Re: Affirmative Action (Was: Anthroplogists, I need advice!)

cynthia gage (
Sat, 09 Nov 1996 21:18:46 -0500

In article <>, (Jay
Bernstein) wrote:

> In article <>,
> (cynthia gage) wrote:
> I know I'm looking at
> > the whole process ideally, but I haven't heard any better suggestions.
> >
> > Take care,
> > Cynthia
> Here's a better suggestion. End all preference on the basis of what kinds
> of genital organs or skin hue a person has and hire on the basis of
> qualifications. A radical idea? Maybe. But the only way to fairness. A
> much better idea than countering imbalances with preferences. There's a
> brilliant book on this subject that I highly recommend: "Preferential
> Policies," by Thomas Sowell. Preferential treatments either in favor of
> minorities or the majority don't work and end in strife. The great value
> in Sowell's book is it's comparative international approach.
> Jay

How does this deal with the prejudice and sexism that still exists? - the
same things that have helped create the predominance of white-male headed
corporations and the differences in pay between men and women?
Just wondering,