Re: White male discrimination (well sortof..)

From: Gerhard Haak (
Date: Thu Aug 16 2001 - 07:47:02 MDT

From: "Mike Lorrey" <>
> > "Peter C. McCluskey" wrote:
> >
> > > Many cultures in Africa seem to have use a definition of intelligence
> > > emphasizes things such as slowness (i.e. deliberation) and respect for
> > > society's ways.


> I'm not surprised. Such a view of 'intelligence' is inherent in a
> culture that is overwhelmingly tribalistic. Their society is not
> scientific, not technological in any sense of having true home grown
> technological base. Thus, innovation and creativity are threats to the
> stasism of tribalistic memes.

Your last statement doesn't logically follow, and the
argument appears to be circular.

Simply stating something as a fact doesn't make it so.

(Yes, I know this may be marking me out as an anal so & so, but fuzzy
thinking/writing tends to tick me off).


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