DNA pioneer James Watson has final honours stripped amid racism row

Tragic 😢​
Watson needs to read Stephen Jay Gould's book 'The Mismeasure of Man'

article: '...According to top geneticists, even the most sophisticated DNA assessments are unable to find solid evidence of racial differences in intelligence.

Dr Watson told an interviewer in 2007 he was “inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa” because “all our social policies are based on the fact that their intelligence is the same as ours – where all the testing says not really”.

He also said that while he would like everyone to be equal, “people who have to deal with black employees find this is not true"...'

Watch next how the EUro Fascists take up Watson as their new hero. 😢​

@jd They always do. It's highly predictable.

Also it's not that Watson is doggedly telling the truth about genetics despite political unpopularity - which is what the right wingers usually claim. It's that he's wrong about the science and letting his personal prejudice overtake his judgement.
@jd The phrase "doubling down" seems to be in vogue. For as long as I've known of Watson & Crick it has always been known that Watson was a racist, although perhaps not so well publicized in the pop science literature. So this is entirely unsurprising.
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