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Old 06-04-2009, 02:16 PM
 
Location: Reeds Spring, MO
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Why should it matter what race or ethnicity dominates a particular field? Aren’t we all “American?” Now, if you stated our universities are disproportionately being attended by “foreigners,” that would be cause for some concern. I would think you would consider the fact that there are more “minorities” pursuing careers in these fields as being indicative of progress, or equal opportunity.

But, but, but, but then he/she would have to put down the race card.
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Old 06-04-2009, 02:18 PM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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Why should it matter what race or ethnicity dominates a particular field? Aren’t we all “American?” Now, if you stated our universities are disproportionately being attended by “foreigners,” that would be cause for some concern. I would think you would consider the fact that there are more “minorities” pursuing careers in these fields as being indicative of progress, or equal opportunity.
In all fairness: calling Asians (or Blacks who immigrated freely from Africa) a 'minority' is questionable at best since so many of them are quite successful here in the USA.
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