Bonus Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on June 30, 2021

in Myths and Fallacies, Scientism, Seen and Unseen

… is from page 80 of Thomas Sowell’s 2013 book, Intellectuals and Race:

Just as the preferences of Progressive-era intellectuals for genetic explanations of group differences led them to give little attention to cultural explanations of intergroup differences in educational achievement, so the preferences of intellectuals in the second half of the twentieth century for external social explanations – racial segregation and/or discrimination in schools being prominent – led them to likewise overlook cultural explanations.

DBx: Again, Happy 91st Birthday, Professor Sowell!

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