Archive for March, 2003

Race on campus

Two stories about race & higher education from The Washington Post: At U-Michigan, Minority Students Find Access — and Sense of Isolation, At Boston U., ‘Holistic’ Admissions Venture Beyond Black and White (thanks to Steve Sailer for the second link). I must admit there is a paradigm gap between the reporters that filed the stories […]

“Blonde like me”

Richard Poe and DP (Dienikes Pontikos) are in a little dispute over what race means. About a month back, I was going to review the book Our Kind of People: Inside America’s Black Upper Class by Laurence Otish Graham. I never got to that, but perhaps I’ll hit that at some point time permitting. In […]

Dr. So & So’s back-up profession

I went up to Portland last week partly to hang with a friend who is going to Michigan for a medical residency. I have to retell a story that I heard from him, which should give my readers a laugh and make them think. This is a true story, I know the person in question […]

Halfjew.com updated

April issue of HalfJew.com is out. Check out the “letters” section-some people are “offended” at the idea of “half-jews.” Posted by razib at 09:49 PM

Demographic realities

Two stories about demographics that are interesting, Military Mirrors Working-Class America and Affirmative Action Case Splits Asian Americans. Free registration required for both.

Pim Fortuyn killed to “protect” Muslims

I hope retro-progressive multiculturalists won’t assail me for a link to this article, Gay Politician Killed ‘To Protect Muslims’ in the Gay News Forum. Here is a very telling quote: He said: “I confess to the shooting. He was an ever growing danger who would affect many people in society. I saw it as a […]

From The Economist

Armed forces Soldier white Mar 27th 2003 From The Economist print edition Britain’s armed forces are solidly white. That’s a problem for them BRITISH and American troops may be fighting shoulder to shoulder in Iraq, but it’s easy to tell them apart. In pictures from the Gulf, our boys stick out for two reasons: they […]

Martial Muslims

Beliefnet has an article highlighting the split in the Muslim community between those who think it is acceptable to join the American military forces and those who do not. Please note that this is not a new problem. During the Franco-Prussian and Austro-Prussian Wars in the 19th century there was some worry among the junker […]

Red heads

Red headed chicks feel less pain, I just thought they were a pain? Minor note, will be in Portland for a few days doing stuff-posting will be light…. Also, I’m thinking of moving to Austin, TX. If you have any opinions or advice on the town, email me at razib -at- gnxp.com.

Muslims in the army

Beliefnet has an article highlighting the split in the Muslim community between those who think it is acceptable to join the American military forces and those who do not. Please note that this is not a new problem. During the Franco-Prussian & Austro-Prussian Wars in the 19th century there was some worry among the junker […]

GDR g

John Jay Ray points me to this paper titled Mathematical giftedness and family relationship. I suspect GNXP readers might be curious….

Moral relativism & the white man’s burden

Note: I am posting the first paragraph of this piece and have a link to the whole thing (it is long). Thanks to Jason M for the editing help. There were some technical difficulties with adding the whole entry.* It is in vogue today on the multiculturalist Left to speak up for ‘indigenous’ people-giving voice […]

Relativity

It is in vogue today on the multiculturalist Left to speak up for ‘indigenous’ people-giving voice to the voiceless [1]. There are those on the Right who take an expansive view of conservatism who also harbor such sentiments, but they are a distinct minority in their camp [2]. In my experience, the question is less […]

All relative….

It is in vogue today on the multiculturalist Left to speak up for “indigenous” people-giving voice to the voiceless [1]. There are those on the Right who take an expansive view of conservatism who also harbor such sentiments, but they are a distinct minority in their camp [2]. In my xperience, the question is less […]

Quote of the day

Of reports that Akbar was a convert to Islam, Heath said he had heard nothing officially, but added, “Asan Akbar is probably not Southern Baptist.” From Motive a mystery in fatal grenade attack. Why do they hate us? Cuz we’re fucking kuffirs!

Relativism….

It is in vogue today on the multiculturalist Left to speak up for “indigenous” people-giving voice to the voiceless [1]. There are those onthe Right who take an expansive view of conservatism who also harbor such sentiments, but they are a distinct minority in their camp [2]. In my experience, the question is less “is […]

Blog changes and a warblog….

Something got corrupted on the old installation of MT I had. My webhoster swears they didn’t do anything, but they did upgrade some Perl Modules-and it looks like there was a corruption in one of them. I don’t have time to debug, so I’ve just installed another copy of MOVALBE TYPE. The old archive search […]

Sayyid Qutb

The New York Times Magazine has a long profile of the Karl Marx of Islamism. The conclusion is powerful: The terrorists speak insanely of deep things. The antiterrorists had better speak sanely of equally deep things. Presidents will not do this. Presidents will dispatch armies, or decline to dispatch armies, for better and for worse. […]

Chickenhawks

I know I seem like a warblogger, and I promise I’ll shift to something more esoteric and non-current-eventsy very soon, but check this table out on fatalities by profession. It ranges from 50 per 100,000 for cab-drivers to 100 per 100,000 for fisherman & loggers. Granted, there have surely been work related fatalities in the […]

Funny, but un-PC

I’ve gotten mostly positive response (one negative) from forwarding this URL: http://www.tardblog.com. Thanks to Jacqueline for pointing me in the right direction.

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