Whites less intelligent than Blacks?

Discussion in 'Science & Society' started by VitalOne, Oct 21, 2007.

  1. VitalOne Banned Banned

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    Statistics show that when the wealth level (not income level) is equal Whites and Blacks perform very similarly, except that Blacks are more likely to graduate from college than Whites...so are Whites less intelligent? Why is that when environmental conditions are equal that Whites don't do as well?

    "Black students are also much less likely to graduate from college than white students, but, again, the driving forces seem to be family wealth and parental education, not race.

    In fact, when family wealth levels are similar, Black students are more likely to graduate than whites" - http://www.nea.org/neatoday/0009/scoop.html
     
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  3. Baron Max Registered Senior Member

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    So what did you expect the "National Educators Association" to say??? ...LOL!

    That's like asking the "National Rifle Association" if it's okay to own guns in the USA.

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    Hey, let's ask the NAACP what they think, okay?? ...LOL!

    Baron Max
     
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  5. Count Sudoku Banned Banned

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    Paris Hilton?
     
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  7. Exhumed Self ******. Registered Senior Member

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    What are you talking about? Have you honestly even heard of them before his post?
     
  8. superluminal . Registered Senior Member

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    So now, with no more evidence than for the contrary position, blacks are better than whites.

    Sheesh.

    I think blacks are better than whites... at absorbing the visible spectrum of light.

    I think whites are better than blacks... at reflecting the visible spectrum of light.

    There. I've just proven an undeniable racial difference that should only upset whites in a cold, low-light environment (we wan't to be warm after all).
     
  9. Ophiolite Valued Senior Member

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    I don't think that was Vital One's point. He seemed to be highlighting the danger of drawing conclusions from only a cursory glance at statistical results without understanding all of the controls on a particular variable. That is a valid and a vital point. (If you'll excuse the pun.)
     
  10. superluminal . Registered Senior Member

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    OK. I grudgingly accept this, even if it is VO saying it.
     

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