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The United State Supreme Court is now considering two cases that could result in a ruling that it is unconstitutional for universities to consider race or ethnicity in admissions decisions. Such a ruling would be catastrophic.

Every university will react by diminishing or completely abandoning objective academic criteria for university admission.

This process is already far advanced. The College Board has stopped giving SAT Subject Tests — known as Achievement Tests — which were by far the best way to determine understanding of a subject. In 1995, the SAT-Verbal Aptitude test was recentered upwards, so that a raw score (number of questions right and wrong) that previously yielded a reported score of 730 now yields a score of 800, thus destroying its ability to distinguish between bright and brilliant applicants. The grading of the SAT-Math test was warped in a more complex and bizarre manner. The stated purpose of these changes was to decrease racial/ethnic differences.[1]I discuss these changes in SAT grading in The Affirmative Action Hoax, pages 289-91.

This mutilation of the SAT occurred at the same time grade inflation made high grades meaningless. In 2020, 47 percent of high school seniors graduated with an “A” average — up from about 39 percent in 1998. At the same time, average SAT scores fell 24 points.

Examples[2]Unless otherwise specified, the information about these examples is drawn from pages 48-56 of my book The Affirmative Action Hoax.

In 1996, the people of California approved in a referendum Proposition 209, which prohibited state institutions from taking race, ethnicity, or sex into consideration. It was then added to the California constitution as Article I, Section 32. Its purpose was to end situations like the one described by the principal of a private high school in California:

“Student A was ranked in the top third of his class, student B in the bottom third.

Student A had College Board [i.e., Verbal+Math SAT] scores totaling 1290; student B’s scores totaled 890.

Student A had a record of good citizenship; student B was expelled last winter for breaking a series of major school rules.

Student A was white; student B was black.

Berkeley refused student A and accepted B.

What message about effort, ethical behavior, and the consequences of one’s actions were conveyed?”[3]John Bunzel, 1988: “Affirmative Action Admissions: How it ‘Works’ at Berkeley.” Public Interest (Fall): 11-29.

This example is not a perversion of affirmative action. It is the degree of racial discrimination that is necessary for the student bodies of selective colleges to approximate the racial proportions of the American population.

In 1995, Berkeley Law School accepted every black applicant with an undergraduate Grade-Point-Average (GPA) between 3.25 and 3.49 and Law School Admission Test (LSAT) scores between the 70th and 74.9th percentile. It rejected every White and Asian in the same GPA and LSAT range. Dean Hirma Kay explained that considerations of socioeconomic background would not increase the number of blacks at Berkeley Law School because, “African Americans who apply to our law school are not disadvantaged. Their mothers and fathers are professionals with good family incomes.”[4]Carl Cohen 1996: “page 42 of Race, Lies and ‘Hopewell’.” Commentary (June): 29-45.

In 1996, the people of California thought they had ended this type of blatant, all-pervasive discrimination in favor of blacks and Hispanics from wealthy backgrounds.

However, in 1995, when the chancellor of Berkeley, Chang-Lin Tien, was asked what Berkeley would do about the impending prohibition of racial discrimination in admissions, he answered, “We can come up with some tricks.”[5]Sarah Lubman, 1995: “Campuses Mull Admissions without Affirmative Action.” Wall Street Journal (May 16): Immediately after Proposition 209 was passed, the president of the University of California system announced that it was adopting “a less quantitative, more holistic set of admissions criteria.” As a result, the proportion of “minority” undergraduate and graduate students at the University of California system did not decline.

In 2003, seven years after the constitution of California categorically prohibited state institutions from taking race and ethnicity into consideration, Berkeley admitted 364 “students of color” with Verbal+Math SAT scores below 1,000 and rejected 3,218 applicants with Verbal+Math SAT scores above 1,400. In 2001, the average combined Verbal+Math SAT score of Hispanics who were admitted to UCLA was 1168; the average of Asians and non-Hispanic Whites who were rejected was 1174 and 1209, respectively. (The average of Asians and non-Hispanic Whites who were accepted was 1344 and 1355.)[6]Heather MacDonald, 2007: “Elites to Anti-Affirmative Action Voters: Drop Dead.” City Journal 17, 1 (Winter 2007) (www.city-journal.org

What could have been the “holistic” criteria on which Hispanic applicants were so superior to White and Asian applicants that could justify these differences in SAT scores? They certainly were not socio-economic deprivation. The first reaction of UCLA Law School to the ban on racial and ethnic discrimination was “a formula giving preference to students from families and communities with low incomes and limited education . . . [but] the main beneficiaries were working class and lower-middle class white and Asian students . . . . Black enrollment fell to 10 from 19 percent.” (italics added).[7]Daniel Golden, 2003: “Case Study: Schools Find Ways to Achieve Diversity without Key Tool.” Wall Street Journal (June 20): A1. “Latino legislative leader Marco Antonio Firebaugh, a force behind adoption of the new [holistic] system, [explained] . . . ‘We found that using poverty yields a lot of poor white and poor Asian kids.’” (Most of the poor White and Asian students with high academic achievement were Eastern European and Vietnamese immigrants.[8]MacDonald, 2007.)’

Royce Hall and Haines Hall at UCLA. Credit: Beyond My Ken, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Royce Hall and Haines Hall at UCLA. Credit: Beyond My Ken, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

In an article in the New York Times of December 24, 1997 (“Where’s the Merit in the S.A.T.?”) one of the most influential opponents of the SAT, Professor Eugene Garcia, the dean of Berkeley’s School of Education, used the following illustration:

Isn’t a migrant worker’s child who has excelled in academics, shown leadership ability and performed community service as meritorious as a prep-school graduate with a similar G.P.A. but no evidence of leadership? Now, what if the migrant student’s S.A.T. is 100 points below that of the prep-school student, whose parents probably sent him to an expensive S.A.T. course?

Professor Garcia must have known that Proposition 209, like every other prohibition of racial discrimination, explicitly allowed for consideration of socio-economic background, and the University of California did not use this option because it would have decreased the number of minority students.

Professor Garcia must also have known that in 1990 his own Berkeley School of Education published a monograph entitled Consequences of Nonlinearity for Validity and Selection, which presented the results of a study of the relative predictive accuracy of the SAT and high school GPA for undergraduates who entered Berkeley in 1983. It found that for both sexes and all races, SAT scores at all levels predict college grades accurately. High school GPAs over 3.0 (on a 1-4 scale) also predict grades accurately, but GPAs below 3.0 have no correlation with college grades at all (pages 15–17). So, the predictive accuracy of GPA is nonlinear, as the title of the monograph indicates. Consequently, the Berkeley School of Education monograph recommended increased emphasis on the SAT.[9]The students in this study attended high school in the early 1980s. The massive grade inflation since then must have raised the minimum level at which high school grades have predictive accuracy to at least 3.5 or obliterated it completely.

It is significant that even Professor Garcia did not have the audacity to claim that the difference in social background and schooling between a prep-school graduate and a migrant worker’s child can cause more than a 100-point SAT difference. However, in 2001, the difference between average Math+Verbal SAT scores of Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites who were admitted to UCLA was 187 points; and the difference in average SAT scores between blacks and whites at UCLA was even larger. Yet nearly all these Hispanic and black students were from middle- and upper-class families.[10]Typically, of the ignorance and/or bias of the press, the New York Times printed Professor Garcia’s attack on the SAT as if it were fact, and added to it the headline: “Scores reflect parents’ wealth, not college success,” a claim that not even Garcia made.

The embarrassing racial discrepancy in the SAT scores has now been eliminated. The University of California system has stopped using SATs. This was the inevitable final result of Proposition 209.

At University of California community colleges, the nursing programs, which supply 70 percent of California’s practical nurses, responded to Proposition 209 by making all students with a high school average of C or above eligible. They then allot places among eligible candidates by lottery or by who applied first. Consequently, many of their students are no longer capable of being taught “the single-variable algebra problem required to calculate medication dosages” (e.g., If X=100 cubic centimeters of a medication, then how many cubic centimeters is 2X?).[11]Jill Leovy, 1999: “Dropout, Failure Rates in Nursing Programs Soar.” Los Angeles Times (November 23): A1.

Thus, the University of California has succeeded in maintaining ethnic/racial diversity without practicing ethnic/racial discrimination.

Other states have responded to threats to end racial discrimination by adopting a policy of making eligible for their state universities everyone graduating in the top 10 or 20 percent of their graduating class.

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, whose sole purpose is to promote academic affirmative action, observed, “Let us suppose we are going to give a prize for the worst idea of the past year . . . . The prize might well go to the ‘X Percent’ plans for college admissions,” since it penalizes students for taking difficult courses, and it promotes residential segregation by conferring tremendous benefits on blacks who attend completely or nearly completely black schools.[12]“Fixed Percentage College Admissions Plans Are a Fixed Formula for Racial Segregation.” JBHE 18 (Summer 2000): 14-15.

Let us see how this works in Florida and Texas, the most populous states after California.

Florida adopted the policy of admitting to its state colleges anyone in the top 20 percent of his graduating class when a poll showed that two-thirds of Floridians would vote for a referendum prohibiting racial discrimination. It worked. Non-white enrolments at Florida’s state colleges increased by 12 percent without having to take race into consideration.

But how does it affect individual students? Two black students in Miami offer an illustration. Michael Joseph took courses in subjects such as cooking at Edison Senior High School.[13]Fifty-seven percent of American high schools include all high school courses a student takes in his GPA. His GPA was 4.0, which put him fourth out of 370 students, so he could easily get into any college that admits on the basis of class rank. Mr. Joseph’s Verbal+Math SAT score was 1000; Edison’s valedictorian’s Verbal+Math SAT score was 1080; its salutatorian scored 1010. At Edison, as in 13 percent of Florida’s high schools, a C+ (2.5) GPA is in the upper 20 percent of the class and so qualifies for admission to the University of Florida system. The other black student is Leah Burton. She took five advanced placement tests, the lowest mark in her entire high school career was a B, in an honors calculus course, and her Verbal+Math SAT score was 1150. But she was only 213th in her class of 634 at Palmetto Senior High School. Consequently, she could not get into the University of Florida system, which has the lowest class-rank requirement (upper 20 percent) of any university system that uses this criterion.

Credit: Todd Van Hoosear via Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0
Credit: Todd Van Hoosear via Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0

The contrast with white students at Palmetto Senior High School is even more striking. For example, Louis Fernandez moved to Miami from Italy in his junior year and had a 1210 Verbal+Math SAT score, but was not in the upper 20 percent of his class.[14]Jeffrey Selingo, 2000: “What States Aren’t Saying about the ‘X-Percent Solution’.” Chronicle of Higher Education (June 2): A31. In 2005, a College Board study found that only half of the Blacks and Hispanics who rank in the top tenth of their class score over 600 on either section of the SAT; all [yes, all] the Whites in the top 10 percent do (MacDonald 2007).

In Texas, eligibility for the state universities was set at the top 10 percent of graduating classes. As a result, George Mitzner was graduated 67th in a class of 640 from Bellaire High School with a combined Verbal+Math SAT score of 1470 (in the upper 1 percent of test-takers) and a high school GPA of 4.49, which included many advanced placement courses. But he was not in the top 10 percent of his class, so the undergraduate business school of the University of Texas (UT) rejected him. Erica Brown graduated from Worthington High School with a 3.5 GPA, none of her courses was advanced placement, and her combined Verbal+Math SAT score was 830 (in the lowest 18 percent). But she was in the top 10 percent of her class and so was accepted by UT. Most of the students who graduate in the top 10 percent at Worthington High School have SAT scores in the 800s.[15]Ron Nissimov, 2000: “Meet Russell Crake: He Graduated from Bellaire High School with a 3.94 GPA and an SAT Score of 1240. So Why Is He Holding a Rejection Letter from the University of Texas?” Houston Chronicle (June 4): A1.

(The SAT scores reported here would have been considerably lower before the 1995 recentering,)

The liberal New Republic of December 27, 1999 (“Admitting Error”) pointed out a more serious result:

The ten percent plan Texas adopted has vindicated the professors’ fears. Minority enrollments at the Austin campus, the University of Texas’ flagship, have been restored to something like their pre-affirmative-action level, but at the cost of dramatically lowering the academic qualifications of entering freshmen. To address the gaps in preparation, Austin has scrambled to provide special classes and teachers for pre-med students with SAT scores 200 points below the university average. This is a tragic waste of resources. Like the handful of other great public universities in America — Virginia, Berkeley, UCLA, and Michigan — [The University of Texas at] Austin distinguished itself as a research powerhouse, fueling the development of the largest high-tech corridor outside of Silicon Valley. . . . [It has now been] forced to redirect its resources toward remedial education, which it is ill-equipped to provide.[16]On pages 48-56 of my book The Affirmative Action Hoax, I discuss other means used by state universities to respond to actual or threatened bans on racial discrimination. In all cases, they have created student bodies in which all of students _ White, Asian, Black, and Hispanic — are much less qualified academically than the students admitted by an open racial/ethnic quota system.,

Main Building at University of Texas at Austin. Credit: Daderot, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
Main Building at University of Texas at Austin. Credit: Daderot, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

I will point out that the state governments in Florida and Texas that so savagely mutilated their university systems were both Republican.

