Re. brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

Relayer relayer at dreamtheater.zzn.com
Tue Sep 24 22:51:45 EST 2002


Parse Tree wrote:
> "John Knight" <jwknight at polbox.com> wrote in message
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>>"Parse Tree" <parsetree at hotmail.com> wrote in message
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>>>"John Knight" <jwknight at polbox.com> wrote in message
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>>>>"Bob LeChevalier" <lojbab at lojban.org> wrote in message
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>>>>><raugust at ptd.net> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>You see, for the "six million Jews" that were "killed" in the
>>>>>
>>>"holocaust"
>>>
>>>>>>(read my earlier post regarding the real meaning of that word),
>>>>>
>>>>>Words mean what we use them to mean.  Just as "gay" no longer refers
>>>>>only to how you feel on a bright spring day, holocaust no longer
>>>>>refers to the inside of a nuclear explosion.  Live with it: the
>>>>>language changes.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Why don't you live with the definition of RACE?  Jews are a RACE.
>>>
> Live
> 
>>>with
>>>
>>>>it.
>>>
>>>Not really.  They're just as much a religion as they are a 'race'.  In
>>
>>fact,
>>
>>>they don't really have a common history or common physical traits.
>>
>>They're
>>
>>>more easily and properly categorized as a religion.
>>>
>>>
>>
>>So you're saying that jews are a class of people unified by a community of
>>interests?
> 
> 
> I'm saying that they're a class of people that are unified by a religion.
> They are as much a race as are Christians, or Wiccans.

I think the race in question (ie the racial stock of most followers of 
the Jewish faith) would be Hebrew. I could be wrong...

R.




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