Tuesday, November 29, 2011

James Watson on Race and Intelligence

"There is no firm reason to anticipate that the intellectual capacities of peoples geographically separated in their evolution should prove to have evolved identically. Our wanting to reserve equal powers of reason as some universal heritage of humanity will not be enough to make it so."
- James Watson, Co-Discoverer of the Structure of DNA

1 comment:

  1. He was later sacked by Cold Harbour because his blurt had no grinding in any established biological fact. Get your quotations vetted before you use them.