March 26, 2017

Slavery in the United States

April 15, 2016 RyanFaulk 2

This is a jarring statement at first glance, but I think the evidence is pretty simple and clear. Perhaps to reduce emotionality, replace “slave” with “serf” or “peasant,” which is appropriate since in practice they […]

Stereotype Threat

April 15, 2016 RyanFaulk 0

The Idea In 1995, Claude Steele and Joshua Aaronson wrote a paper entitled “Stereotype Threat and the Intellectual Test Performance of African Americans”. In it, they gave university students a 30-minute test. In the control […]

The Existence of Race

April 15, 2016 RyanFaulk 10

When arguing about the existence race, there are three main things that people argue about: The majority view– what do “the experts” actually think about race? 2. Heterozygosity– is there enough variation within homo sapiens […]

The Validity of IQ

April 15, 2016 RyanFaulk 1

So what’s the point of IQ tests? Well, they can predict lots of life outcomes. Here is a table from page 65 “The Scientific American Book of the Brain”. It shows the percentages of each […]

White Privilege: Cops and Courts

April 15, 2016 RyanFaulk 2

One of the most common “white privilege” arguments is that police target blacks, and that the courts are biased against blacks. In this article I will show that the broad statistical data doesn’t support this. […]

White Privilege: The Callback Myth

April 15, 2016 RyanFaulk 3

There was a time when I thought perhaps “White Privilege” had some substance to it, but the more I read about it the more I found that it’s just a re-labeling of “racial inequality” arguments. […]

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