Since its publication is 1998, The Shape of the River has been by far the most cited defense of academic racial/ethnic discrimination. Its authors are William Bowen, who was president of Princeton from 1972 to 1988, and Derek Bok, who was president of Harvard from 1971 to 1991. Its 476 pages are packed with charts, graphs, half-truths and blatant lies that extol the benefits achieved by what they call “race-sensitive” admissions.[17]I discuss some of their lies in my The Affirmative Action Hoax, pages 182-206. However, The Shape of the River also contains much useful information, such as (pages 107-8) the extreme accuracy with which SATs predict attainment of graduate and professional degrees for all races, independently of grades, socio-economic background, and college attended.

However, on page 288, the authors quote two defenses of racial/ethnic discrimination that are totally different from the benefits they keep arguing it provides. The first is from a legal brief filed by three professors at the University of Texas Law School, who wrote, “If affirmative action is ended, inevitable political, economic, and forces will pressure the great public universities to lower admissions standards” (italics added).

The second quotation is from a professor at Berkeley Law School who had been a prominent supporter of Proposition 209:

I didn’t realize until Proposition 209 went into effect that affirmative action . . . allowed you to have some racial diversity and at the same time to maintain intellectual standards for the majority of your institution. It was a form of limiting damage. Now that you have to have race-neutral methods, if you want to get African-Americans and Hispanics in, you have to redefine the central mission of the research university and lower standards for everyone (italics added).

There you have it: Amidst all their arguments for the supposed benefits of “race-sensitive” admissions, the ex-presidents of Princeton and Harvard admit that it is really the lesser of two evils, a way of limiting damage.

Dr. Farron is a retired professor of Classics and author of The Affirmative Action Hoax. He has also written and a monograph in which he shows that the Holocaust was the most ruthless implementation of affirmative action ever undertaken (available from [email protected]).

Notes

[1] I discuss these changes in SAT grading in The Affirmative Action Hoax, pages 289-91.

[2] Unless otherwise specified, the information about these examples is drawn from pages 48-56 of my book The Affirmative Action Hoax.

[3] John Bunzel, 1988: “Affirmative Action Admissions: How it ‘Works’ at Berkeley.” Public Interest (Fall): 11-29.

[4] Carl Cohen 1996: “page 42 of Race, Lies and ‘Hopewell’.” Commentary (June): 29-45.

[5] Sarah Lubman, 1995: “Campuses Mull Admissions without Affirmative Action.” Wall Street Journal (May 16):

[6] Heather MacDonald, 2007: “Elites to Anti-Affirmative Action Voters: Drop Dead.” City Journal 17, 1 (Winter 2007) (www.city-journal.org

[7] Daniel Golden, 2003: “Case Study: Schools Find Ways to Achieve Diversity without Key Tool.” Wall Street Journal (June 20): A1.

[8] MacDonald, 2007.

[9] The students in this study attended high school in the early 1980s. The massive grade inflation since then must have raised the minimum level at which high school grades have predictive accuracy to at least 3.5 or obliterated it completely.

[10] Typically, of the ignorance and/or bias of the press, the New York Times printed Professor Garcia’s attack on the SAT as if it were fact, and added to it the headline: “Scores reflect parents’ wealth, not college success,” a claim that not even Garcia made.

[11] Jill Leovy, 1999: “Dropout, Failure Rates in Nursing Programs Soar.” Los Angeles Times (November 23): A1.

[12] “Fixed Percentage College Admissions Plans Are a Fixed Formula for Racial Segregation.” JBHE 18 (Summer 2000): 14-15.

[13] Fifty-seven percent of American high schools include all high school courses a student takes in his GPA.

[14] Jeffrey Selingo, 2000: “What States Aren’t Saying about the ‘X-Percent Solution’.” Chronicle of Higher Education (June 2): A31. In 2005, a College Board study found that only half of the Blacks and Hispanics who rank in the top tenth of their class score over 600 on either section of the SAT; all [yes, all] the Whites in the top 10 percent do (MacDonald 2007).

[15] Ron Nissimov, 2000: “Meet Russell Crake: He Graduated from Bellaire High School with a 3.94 GPA and an SAT Score of 1240. So Why Is He Holding a Rejection Letter from the University of Texas?” Houston Chronicle (June 4): A1.

[16] On pages 48-56 of my book The Affirmative Action Hoax, I discuss other means used by state universities to respond to actual or threatened bans on racial discrimination. In all cases, they have created student bodies in which all of students _ White, Asian, Black, and Hispanic — are much less qualified academically than the students admitted by an open racial/ethnic quota system.,

[17] I discuss some of their lies in my The Affirmative Action Hoax, pages 182-206. However, The Shape of the River also contains much useful information, such as (pages 107-8) the extreme accuracy with which SATs predict attainment of graduate and professional degrees for all races, independently of grades, socio-economic background, and college attended.

(Republished from American Renaissance by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. Every university will react by diminishing or completely abandoning objective academic criteria for university admission.

    Who the hell cares?

    Universities now teach that some fat guy with hairy chest is a ‘woman’ cuz he feels like it.

    Clowniversity is already the norm.

    And universities are already 99% ‘woke’. Let them go to rot.

  2. Maybe there needs to be a complete collapse of the higher education mafia racket that will parallel the collapse of the financial system. I wish it weren’t so -but the wokesters who run these places, will not change their ways.

    • Agree: Z-man, ariadna
    • Replies: @Sorel McRae
    , @Tallest Skil
  3. Every race conscious American ought to be taking about birth right citizenship Repeal. talk of anything else is pointless.

    • Replies: @Tallest Skil
  4. Maybe when the entire cuntry looks like the worst parts of Detoilet and Chitcongo, all will be right with the wakandan dream.

    We’ve gone from a nation that has lead the way to a cuntry that revere’s the dumbest of the dumb, simply because they’re color coded. We went to the moon using the slide rule on the minds of possibly the brightest people that ever lived, to a nation that because some can’t cut it in large numbers, we’re going to fundamentally change our higher learning institutions to reward the mediocre and marginalize the brilliant.

    The book should be called, How To Destroy A Nation in 50 Years Or Less. Many of our once great cities have already gone through the process, I guess the country is just the next logical step.

    • Replies: @spacewonderer
    , @Victor G.
  5. @Philmuhcrevis

    “We went to the moon using the slide rule on the minds of possibly the brightest people that ever lived…”

    Are you referring to those 3 negro women “mathematicians” that they made a movie about??

  6. Are you referring to those 3 negro women “mathematicians” that they made a movie about??

    Uh, yeah, they were there, but it’s highly doubtful that we’d have failed if they weren’t. Hollywood do loves them some nig-grows and will spare no expense proving how necessary they are to all our success. Lol. However, I give more credit to Homer Hickam, a hillbilly from West Virginia and his revolutionary rocket nozzle design, an invention so brilliant it is essentially still being used today.

    • Replies: @katesisco
  7. @Brooklyn Dave

    I agree. No way around it but through it.

  8. Diversity is stupid and pointless. If only 1% or fewer of blacks can make it to Harvard, so what? Their presence or absence is irrelevant.

    • Replies: @Realist
  9. Realist says:
    @Fidelios Automata

    Their presence or absence is irrelevant.

    Agreed, as is the case with those of any race that does not have the IQ necessary to excel in college.

    • Replies: @sally
  10. Realist says:
    @Priss Factor

    Who the hell cares?

    Universities now teach that some fat guy with hairy chest is a ‘woman’ cuz he feels like it.

    Clowniversity is already the norm.

    And universities are already 99% ‘woke’. Let them go to rot.

    These examples are just a few of the Acts of Societal Disruption used by the Deep State. It is a plan to garner total control of our civilization.

  11. katesisco says:
    @Philmuhcrevis

    Read WIKI on H Hickham and his group of kids got involved in rocket launches and the rest is history. What a prolific author. Blitzed thru life acquiring everything honorable and worthwhile. Stellar career. Do me a favor and buy your library his books, maybe the next me will read them.

    • Thanks: Philmuhcrevis
  12. So, it’s damned if you, damned if you don’t.

    Either AA or holistic stuff.

    I have a better solution. Go to the SOURCE of the hypocrisy.

    If the religion of America is ‘equity’ and ‘diversity’, point out there are no Palestinian-American pundits on TV and print media. Point out Jews are the most privileged and powerful people in America, and ironically, they are the ones making the biggest noises about ‘white privilege’ and etc.
    Paradoxically, Jews hide and protect their own privilege by putting themselves as friends of blacks and browns against ‘white privilege’.

    But white elites are cuck-maggots who’ve been bought off by the Jewish Supremacists, and white people seem incapable of thinking on their own.

    Even Alex Jones, the big mouth of populism, doesn’t mention the Jewish Factor even though Jewish Power pulled all stops to bankrupt him.

  13. @Realist

    The problem isn’t deep state per se. In Russia, it was the deep state that conspired to oust those around Yeltsin and return Russia to a nationalist path.

    The problem isn’t that there’s a deep state in the US but that it’s totally owned by Jewish Power.

    Perhaps, there was one silver lining to the Soviet way. As business opportunities were limited, many smart people entered government and took over institutions. And among these men were genuine Russian patriots.

    In contrast, American conservatism has been marked by anti-government rhetoric, and so, patriots showed little interest in working for government(except in military and police). American business mentality also tended to be anti-intellectual and anti-cultural. So, the kind of people who took over the institutions were mostly on the Other side of the political spectrum.

    With more freedom and opportunities in the US(than in Old Soviet Union), too many patriots and conservatives said NO to government. Well, it was gonna be filled up by SOMEONE, and it was the Liberals who became Illiberal with too much.

  14. Realist says:

    The problem isn’t that there’s a deep state in the US but that it’s totally owned by Jewish Power.

    So you would be fine with a Deep State owned by blacks, Asians, or Indians? Any government owned or beholding to a specific group is an unviable situation.

    • Replies: @Miro23
    , @Kim
  15. Get rid of the Humanities and Social Sciences and there would be no need for all this after the fact analysis. Once it’s all STEM, the vast majority of dolts wouldn’t want any part of attending school past what’s mandatory.

    Just think – fewer lawyer, economists, sociologists, politicians and other parasitic bullshit artists. STEM represents the real world. The humanities and social sciences represent an artificial world created for the parasites to survive.

    Eliminate all but STEM and 80% of the universities would close and we’d have fewer woke people and more trades people because there would be little other choice but to do something that’s actually productive. The current system manufactures the world’s problems by empowering morons with degrees in bullshitology to think they have something to contribute and demand we listen to their nonsense.

  16. H. L. M says:

    Isn’t the concept of traditional “school” outdated? When you have the internet, you have all knowledge at your fingertips and you can study whatever you want, whenever you want. You are the captain of your own ship.

    If you want a “professor” to take you by the hand because you aren’t a self starter, this is available as well on the internet— sometimes for free.

    In any event, I agree with the thrust of your comment. Enough of this dumb shit.

    • Agree: anarchyst
  17. Realist says:
    @RoatanBill

    Agree, and think of the trillions of dollars saved… i.e., not wasted. A college degree would finally mean education…not indoctrination.

    • Agree: RoatanBill
  18. Everyone here likes to say it won’t get better until it gets worse. Well, your wish has come true…

    In an article in the New York Times of December 24, 1997 (“Where’s the Merit in the S.A.T.?”)

    There is none. There never was. It was an aptitude test, not an achievement test. The latter can judge merit. The former cannot. One is born with one’s aptitude. One’s SAT score is not earned, no matter what the cram schools tell you.

    Unless they mean the merit of the test itself. If it measures and predicts well, then the test has merit.

    • Thanks: Dube
    • Replies: @lavoisier
  19. SafeNow says:
    @RoatanBill

    I agree about degrees in bullshitology. But taking a few non-STEM courses enriches, rounds-out, a person. An English Lit. survey course, for example. (The traditional, non-woke curriculum.). Long after the student has forgotten the poems etc. discussed in class, the benefit to his wiring endures. I would bet one reason your engaging, nuanced posts are as good as they are is because you had a good non-STEM teacher or two along the way.

  20. Pablo says:

    The most effective, single solution to University fixation towards discrimination against Whites is to COMPLETELY strip the Marxist hatemongers TAXPAYER FUNDING. Give the Universities and Colleges no money. Zero. Zilch. Let Universities fend for themselves financially. Give them a REAL taste of how the Free Market works. We’ll see how well their Marxist, Radical theories hold up in the Real World.

    • Agree: Bro43rd
  21. Voltara says:

    Of course it will happen. Anything which creates division, anger and diminishes or dumbs-down society will be encouraged. All negatives will be celebrated and promoted. The ruling class hates you and everything which gives your life meaning

  22. Miro23 says:
    @Realist

    The problem isn’t that there’s a deep state in the US but that it’s totally owned by Jewish Power.

    So you would be fine with a Deep State owned by blacks, Asians, or Indians? Any government owned or beholding to a specific group is an unviable situation.

    If you legally define who a country belongs to – the same as you legally define who a piece of real estate belongs to – the problem disappears.

