accept that evolution differentially affects cognitive ability (IQ)? How about PC denial?

Caucasians and Asians, on average, have superior cognitive ability than Africans. Don´t let this terrify you; use it to choose NBA players, leaders, and teachers. Always discriminate...

But always discriminate on the basis of relevant variables.

Full disclosure: I´m a lousy basketball player and couldn´t complete SEAL training if I tried.

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