Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by No_Mind » Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:34 am

retrofuturist wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:27 am
Greetings No_Mind,
No_Mind wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:16 am
There is no well respected study that shows intelligence is a genetically inherited trait.
I've not closely followed the history of this debate (because, for one thing, I'm not overly interested in it) but isn't it a commonly accepted maxim that human development is an admixture of nature and nurture, of which genetics falls under the banner of nature?

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That would apply to something such as strength and speed.

A normal Indian Tamil kid would not be able to run as fast as a white boy from Perth (nature)

But if the Tamil kid was trained to be a sprinter (as in a cricket player) he can become as good a fielder as an Australian.

Back when Border was Aussie captain (1988 World Cup) we were the worst fielders because we could not run. Our fielders were the the 12th Aussie batsman giving away 50 runs in a One Day match.

But over last 30 years through training and diet we have compensated and we do not lose a single run due to lack of fitness.

In fact now India is widely considered one of the top three fielding sides at all times (nurture)

Maybe it applies to intelligence too but no well respected study has been done .. is my point.

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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by retrofuturist » Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:38 am

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Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:34 am
Maybe it applies to intelligence too but no well respected study has been done .. is my point.
OK, and as I said, it's not something I have closely followed. However, Circle5 just said that he is "well informed on" ... "the 0.7-0.3 heredity-environment number" so maybe he can point to something?

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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by Circle5 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:42 am

retrofuturist wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:34 am
No, but it does take a brain that's been broiled in Cultural Marxism to insist without any evidence whatsoever that the probability of this is 1.0.
I agree. It's strange how nobody would argue that german shepards have the same average IQ as other dogs or that raves have the same average IQ of crows.
That would apply to something such as strength and speed.
Sure, it applies to that too.
Maybe it applies to intelligence too but no well respected study has been done .. is my point.
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OK, and as I said, it's not something I have closely followed. However, Circle5 just said that he is "well informed on" ... "the 0.7-0.3 heredity-environment number" so maybe he can point to something?
Yes, I can point to this and there are many other studies on the matter:
https://www.mun.ca/biology/scarr/Herita ... ation.html
This is actually attempted to be a refutation of the argument, but it contains all the sources in there since it quoted them in order to refute them.

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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by No_Mind » Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:44 am

Circle5 wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:30 am
No_Mind wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:16 am
If it was so then caste system was correct. Fair skinned North Indian Brahmins were better than dark skinned indigenous population and the former deserved to know the Vedas and latter did not.

Utter nonsense!!

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Both these groups are caucasian. Even if the groups would not share the same race and same average IQ, it would be stupid and inefficient thing to do since individual variation in IQ is huge and many people from the lower caste would have higher IQ than many brahmins.

Did you read the adjective indigenous? The Dravids, the tribals

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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by Circle5 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:47 am

No_Mind wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:44 am
Did you read the adjective indigenous? The Dravids, the tribals

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This again proves you know nothing about race. Please inform yourself better before engaging in discussions about race. A person coming here claiming the south indians (dravidians) are not caucasian as a race, even posting a picture with a clearly caucasian person attempting to refute the idea, all this while being indian himself - shows he simply knows nothing about race.

Both south indians and north indians are caucasian. Learn the basics before adventuring into advanced discussions about the subject.

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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by No_Mind » Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:53 am

Circle5 wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:47 am
This again proves you know nothing about race.
Thank God I don't !!

and please read history

Dravidians were not caucasians. They were original inhabitants of India arriving in the subcontinent around 50,000 years ago.

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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by retrofuturist » Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:57 am

Greetings No_Mind,
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Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:53 am
Dravidians were not caucasians. They were original inhabitants of India arriving in the subcontinent around 50,000 years ago.
Were they genetically predisposed to exceptional batting skills?

8-)

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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by Circle5 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:00 am

No_Mind wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:53 am
Circle5 wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:47 am
This again proves you know nothing about race.
Thank God I don't !!

and please read history

Dravidians were not caucasians. They were original inhabitants of India arriving in the subcontinent around 50,000 years ago.

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Sorry to break it out to you but that's just ultra-nationalist indian alternative history that I am already informed about. If it makes you feel better, we romanians also have an alternative history loved by a big percent of population where we actually founded Rome. There are 4 other countries with such alternative histories claiming to have founded Rome besides us, and don't even get me started on what the hungarians are teaching in schools.

The facts: Darvidians are a group of caucasians that migrated there 5000 years ago (just 3 zeroes after the 5). There is speculation that there might have been some super small racial mixing with the very few truly indigenous people related to australian aboriginals that might or might not have lived there when they arrived. The picture you've posted with a probably 99%-100% caucasian woman speaks more than 1000 words.

