Re: U.S. hate group attacks anthropologists

Joel and Lynn GAzis-SAx (
Wed, 04 Oct 95 02:16:24 GMT

I received this in my mailbox, too.

You know, all poor Franz Boas (who himself was a physicist) is guilty of is
submitting the evidence of phreneologists to statistical methods! And when he
did this, he was hard-pressed to find significance in findings of "racial

One wonders if they have started to skip the teaching of statistics in the
sciences if a modern-day physicist can throw out Boas' quantitative findings
so casually and go back to an earlier dark age.


Joel GAzis-SAx