    For example, by Swiss law, Switzerland belongs to ethnic Swiss, and similarly China belongs to ethnic Chinese, with only ethnic Swiss and ethnic Chinese holding power in the two countries respectively. It’s their Homeland.

    However, applied to the US, a “Homeland” definition is tricky.

    Up to 1960 it would be a collection of ethnic European people who in fact already had previous homelands (Britain, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Sweden etc.) – so their ethnic definition looks like the rather vague and ineffective “European” – and even that only to the extent that they regarded themselves as ethnic “Americans” rather that “Irish Americans”, “Italian Americans” etc.

    The same with the currently dominant Jewish race. They gained their own Homeland in 1948 ( Israel) so the US is clearly not their Homeland either.

    Also with the Blacks (various African homelands) and Latinos (various South American homelands).

    So the US is a recent construction that isn’t obviously anyone’s Homeland. It’s more of a racial battleground. Democratically it should be European American – although Jews have been working hard to change this since 1968 – and European Americans from the start have been unwilling to define themselves as the ethnic owners of the US. While they don’t do this then the ownership is still in play.

    The present multiethnic US Non-Homeland doesn’t work. It’s not a surprise, because historically it has failed everywhere else it has been tried. One race or other dominates (minority or otherwise) and integration takes centuries if not millennia.

    For example, in Britain over 2.000 years with Celts defeating the Old British (remnants now in Wales), Saxon (German) invaders/settlers defeating the Celts (and introducing the proto English language), Scandinavian invaders/settlers and Normans (French) invaders defeating the Anglo Saxons and introducing a French speaking aristocracy (British Royal motto “Dieu et mon droit” – Richard I only spoke basic English). Now these various ethnic groups are mostly integrated to produce the “British” but it’s taken a long time and they were fairly similar (European) to start with.

    The mass African, Indian/Pakistani and Eastern European influx is a whole new story

  23. Anonymous[203] • Disclaimer says:
    @RoatanBill

    Just think – fewer lawyer, economists, sociologists, politicians and other parasitic bullshit artists. STEM represents the real world. The humanities and social sciences represent an artificial world created for the parasites to survive.

    Your basic point is correct, but there are other hidden changes that need to be corrected.

    Let’s start with the difference between algorithms and understanding. An algorithm is a series of steps that can be applied to ‘given” data in order to translate the “given” into a “solution”. To take a very simple example: For 2+3=5, the “given” is 2 and 3, and the “algorithm” is named by the “+” and the “=”, but could be described in terms of counting on one’s fingers. A procedure is an algorithm if and only if it either produces a “solution”, 5 in the case of the example, or reports that no solution is possible ( 5/0=”no specific number” being an example.)
    Understanding (in the sense of English natural language) is something separate from an algorithm. A calculator can execute algorithms, but does not “understand” what it is doing. Understanding is necessary to apply formulae to reality in order to produce results.
    For example, many people know the algorithms of arithmetic (or know a calculator that does), yet cannot avoid overdrawing their bank accounts. Western ways of coping with reality involve both algorithms and understanding
    Popper, in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, points out that both understanding and algorithms are necessary for Western science, and that they interact. Galileo’s idea of an accelerating body was a new understanding [1].

    OK, so what? Who cares?

    Well, the trouble with students is that they can be taught algorithms much more easily than they can be taught understanding. The incentive for revenue/political influence maximizing university administrators (thugs, in my experience, and I’m being nice here) was, during the US Gilded Age, to teach algorithms rather than understanding. Popper pointed out that science/engineering tests are tests of ability to execute algorithms, not tests of understanding. It is perfectly possible to solve “What force is required to accelerate a 1 kilogram mass at 3 meters per second” without knowing what “acceleration” means. Actually, you don’t have to know what “kilogram” or “meters” or “second” means, either.

    Again, so what?

    Well, as administrators maximize their revenue/political influence accepting lower IQ students, understanding of any sort becomes increasingly excluded from the “STEM” [2] courses. Further, the algorithms can be simplified (for example, the question “take the derivative of expression so and so” changes its nature when the student has access to a computer and need only type in the “given” to a mathematical algebra program and then copy down the “answer”).

    The students being turned out are not suitable for an adaptive industry. At best, they are technicians (engineers) or politicians (scientists) or ignored (mathematicians) or obsolete in 5 years (technicians/engineers) as the software changes.

    This change is not visible to the general public, but is caught by some popular culture — the Warhammer videos being a fairly obvious metaphor for the West after the betrayal of the two World Wars and their aftermath of slow Western retirement from the world. It is also visible in the “tech revolution”, which is now on the, what? 5th? 7th? generation of the Star Trek communicators, has given us a computer mediated High School gossip network, a computer based Sears-Roebuck mail order catalog, and a much nosier government and advertising establishment. Facebook’s attempt at an augmented reality has failed, apparently because the employees there didn’t know what the big Z was talking about. For the original vision of, see Vernor Vinge’s “Rainbows End”, which used reality augmenting contact lenses, and a few other computer capabilities, in a much more imaginative way.

    So, who cares? Well, contemporary university education is not compatible with industrial society, which is being destroyed. Examples:
    a) Resource exhaustion is not being countered by development of new resources (e.g. thorium for energy), but rather by using less material. “Using less” just draws out the agony. Imagine a Western society that was “using less” firewood, and you see a society that uses steel only for the most critical military technology — weapon ends and some armor.
    b) The West after WW II developed a trade network at the expense of US and European industry. The trade network is now being dismantled by the West, which appears to be de-industrializing Europe. Dismantling the trade network may take out all US competitors by financially ruining them for the next several generations, but it will also take out the US, which lacks the capital (physical and, as described above, intellectual) to re-build enough formerly exported US plant to maintain present US industrial plant.
    c) The West has delegitimized industrial society, and half or more of the US population is incapable of working productively in an industrial society, because they do not want to, because they lack the education, or in many cases because they have an IQ under the 85 cutoff for productive work in an industrial society.

    The above might be overcome regionally, but it will be a very difficult effort that will reshape US, and probably European, society.

    *******************************************************
    1] “Acceleration” had apparently not been studied experimentally before Galileo, and his own experiments were questionable because they did not include “rotational inertia”, an effect that had not been scientifically described in Galileo’s time, although the phenomenon had determined trebuchet design. The mathematical algorithms of Galileo’s time could not describe acceleration very well, and calculus had to be invented to relate acceleration to velocity and position. Galileo essentially had an intuitive understanding that acceleration was important, and this took several generations to develop into Newtonian kinematics. Even then, the calculus started with bogus assertions about infinitesimals (which are still taught) and was not logically consistent until the early 1900s.
    2] “STEM” is a recent acronym. From its use, it is intended to remove meaning rather than express it, using the design philosophy of NEWSPEAK. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics are about as far away from each other in content and practice as are culinary arts and political science. STEM is is intended to mask the abandonment of all these fields.

    • Thanks: TKK
  24. I’ll repeat myself, when you dump meritocracy in the name of “equality”, you get nepotism -> mediocracy -> idiocracy -> implosion.

  25. JR Foley says:
    @RoatanBill

    When you think of Enron / Arthur Andersen / Lehmann Brothers/ Sam Bankman-Fried/ Musk —Commerce and Business is another trash bin of mumbo jumbo warranting being dismissed from University—- HedgeFundology 104 is best taught at some trade school —-or reformatory.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  26. I promise to read it all and spoil my day but for the moment just a little gloomy observation in return. Clever young family members have just graduated from Columbia(Dean’s list and allegedly top GPA) and Cambridge (a “verygood” 2:1) but, apart from recent scandal at Columbia I note that whereas firsts in my Oxbridge days were, from memory, awarded to about 6%, today it is over 30% at Cambridge and only about 8-9% get less than a 2:1! (OK she was an extra curricular star in the performing arts….).

    Why? How much is dumbing down and how much is the greater competition to get into Oxbridge in the 21st century?

    • Replies: @mulga mumblebrain
  27. @RoatanBill

    “Parasitic bullshit artist”–has a nice ring to it. Good job.

  28. Kim says:
    @Realist

    The government of the United States should be in the hands of White ethno-nationalists. Without intending to be so, it would be to the benefit of the entire world.

  29. Kim says:
    @RoatanBill

    The idea – apparently embraced by 99% of engineering types – that academic disciplines such as psychology and sociology are “nonsense” and “parasitic” betrays the often limited, unimaginative, unobservant, and socially spastic quality of too many of the STEM types.

    I wonder how you fail to notice it, but this world is not run and organized by engineers but by psychologists and sociologists. It is they who decide what clothes you will wear, what you will watch and read, how you will feel about and respond to all of the “options” of the consumer society, how you will vote and spend, whether your wife will divorce you and whether your daughter will fuck a nigger.

    Engineer or not, you are a mind-controlled sheep, every day doing as you are bid by your soft-science trained masters, without free choice, because the soft sciences took control of the world and of the social mind at least 100 years ago.

    Why haven’t you noticed that yet, Mr Self-congratulatory Engineer? Perhaps because the “nonsense” of the psychologists has been applied so well.

  30. Kim says:
    @H. L. M

    High school chemistry is much better explained on the internet than I believe it ever is in the clsssroom.

  31. Renoman says:

    All part of the Jewish agenda. They are running it and you idiots voted for them and sat back while they sold off all your industries and filled the Country with illiterate idiots. Hard to fell sorry for you.

  32. De-industrialize the country because free trade. (cheap labor)

    Now (supposedly) nobody can get a job without a college degree.

    Give any fuckwad who can fog a mirror a government backed loan driving up tuition.

    Make shure the loans are not forgivable in bankruptasy.

    Congratulations! Now Accademia is corrupt and the wannabe middle class fuckwads are hopelessly in debt.

    Bill Clinton kicked organized labor to the curb in favor of corporate bucks. We would have OPPOSED shipping our jobs to China.

    Anybody remember the Bush/Gore election? Both of them were free traders. I voted for Nader.

    • Replies: @TKK
  33. Anon[194] • Disclaimer says:
    @H. L. M

    Isn’t the concept of traditional “school” outdated?

    Not really. One of the biggest advantages of going to a good Engineering University was the exchange of ideas between both students and professors during the lab sessions/machine shop sessions/live test sessions.

    Also explaining complex math problems. Nothing like a class environment with an open session later.

    You cannot replicate that environment at home, via zoom or via virtual reality.

    And the camaderie after class. All important for males.

    • Replies: @Alrenous
    , @Flo
  34. @SafeNow

    Your highlighting English Literature, for me, is poison as it is propaganda designed to sway your thinking processes toward “right think”. There should be no such category as English Literature available for study. There should be books of all kinds that people can read on their own without some phony professor telling you that the bullshit by author A is to be regarded as good.

    The humanities and social sciences are nothing more than propaganda masquerading as education.

    • Replies: @Kim
  35. anon[194] • Disclaimer says:
    @Kim

    I wonder how you fail to notice it, but this world is not run and organized by engineers but by psychologists and sociologists.

    And I wonder if you notice, how much better the world was when the engineers were in charge post WW2 till the late 70s when the bean counters took over the industries.

    After that it was just profitability uber alles. Quality, craftsmanship, dignity of human labour be damned.

    • Replies: @Kim
  36. @Anonymous

    Sorry, but I got part way through your mind numbing drivel and gave up.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  37. Rich says:

    The system works because it keeps the wealthy on top, divides and crushes the working class and poor. Working class Whites, the biggest threat to an enfeebled ruling class are kept out of “elite” expensive schools, are funneled into state schools with the lower end of affirmative action blacks in order to prevent them from threatening the rulers’ childrens “birthrights”. The more intelligent blacks are put into programs way above their abilities and spend the rest of their lives knowing they weren’t as smart as their fellows, becoming professional bs artists. Meanwhile, the wealthy segregate their kids, spending enormous amounts of money to keep them away from minorities. Good luck trying to change a system that works for the owners of the country.

  38. @JR Foley

    I was an employee for about 10 years, right after college. I then became an independent consultant, software developer, employer. Experience taught me about business, not some pinhead professor.

    I was thrown out of the only economics class I was ever forced to attend at about the 2 week mark when the professor stated that the Vietnam war was a good thing because it gave a boost to the US economy. I shot out of my seat and cursed him out in front of the whole class in my best New York accent which led to my expulsion from that class. Because it was a primarily engineering college, I got to take an additional engineering class to make up the credits. A real win. Since then, I’ve probably read more economics books than the average economics graduate.

    The non STEM courses are nothing more than packaged propaganda and socially enforced “right think”. There is no actual knowledge in economics, law, political science, art history, English literature, etc. It’s all just opinionated bullshit with no empirical evidence to back any of it up. These “courses” need to disappear to allow people to begin to think independently as opposed to being propagandized by the nonsense that passes for higher education.

    • Agree: Brian Damage
    • Thanks: JR Foley
    • Replies: @Dube
  39. @Priss Factor

    Jared Taylor and Jones fear to tread
    In the footsteps of Kanye the Dred.
    Let’s escape through a movie:
    “Weissenegger the Groovy”
    And dream we’re all Conans instead.

