Ian McDonald argues that Geoffrey Sampson's views represent British National Party-style attitudes. Odd then that Sampson says whites tend to have a lower IQ than Asians.
McDonald thinks that anyone who holds that a relationship other than a=b=c may exist between the IQs of different peoples is racist. There's one research area we can save on, then. Let's put it in the file "Questions not to be asked".
More worrying is the suggestion that some opinions should be banned on campus because they may endanger some students. What next? A ban on mentioning Kashmir?
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