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Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 198 – the final page – of Thomas Sowell’s 2004 book, Affirmative Action Around the World: An Empirical Study:

Despite sweeping claims made for affirmative action programs, an examination of their actual consequences makes it hard to support those claims, or even to say that these programs have been beneficial on balance – unless one is prepared to say that any amount of social redress, however small, is worth any amount of costs and dangers, however large.

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