Canada, stereotypes, and the ugly truth?

Adam L Beberg beberg at
Sat Dec 6 04:53:31 PST 2003

On Dec 5, 2003, at 12:41 PM, Dave Long wrote:

>>>  "All stereotypes turn out to be true. This is a horrifying thing
>>>  about life. All those things you fought against as a youth: you 
>>> begin
>>>  to realize they're stereotypes because they're true."
>> Especially about those Negroes. No kidding.
> Were one to doubt political conflict
> is nastier when class and ethnicity
> are strongly correlated, it would be
> a good idea to take a look at:

Nah, it's not so complex as all that. 'Dem negros have STR to beat all. 
Us Celtic/Norse types have CON galore. The Asians have the DEX no 
doubt. And the Latin types have the CHA (for low age). WIS is a simple 
age thing, and INT seems to be a direct result of low CON/CHA and 

The problem comes when you realize you have to give up something to get 
a lot of something else. One dare not suggest that the Scottish make 
lousy ninjas, or that asian women can't be in the NFL.

Of course they are all true - by definition. Saves us all tons of time. 
Get over it.

- Adam L. Beberg - beberg at

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