Blacks and nature
On the subject of blacks’ lack of curiosity, I thought you might appreciate this one. It is “old news” but interesting (emphasis mine):LA replies:
I remember how at a Philadelphia Society meeting in the mid 1990s, then-National Review editor John O’Sullivan gave a talk in which he said that blacks are just like whites and that if America became all-black it wouldn’t change America in any fundamental way.
“With African-Americans making up less than 2% of the visitors … “James P. writes:
With African-Americans making up less than two percent of the visitors, the odds of being “randomly” punched, stabbed, shot, robbed, or raped in the park are correspondingly reduced!James W. writes:
While visiting my daughter in Los Angeles two years ago we spent an afternoon visiting Griffith Observatory, which was constructed by a Scottish-American philanthropist in gratitude for his experience in America. It was built high on a hill back in the day before smog or light polution existed, . There are mobs of people beginning even with the walk up, and what I saw were large numbers of Asians, Whites, and Latinos. No doubt a fair percentage were foreign tourist, but what stood out was the dog that didn’t bark. Not once. We are so used to it that it is not special, but it is special.Susan G. writes:
It’s just as well that there aren’t more blacks in national parks. They will bring to that environment all the unattractive features of their urban neighborhoods, from mounds of abandoned trash to violent crime. In addition, one can expect an increase in wildfires caused by stupidity and negligence.
Posted by Lawrence Auster at September 26, 2012 09:51 AM | Send