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    Are you under the impression that when you...

    You responded to "That doesn’t imply that all or even most of the admitted fall below the average score of other students admitted." with

    "Yes it does, if the underlying SAT distributions are...
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    Curiously, in English exactly the same process...

    Curiously, in English exactly the same process happened to exactly the same word. "Dog" is preferred informally, but the Germanic-related term "hound" is still a valid term for the same animal, and...
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    I explained to you back in March why people harp...

    I explained to you back in March why people harp on SAT scores even though it's not all about SAT scores to them. Here's the explanation again:
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    You wrote that in quotation marks. What post are...

    You may have meant to say most black students fall below the white student average,
    But what you replied to was “do most ADMITTED black students fall below the average white score.”[/quote]
    You...
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    Yes, I did that. I pointed out that you...

    You appear to base your response on part of a sentence.[/quote]
    Yes, I did that. I pointed out that you constructed a self-contradictory antecedent. And in order to point it out, I drew attention...
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    You're seriously going with that? You seriously...

    You probably didn't mean that the way it came out, Professor. I'm not going to go to the effort of trying to unpack it and figure out whether any part of it contains a substantive criticism. If...
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    You probably didn't mean that the way it came...

    You probably didn't mean that the way it came out, Professor. I'm not going to go to the effort of trying to unpack it and figure out whether any part of it contains a substantive criticism. If...
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    Yeah, I got that. I wasn't recommending against...

    Yeah, I got that. I wasn't recommending against saying "approximately"; I was recommending against saying "normal". When Metaphor writes "Yes it does, if the underlying SAT distributions are...
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    Yes, and you have zero basis for calling it into...

    Yes, and you have zero basis for calling it into question. Toni, get this through your skull: You are in the wrong. Go back and review the exchange, and fact-check the claims you made about what...
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    :picardfacepalm: You guys might need to use...

    No. We have never said it or implied it. Desist.[/QUOTE]

    Read it again.[/QUOTE]
    :picardfacepalm:



    Yes it does, if the underlying SAT distributions are approximately normal, which they are....
  11. And that $740.80 is for a 38 hour workweek. In...

    The current minimum wage in Australia is $740.80 per week, which equates to a minimum hourly rate of $19.49. This minimum wage was set on May 30, 2019.
    [/QUOTE]
    And that $740.80 is for a 38 hour...
  12. No doubt some workers were not being paid enough....

    Perhaps some workers were not being paid enough? Therefore the need for setting a reasonable minimum pay rate?[/quote]
    No doubt some workers were not being paid enough. How does that support the...
  13. Three children, actually. Sufficient for "a...

    Three children, actually.


    Sufficient for "a human being in a civilised community" to support a wife and three children in "frugal comfort" means buying a house? In 1907 didn't any human beings...
  14. Duh. As everyone knows, Australia is entirely...

    Duh. As everyone knows, Australia is entirely peopled with criminals.
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    What's your point? Native Americans pre-date all...

    So, no Navajo or Apache need apply? Those guys are native Canadians.[/QUOTE]

    Navajo and Apache pre-date all Europeans in what is now South western USA by some hundreds of years.[/QUOTE]
    What's...
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    Dude, you're screwed. The Caucasoid race formed...

    Dude, you're screwed. The Caucasoid race formed in the first place from admixture between Asians and more recent emigrants from Africa. To be pure honky is to be mixed race. Now get your lily...
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    So what's the correct understanding of the...

    But they are not American. This is not my fight. I don’t care. But it’s best to understand a position if you are going to critique it.[/QUOTE]
    So what's the correct understanding of the position?...
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    That is curious. So these people's theory is...

    [/QUOTE]
    That is curious. So these people's theory is that Harris's African ancestors emigrated to Jamaica in the 1700s voluntarily? Was it the higher wages that attracted them?
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    Do you know something about Julius Caesar having...

    Do you know something about Julius Caesar having extracurricular activities? His son was murdered at 17 on Augustus' orders; his daughter died in childbirth along with her baby.
  20. Seems to me existing technology could handle this...

    Seems to me existing technology could handle this problem.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wire-guided_missile

    The unspooling happens in the melted water around the radioactive sphere; the...
  21. Are they sure they don't mean lithobreaking?

    Are they sure they don't mean lithobreaking?
  22. Mister, you put words in my mouth. Don't do...

    ... Nowhere have I claimed capitalism has a non-human pedigree, and even if I had, you are not a competent mind-reader and you'd have no business calling my arguments "disingenuous". ...[/QUOTE]
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  23. It is unobvious to me. K&C called it bravery for...

    It is unobvious to me. K&C called it bravery for a black person to say he's proud to be of his race and won't let others define him as a lesser being. He called it pathetic for white people to do...
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    The NPT is an unjust law? Iran didn't have to...

    No - unless those obligations are moral in themselves, in which case the moral right exists whether or not their obligations are legal ones. Unjust laws are fairly common - and there's no moral right...
  25. Article I, Section 8, Clause 3:[3] "[The...

    Article I, Section 8, Clause 3:[3] "[The Congress shall have Power] To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes". Duh.
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