Thu, 20 Nov 2008

Racism vs IQ

Which is the better explanation for the lower pay of blacks? Rampant racism (enough to be evidenced as lower pay?) or lower IQ? Walter Block recently got in trouble for labelling racism as the politically acceptable answer, and IQ as politically unaccaptable.

Block obviously spoke the truth. The politically acceptable explanation is racism. The politically unacceptable explanation is IQ. The fact that the politically inclined favor the racism explanation over the IQ explanation should point to the IQ explanation being more correct. If there was that much racism, then the IQ explanation would be the accepted one. That it is NOT is evidence that it IS more true.

The moral of the story is for blacks to ignore everything whites say about them, and to simply prosper nonetheless.

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