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Old 02-18-2015, 05:22 PM
 
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What you have shown here is that you don't understand statistics and probability all that well. If there is a single Asian and a single Black person, then there's less of a chance that either one will fit the average. Once the numbers increase, the probability also increases that they are more representative of the average. If you have ten Blacks and ten Asians, the odds that Asians will be better at math becomes higher. It's even higher when you have one hundred or a thousand of either group.

So, if you were to ask me which group I thought was better at math, a hundred Blacks or a hundred Asians, and I knew nothing about either group besides their race, I would always pick the Asians. If you told me that the hundred Blacks were all college grads and the Asians were all high school dropouts, then my choice would change.



Race is often a valid and reliable predictor. If you find that to be racist, then that's tough. That's the real world.
Yes....I call that racist.....long story short.
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Old 02-18-2015, 05:43 PM
 
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Yes....I call that racist.....long story short.
You should just copy and paste, "That's racist!!" into every one of your posts from now on. That's the only argument that you have.
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Old 02-18-2015, 06:43 PM
 
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Yes....I call that racist.....long story short.
its not racist, its an adjective, its describing a group with a proven track history
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Old 02-19-2015, 06:00 AM
 
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its not racist, its an adjective, its describing a group with a proven track history
Well...given history.....whats the argument because most of the people using statistics to caste aspersion on blacks are WHITES....and given the history of WHITES the last 400 years....its then safe to say that those who use such negative statistics, while being white, has a high probability of being racist
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