  40. @SafeNow

    A person can only be truly rounded out by rounding out themselves. A university education is not needed. Only the ability to read and the curiosity and the desire to do so are needed

    • Thanks: bike-anarkist
  41. Alrenous says: • Website
    @H. L. M


    Obviously any free country needs to be chock-full of Fichte’s schools.

    • Thanks: Agent76
    • Replies: @Justvisiting
  42. Alrenous says: • Website
    @Anon

    “Scholars need to act like the merchant caste.”

    More precisely:
    “It’s important to meet all the socialite needs of the merchant caste. It makes us feel good! …scholarship? What’s that? A new trend? Is it tasty?”

  43. Anon[273] • Disclaimer says:

    This affirmative action thing has been going on for a long time. However the root of the problem lies in the elementary and secondary education foundation. If a student is a dunce there he will not be able to handle the University Curriculum.

    To counter this the Universities lowered down their standards so that the idiots they accept can “graduate”. However the following has also compounded the situation:

    1.) University kiddies wont study even the degraded curriculum.
    2.) Many courses are sheer claptrap. A Phd in Aztec Pottery Making is in fact useless
    2.) The Professors dont care and will pass an idiot. They dont want to piss off anyone..
    3.) Students spend most of their time partying, drinking, using dope and screwing.

    The result is, we have a horde of graduates with useless qualifications who are not even proficient in the field they studied ! Dont take my word for it, just check out the DC crowd.

    I have no complaints about this system of producing dunces. It has benefited me greatly. The more simpletons I encountered in my professional life, the quicker I moved up the ladder. A clever fellow should not correct the mistakes of others but seek to take advantage of them.

    Both my sons are in the trades. There a shortage of people who want to get their nails dirty but worse those who do enter trade school have little interest in their trade. Further, the instructors seem barely qualified. My offspring used to complain endlessly about this until I showed them the light.

    Now they are truly indispensable employees and doing very, very well, because their work colleagues are incompetent and dumb. And so, I am all for affirmative action LOL.

  44. TKK says:
    @WorkingClass

    A very good friend from law school decided she hated being a lawyer and wanted to raise her children herself instead. The depravity!

    Her husband is a lawyer as well, but he just could not swing her $1500 a month debt, read interest payments on such a large debt, about $250K. Her undergrad was private as well with no parents to help. Who could pay this?

    The people at Direct Loans (now Mohela) would call her and threatened to come in her home and take her furniture, down to her books. They told her she was a deadbeat. It was astounding the way they spoke to her.

    She realizes she has been sold a pig in a poke. She is now on a payment plan and teaches dance or Zumba Exercise classes lessons to help make the payments. She will pay it off……in 2100.

    • Replies: @QNS 38
  45. @Brooklyn Dave

    Nothing will change, anywhere (ever, but this is a fantasy I’m proposing) until large businesses (small and medium ones don’t matter) start saying, “We will not hire anyone with a college degree.” It will take a complete repudiation of over a generation’s lack of education before admissions are changed. And even then, anyone who paid in already will be shit out of luck.

  46. @anyone with a brain

    The USA does not have birthright citizenship. There is nothing to repeal. The lie of birthright citizenship was invented in 1986. No document in any U.S. law says anything whatsoever about birthright citizenship. The authors of the 14th amendment explicitly said it does not apply to illegals.

    There will be no repeal because there is nothing to repeal. You have to kill every government official before it stops being enforced, and you know that will never happen.

    • Thanks: Kim
  47. @Realist

    Spoiler alert: they already have it. It’s the ZOG, by the way. The jews. “Deep state” is a neocon (communist) weasel word.

  48. Kim says:
    @RoatanBill

    It is certainly the case that the teaching of Literature has, for a few reasons, no place in higher ed. The most important reason is that a Discipline is defined as an area of study with an explicit, agreed methodology. Literary studies as traditionally presented are devoid of any such methodology, which is one reason why it was so easily swamped by feminism.

    Literary works could, however, be approached in higher education through the various methodologies of Applied Linguistics.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
    , @Tallest Skil
  49. @Kim

    You are delusional. You are projecting your inadequacies on to the only people that actually create the material world around you. Your post is exhibit A for why the shit for brains people in the non STEM fields need to lose their influence. I thank you for being so open about your evil intent.

    I wonder how you fail to notice it, but this world is not run and organized by engineers but by psychologists and sociologists.

    I wonder how you fail to notice that I, and some very few others on this list, know all too well that the bulk of the society, generally recognizable as the low IQ that vote, have been propagandized by bullshit artists like you. That’s why we, the few, post here, to try to undo that propaganda effort.

    In the STEM disciplines, 2+2=4 all the time. There is no deviation from that truth under any circumstances unlike the non STEM disciplines that allow for and encourage the freaks in the society that claim a man can give birth and a woman can have a set of balls. That I have to live among the low IQ is at least partially offset by my choosing to live on an island away from the main centers of the idiocy that rules the world, away from people like you that appears to be proud of the success of indoctrination and looks down on the STEM types that actually support your sorry ass.

    If we, the engineers and scientists, decided to go on strike as “Atlas Shrugged”, the anarchist’s bible, suggests, you would be dead in a few months. I take solace in the thought that when the SHTF, your sneering at your intellectual betters will convert into begging for our help. Our mistake will be in providing it.

    Perhaps because the “nonsense” of the psychologists has been applied so well.

    That’s true for the bulk of society, but not true about me.

    Politicians, seldom if ever get [into public office] by merit alone, at least in democratic states. Sometimes, to be sure, it happens, but only by a kind of miracle. They are chosen normally for quite different reasons, the chief of which is simply their power to impress and enchant the intellectually underprivileged. Will any of them venture to tell the plain truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth about the situation of the country, foreign or domestic? Will any of them refrain from promises that he knows he can’t fulfill – that no human being could fulfill? Will any of them utter a word, however obvious, that will alarm or alienate any of the huge pack of morons who cluster at the public trough, wallowing in the pap that grows thinner and thinner, hoping against hope? Answer: maybe for a few weeks at the start…. But not after the issue is fairly joined, and the struggle is on in earnest…. They will all promise every man, woman and child in the country whatever he, she or it wants. They’ll all be roving the land looking for chances to make the rich poor, to remedy the irremediable, to succor the unsuccorable, to unscramble the unscrambleable, to dephlogisticate the undephlogisticable. They will all be curing warts by saying words over them, and paying off the national debt with money no one will have to earn. When one of them demonstrates that twice two is five, another will prove that it is six, six and a half, ten, twenty, n. In brief, they will divest themselves from their character as sensible, candid and truthful men, and simply become candidates for office, bent only on collaring votes. They will all know by then, even supposing that some of them don’t know it now, that votes are collared under democracy, not by talking sense but by talking nonsense, and they will apply themselves to the job with a hearty yo-heave-ho. Most of them, before the uproar is over, will actually convince themselves. The winner will be whoever promises the most with the least probability of delivering anything.
    H. L. Mencken

    • Replies: @bike-anarkist
  50. Kim says:
    @anon

    The engineers were in charge post-WW2?

    I thought Edward Bernays, Madison Avenue, Hollywood and Burbank were.

    • Replies: @bike-anarkist
  51. Anonymous[418] • Disclaimer says:

    “Berkeley refused student A and accepted B.”

    WASP elite should never have allowed the Jew to replace them. Now that they have been derelict in their duties to their fellow Whites, the “deplorables” or should I say, the meat and bones of the nation would have fight back, tooth and nail, to get their nation back.

    • Replies: @Miro23
    , @Anonymous
  52. Affirmative action in college admissions ain’t over until the tribe says it’s over. The Supreme Court be damned. Eff the USA and their discrimination against capable white males. But, white men could do worse than to attend university in China. The schools are not woke and the women are divine.

  53. @Kim

    discipline : a branch of knowledge, typically one studied in higher education.

    Making up your own definition isn’t helpful. Trying to put the lipstick of explicit, agreed methodology on the pig doesn’t change the nature of the pig.

    Applied Linguistics. Another area of opinionated bullshit. What can Applied Linguistics prove? When I say “prove”, I’m not accepting some consensus from a cabal of priests in the field. I want empirical evidence that what they say is true actually is. Common sense should indicate that no such proof is possible and thereby that field is nothing but the opinions of their high priests.

    To teach opinion as though it represents actual fact is at the very heart of what’s wrong with the entire society.

    It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.
    Mark Twain

  54. P.T. says:

    Without the SAT or ACT test to help level the playing field, blacks and Hispanics will be admitted to universities at which they cannot compete and succeed. There will be many dropouts from universities or many of such students majoring in things like ethnic studies or anthropology or such (stuff that is undemanding). And high schools will engage in grade inflation.
    lll

    • Replies: @Brian Damage
  55. Mike6972 says:

    “Catastrophic”? No. I no longer care about college admissions criteria. No one should be going to “college” anymore, period. These places are socialist indoctrination centers. Don’t go! Don’t ruin your children by sending them! Let “colleges” whither and die. Deny them students. Deny them resources. These places cannot be reformed. They need to disappear.

  56. It is the same idea of getting out of work coalminers to learn computer coding.

    Most coalminers are not cognitively capable of doing basic coding let alone developing computer applications. I guess they can dumb down coding requirements and any substandard programs from them can’t be called as such as it would be racist.

  57. Hacienda says:

    As the speaker for Asia on Unz, I need to inform you all that the university system has been dead for decades.

    You think any Asian male truly gives a “rat’s ass” about the university system?
    It just provides talking points, and makes us “look good”.

    If some black women feel better about themselves because whites and Asians pretend these women are their equals in intelligence, so what?

    The real action will be in the Metaverse. Not Fuckerberg’s , but somebody’s with real vision.

  58. Kim says:

    You are quoting to me Mencken, a mere man of letters, a scribbler, a social observer, a journalist, a liver-by-advertising, an armchair psychologist and unresearched opinionizer, a – dare I say it – non-STEM man because why?

    Because – for all your denying it – your mind is as much as that of anyone else under the spell of the mass media wordsmiths.

    When you deny reality, you beclown yourself and risk becoming a butt of jokes. Try to bear that in mind.

    • LOL: RoatanBill
  59. @P.T.

    Without the SAT or ACT test to help level the playing field, blacks and Hispanics will be admitted to universities at which they cannot compete and succeed. There will be many dropouts from universities or many of such students majoring in things like ethnic studies or anthropology or such (stuff that is undemanding). And high schools will engage in grade inflation.

    It already happened decades ago. That’s why you have leaders today that are incompetent ideologues (both left and right).

    Get a degree from UCLA majoring in Pinata-making that’s good enough. Out of the thousands who graduated with this degree, at least one of them will be elected into office. Then their undeveloped, feeling-based, ignorant grade school ideology will go mainstream and anyone against it will be cancelled.

  60. @Kim

    Engineers are the minions.

  61. @RoatanBill

    The only inadequacies in this exchange between you and ‘Kim’ are that you simply unable to understand that there is more to the universe than 2+2=4.
    You have a self-proclaimed IQ that is apparently higher than just about anyone else in STEM fields,
    but an IQ in humanities that veers southward towards 1, hence all your hubris.

    • Replies: @Hacienda
    , @RoatanBill
    , @TKK
  62. haha says:

    Here is a variation of Samuel Butler’s admonition to an errant lad (from The Way of All Flesh):

    “Some boys are born stupid (and the universities seek them out with much dedication);

    Some achieve stupidity (through college courses in gender studies and the like);

    And some have stupidity thrust upon them (the thrusting of more and more stupidity being a necessary and expedient purpose of woke-led colleges and universities).

    So now then, my young friend, why do you seek to impoverish thy purse and thy mind by going to these cesspools of the woke? Stay away from these colleges and their woke stupidities as you would from lunatic asylums and the blabbering of fools.”

  63. Hacienda says:
    @bike-anarkist

    2+2=4

    This is true for mathematical objects only. It’s not been shown true for all non-mathematical objects.

    • Replies: @Miro23
  64. @bike-anarkist

    Your post is devoid of any intelligent content. It’s exclusively an ad hominem that I’m immune to.

    Come back when you can show how the humanities and social sciences are anything but opinions manufactured by the high priests of their respective churches. My proof that STEM has value is all around you in the real physical world you live in.

    It’s the non STEM politicians and propagandists that are the world’s problem manufacturers.

    • Agree: Realist, HdC
    • Replies: @Brian Damage
  65. Future of Learning Self-Reliance and K-16 Education.
    Example: Paradox of the Derivative. Essence of Calculus.

    • Replies: @Miro23
  66. Agent76 says:

    Aug 14, 2019 The “Judicial Supremacy” Myth: Jefferson and Madison Set Things Straight

    Despite what everybody tells you today, the notion of total, final, absolute supremacy of the supreme court is a myth.

    July 1, 2019 After Supreme Court Refusal, It’s Up to the People to End Gerrymandering

    The Supreme Court has abdicated its responsibility to strike down partisan gerrymandering.

    https://truthout.org/articles/after-supreme-court-refusal-its-up-to-the-people-to-end-gerrymandering/

    Feb 15, 2019 Two Centuries of Corporate Personhood

    It was in Dartmouth College v. Woodward, decided Feb. 2, 1819, that the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the legal personhood of corporations as an essential principle of American law.

    https://www.heritage.org/courts/commentary/two-centuries-corporate-personhood

    • Replies: @Alrenous
  67. @Kim

    I wonder how you fail to notice it, but this world is not run and organized by engineers but by psychologists and sociologists.

