Thursday, May 05, 2011

Jared Taylor on transcending race

Jared Taylor has a new book on white identity. I look forward to reading it.

In the highlights of his ad, he claims that only whites have a desire to transcend race. The Detroit Area Study asked people (sample size = 378): "Generally speaking, do you favor full racial separation, integration in some areas of life, or full integration of the races?"

Sixty-five percent of whites want full integration. So Taylor seems to be right about whites. But what a about blacks? Seventy-two percent want full integration. That doesn't sound like "whites are the only race..." People don't always act as if they want to transcend race, but Taylor also makes claims about aspirations.


Joe said...

That's not the same as transcending race.

Ron Guhname said...

I haven't yet found a survey question about transcending race. I'll keep looking.

Anonymous said...

"Integration" is ambiguous. Does it mean no legal barriers, or does it mean proportional representation? Do blacks want proportional representation in NBA and NHL?

No barriers is not controversial. Affirmative action is controversial.
Robert Hume