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Race compared to Family and Gender

April 15, 2016 RyanFaulk 4

Two ways to put the magnitude of race differences into perspective is to compare it to gender and family relations. This uses Fst distances which simply means proportion of variance between a population compared to […]

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 11

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. […]

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