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re: Teaching kids that science is now racist... - Bayou Sam
Yes, if the OP is saying that science is necessarily racist, rather than making the historical claim that racism was once science, which is indisputable. It's not like science suddenly stopped being a social construct when biology jettisoned race as a natural category though. But just because sc...
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re: Teaching kids that science is now racist... - Bayou Sam
It's widely accepted among biologists and biological anthropologists that race is [b]merely[/b] a social construct--i.e., that it's basically meaningless in terms of genetics....
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re: Teaching kids that science is now racist... - Bayou Sam
I'm not sure how you can separate the process from the date, and being fairly acquainted with scientific practice, it seems to me the former is just as social as the latter. Very few professional scientists undertake the method as it is taught in the abstract in high school and college. Just take...
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re: Teaching kids that science is now racist... - Bayou Sam
[quote]i mean i don't really but that's the overarching belief system in deconstructing reality [/quote] The notion that things are socially constructed has very little to do with postmodernism or deconstruction, which is a theory of language anyway. Postmodernism really only applies to a styl...
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re: Teaching kids that science is now racist... - Bayou Sam
Who gives a rat's arse about postmodernism? All the matters is the way things are....
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re: Teaching kids that science is now racist... - Bayou Sam
Science is not a "method of hypothesis and nothing more". The picture in the OP is probably referring to the way what is accepted as science is filtered through various prejudices and biases over time. E.g., eugenics were once "science", etc. Obviously, science is a "social construct." It's n...
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re: Liberals have won - Bayou Sam
[quote]I am not a bunker nut job either. But I do own guns and I will protect my family and property.[/quote] From what? Single payer health care? :lol:...
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re: If you want to see raw desperate tears, check the Reddit Bernie sub - Bayou Sam
Berners have been a sad and desperate group throughout most of the campaign. ...
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re: Trump horrifies the radical Left. - Bayou Sam
[quote]Trump horrifies [b]most people in the USA and around the world[/b].[/quote] FIFY...
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re: Fat chick thinks "free speech" means she gets to talk and nobody else does - Bayou Sam
Lulz in an age of Trump rallies, you post this. ...
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re: What self-respecting man would vote for Hillary Clinton? - Bayou Sam
Enjoy your bubble before it bursts....
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re: Do you believe in miracles? - Bayou Sam
David Hume is on point: http://www.bartleby.com/37/3/14.html...
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re: Sexiest TV/Movie Actresses, 2000 - 2016 (Final Four, Voting Ends 4/14) NSFW - Bayou Sam
Beckinsale and Daddario ...
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re: Cruz hates Jews - Bayou Sam
Meanwhile, this country is founded on wiping out an ingenious population. Awkward. But let's hear more about how evil Lincoln was, and how good the private slavers were....
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re: Barack Obama is the worst President of my lifetime. - Bayou Sam
lolz...
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re: 538: It’s Probably First Ballot Or Bust For Donald Trump At The GOP Convention - Bayou Sam
Republican elites are elite because they aren't stupid. If Trump wins it would be an historic disaster for the GOP....
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re: Tulane prof calls for removal of statue from Jackson Square - Bayou Sam
That he got 24 upvotes explains Trump's success though....
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re: Vikings roll call!!!!! - Bayou Sam
Great twist....
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re: Favorite movie that Carson actually likes? - Bayou Sam
A lot of those are not exactly popular movies though....
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re: Trump vs Obama : Dealing with protesters. - Bayou Sam
[quote]What kind of simple, stupid, fool could thing that the Obama plants were real protesters?[/quote] The capacity to deny reality is strong....
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