Why is Charles Murrays white nationalist... — The Bell Curve Q&AYou write If you think that Murray is wrong (and I do on some core conclusions), you should make that case. yet you show no evidence for the study you keep repeating, the one about IQ and inheritance.
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Mind Food Podcast Club: Sam Harris with Charles Murray - Forbidden Knowledge
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Vox published a piece criticizing the conversation, Harris was offended by the piece and challenged me to a debate, and after a lot of back-and-forth, this is that debate., This is a gift that I have, simple, simple; a foolish extravagant spirit, full of forms, figures, shapes, objects, ideas, apprehensions, motions, revolutions: these are begot in the ventricle of memory, nourished in the womb of pia mater, and delivered upon the mellowing of occasion. But the gift is good in those in whom it is acute, and I am thankful for it.
It has been 24 years since Charles Murray and Richard J. Herrnstein first published The Bell Curve, their page attempt to reboot discredited race science for the Clinton era. The book, which argued that differences in hereditary IQ, not opportunity, can largely explain away American social and economic hierarchies, was the latest in a long series of efforts by privileged groups to use pseudoscience to explain their station in life as natural and immutable. Like the fraudulent race science used to justify slavery in the 19th century, this thesis was highly attractive to those at the top of the social ladder. Whenever arbitrary hierarchies exist — from feudalism to modern structural racism — those who benefit will always grasp at straws to cast their good luck as personal merit. Despite the damage to his career, Sullivan remains convinced that white people are genetically superior to other races, and every so often he recapitulates this stance in increasingly wishy-washy terms.
Equitable Growth supports research and policy analysis on how strong competition among U. Equitable Growth supports research and policy analysis on how unequal access to care, 21st century work-life policies, and education undermines stable, broad-based economic growth. Equitable Growth supports research and policy analysis on how trends in economic inequality and mobility and changes in the economy have affected the concentration of wealth, income, and earnings, and how these distributional shifts have affected the promise of economic security and opportunity. Equitable Growth supports research and policy analysis on how tax and macroeconomic policies can promote stable and broad-based economic growth. Nisbett—three academic psychologists who specialize in studying intelligence—wrote a piece for Vox arguing that Murray was peddling pseudoscience and Harris had been irresponsible in representing it as the scientific consensus….