Re: [xmca] Disgrace: How a giant of science was brought low

From: E. Knutsson <eikn6681 who-is-at>
Date: Sun Oct 21 2007 - 00:22:51 PDT

How can a "giant of science", who holds a Nobel Prize for work in genetics,
playing a crucial role in the discovery of the molecular structure of DNA, be
considered a "fool" or an "idiot"?


On 2007-10-21, at 05:33, Andy Blunden wrote:
> I guess the fact that this fool holds a Nobel Prize for work in genetics
> makes his remarks particularly dangerous. A year ago I flipped over a paper
> published by the Australian Journal of Psychology which agreed with Watson.
> Both idiots think that a statistical difference in educational outcomes can
> only explained by genetics. Maybe a better explanation would be the lousy
> education our anglo-saxon scientists get from our universities? Given the
> current fad for everything genetic this is all unsurprising, but dangerous
> nonetheless.
> Andy
> -------------------------------------------------------
> Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2006 22:35:06 +1000
> To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <>
> From: Andy Blunden <>
> Subject: Re: [xmca] reading ability is genetic!? (read this one!)
> Here's a paper by this group:
> They prove that differential reading ability in people is genetic using ...
> statistics.
> Andy
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