As you've probably heard, Jim Watson, co-discoverer of the double-helix structure of DNA (with Francis Crick and really with Rosalind Franklin too), said a not-nice thing:
He says that he is â€œinherently gloomy about the prospect of Africaâ€? because â€œall our social policies are based on the fact that their intelligence is the same as ours â€“ whereas all the testing says not reallyâ€?, and I know that this â€œhot potatoâ€? is going to be difficult to address. His hope is that everyone is equal, but he counters that â€œpeople who have to deal with black employees find this not trueâ€?.
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