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No its not. The biggest predictor of acadmic outcome is whether or not their are two parents. Fatherlessness increases rates of academic failure (and poverty, and criminality, and substance abuse, and promiscuity). That is why you see poor Asians doing far better then moderately well off well anyone. Its not poverty that is the issue, its the broken home that is the real issue.
Another fucking racist here. No one care about your kid rant, go back to school, you'll talk again when you'll have enough experience for it.
But that ignores why they have further to go and it ignores what is required of others to get their. Their are not as many blacks in college as whites, so universities punish white applicants and favor black applicants as a result. So much so that whites have to get an equivalent of 380 additional points on their SAT score to be considered EQUAL to a black applicant. Asian students are "over represented" because they are far more likely to go to college despite having a very small demographic, so they have to score the equivalent of 400 additional points on their SAT to be considered equal to a black student. Now why do blacks not go to college as much as other groups? Well, they have a four times greater drop out rate i. e. they don't go to school and finish highschool and thus are not able to go to college as a result. So because they chose to do that whites and Asians are punished, because of some one elses life choices. They worked really hard and because of their skin color/race they are punished for it. That is equity. Equality is saying that you both get the same opportunities, if you both work hard, if you both stay in school, if you both apply, you should be judged NOT on your skin color, race, gender, or any immutable characteristic but on MERIT i. e. did you do the work to earn admission into that college? If yes then you are allowed to go there, if not then your not. That is equality.
Except it is really hard to gauge equality. Some people get less opportunities because of their race, age, etc, and therefore would have a harder time getting in to college. For example, generally, the black people were put in the not as nice neighborhoods because of systemic racism. The people who lived there generally wouldn't have as much money, and might not have enough for food, so would have to go to the food bank to get food, whereas the richer people would go volunteer at the food bank to get it on their resume. The people with more volunteer work and things like that on their resume are more likely to get in to a college. Are you saying that because someone couldn't get the same opportunities that a college looks for, they shouldn't get to go?
Not at all. Equality is not hard to discern. Two people get accepted one gets rejected what do you look for? The "equity" person says oh, the person who was rejected was black therefore every one else must be racist. The equality person goes and asks, what was the test scores? Oh the person who wasn't accepted got lower scores, thats why they were not accepted. People who push equity want you to think that its difficult to discern, difficult to move up etc. because they can't force their discrimenatory policies if you realize that its really easy to discern the reason for these discrepencies.Black people where not put into neighborhoods because of systemic racism. What happend was in the fifties black people were actually moving into white neighborhoods. So what happened? Well equity people claim that all white people were racist (they provide no evidence of this) and left and when white people left suddenly crime and poverty started occuring in these areas (because apparently white people are magic and prevent poverty and crime some how).
Equality people point to the fact that white people didn't start moving out of these areas until crime started going up. They point to how at this same time we got a welfare system that encouraged broken homes (you could only get welfare if you didn't have a man in the house, this meant that most children were raised by single mothers which causes a whole host of issues (increased rates of academic failure, poverty, criminality, substance abuse, and promiscuity which itself perpetuates the problem). They also point out how if you look the more broken homes that occured in the black community the worse things got and the worse things got the more white people moved out. It was not "systemic racism" it was personal choices. The black community when from a out of wedlock birth rate of 28%(or so) to 74% today. Was it that every white person was just secretly racist and hated black people so much that they stole money from black people, fled the area and then commited crimes their just to make black people suffer OR was it personal choices? It was personal choices made by the black community (and to be fair democrats actively targeted black communities with their welfare system which is why to this very day blacks are far more likely to be on welfare then whites).Also if it was systemic racism, why are all the richest ethnic groups in the country minorities? Why do African immigrants out earn most whites? If welfare works, why are blacks (native born) still in poverty? If its systemic racism why have the irish who were just as mistreated and hated, able to bounce back? Why were italians who were hated able to bounce back? Why are Asians the richest ethnic groups in the country as we can make the same arguments for all of these groups but every one of them managed to become sucessful? If it was systemic racism then why were blacks better off in the 50s when we actually had systemic racism yet worse off now when we don't?
They would get hit in their face 😂😂
@Aakash_Hangargi … only the tall one. Heh heh
you do understand that Equity is taking from others, without permission, and giving to those that didn't earn it right? Say for example, i work in IT, i make 6 figures, Under an equity society, most of my wages would be taken from me and given to those that make less than me. Which i am firmly against. I am all for equal opportunity, but equity = stupidity.
How do you expect to support equal opportunities if some can't even access it because they're already disadvantaged?
Thats the thing here in the states, No one is really disadvantaged, I come from a dirt poor welfare home, I worked hard for15 years to get where i am today. Anyone regardless of skin color, and economic status or gender can do what i did. I guarantee you cannot prove me wrong either.
If you came from a dirt poor welfare home, how did you afford tuition? I think you're failing to realise the American dream is a lie, hard work is not enough. Many systems have inherent biases. As well as that, you're forgetting those with disabilities.
How did i afford tuition? I worked my ass of through college, and in HS i had a 4.0 GPA and received scholarships.In any case you can believe as you wish, i worked incredibly hard to get where i am, those that fail do do what i did have only them selves to blame. I had no money, no support, nothing, other than incredible intelligence, and an understanding of hard work.
They only have themselves to blame? Is it their fault that when they apply for opportunities they're put at the bottom of the pile because of their race/gender/sexuality/religion? Is it their fault that they weren't born with 'incredible intelligence'? Despite working hard? Is it their fault that they have certain disabilities that mean they aren't able to fulfill their potential?
you missed the point. Do you understand that if you're not white, or have disabilities, or are not male you have more scholarships and opportunities available to you? Look it up sometime, there are only a small hand-full of scholarships you can get as a white male. small hand full meaning 4 or 5. As a woman there are just over 150. As a person of color there are just over 200. There are hundreds specifically tailored to people with disabilities. In any case i am done arguing with you. Thank goodness your kind are a small chunk of the population of the US. otherwise you would turn us into Soviet Russia or Venezuela.
Well I live in the UK lol
and there aren't many scholarships here, plus the scholarships you're mentioning are examples of equity. Great, I know.
Of course you can. But the idea that everyone deserves an equal OUTCOME (regardless of talent, skill, or hard work) is not only absurd, it's Marxist. And, yes, Marxism can achieve equality of outcome - by making EVERYONE (except the ruling elite) dirt poor. That's been exactly the outcome every place it's been tried.Ask anyone who lived under Marxism as a peasant how it worked out for them. Of course, there are roughly 200,000,000 people you can't ask, because they were murdered by their governments for crimes such as asking questions, or daring to form their own opinions.