On human inequality

Several articles have caught my attention of late on the inherent inequality of humans.

Jim Goad Equality: Where’s the Evidence?

Fred Reed: The Unfortunately Innate Nature of Intelligence

Gregory Clark in the New York Times “Your Fate: Thank your ancestors” 

Experts are concerned that advances of scientific knowledge are giving rise to neoracism

When you try to found your political doctrines on the sand of falsity, it is not surprising that advances of scientific knowledge of the human genome are threatening the foundations of modern political orthodoxy. Political equality is a belief; it is a postulate, it is not a fact. When you hold that all people should be treated equally, you hold to a political doctrine (one which, you may interested to know, that I believe). When you assert that people are in fact equal, I do not know what you mean. I do not know what you ever could mean. I am not Beethoven, Newton, or Darwin, and neither are you.

See Human Accomplishment. As Charles Murray wrote, the contribution to science of Michael Faraday alone is greater than all of Arabic civilization’s.