Thomas Sowell: Show Me the Evidence



It’s simultaneously amusing and demoralising that basic common sense, evidence based arguments Thomas Sowell was making almost 40 years ago are still …




47 thoughts on “Thomas Sowell: Show Me the Evidence

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    Who invited Mozart?

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    At around 10:00, the host's sphincter goes into lockdown mode when he realizes that he's brought a pen to a gunfight.

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    When did intellect become a liability? Even back then, the host is an apologist of the first order.

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    Holy Crap, Please don't show this to Libs, they'll explode their frontal lobes trying to process this.

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    I don't really know what data Thomas Sowell was looking at back then, but we're in 2018 and the data seem to be very concrete. From PayScale's The Scale of the Gender Pay Gap 2018 report you learn that men and women tend to work in similar jobs at the beginning of their careers, and women, right off the bat, are paid "roughly $0.82 for every dollar paid to their male counterpart. As the years go on, women tend to remain in these lower-paying jobs, while men move up the ranks in both position and pay."
    It's that simple. Sowell seems to be throwing around so many factors, you tend you start to agree with what he says at some point, but looks like all 'evidence' points to the contrary.

    https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/09/this-is-the-age-at-which-women-are-most-underpaid.html

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    10.34 to 11.00 . Sums it all up. superb. xxx 😉

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    This was Sowell at the very height of his powers… impressive stuff.

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    Every time I watched his program, William F. Buckley, Jr., would send me to the dictionary at least once. And I'll be damned, he did it again in this YT clip. "Invidious". God bless you, Mr. Buckley. All will note that Thomas Sowell didn't have a problem with it, though.

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    This is the type of Black Man our late dearly beloved Brother Malcolm (Malcolm X) wanted to be represented of the Black Community in a Future American society…

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    This guy…just WOW! It seems that it is not a lack of evidence but a lack of the public learning about the evidence and a lack of policies that are in line with the evidence we seem to have.

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    "Basic common sense" is a short-way of saying "This is what i think would is like and I think everyone should think so too… did I put any effort into coming up with this way of thinking? no… it just happened by itself… that's why it's "common sense"…"

    If you've ever learned anything about the world through scientific method, it's that the common sense doesn't apply, and world has no obligation to make sense to you.

    You're only projecting your wants and needs upon the world by claiming the "common sense" card.

    Regardless of your political or ideological leaning.

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    Notice how the interviewers don't compel themselves to weigh in their "two cents" with every response to the questions. That's how an interview is suppose to be. So respectable, dignified, and mature. Today's journalist are leagues behind.

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    this woman interviewer on the second half of this video is an absolute fool. She deserves less pay than the male interviewer!

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    Hands coming together to creat the sound of clapping….

  • September 11, 2018 at 5:04 am
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    Back when feminists were actually able to let someone with opposing views finish their sentence.