The Equalitarian Dogma

  title={The Equalitarian Dogma},
  author={H. E. Garrett},
  journal={Perspectives in Biology and Medicine},
  pages={480 - 484}
  • H. E. Garrett
  • Published 1961
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Perspectives in Biology and Medicine
Up to World War I, it is probable that American scientists who gave the matter any thought at all believed the Negro race to be natively less gifted than the white. Thus, the Negro was generally considered to be less intelligent and more indolent than the white, and to be somewhat lacking in the fundamental traits of honesty and reliability. This judgment was concurred in by most white Americans. Social scientists today do not often accept these onetime common-sense judgments. Instead, they… Expand
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