    In an ideal world, the world is run and organized by engineers but led by high IQ leaders with extraordinary social skills with extraordinary awareness and leadership skills.

    In today’s world, it is run by liberal arts failures with no understanding of the mechanism of a society. All talk and none qualified to craft and carry out complex policies.

    China is mostly run by engineers. Things get done efficiently and quickly. The thing is even their leaders are engineers. So policies became mechanized and lacking in humanity. It is like asking a nerd to be the MC in a dance club. Wouldn’t work.

    • Replies: @Hacienda
    , @Reg Cæsar
  68. @RoatanBill

    Come back when you can show how the humanities and social sciences are anything but opinions manufactured by the high priests of their respective churches. My proof that STEM has value is all around you in the real physical world you live in.

    STEM is quantifiable while humanities and social sciences are just qualifiable. You can’t negate anything quantifiable while you can always re-qualify any qualifiables based on prevailing popular opinions.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  69. Flo says:
    @Anon

    “And the camaderie after class. All important for males.” It’s no coincidence that attendance at many colleges and universities is well over 50% female and growing. What self-respecting young man would willingly submit himself to that sort of crapola?

    • Agree: JimDandy
  70. Hacienda says:
    @Brian Damage

    China is mostly run by engineers.

    With arbitrary lockdowns going on for 3 years with no accounting to the general population.
    Covid has exposed all the peculiar strengths and weaknesses of all countries. China looked bad at the beginning, looked good in the middle, currently looks ridiculous. More surprises ahead, no doubt.

    Engineers running a society is god damn awful. No personalities, no drama, no imagination related to human emotions. A machine society without emotions.

  71. Saintans

    Ben Shapiro vs. Louis Farrakhan on the Covid vaccine (when it actually mattered)

    • Thanks: JimDandy
  72. @Brian Damage

    Popular opinion is just that, opinion, not fact. To teach opinion as though it is fact does a severe disservice to the world. It allows for the creation of the charlatans that inevitably promise more than they can deliver.

    There are just two phrases that can debunk all the nonsense that permeates the world; ‘prove it’ and ‘so what?’.

    A significant portion of what some consider STEM disciplines can be debunked with those phrases and the entirety of the non STEM world can be dismissed by pressing for answers to those phrases. It’s the belief systems that have no basis in physical reality that allow nonsense to flourish. A huge portion of the world’s people owe their existence to the continued gaslighting of the population with such things as religion, economics and government at the forefront of the fraud.

  73. @Hacienda

    Engineers running a society is god damn awful. No personalities, no drama, no imagination related to human emotions. A machine society without emotions.

    And China was supposed to be a culture of philosophers. I think the current CCP system can only last until it is not longer needed. It was perfect to jump start China and quickly propel itself into the forefront of world economics but as soon as it reach a certain GDP per capita, it will lose its relevancy. It is already happening. Nerdy engineer leaders are at a lost on what to do next. Their obvious answer will be to “engineer” their way out.

  74. Realist says:
    @Kim

    I wonder how you fail to notice it, but this world is not run and organized by engineers but by psychologists and sociologists.

    I wonder how you fail to notice how fucked up the world is because of what you describe.

  75. TKK says:
    @bike-anarkist

    Get dropped off in a extreme remote location at 18 degrees with no tools or transport and get back to me.

    It sounds simplistic but it is real.

    Without STEM, without the people who actually produce the tools that beat the bear and wolf from the door – without the people who produce the actual door, the insulation, the clean water, the massive food chain that allows me to buy avocados in the winter- we would all be living in caves and eating grubs.

    How close are we to that in Big Dumb America? Turn the power grid off and cut off the fuel and I give it 4 weeks. In 4 months, the country would be a wasteland, like a dystopian film. There is a reason Americans gravitate toward those bleak Apocalyptic stories. It is already starting to feel like an omen – or for a few us who think: Yes!

  76. sally says:
    @Priss Factor

    Admissions standards (racial or academic) have no place in education. Education is an essential part of becoming a productive adult. Even the dumbest slowest student on earth can benefit from education. Instructors are suppose to gear the course to the collective benefit of the students. That will not lower standards, it might extend the number of hours needed to accomplish the learning goals. so the slow student takes the same course many times, or a slower route to the same degree. 5 yr Engineering might become 6 or 7 year engineering.

    Instructors are the best judge of the students capacity for the knowledge needed to understand the course material..(grades A, B, C, D. and F) F means the student could not demonstrate enough knowledge to pass the course, but the student may have learned enough in the course, to beneficially use what he or she learned in his or her life; therefore every student should be able to attend the course, experience the instruction, and sit for its examinations.

    • Replies: @Palmm
  77. sally says:
    @Anonymous

    glad I don’t have to take your course.

  78. @RoatanBill

    “””Get rid of the Humanities and Social Sciences and there would be no need for all this after the fact analysis. Once it’s all STEM, the vast majority of dolts wouldn’t want any part of attending school past what’s mandatory.”””

    If colleges taught STEM only, they would be 10% female and 1% negro and liberals won’t stand for that.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
    , @Fred777
  79. @H. L. M

    “””Isn’t the concept of traditional “school” outdated? When you have the internet, you have all knowledge at your fingertips and you can study whatever you want, whenever you want. You are the captain of your own ship.”””

    You don’t even need the internet to learn a subject. Books will do. When gutenberg invented the printing press 500 years ago, schools should have pretty much vanished.

    • Replies: @Poupon Marx
  80. sally says:
    @Realist

    Competition for ability to acquire knowledge is not the object of education? Education is about life quality, the more education a person experiences, the better chance to a higher quality of life.

    You know what you call the guy who graduated last in class at medical School.. ??
    Answer doctor. Check on that person 10 years from graduation..
    bet you he is better informed than many who placed higher in his graduating class.
    Persons have many different skills. Some persons may not be quick to learn as they experience life, but
    what they learn is retained and most slower learners continue to learn through out their life times.

    The government should own, and be forced to man and operate, all degree granting institutions kindergarten to PHd. No private institutions should be allowed to grant degrees.

    • Troll: 36 ulster
    • Replies: @Realist
    , @PhilMuhCrevis
  81. Miro23 says:
    @Anonymous

    “Berkeley refused student A and accepted B.”

    WASP elite should never have allowed the Jew to replace them. Now that they have been derelict in their duties to their fellow Whites, the “deplorables” or should I say, the meat and bones of the nation would have fight back, tooth and nail, to get their nation back.

    The US WASP elite would never defend their fellow Anglo-Europeans. Same as the ethnic German elite of the Austro-Hungarian Empire would never defend interests of the German working class. AH was a bad guy but politically astute. He could see early on that the middle class were politically useless.

    “Since the beginning of my political activity, I have made it a rule not to curry favour with the bourgeoisie. The political attitude of that class is marked by the sign of cowardice.”…. “the first years of my struggle were therefore concentrated on the object: win over the worker to the National Socialist Party.”

  82. Miro23 says:
    @Hacienda

    2+2=4

    This is true for mathematical objects only. It’s not been shown true for all non-mathematical objects.

    True. Like a good marriage 1+1= 3

  83. The United State Supreme Court is now considering two cases that could result in a ruling that it is unconstitutional for universities to consider race or ethnicity in admissions decisions. Such a ruling would be catastrophic. Every university will react by diminishing or completely abandoning objective academic criteria for university admission.

    The Supreme Court should certainly rule that it is unconstitutional to discriminate based on race, given that that is a violation of equal justice under the law. If SCOTUS does so rule, given the cultural Marxist religion of the major universities, the author’s conclusion seems very likely. And those universities that do abandon objective admissions criteria will destroy themselves as academic institutions.

    And a good thing too.

    According to cultural Marxist religion, all races are equally intellectually capable and that differences in intelligence and academic achievement are due solely to some sort of undefined “structural racism”. Structural racism is a pseudo-science like Hippocrates’ “miasma theory” of disease.

    The only solution for universities would be to abandon their religion and return to administering their own demanding pre-admission testing. Of course, this will not happen at the major universities in my lifetime.

    The only solution for students is to seek out those probably few universities who do not adhere to that religion. These will probably be smaller, private universities, ones less subject to politics.

  84. anonymous[129] • Disclaimer says:
    @Priss Factor

    The real winners of Affirmative Action havebeen jews that are admitted automatically no matter their poor performance in SAT,at the expense of much better Qualified ASIANS/INDIANS and WHITE anglo gentile students with perfect SAT scores. Affirmative Action was created/invented by JEWS to push bright/intelligent WHITES from Academia and the mainn porfessional careers..

    • Agree: Irish Savant
  85. @Hang All Text Drivers

    What the liberals want or don’t want won’t matter in the near future. Their entire laundry list of demands is based on an infinite supply of artificial money and when it goes, so does their ability to enact policy. The real world is going to cut them off.

    Free this and subsidized that only works till bankruptcy intervenes and terminates the scam. Purposely watering down what higher education once meant has effectively killed the concept for all their ridiculous majors. The lack of jobs for these phony “professions” attests to the real world calling “bullshit” on their pet projects.

    Even the nonsense STEM disciplines are going to take a hit when results are going to be demanded for funding. No more boondoggle space telescopes so cosmologists can make up more ridiculous stories, for example. No more billions spent on fusion when the entire cycle is already known to be unsustainable. When things get real, only that which can be supported by actual evidence is going to progress. Sanity will return.

    • Replies: @H. L. M
  86. The government should own, and be forced to man and operate, all degree granting institutions kindergarten to PHd. No private institutions should be allowed to grant degrees.

    France already exists. You Hillsdale-haters and Grove City-slanderers and Ave Maria-mockers should go there and bask in your paradise.

  87. Miro23 says:
    @loner feral cat

    Thanks for that excellent video. An interesting question is what percentage of high school students would get the concept.

    It’s clearly laid out in everyday terms and in a logical sequence. What would be the problem in understanding it?

  88. @SafeNow

    A humanities professor at Macalester College wrote an op-ed reporting that, in his observation, STEM students were far more interested in dipping into the humanities than humanities students were in exploring the sciences. (Interestingly, the school’s mascot is the Scot.)

    • Replies: @Brian Damage
  89. anon[122] • Disclaimer says:

    “Keep this unconstitutional law in place b/c our perverse system will just react by making the situation worse”.

    OK Boomer.

    Alternate take: BITFD.

  90. @Brian Damage

    In an ideal world, the world is run and organized by engineers but led by high IQ leaders with extraordinary social skills with extraordinary awareness and leadership skills.

    Ideal worlds are not “run”, top-down, but run on their own, organically. The best leaders will be generalists– they’ll have to be, to consider all perspectives. One will never do alone.

    • Replies: @Brian Damage
    , @anon
  91. @Miro23

    1. Enthusiasm: intense and eager enjoyment, interest, or approval.
    2. Purpose: the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.
    3. Perseverance: persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.

  92. @Miro23

    4. Patience: the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.

  93. Compliments on your effort to cram a million words into a simple sentence. Sure Sure, we all know and we all agree…but a more important question is this; so bloody what? It has been established and set in stone that if you don’t make a decent yankee university then you child is doomed to live in a ghetto and survive on welfare til the end of it’s life.

    The fact that this child comes out of the sausage factory more imbecilic and useless than it was before it was before its idiotic parents nearly killed themselves to send it into the machine, is neither here nor there. The reason being that the parents are already brainwashed by the system, and imagine in their addled brains that they are doing little Jhonny or darling Amy some kind of favour…

    And, as usual in the great USA the final reckoning is all about the effin’ MONEY.

    This results in a totally corrupted system, so distant from what the founding fathers had in mind that it might it may just as well be another planet.

    The whole world is sick unto death with the yanks. And the yanks are also sick of themselves. So, GO HOME YANKEE, and stay there. Do us all a favour – bugger off. You are too stupid to survive. And the Europeans are even more stupid by following such a crass nation, endlessly bellyaching about fucking Democracy, as if that was anything to shout about, when we all know that it is a load of codswollap.

    USA=Money and Death. You guys had a chance to be the glittering city on the hill, but you blew it. Now the entire planet views you as the warmongers and money grubbers that you are. The true scum of the earth. Get used to it.

  94. I’m pretty sure that the average American is a decent, friendly and well-disposed kinda chap. But he is also blind too what is going on aroung him. So basically a nice guy getting fooled from all sides, too simple and ignorant – and above all CARELESS – to even pay the slightest attention as to what is going on in his own household.

  95. LaraLara says:

    What’s the University supposed to do when the reality is this…

    California school demographics are vastly different from other states. More than 57% of public school students are Hispanic, while just over 25% of students are white.

    Outcomes and Demographics of California’s Schools – Getting Do…

    gettingdowntofacts.com/sites/default/files/2018-09/GDTFII_Brief_OutcomesandDemog

    Paying teachers is expensive and running a school is expensive.

