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Re. brain sizes: Einstein's and women's

Dan Holzman holzman at panix.com
Tue Oct 1 11:28:33 EST 2002


In article <Mjhm9.94232$S32.6258597 at news2.west.cox.net>,
John Knight <jwknight at polbox.com> wrote:
>
>Why is it that the jews are whining so much about the genetic diseases which
>only jews get, which no other race gets, if "It has no biological reality"?

If you wonder if John reads this stuff before posting it, look no
further than this...

>www.mazornet.com/genetics/index.asp
>
>There are nearly 4,000 genetic diseases known that afflict the world's
>population. However, in almost every ethnic, racial, or demographic group,
>certain genetic diseases occur at higher frequencies among their members
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>than in the general population. Such is the case for the Jewish people.
 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Of course, John doesn't understand the difference between "higher
frequency" and "only Jews get, and no other race."




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