Re: What Are the Race Deniers Denying?

cynthia gage (
Sun, 10 Nov 1996 11:17:19 -0500

In article <5629u0$>, () wrote:
> Ron Kephart ( wrote:
> : Of course, there is also a problem with the whole concept of "IQ" and
> : the notion that it represents anything more than performance on a test
> : which happens to be called an "IQ Test."
> May I ask you why anyone would administer these tests if they had
> *nothing* to do with anything beyond the tests themselves?

Because we like to split people into meaningless little categories?
Because the people that decides to administer the tests in the first place
enjoyed the idea of creating a limited time "test" that could easily turn
individuals with creative abilities into numbers on a scale based on their
ability to answer highly specific and ethnocentric questions?