Re: IQ AND RACE. The taboo subject.Lennart Regebro (firstname.lastname@example.org)
27 Feb 1995 10:39:27 GMT
In article <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org (J Lopez) writes:
Nope. If the starting line and the finish line are the same, and there are the same type and amount of obstacles on the whole course, then the _track_ is fair. Not the _race_. If Carl Lewsi is on Steroids, and gets a head start, the race definitely is _not_ fair.
Fairness could be defined as 'equal rules'. If Carl Lewis is on steroids, then the others should be allowed to use steroids, and so on.
What can make a race unfair even if all have the same rules are if the rules are made to promote or demote somthing that shouldn't be a part of the race.
_This_ is on line of being unjust. On the other hand, it can be justified with the argument that the winner should be allround. Not just exceptional at some parts.
That's *still* true even if some of the