Re: BELL CURVE CRITIC EXPOSED?
Martin Hutchison (firstname.lastname@example.org)
14 Feb 1995 10:19 MST
In article <Pine.SUN.3.91.950214114115.24134A-100000@chuma>, "Eric Steimle (CHE)" <email@example.com> writes...
On Thu, 9 Feb 1995, Eric Steimle (CHE) wrote:
AFTER READING THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH I ASKED SOME
SIMPLE QUESTIONS. I'M STILL WAITIMG FOR A REPLY FROM
> > >
> > The historical situation that makes "black" an important concept
> > in this society involves the kidnapping and enslavement of
> > Africans, who were uprooted from their original societies and
> > consequently lost their previous ethnic distinctness from each other.
> > They've built up a common heritage in its place. The situation in
> > Africa is completely different. The war between the "Tootsies" and
> > the "Hutus" should make obvious the nonexistence of a blanket
> > ethnic identity for all Africans.
The differences between Hutus and Tootsie rolls are much smaller than
the anglo-saxon/black african differences.
> > If I were you I'd worry less about coming up with nice definitions
> > of words like "black", and more time becoming aware of the
> > social realities that justify, or fail to justify, the use of
> > such words. The complexity of the historical situation defies
> > summarization in a few neat definitions.
This has nothing to do with the subject.
> I'm curious who you believe was responsible for
this uprooting and
> enslavement. Was it the consumer, the middlemen , or the wholesellers?
Doesn't matter to the discussion, but, you had blacks offering blacks to white
traders, as well as white traders asking for them.
> Who do you consider the consumers ect. to be?
Again, not pertanant, but they were those that used them to work fields.
> And is Egypt considered Afrikan or middle eastern?
egypt is african, but the locals tend to be more arab than black.
>> Eric S.
> STILL WAITING ERIC S
You are no longer waiting, so what's your point?