Thursday, March 01, 2012

I Thought Those Of Us On The Right Were Supposed To Be The Anti-Intellectual, Anti-Scientific Ones

I'll offer no commentary besides what's implied in the title of this post, and the fact that this happened at Duke, where fortunately no lacrosse players were harmed this time:
As KC Johnson explained here a study by social scientists at Duke found that African American students "disproportionately migrate from science and engineering majors to less challenging majors in the humanities," thus questioning the benefits of preferential admissions. In response, faculty members and student groups protested. It's important to examine the actual content of those protest statements, if only to realize fully how biased, anti-scientific, and politically-motivated they are.

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