Re: Crank Science? [was White male discrimination (well sortof..)]

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Tue Aug 14 2001 - 19:27:28 MDT

Olga Bourlin wrote:
> I keep hearing The Bell Curve being brought up. The Human Genome Project
> has denounced it. Everything I've read about it makes me think it's "crank"
> science. Does anyone know of a disinterested organization that has given
> The Bell Curve a good report card?

Ever hear the old recipe for rabbit stew? "First, find a rabbit..."
First, find a disinterested organization. :)

Not pro or anti, me. Everything I've read _against_ it makes a big deal about one of the authors
being a long-time racist. That's good rhetoric for swaying the undecided, but I see it as rhetoric,

If there _were_ such a thing as Drexlerian "science courts", we might find out. Maybe.


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