June 16, 2006

Steven Pinker on the Cochran-Harpending theory of Jewish IQ in The New Republic

Groups and Genes
by Steven Pinker
Post date 06.15.06 | Issue date 06.26.06

My grandparents were immigrants from Eastern Europe who owned a small necktie factory on the outskirts of Montreal. While visiting them one weekend, I found my grandfather on the factory floor, cutting shapes out of irregular stacks of cloth with a fabric saw. He explained that by carving up the remnants that were left over when the neckties had been cut out and stitching them together in places that didn't show, he could get a few extra ties out of each sheet of cloth. I asked him why he was doing this himself rather than leaving it to his employees. He shrugged, tapped his forehead, and said, "Goyishe kop," a term of condescension that literally means "gentile head."...

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For some reason, this article by a prestigious best-selling author isn't mentioned anywhere on the front page of the TNR website.

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