Plenty of people are pretending this morning that they actually knew who Dave was the day before yesterday. The Streatham rapper made headlines at the Brits last night for calling Boris Johnson ‘a…
Dr Adam RutherfordThere’s a strange philosophical question in here: does saying racist things mean you are racist? The author says no. The author says racist is just a way of saying ‘I disagree with you’, which is a hackneyed vapid non-argument.
In 1956, evolutionary biologist J.B.S. Haldane posed a question to anthropologists: “Are the biological differences between human groups comparable with those between groups of domestic animals such as greyhounds and bulldogs…?” It reads as if it...
Rows over eugenics reveal how difficult it is to 'decouple' controversial concepts in our heads
Dr Adam RutherfordA couple of things with regards to this week’s toxic discussions on race and eugenics.
@TomChivers has written a typically insightful piece around the expression of controversial ideas:
Due to the unwise announcement of using polygenic risk score selection embryo selection by Genomic Prediction, a US company, and its exposure in articles such as this by the Economist, the wisdom of selecting embryos by polygenic risk scores has...
Music video by 2Pac performing Changes. (C) 1998 Interscope Records
Dr Adam RutherfordAddendum: I'm block happy these days. You use insults, I block. I only see responses from people who follow me, so I have to seek out the race weenies, and then I block. If you can't be civil you can jog on.
That's the way it is.
Thread by @AdamRutherford: I can see this damn Andrew Sabisky situation is not going away. I have written two books about Eugenics and race, the place where it was founded, in the lab named after its creator, Francis Galton, where I was an...