martedì 17 novembre 2009

Race and IQ: A sorry tale of shoddy science

Lettura interessante ed istruttiva, per le nostre camicie alla clorofilla, ovviamente dopo opportuna traduzione nei principali dialetti (mein Gott, was hab'ich doch geschrieben..... whic indelicacy! Sorry, lingue!) padani.
Race and intelligence: A sorry tale of shoddy science
The Mismeasure of Man by
Stephen Jay Gould exposes the shameful history of research into race and IQ [1]
Earlier this year Glenn Beck, the US Fox News commentator, called President Barack Obama "a racist" with a "deep-seated hatred for white people and white culture". The subtext of the statement seemed to be that it is justified to be fearful and suspicious of people of another race [....]
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[1] Gould, S. J. "The Mismeasure of Man", W.W. Norton & Co. New York, 1981
Seconda edizione: "The Mismeasure of Man: Revised and Expanded Edition", W. W. Norton & Co., New York 1996 (non tradotto in italiano)

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