Re: What Are the Race Deniers Denying?
Bob Whitaker (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Wed, 27 Nov 1996 12:11:56 -0500
Laura Finsten wrote:
> Bob Whitaker <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Once again, I know a Poltiically Correct person would never even
> >imagine asking why "Scientific Anthropology" is ALWAYS perfectly
> >Politically Correct. I gave the example of Boas emovement from a kook
> >to a saint in the 1930-1945 period.
> You asserted this, but you have not given a shred of evidence to
> demonstrate that it is true. Boas was widely respected in scientific
> and anthropological circles long before he died. This is evident
> in his publications and lectures before respected bodies such as
> the American Academy of Science in the late 19th and early 20th
> century. Get your facts straight, Bob.
> > I am bringing this up for thought by people who can think, not PC
> > Anthropology is a whore.
> Is this your assessment of Hans Gnther's work?
> "If I can't dance.....I don't want to be part of your revolution."
> Emma Goldman
Let's get this straight, Prof. Rushton has all these qwualifications,
but he is jsut a Dirty Old Man and discreditted and unscientific, and
just HAPPENS to be Poltically Incorrect on race. Boas' extreme racial
theories were a bit of a laughing stock in some of antrhopology
textbbook I saw from the late 1930's. But in 1945, which by a wild
coincidence was when Hitler was defeated, Boas became the only True
Anthropologist by a happy coincidence.
And so, by another Happy Coincidence, Boas' qualifications count big
time now, unlike Rushton's, but this has nothing to do with the
wonderful coincidence that since May 8, 1945, he has been Politically
I understand what you're saying. I'm just not fool enough to believe
The creepy part is, you DO believe it.
Someone once said, "Nothing ever happened in the past. Everything
happened in the present. It was just somebody else's present." Like
alservants of the ruling establishment, you can see the obvioius
absurdities of obedient people like you in all the earlier groups,
Hitler, Stalin, 1920's anthropolgy. But this is YOUR present, so it
never occurs to you that these coincidences pile up.