brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

John Knight johnknight at usa.com
Sun Jul 21 00:43:57 EST 2002


"Jet" <thatjetnospam at yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:3D39EAB3.E345701C at yahoo.com...
>
>
> Bob LeChevalier wrote:
> >
> > "Thalamus" <zhil at online.no> wrote:
> > >"Bob LeChevalier" <lojbab at lojban.org> skrev i melding
> > >news:rbrgjugskro0glcl8glvn2672lkjhkkm49 at 4ax.com...
> > >> "Thalamus" <zhil at online.no> wrote:
> > >> >I think that this can hardly be called irrelevant:
> > >> >http://nces.ed.gov/pubs98/condition98/c9818a01.html
> > >> >And I'll humiliate you totally, for read THIS:
> > >> >"Average mathematics proficiency (scale score) by race/ethnicity and
age:
> > >> >1973-1996
> > >> >                      White                             Black
> > >> >Hispanic
> > >> >Year    Age9 Age13 Age17 Age9 Age13 Age17 Age9 Age13 Age17
> > >> >1973     225    274    310     190    228     270       202   239
277
> > >> >1978     224    272    306     192    230     268       203   238
276
> > >> >1982     224    274    304     195    240     272       204   252
277
> > >> >1986     227    274    308     202    249     279       205   254
283
> > >> >1990     235    276    310     208    250     289       214   255
284
> > >> >1992     235    279    312     208    250     286       212   259
292
> > >> >1994     237    281    312     212    252     286       210   256
291
> > >> >1996     237    281    312     212    252     286       215   256
292"
> > >> >
> > >> >Now, it seems that the nigger achieved as an 17-year old on par with
White
> > >> >13-year old kids (IE check the numbers for 1973,1978 and 1982).
> > >> >It seems that they in fact have achieved a little better than those
pesky
> > >> >13-year old White kids later on, but the divide is still there.
> > >> >
> > >> >So, you loose Nigger, HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
> > >> >!!!!!!!!!
> > >> >N I G G E R !!!!!
> > >>
> > >> Actually YOU lose, dummy.  The data shows that the 17 year old score
for
> > >> whites has changed only 2 points over the 23 years covered by the
table,
> > >> whereas the 17 year old score for blacks improved by 16 points, the
13 year
> > >> old score by 24 points, and the 9 year old score by 22 points.
> > >>
> > >> This either means that blacks are getting smarter at an enormous rate
(in
> > >> which case, in about 40 years they will surpass whites in math), or
it means
> > >> that blacks are rapidly catching up because we are finally making
some
> > >> efforts to teach blacks rather than label them as incapable like you
do.
> > >
> > >Well, you have totally forgotten HOW MUCH they SPEND on teaching the
Nigger
> > >numbers.
> >
> > Why does that matter?
> >
> > >THAT has also increased - on par with the decrease (which can't be
erased)
> > >from 1982.
> >
> > What decrease?  I see no decrease in the numbers posted above.
> >
> > >So YOU loose, you see - IF both were given the SAME amount of spent
dollars,
> > >then in YOUR theory the divide should DECREASE.
> >
> > I made no theory about the effects of spending.
> >
> > >It has been in the media on how much they have spent on the non-Whites,
and
> > >how LITTLE they got in return.
> >
> > Well, apparently in Norway you learn too little about American
governance to
> > know how education spending here is determined.  But I would not expect
you
> > to, just as I wouldn't purport to be able to comment on the treatment of
> > Lapps and ethnic Swedes, much less immigrants from Turkey, in your
country.
> >
> > >http://nces.ed.gov/pubs/97917a.gif at
http://nces.ed.gov/pubs/97917.html
> >
> > Too bad you don't understand the text in that article, which doesn't
support
> > your prejudices at all.
> >
> > >http://nces.ed.gov/pubs/97917c.gif
> > >"Figure 3. Education "buying power" and percentage of minority
> > >                enrollment with the effects of other variables related
to
> > >                district spending removed (1998-1990)
> > >
> > >                Less than 5% - $3920
> > >                5%-<20%     - $4140
> > >                20%-<50%    -$4300
> > >                50% or more  -$4514"
> > >
> > >Noticed the trend ?
> > >Yup, UPWARDS - AFTER they had removed "district spending" (which is
> > >administrative spending).
> >
> > No that is NOT what "district spending" means in the context of that
article.
> >
> > >You loose, again - and I win, again.
> > >Don't try yourself agains a White Superior God.
> >
> > Who apparently needs more education in English comprehension (and
spelling -
> > the word is "lose", loser) before he goes up "agains"
>
> He claims Ebonics is gibberish, but seems to use it in just about every
> post. :)
>
> J
>
>  an educated American in
> > matters about his country's political affairs.
> >
> > lojbab

Where exactly are these "educated Americans" you're talking about, lojbab?
Most of those posting on this forum exhibit the worst kind of "education"
imaginable, making our ultra-low scores seem like just the tip of the
iceberg.  It looks to me that Brian understands more about "your" country
than either you or that master of communcation, Jet, could ever hope to
understand.

John Knight





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