    Texas schools
    Ethnicity/Race American Indian or Alaskan Native: 0.1% Asian: 20.6% Black: 5.2% Hispanic: 24.2% International: 9.1% Multiracial (excl. Black or Hispanic): 2.7% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0.1% Unknown or Blank: 1.3% White: 36.7%
    Facts & Figures | The University of Texas at Austin
    http://www.utexas.edu/about/facts-and-figures

  96. @Reg Cæsar

    Ideal worlds are not “run”, top-down, but run on their own, organically. The best leaders will be generalists– they’ll have to be, to consider all perspectives. One will never do alone.

    Agree. But the system is f*cked, “Organically” means those with money, power and/or connections will be placed in leadership positions. But generally, you are right, the best generalist leaders who are highly intelligent with great social skills will organically rise to the top. There are a lot of them but most prefer to be leaders in corporations. So what you are left with are a bunch of idiot activists with axes to grind running for political positions.

  97. LaraLara says:

    This one has it better for Texas public schools

    “According to Texas Education Agency demographics from the 2019-20 school year, approximately 73% of all public school students were non-white. More than 50% were Hispanic.”

    Proposed bill tackles racism in the classroom by providing diversit…
    http://www.kxan.com/news/education/proposed-bill-tackles-racism-in-the-classroom-by-providing-diversity-officer-for-each-texas-school-district/
    http://www.kxan.com/news/education/proposed-bill-tackles-racism-in-the-classroom-by-

    Some it’s more difficult to find the demographics for the schools, they really want you dig for it.

  98. Universities and colleges should have a mix like this:

    10% STEM (high admission standards)
    5% Social Science & Humanities (high admission standards)
    5% Business & Finances (high admission standards)
    80% Vocational/Trades (Various admission standards based on cognitive and physical abilities)

    Unqualified applicants can sign up for courses in their community colleges to learn fruit picking, toilet cleaning, operating cash registers, stocking inventory, operating vehicles (forklifts, delivery trucks…), military frontline cannon fodders, and more. Actually all of the above will be automated soon.

  99. @Reg Cæsar

    A humanities professor at Macalester College wrote an op-ed reporting that, in his observation, STEM students were far more interested in dipping into the humanities than humanities students were in exploring the sciences.

    STEM students can easily pass Humanities courses while Humanities students will not be able to even pass introductory STEM courses. It is not about STEM students being interested in Humanities. STEM students take Humanities courses as electives to earn easy credits and to boost their GPAs. Especially when they have two to three 300-400 level STEM courses in one semester, one or two humanities courses will lessen the workload. Most will get As with little bit of studying or Bs without studying much at all.

  100. anon[307] • Disclaimer says:

    sadly herr doktor farron doesn’t mention (because unaware?) that test only admissions is the global norm. the us and canada are outliers.

    the result is that the american elite is not very smart, but is very pushy and sociopathic.

    sad.

  101. anon[293] • Disclaimer says:
    @Reg Cæsar

    Ideal worlds are not “run”, top-down, but run on their own, organically.

    This is a rarity. The closest approximation is a society run by a philosopher king, a generalist, with engineers doing the organising.

    In the early 1900s, a person with a classical education with a good background in science and engineering was considered a well rounded individual. Such a person was aware of the arts, history, geography and literature as well.

    Today specialisation is the norm. And that leads to a very narrow viewpoint. A fatal drawback in a leader.

    Let us consider one such extreme failure – Dr. Fauci – and his lockdowns. He looked at it from just one perspective of how to reduce the incidence of covid. With no consideration of how to earn an income while doing so. Or socialize. Or shop. Or do anything else.

    It destroyed a country that was built up over 250 years in a matter of months.

    • Replies: @Alrenous
  102. TKK says:
    @RoatanBill

    Bill,

    Did the island implement any Covid measures? Masks are still mandatory in healthcare settings in Big Dumb America.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  103. H. L. M says:
    @RoatanBill

    I certainly hope so. Any second thoughts on Bitcoin?

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  104. …Marxist esoterica

    From decadents the Reich had silenced

    Emerged and were suddenly ensconced

    In the academy. His psychologists,

    Critics, philosophers, apologists

    For every perversion of tradition

    And natural order took their mission

    Seriously, and from their campus

    They sent forth without compass

    A great wave of students intent

    On drowning the stricken Occident

    In chaos they learned to call progress.

  105. Alrenous says: • Website
    @Agent76

    Surprisingly, America really is a free country. Learn from the Amish.

    You can just:
    use adblock
    not take the vaccine
    not abort your own kid
    not send that kid to school
    not divorce the kid’s mother
    not watch the news, and not vote
    not volunteer or give money to charity
    not work at a firm with an HR department
    not join or support the police or military in particular
    And if you’re really dedicated, you can be a net tax consumer.

    Roll call complete.

  106. Alrenous says: • Website
    @anon

    In the early 1900s, a person with a classical education with a good background in science and engineering was considered a well rounded individual.

    Today, someone with a specialist education often doesn’t even know about their specialty, let alone anything else.

    If you try to be ‘well-rounded’ by stacking a bunch of specialties, you still end up with someone from Idiocracy. “You talk like a fag, and your shit’s all retarded.”

  107. @TKK

    The gov’t mandated masks and had businesses put shallow pans on the ground containing bleach for people to step in. The obligatory hand sanitizers were policed by employees to make sure no one came into the establishment as an unclean carrier of that fearsome covid. I heard that some people got access to the clot shot and actually went looking for it or what was advertised as the real deal. Around here, a man can be documented as 11 months pregnant for $20. I suspect the shots were saline to separate the dolts from their money. For a time, people were ordered to only leave their homes a certain number of days per week. That quickly disappeared.

    Knowing my reluctance to follow inane laws / orders, etc and my inclination to not act the slave, my wife interfaced with the rest of the island while I wrote software, designed CAD projects for metal fabrication and welding, etc. I had near zero contact with anyone during the height of the mania.

    According to my wife, some people are still walking around with masks. She was in the local supermarket just the other day and a Gringo woman that recognizer her from behind tapped her on the shoulder as she was talking to the deli counter employee. The woman stepped back in horror when my wife turned around and was sans mask. My wife said the woman stepped back several feet. Probably a voter too.

  108. tomgreg2015 says: • Website

    About 40 years ago, when I graduated from my high school, there was 1 valedictorian in a class of close to 400. Last year there were 87 valedictorians in a class of close to 400…

  109. @H. L. M

    I recently watched this:

    The last Bitcoin will never be “mined”. It will go bust as the miners figure out there’s no profit left as energy costs rise.

    See my comment here: https://www.unz.com/article/sam-bankman-fried-and-the-ftx-collapse-a-family-affair/#comment-5680129

    Note how the pro Bitcoin advocate has no reply.

    • Replies: @H. L. M
    , @H. L. M
  110. Anon[243] • Disclaimer says:
    @RoatanBill

    STEM represents the real world. The humanities and social sciences represent an artificial world created for the parasites to survive.

    That’s — to put it in the mildest manner — very silly. What you said applies to “propaganda-perverted humanities and social sciences”: and yes, these studies are prone to said perversion.
    What you would wish is that they be restored to where they were studies as serious as the scientific ones, not that they be erased.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  111. @Anon

    I meant what I stated. I want them gone because they ARE the propaganda.

    If you think there’s some intrinsic value in any of them, please state your reasoning. From my perspective, things like economics have provided the cover for the entire world’s funny money experiment that’s in the process of failing. Political science, already a fraud in just the name, turns out the morons that infest gov’t and “think tanks”.

    What part of the humanities and social sciences is anything more than just opinion spouted by their priests?

  112. @Kim

    What are you defining as literature, then? Linguistics can absolutely be considered a discipline with methodology, and has simply been divorced of its objectivity in recent, er, centuries. That needs to be reclaimed if we are ever to get our societies back.

  113. @Wizard of Oz

    The UK is a sad example of what happens to a country run by ‘Oxbridge’ types.

  114. The JEW/WASP Ruling Class of the American Empire uses race quotas and set-asides and other shady games to pacify and placate enough of the reasonably intelligent non-Whites so as to buy off the non-Whites who could present problems for the plutocrats in their continued financial plundering of the USA.

    Race quotas could be considered Riot Prevention Payments(RPP) just like Boo Boo Checks or Cuckoo Checks from the federal government. The problem for the ruling class of the American Empire is that the government debt game might bring on an asset bubble implosion or a debt repudiation or the de-legitimization of the federal government due to its inability to buy off enough boobs to keep the peace.

    The peasant boob buy off game is heavy duty business at the end of empires. The Romans tried to buy off the Krauts and the Limey bastards bypassed the buy off game by handing the imperial hot potato to the dumb boob hayseeds in the American Empire.

    Tweet from 2015:

  115. Off topic maybe fewer posts could be-balanced against being able to ‘suggest a news link….
    Anyway the idea of universal equality is great ( having discriminatory practices ie university admission) however we are are not all equal.

  116. H. L. M says:
    @RoatanBill

    Excellent. Thank you for that.

  117. @Priss Factor

    “But white elites are cuck-maggots who’ve been bought off by the Jewish Supremacists, and white people seem incapable of thinking on their own.”

    Somewhere in the Talmud it says “Goyim have no souls and are incapable of pointing cause and effect relations” or something like that, I’m starting to believe that’s the case.

  118. When I saw the title of this essay and the picture of the Supreme Court building, I thought maybe it was going to be about the corruption of this rightwingnut Conservative Catholic Court.

    The Stench of Corruption Is Growing Stronger Around the Supreme Court
    https://www.thenation.com/article/politics/the-stench-of-corruption-is-growing-stronger-around-the-supreme-court/

    Stuff like Thomas refusing to recuse himself when his wife was involved up to her ears in the case. Things like Alito leaking preliminary drafts to the press, then sitting back and whining about his safety while Liberal Justices take the heat.

    Nope, It’s about the Sacred SAT test. Seems the author is worried the Dirty Stupid and Dangerous N*ggers are going to be able to sneak into college positions which rightfully belong to Brilliant Scholars With White Skins.

    Seems the astonishingly smart White People have already been using the SAT to their advantage.

    1. College admissions committees will not know that your child received extra time/ accommodations. Due to the Americans With Disabilities Act, they are prohibited from knowing or asking. So, on a college admissions level, there is only upside, no downside.

    The most common types of special accommodations include, but are not limited to:

    -Extended time, which adds 50% to 100% of the time usually given for these tests

    -Computer usage, for students who have trouble writing

    -Accommodations for students with reading impairments and disabilities, including someone to read the tests out loud for them

    -Accommodations for students with hearing impairments, such as someone to give them test directions in sign language

    -Extra and extended breaks

    -Special testing spaces, such as private rooms for students with severe ADHD, or screens to block out distractions

    There are many more accommodations than these, but the above list represents the vast majority of what most people request.

    Mr. Wealthy White Parent digs out his checkbook and pays a Crooked and/or Racist Doctor to document his White Kid as having some kind of “disability”. The best type would involve having an actual “helper” present during the testing.

    Bribery works! I know of a person who avoided Vietnam because of an affliction which mysteriously ended at the same time the war did. Poor man’s Dick Cheney!
    A relative of mine was pried out of the Army (during the days of the Draft) when his parents sent in some documentation explaining the mysterious stomach troubles he experienced while in Basic Training. Funny thing, but once out of the Army, those stomach issues were never seen again.

    https://greentestprep.com/resources/for-parents/learning-disabilities-and-extra-time/

    https://www.axios.com/2019/05/21/wealthy-students-standardized-tests-sat-act

    • Replies: @anarchyst
    , @Tallest Skil
  119. Dube says:
    @RoatanBill

    For a complete argument, you need to affirm your suppressed interdependent premise: fuck bullshit.

    Facts and values, Bill. Facts and values.

  120. Roger D says:

    Its not really a catastrophe is it? The Berkley law schools and other woke institutions will be seen to graduating less than fully capable attorneys, so practices will look elsewhere. Partners and clients don’t suffer fools or crooks for attorneys. These folks will end up in government service or learning to code. On the other hand, schools who admit by merit will see their graduates drawing more and more attention and offers, gaining prestige for the so call “lower tier” of schools. This will come at the expense of the Harvards and Yales of the nation, as it should. It will take time, it will be painful for the economy, but that’s how change happens. What is old and decayed must be pruned and burned. Rather than rage, we should celebrate.

  121. H. L. M says:
    @RoatanBill

    BTW, Alex Jones has a lot of baggage, but this is a good report:

    https://www.banned.video/watch?id=6385347ae0204763648cf91c

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
  122. QNS 38 says:
    @TKK

    Great comment & equally appalling sign of our times.
    I love the 90’s comic Stephen Wright’s bit about this
    When the banksters called in to collect his credit card/student loan debt he replied, ” I spent all the money I borrowed from you making a nuclear weapon. I’d appreciate it if you never call me again.”
    LOL Pricesless

  123. @H. L. M

    I’m ambivalent about Jones. He has done some things on the positive side but in total I don’t trust him. He over emphasises things to such an extent that he, in effect, tries to create out of near nothing some incident.

    From the wording on the video, he is projecting into the future. He may or may not be correct. We shall see.

    • Replies: @H. L. M
  124. Anonymous[203] • Disclaimer says:
    @RoatanBill

    Sorry, but I got part way through your mind numbing drivel and gave up.