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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by No_Mind » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:01 am

retrofuturist wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:57 am
Greetings No_Mind,
No_Mind wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:53 am
Dravidians were not caucasians. They were original inhabitants of India arriving in the subcontinent around 50,000 years ago.
Were they genetically predisposed to exceptional batting skills?

8-)

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Paul. :)
Probably not :lol:

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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by No_Mind » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:03 am

Circle5 wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:00 am
Sorry to break it out to you but that's just ultra-nationalist indian alternative history that I am already informed about. If it makes you feel better, we romanians also have an alternative history loved by a big percent of population where we actually founded Rome. There are 4 other countries with such alternative histories claiming to have founded Rome besides us, and don't even get me started on what the hungarians are teaching in schools.

The facts: Darvidians are a group of caucasians that migrated there 5000 years ago (just 3 zeroes after the 5). There is speculation that there might have been some super small racial mixing with the very few truly indigenous people related to australian aboriginals that might or might not have lived there when they arrived. The picture you've posted with a probably 99%-100% caucasian woman speaks more than 1000 words.
There were original inhabitants who arrived 50,000 years ago

and later inhabitants who arrived few thousand years ago

Read https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peopling_of_India
Modern humans settled India in multiple waves of early migrations, over tens of millennia. The first migrants came with the Southern Coastal dispersal, ca. 60,000 years ago, whereafter complex migrations within south and southeast Asia took place. With the onset of farming the population of India changed significantly by the migration of Iranian agri-culturalists and the Indo-European, while the migrations of the Munda people and the Tibeto-Burmese speaking people also added new elements.
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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by Circle5 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:05 am

Is there anyone else on this round earth except indians and australians that failed to catch the news about soccer being invented ?

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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by Circle5 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:08 am

No_Mind wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:03 am
There were original inhabitants who arrived 50,000 years ago

and later inhabitants who arrived few thousand years ago

Read https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peopling_of_India
Modern humans settled India in multiple waves of early migrations, over tens of millennia. The first migrants came with the Southern Coastal dispersal, ca. 60,000 years ago, whereafter complex migrations within south and southeast Asia took place. With the onset of farming the population of India changed significantly by the migration of Iranian agri-culturalists and the Indo-European, while the migrations of the Munda people and the Tibeto-Burmese speaking people also added new elements.
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It's easy to check this out through genetic research, especially since the big genome project have been done in recent years. Whatever humans might have migrated there 60.000 years ago, their genes have not been preserved. Indians of today have nothing to do with them, neither the south ones neither the north ones. And your picture also proves that.

Note the 1-2% of ADN does not make one a different race. Europeans and asians have 1-3% neantherthal and denisovan DNA.
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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by No_Mind » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:10 am

Circle5 wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:08 am
No_Mind wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:03 am
There were original inhabitants who arrived 50,000 years ago

and later inhabitants who arrived few thousand years ago

Read https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peopling_of_India
Modern humans settled India in multiple waves of early migrations, over tens of millennia. The first migrants came with the Southern Coastal dispersal, ca. 60,000 years ago, whereafter complex migrations within south and southeast Asia took place. With the onset of farming the population of India changed significantly by the migration of Iranian agri-culturalists and the Indo-European, while the migrations of the Munda people and the Tibeto-Burmese speaking people also added new elements.
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It's easy to check this out through genetic research, especially since the big genome project have been done in recent years. Whatever humans might have migrated there 60.000 years ago, their genes have not been preserved. Indians of today have nothing to do with them, neither the south ones neither the north ones. And your picture also proves that.
Bro, I cannot share all pics due to copyright issues

Come to India and I will take you to South India where in some places you will feel you are walking in Uganda.

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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by Circle5 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:12 am

No_Mind wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:10 am
Bro, I cannot share all pics due to copyright issues

Come to India and I will take you to South India where in some places you will feel you are walking in Uganda.

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I certainly do not doubt that. But it might be because of the GDP per capita being similar :D

Also note the 1-2% of ADN does not make one a different race. Europeans and asians have 1-3% neantherthal and denisovan DNA.

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Re: Race, IQ and Idenity politics: A debate.

Post by No_Mind » Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:14 am

Circle5 wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:12 am
No_Mind wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:10 am
Bro, I cannot share all pics due to copyright issues

Come to India and I will take you to South India where in some places you will feel you are walking in Uganda.

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I certainly do not doubt that. But it might be because of the GDP per capita being similar :D
GDP of "black" South India is double that of "fair" North India
Circle5 wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:12 am
Also note the 1-2% of ADN does not make one a different race. Europeans and asians have 1-3% neantherthal and denisovan DNA.
I know I watch news about White House daily

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