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

Bruce Scott TOK (
11 Sep 1996 13:10:29 GMT

Stephen Barnard ( wrote:

[responding to omar shafey]

: Affirmative action, no matter how noble its motives, hasn't worked.
: Your post demonstrates that.

Not really true. It has worked to a certain degree. Simply compare the
situation today and the situation which preceded affirmative action. It
is not an ideal policy but its absence would merely recreate the
disaster that reigned before its initiation.

Doing better does not mean going back.

Mach's gut!
Bruce Scott Congratulations to Ghada Shouaa,
Max-Planck-Institut fuer Plasmaphysik Olympic heptathlon champion!