In the newspaper interview, he said there was no reason to think that races which had grown up in separate geographical locations should have evolved identically. He went on to say that although he hoped everyone was equal, "people who have to deal with black employees find this not true".
You people all have very mistaken, contorted ideas of what racism is. Recognizing differences in race is not racism.
Nothing Watson said could, by any reasonably intelligent person, be interpreted as racist.
After showing images of women in bikinis and veiled muslim women, Watson suggested that there is a link between exposure to sunlight and libido. Then Watson said, “That’s why you have Latin lovers. You’ve never heard of an English lover. Only an English patient.”
"Whenever you interview fat people, you feel bad, because you know you're not going to hire them," he added. Fat people may also be more sexual, he suggested, because their bloodstreams contain higher levels of leptin.
"Summers was deservedly castigated, but not for the right reasons. He claimed to be giving a comprehensive list of reasons why there weren't more women reaching the top jobs in the sciences. Yet Summers, an economist, left one out: Adjusted for IQ, quantitative skills, and working hours, jobs in science are the lowest paid in the United States.
This article explores this fourth possible explanation for the dearth of women in science: They found better jobs."
« Older Two musical masters impart their knowledge:
Ste... | Alison Bechdel's book review (... Newer »
This thread has been archived and is closed to new comments
Buy a Shirt