    I’ll rephrase the response in ordinary English, then:
    Rote learning is not understanding, and is not itself enough to support a technological industry.
    This has historically been, a weakness of democracy. The advances in mathematics, science, engineering, technology, that gave us Western society up until about AD 1970 were the products of the aristocratic societies of Europe before 1940 or so. The US workforce that won WW II’s production fight simply applied European knowledge using American pioneer flexibility (and, as it turned out, unjustified faith in a central government that, after the 1930s, the US population could not even influence).
    Well, now Europe is gone, transformed in to a US clone (right down to a United States of Europe, ruled from the US, and called the “EU”). Everybody is equal, so in practice if any group can’t understand something, no group can. Just like the US. “Scientific revelation” has replaced, almost as a plug-in, “Christian revelation” as an unquestionable truth. Claims to “understanding” are described as “elitist” or “racist” or even “ableist” if the comparison is to a person disabled be a cerebral stroke.
    And that leads to your response, and that of the other two respondents. It’s an interesting example of the above.
    And that’s the problem for our current government. You, like everybody else, are vulnerable to attacks that you don’t understand and are quite possibly unaware of, and you don’t understand the difference between tricked out rote learning/indoctrination and actual, useful, understanding (although you use both daily). Neither did the other two respondents. Neither does the population in general; the population thinks that no such attacks are possible.
    For another example, consider this: https://www.newsmax.com/politics/joebiden-rail-congress/2022/11/28/id/1098280/ . The railroads are working their workforce too hard [1]. If railroad management is backed by the Federal government, the workforce, already exhausted, will fail to operate the railroads safely. Any mention of that in the article? Any mention that Biden already invoked a several month long “cooling off period” during which nobody cooled off, so the sudden call to Congress is months overdue?

    BTW, I do know that you wasted time on something that didn’t return anything you could use. Same with the other two respondents. You have my sympathy there, but why was the result hostility rather than “nope, I’m lost and it’s not worth the trouble of digging deeper”? Think on that.
    *****************************************************************************
    1] I could go into just how and why from an operations research standpoint, but somehow I think not.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
    , @Brian Damage
  125. @Anonymous

    I read your comment. Twice!

    I have absolutely no clue what you are talking about. You sound like a student from the Professor Irwin Corey school of communications. If you don’t know who he was, his lessons are on YouTube.

    No one becomes an engineer by rote learning. Engineering is the pinnacle of understanding about known science as engineering is the process of inventing new and improved products and techniques based on known science that don’t just appear out of nothing. Rote learning is applicable to the memorization “professions” such as law, psychology, and the rest of the bullshit taught in the non STEM world where repetition of what some defunct economist, philosopher, etc said is deemed worthy of a degree to further the advance of bullshitology.

    Then I get a disconnected history from before my time and this gem:
    And that leads to your response, and that of the other two respondents. It’s an interesting example of the above.

    If there’s anyone reading this that can translate what this guy is trying to convey, please let me know.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  126. H. L. M says:
    @RoatanBill

    Of course he’s not to be trusted. Alex is in it for the money.

    He’s just about as rotten as the people he exposes. In fact, he’s a perfect example of the power of jew money. Just substitute the word “jew” for the word “chicom” as you listen to Alex and you get the real picture. It’s ridiculous.

    But to be fair, the record shows that he did provide a roadmap to his listeners for what we are experiencing today. Who else did that?

  127. lavoisier says: • Website
    @Reg Cæsar

    One’s SAT score is not earned, no matter what the cram schools tell you.

    The SAT is eminently teachable and hard work can improve scores significantly.

    So the SAT is both an aptitude as well as an achievement test.

    • Replies: @Alden
  128. Alden says:
    @RoatanBill

    Problem with STEM college courses and STEM jobs is that neither the colleges nor the employers want White American men.

    Check out Redmond and Seattle WA Santa Clara County aka Silicon Valley Ca. Or the UCLA south campus science and engineering campus. Where I used to work. And personally observed the students both under grad and grad. I can only speak for UCLA. Because I worked there and saw the students read their names and by speaking with them learned how they were hired.

    PERSONAL OBSERVATION AND KNOWLEDGE

    Not opinions formed in 1972. Or from google or Wikipedia but personal observation and knowledge.

    White American men are pretty much banned from STEM college programs and jobs. Microsoft has a huge building in Seattle. Every morning and evening nothing but E. Indians
    arriving and leaving work. Same thing in Redmond.

    Santa Clara what outsiders call
    Silicon Valley. A sea of Indians and Asians.

    UCLA south campus science and engineering. Mostly E Asians. And here is how the hiring process works. Personal knowledge and speaking with the STEM seniors and grad students applying for jobs.

    The companies do not want Americans or guys with permanent residence on the way to citizenship. They want only student visa Asian foreigners. That’s it.

    So here’s how the spring hiring season goes.

    January February and March. Only student visa Asian foreign nationals are hired. First pick because they will be on HI B employment visas.

    March April May the companies will reluctantly hire Asian immigrants who are permanent legal residents but have not yet completed the citizenship process.

    Maybe a few Asian citizens or even American born Asians will be hired in May if the companies are desperate.

    What happens to the very very few White Americans? Either grad school and more student debt and young adult years wasted in school or substitute math teachers.

    I can’t speak for all American university STEM programs. But I can tell you about the vast vast over representation of Asians in UCLA STEM programs. Because I worked there for years. And saw how White Americans are discriminated against. And how American born Asians are discriminated against. In favor of non citizens and student visa holders.

    One young man we’ re still. in touch. His Dad was smart. His Dad delayed the citizenship process till a year after he graduated. Spent 12 years and delayed full citizenship until my friend had a year into his first job. At which time he finally became a citizen.

    I doubt the Dad is the only Chinese immigrant aware that their kids have a better chance of being hired if not a citizen.

    The men of UNZ the men of UNZ And once more, it’s 2022, not 1962 when America had merit college admissions and hiring.

    • Replies: @RoatanBill
    , @Brian Damage
  129. Alden says:
    @lavoisier

    The SAT is obsolete. Colleges aren’t requiring them any more.

    The ignorance displayed on this site never ceases to amaze.

  130. anarchyst says:
    @Zachary Smith

    Your hatred of Roman Catholicism is noted and is evident in the biases that you exhibit.
    It will be a Catholic court that blocks “affirmative action” based on race. It will be a Catholic court that restores true “freedom of association” for ALL by limiting the “public accommodation” statutes of the so-called “civil-rights (for some)” acts.
    It will be a Catholic court that reigns in the abuses of the last 70 years or so reversing rulings that were not based on Constitutional principles but based on “penumbras and emanations” one ruling creating a “right” to murder pre-born human beings where no such right exists.
    The irony of the whole situation, it will be a black man who reigns in the excesses of the supreme court.
    Let’s look at the history of the formerly Protestant dominated supreme court and the creation of “rights” and the expansion of government power.
    One example being Wickard v. Fillburn which expanded federal government power to pre-emptively control purely intra-state farm operations.
    There were many other encroachments on the natural rights of citizens of the united States that were “rubber stamped” by the Protestant-run supreme court.
    Protestants should have no pride in the previous rulings of the supreme court…

  131. @Alden

    IIRC, management at Google, Microsoft, Twitter up until Elon took over and many other high tech firms have Indians in senior positions that can influence who gets hired. It should come as no surprise when they elect to hire their own. What I’ve always wanted to know is why so many Indians get these top jobs. It can’t be coincidence because arithmetically the odds say it’s not.

    While in high school and college, it was my distinct impression that Indians are not only dumb as a stump, but also cheats. There weren’t many of them way back then, but those that I encountered couldn’t be trusted. During a final exam, I had an Indian physically take my exam book on to his desktop to copy my answers. I was sitting there with an empty desktop which could have caused me considerable trouble had the proctor noticed.

    The concentration of particularly Indians in senior positions has to have some reason and some ulterior motive for why this is happening. The further up in an organization one goes, the less competent that person is in what the organization actually does. They are political animals more than technologists. I suspect the Indians are plants by TPTsB to further along the one world gov’t and feudalism 2.0 agenda.

    The tech world is a male dominated arena. Yes, there appears to be a race component, but I’m uncertain about its cause. The vast majority of the US population wants nothing to do with the more difficult subjects; math, engineering, computers, science are for geeks. I don’t think it’s unreasonable to believe that not enough whites are being graduated that are capable of working the jobs that the tech industry needs filled.

    Since the US decided to become a phony “consumer economy”, the people being indoctrinated in what that economy represents are pushed toward becoming a cog in the finance machine where they read of the fabulous salaries at Goldman Sachs and elsewhere where million dollar bonuses are not uncommon. Why would someone want to become a software nurd when they can snort coke and make 10X the money cheating people? Remember, greed is good; Hollywood says so.

    The truth of the situation may include many factors but if one looks at the caliber of individuals graduating college today, I can readily see an employer looking elsewhere for motivated employees. The US has grown fat and lazy. The East is hungry and motivated.

  132. @sally

    Check on that person 10 years from graduation..
    bet you he is better informed than many who placed higher in his graduating class.

    All one needs to know about you is in this sentence. It really makes one wonder how the liberal loons in this cuntry developed the idea of calling themselves “progressives” when everything they’re about involves regression to satisfy their pets.

  133. @Alden

    Problem with STEM college courses and STEM jobs is that neither the colleges nor the employers want White American men.

    Just because you are White doesn’t mean that your are entitled to everything. You think you qualify for STEM jobs or STEM schools? I doubt it. Stop using race as an excuse for failures.

    As of now, the US is short of qualified STEM people. You think qualified high IQ Whites want to get into STEM when they can easily get into less rigorous jobs that pay more. STEM field is difficult to get in and needs lots of hard work and sacrifices. The work load is crazy, time line driven. You think high IQ Whites who are racially preferred in other areas want to do that? Go to any STEM classes in any Universities. Most of the Whites there are nerds. U think any socially adjusted high IQ White male will bypass the chance to be with Goldman Sachs to join Youtube?

    The only STEM field that attracts Whites is Medicine. To be a doctor. About 50% of accepted applicants in 2022 were Whites. 20% Asian because the rest of the other ethnicities can’t cut it.
    Second, Engineering.

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  134. @RoatanBill

    My wise old Humanities teacher once said: “There are two kinds of people: Those who are good with things, and those who are good with people. The second category rules the world.”

    Quite a few STEM whizzes are functionally autistic in terms of their low EQ and inability to deal with the human factor. They’re geniuses at designing and manufacturing widgets, but aren’t the most educated, cultivated human beings.

    Education is liberal education. The rest is just job training. The solution to idiocy in the humanities is to get rid of the idiots, not the humanities, which should be just as demanding, and require the same intellectual qualifications, as the STEM subjects.

  135. @Kevin Barrett

    You’re right about that second category. The most ruthless and conniving become the political class.

    What you consider an inability to deal with the human factor I would call disgust with their idiocy and a desire to get as far away from them as possible. People arguing over democrat or republican. People bringing their ridiculous religious beliefs into discussions of serious matters. The word misanthrope was invented for a reason.

    There are too few STEM types in the world that actually understand logic and have actual reasoning abilities. Via your numbers and the idiocy of democracy and the other forms of secular religion that must periodically install a new god to tell the sheep how to live their lives, your kind has done a wonderful job with the world.

    Yes, you folks rule. Just look at the mess you’ve made because you folks don’t know how to think. I wouldn’t be too proud of your accomplishments.

    • Replies: @anarchyst
  136. @Anonymous

    Rote learning is not understanding, and is not itself enough to support a technological industry.

    Rote learning will produce high functioning minions, that’s all. Great for low level STEM worker bees.

    Real STEM jobs require analytical skills and creativity. Rote learning may be crucial in introductory courses to get the foundations in but once you are in Junior/Senior year courses and Graduate courses, you will fail if you rote learn.

  137. anarchyst says:
    @RoatanBill

    If I had my way…
    Graduates of Harvard, Yale, and other “top tier” schools (I use that term loosely) would be banned from any employment in any governmental capacity. Yes, this especially applies to “public office”.

  138. anarchyst says:
    @Brian Damage

    You are wrong.
    I don’t know what universe you are living in, but “race” HAS been used as a “qualifier”, especially with “affirmative action”, “quotas”, “set-asides”, and other Constitutionally offensive practices which does disenfranchise White males in the job market.
    More than once, I was discreetly informed by hiring managers that although I was eminently qualified, I would not be hired because next in line for hiring had to be a “person of color” (read “black”).
    Keep in mind that large corporations can easily afford “dead weight” in which to fulfill their “civil-rights (for some)” hiring mandates and to maintain their acceptable racial “quotas”.
    Quite often, this “dead weight” is promoted into management positions where they can plan their weekends, do their nails, or in the case of men, preen themselves and brag about how “great” they are having such positions despite being totally unqualified.
    Underlings who report to these “managers” are mostly White and Asians–those who do the “real” work”.
    One such blatant case comes to mind–a black Detroit Public School administrator who could neither read nor write, completely depending on his underlings to get his job done.

