Pick One

Here are two syllogisms about race.

The first:

(1) All human groups have identical statistical distributions of cognitive, behavioral and personality traits.
(2) Human groups, when considered as groups, have measurably different life-outcomes and levels of success in our societies.
(3) Given (1), these different outcomes can only be due to wholly exogenous factors, such as cultural obstacles and systemic racism.

The second:

(1) Various human groups, due to their particular histories of selection under widely varying environments, can be expected to have different statistical distributions of cognitive, behavioral and personality traits.
(2) Human groups, when considered as groups, have measurably different life-outcomes and levels of success in our societies.
(3) Given (1), these different outcomes may be due to innate factors, exogenous factors, or some combination of both.

If you accept syllogism #1, you are a good and decent person. You may express your views in public without fear of ostracism, public shaming, censorship or loss of employment.

If you accept syllogism #2, even provisionally, you are a loathsome bigot, and a purveyor of hate. You deserve ostracism and, wherever possible, persecution. In more enlightened nations than ours, you can expect to be prosecuted under the law.

Any questions?

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6 Comments

  1. Thomas says

    Where do I turn myself in?

    Posted August 20, 2017 at 9:50 pm | Permalink
  2. Issac says

    This is not always the case. One can hold the latter suppositions; however, they can only do so if the purpose and results of their research concludes that whites are inferior. If whites are not found to be inferior or if aspersions are cast upon another group, the first set of assumptions must be reverted to immediately in order to discredit the results.

    Posted August 20, 2017 at 10:30 pm | Permalink
  3. Jimmy says

    This unimpeachable logic of more and more faster and faster racism if you accept 1 is one of the more horrifying aspects of our society.

    If the leftist model of reality is correct, antifa and co are quite righteous indeed in diagnosing “whiteness” as a cancer that must be wiped off the face of the earth. I think I’d be pretty sympathetic to this view were 1 true. After all, think of the talent we’re denying the world artificially. Some 7 billion human beings (In the most aggressive calculus). What horrifying, omnipotent malevolent force is capable of suppressing the potential of some 7 billion human beings?

    It would be the embodiment of Satan himself.

    And I would think this.

    What must a black man think? Whipped up into a lather by the left, trained as a racial foot soldier, every cultural norm and value acting as a force multiplier on the natural human vices of envy and wrath; both of which more than amply supplied to him by nature.

    Posted August 21, 2017 at 7:55 am | Permalink
  4. Whitewall says

    “What must a black man think? Whipped up into a lather by the left…”

    http://baldilocks-talking.blogspot.com/2017/08/black-americans-organized-lefts.html

    Posted August 21, 2017 at 8:48 am | Permalink
  5. Wilhelm says

    Sorry, there’s only one way to think and talk about race. Ashleigh “The Lion” Shackleford shows us the way. All white people are racist, inhuman demons: https://youtu.be/bpavlCg2BZ4

    Posted August 21, 2017 at 8:24 pm | Permalink
  6. Eponymous says

    This video has been removed for violating YouTube’s policy on hate speech.

    Posted August 24, 2017 at 10:03 pm | Permalink