Re: BELL CURVE CRITIC EXPOSED?
Michael Andrew Turton (email@example.com)
30 Jan 1995 00:04:45 GMT
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Ken Arromdee <email@example.com> wrote:
>In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>David A. Johns <email@example.com> wrote:
>>Non sequitur. No one said that traits don't vary. The point is that
>>a racial classification system has to account for all people, not just
>>arbitrarily chosen groups.
>Untrue. If a classification system has some problem cases, it's still
>possible to make statements about the classified sets if these statements
>are about characteristics being more or less likely in each set, and thus
>do not have to apply to every member of the set.
>Ken Arromdee (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
>"Communism is just one step on the long road from capitalism to capitalism."
> -- Russian saying
But we're not talking about "members of a set" Ken, we're talking
about *people*. And now, I'd like your classification system, please.