  139. The article begins, “The United State Supreme Court is now considering two cases that could result in a ruling that it is unconstitutional for universities to consider race or ethnicity in admissions decisions. Such a ruling would be catastrophic.”

    It seems to me the first sentence says the opposite of what it’s interpreted by the author to say. To wit: if it becomes unconstitutional for universities to consider race or ethnicity in admissions, then universities CANNOT favor blacks over whites. This would encourage universities to base admissions on academic performance. Hence such a ruling, far from catastrophic, would be a breath of fresh air.

    • Agree: anarchyst
    • Replies: @Tallest Skil
  140. Palmm says:
    @sally

    “Open admission” is the “public” government K-12 system today. To extend this to colleges/universities would only allow a pretext to even more taxpayer subsidy. It’s preposterous you mention 7 yr. engineering degrees, when, most likely, the students will take “liberal arts” on the one hand, or “business” on the other.

  141. Palmm says:
    @Priss Factor

    The “hard sciences” are in fact, still hard, even at woke universities. This “burn it all down” mentality is frankly to defeatist for me, and unnecessary.

  142. @anarchyst

    Imagine the gall. A crude anthropogenic climate destabilisation denialist, thus of very low intelligence, accusing others of being ‘dead weight’ simply because he does not like the colour of their skin.

    • LOL: anarchyst
  143. @Hacienda

    The accounting to the public in China is the massively lower death-toll than in the USA. ‘Accounting’ to the public means lying about the disease, its origins, its dangers, the safety of the experimental vaccines, the ‘dangers’ of IVM, one of the safest meds ever created, and massive, totalitarian, repression of the truths. THAT is the West to the life.

  144. @Kevin Barrett

    “Good” isn’t the word I’d use. I think “skilful” is more appropriate. And no, people don’t go to study STEM b/c of a low EQ. People go to study STEM b/c they don’t see blowing hot air as a real job. STEM people aren’t autistic, STEM people just happen to be more intellectually honest. At least they were, before “affirmative action” aka “positive discrimination”. Note how absurd from a logical point of view are both expressions.
    Whatever, in your opinion, which people have a higher EQ, the honest ones or the dishonest ones? Afaic, I can’t say; logically, it looks like a ‘non sequitur’ to me.

  145. Anonymous[203] • Disclaimer says:
    @RoatanBill

    Thanks for taking the trouble to reply, and I apologize for taking up so much of your time. Looks like I’m getting a lesson in clear writing. Thanks for taking the trouble to read my comment twice! I can see why you’re unhappy with it. I would try to explain it again, but I suspect that my second try would be worse than my first. No, thanks.[1]

    No one becomes an engineer by rote learning

    I agree with the above, it is obviously true.

    It is also true that one can get an engineering degree with only rote learning. In fact, this is the dominant way to get an engineering degree. This replacement of understanding by rote learning is the death of engineering. Science, technical, engineering, math — all going down the same drain. Consequently, our society is simply repeating old accomplishments (this is especially obvious in “entertainment”), and each repetition is worse.

    More than that, the idea of “understanding” is being lost, and replaced by the idea of “having learned (and forgotten) many different algorithms (“rote learning tricks” in conversational English). In other words, the obvious truth of your quoted statement above is denied by many or most of the public [2]. I would assert, for instance, that this part of the public includes the commenters to this article who claim that engineers are peons who have been warped by their education as opposed perhaps to people who see physical reality unusually well thanks to their education.

    In a way, the above quote from your post is what I was trying to say. Perhaps we are in violent agreement here, just using different subsets of English and different levels of detail.

    If this post is also a waste of your time, please simply don’t reply.

    ******************************************************

    1] One of the more disheartening discoveries of the “foundations of mathematics” research in the early AD 1900s was that, while it is possible to be precise, the more precise you get, the less meaning you have. The usual example is Peano’s five axioms, from which postulates the rules of arithmetic may be deduced using standard logic (https://mathworld.wolfram.com/PeanosAxioms.html). It was, in itself, quite an achievement, but it was noted that the axioms not only don’t seem any more obvious that 1+1=2, they seem empty of all meaning, and so too are the logical proofs of arithmetic. Precision seems to drive out meaning, and it would appear that this has happened to my postings.
    2] This is typical of democracies throughout history as the bulk of the population governs itself, and does not believe in aristocrats or any other group having better understanding of anything important — “technical details” excepted For example, artists become devoted to showing that art is worthless. Aristocracies believe that aristocrats have superior understanding in governance of the population, and aristocracies are willing to acknowledge that engineers/scientists/artists have superior judgement also, in their domain. In aristocracies, art his highly regarded and artists tend to improve technique. Generally speaking, of course.

  146. This article is silly because the “catastrophe” involving American higher education already happened decades ago as Jews were allowed to take control of both the academic and administrative sides of the nation’s colleges and universities. American higher education should be regarded as a write-off. It will need to be restarted from scratch in the post-Jew future.

    • Agree: Tallest Skil
  147. @Alrenous

    “Fichte quote”

    I made the mistake of taking a Philosophy course that spent a whole semester on this clown.

    His writings were mind-numbingly boring.

    Apparently that was intentional!

    The universities should be converted to homeless shelters and their endowments should be liquidated and given to poor white families.

  148. @anarchyst

    I don’t know what universe you are living in, but “race” HAS been used as a “qualifier”, especially with “affirmative action”, “quotas”, “set-asides”, and other Constitutionally offensive practices which does disenfranchise White males in the job market.

    I am talking about STEM. STEM has always been realistic as there is no way to BS your way into being good at STEM. Not until recently, when 2+2 now equals to 3, which means the end of American STEM dominance.

    As with other jobs, mediocre Whites were always hired and promoted since day one. Although I disagree with Affirmative Action, you can’t deny that there was a reverse Affirmative Action going on since day one. That superior smirk these people have, putting mediocre efforts while half knowing that others can see through that pathetic mediocrity.

    In an ideal world, hiring must be based on merit. Since when people like you will hire based on merit given that racial perspective you have? I think equal opportunities should be available but not because of the color of the skin but rather ability and capability.

    That’s where Affirmative Action got it wrong. Now we have dumbos running the system. In the past, we had lots of mediocre delusionists now, it is outright dumbos of all races.

    • Disagree: anarchyst
    • Replies: @anarchyst
  149. @Kevin Barrett

    My wise old Humanities teacher once said: “There are two kinds of people: Those who are good with things, and those who are good with people. The second category rules the world.”

    Quite a few STEM whizzes are functionally autistic in terms of their low EQ and inability to deal with the human factor. They’re geniuses at designing and manufacturing widgets, but aren’t the most educated, cultivated human beings.

    Education is liberal education. The rest is just job training. The solution to idiocy in the humanities is to get rid of the idiots, not the humanities, which should be just as demanding, and require the same intellectual qualifications, as the STEM subjects.

    I am not going to disagree with you on this. On the surface it is very correct. In today’s world, I think since 1990s, things got much more complicated. It accelerated since computing power skyrocketed to the edge of Moore’s Law.

    I would revise your Humanities teacher’s saying. “There are two kinds of people: Those who are good with things, and those who are good with people. To rule the world effectively, you need people who are good with things and and good with people.”

    All that complex mechanism in place, you need engineers with high functioning EQ to figure it all out. Instead we got liberal arts activists shouting their way to the top and implementing stupid policies for perceived short term gains.

    • Agree: PhilMuhCrevis
  150. anarchyst says:
    @Brian Damage

    Positions denied to me because of “affirmative action” were STEM positions…every last one of them. The hiring managers were required to hire blacks into these positions. Eventually I did get hired on merit alone and had to supervise unqualified black “engineers”…
    Quit making excuses for black incompetence.

    • Replies: @Brian Damage
  151. @Zachary Smith

    Imagine being so brain damaged (or paid) that you think anyone here is going to believe that the papacy controls the SCOTUS when four jews are on it. Nothing you’ve said has any resemblance to objective reality. You know nothing of law or of race. How much are you paid to be here? It can’t be a lot, as bad a job as you do.

    • Replies: @Dr. Merkvurkdigliebe
  152. @Karl Pomeroy

    >>This would encourage universities to base admissions on academic performance.

    Correct, so they’ll start refusing anyone with an IQ over 100, meaning they’ll be favoring nonwhites over whites. Since it’s not racially based, the racial bias will be “completely unrelated.”

    These people want every white person on Earth exterminated, down to the last unborn child. You have to remember that. That’s their goal. Anything which facilitates it is good. Anything which does not is bad. Look at it through that lens and everything makes sense.

    • Replies: @Brian Damage
  153. @anarchyst

    Sorry you are just entitled. Like many you used race as an excuse. I did not make excuses for “Balck incompetence:. Just read my posts carefully. Are you dyslexic? Maybe that’s why.

    • Troll: anarchyst
  154. @Tallest Skil

    Correct, so they’ll start refusing anyone with an IQ over 100, meaning they’ll be favoring nonwhites over whites. Since it’s not racially based, the racial bias will be “completely unrelated.”

    One thing, IQ is cancelled so many of the current policies are flawed because they denied IQ.

    The IQ Bell Curve had Whites averaging at 100 meaning half of your “Whites” are below 100 in IQ. And to be highly functional today,like in the high tech job market, you at least have to be around 120 in IQ. That means 5% of Whites are in that range. Nothing to do with “non-Whites”. Yes, Blacks and Hispanics will never have the IQ to compete but to think that Whites averaged in the 100 in IQ means all Whites are 100 in IQ shows that your have an IQ of 85.

    • Replies: @Tallest Skil
    , @Passing By
  155. Anonymous[203] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous

    WASP elite should never have allowed the Jew to replace them.

    Right, and the replacement happened in a fairly short time, in a situation much like today.

    What follows is a simplification (as is all history), but I think it’s not an oversimplification.

    Essentially, Teddy Roosevelt (TR) did not like his successor’s economic policy (they differed on trust busting vs. trust regulation), but the Republican (Anglo-Saxon at the time) establishment did. TR formed a third party, Bullmoose, and managed to split the Republican vote, giving the US President Wilson, right before WW I. Wilson tried to “control the economy”, in part by setting legal prices for everything down to clothing repair (sewing). The Supremes shut Wilson’s price controls down, and the American electorate tossed out the Democrats for until the Great Depression, but the damage had been done. The US economy and propaganda had been taken over by the Feds once, and a precedent had been established: emergencies could and should be met by a command economy.

    Bing — one lost Presidential election, a European war that had no connection with the lost election, a bit of gross governmental incompetence, and WASP elite allowed the Jewish elite to replace them.

    We seem to be in a similar situation today. If the US loses the Ukraine/Russian Federation war, that ends income from US international influence, such as control of Europe. Post-WW II policy becomes discredited as everybody gets poor and some starve, and Bing — things are done differently. If you look at the sudden increase in Black and Woke influence, you can see the gust front coming through right before the main storm.

    You can discuss this in terms of metastable equilibria, changes to underlying processes, Abelian sandpiles, etc. The sum of all that in English is: things that can’t go on, don’t, even if you can’t predict exactly how they will end.

  156. @Brian Damage

    >>One thing, IQ is cancelled so many of the current policies are flawed because they denied IQ.

    Oh, I’m not saying they’ll actually test for IQ. They’ll simply enact policies that will naturally weed out high IQ persons in favor of low IQ ones. The fact that the policies will line up racially will be “pure coincidence.”

    >>to think that Whites averaged in the 100 in IQ means all Whites are 100 in IQ shows that your have an IQ of 85.

    You do realize that you can’t use any of the actual test records today because they don’t consider race, right?

  157. @Tallest Skil

    On the current Court there is one jew, Elena Kagan. I would very much like to know who the other three are. Please enlighten me. Thank you.

  158. @Brian Damage

    Hmm, no. Half having IQ < and half having IQ > 100 doesn’t mean that 100 is the average IQ; it means that 100 is the median IQ. The average depends on distribution.

    https://statanalytica.com/blog/distribution-in-statistics/

    😉

    • Replies: @Brian Damage
  159. @Passing By

    LOL!!! You guys are always word salading and cherry pick data to suit your narratives.

    Go that a look at the bell curve. Half of Whites are on the left side of 100.

    And only 5% of Whites are really on the right side of 120 IQ.

    Blacks had it bad. Approximately 90% are on the left side of 100. But, since Whites are about 76% of the US population, there are roughly 126 million subIQ 100 while blacks at 14% of US population, there are about 42 million subIQ 100.

  160. Actually, I support no narrative and couldn’t care less about B&W IQ in the US. I am far more concerned with the psychopathy quotient of US elites, as it impacts the world outside the US, than with the dispute over average/median IQ of Americans which I regard as US folklore. I am just saying that approximations lead to wrong interpretations. Like with “climate science”.

  161. Victor G. says:
    @Philmuhcrevis

    You’re dreaming, bro … The US of As was always a shitty ass cover for the return of feudalism. Do you actually, or did you ever, buy the idea that the US of As have something to offer humanity?

    • Replies: @Philmuhcrevis
  162. @Victor G.

    Do you actually, or did you ever, buy the idea that the US of As have something to offer humanity?

    I’d like to hear your opinion on nations that you think do..

  163. 49eraz says:

    From meritocracy to mediocrity, what a shame.

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