Re: regarding that infamous book, "The Bell Curve"

From: J. R. Molloy (
Date: Mon Mar 06 2000 - 16:15:10 MST

>This is strong stuff! I will requote the following:
>Under these circumstances a meritocracy begins to look like an aristocracy,
>a perception that is strongly reinforced when the intellectual elite
>segregate themselves from the rest of society by living in separate
>neighborhoods, etc.
>Very powerful and scary! But is it true?? For the full document that has
>the two book reviews please go to the URL below.
>John Grigg

If it were not true, it wouldn't be so scary. And it wouldn't be so scary if I
lived in the separate elite neighborhood instead of out here in the wilderness.


--J. R.

The world will witness future discoveries even more
     startling than that of nuclear fission. The question is:
     Will we be the ones to make them?
 --Dwight Eisenhower

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