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Murray's talk at Middleburry's 
10th-Mar-2017 10:26 pm
Murray's account of the event.
Video of the students shouting down his lecture. 
Murray's "The Bell Curve" was the first "large" book that I read in English - that was 1995. I really doubt anybody from those shouting youngsters read it.

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11th-Mar-2017 10:58 pm (UTC)
I got intrigued and found the bell curve. I spent the whole evening reading it.

Well, I would not go to protest of course, but I would not go to listen his lecture ether. Perhaps my cognitive abilities are too low, but reading books like this makes me sick.
12th-Mar-2017 01:13 am (UTC)
Incidentally, "bell curve" was published in 1994. His lecture was on his recent book titled "coming apart" on increasing rate of inequality in America. I would love to hear that. I also like to listen to people I disagree with as long as they are honest - that helps me critically assess my own views.
12th-Mar-2017 07:23 pm (UTC)
Do not get me wrong. I am not against of him talking about his books and ideas. In fact, thinking about it more, I would probably join you for the lecture. But, I am freaked out by what people can come up to if they bother to listen to him.
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