Physics Teacher Develops Unit About Racism, White Privilege, Social Justice
You can access Part 1 and Part 2 here on curriculum on Social Justice written by private school physics teacher Moses Rifkin. Original Article @ Breitbart
John Burk, a physics and math teacher in Delaware, wrote at his blog that he met physics teacher Moses Rifkin of University Prep in Seattle at a People of Color Conference. […]
As reported at Missouri Education Watchdog, in a series of guest posts for Burk’s blog “Quantum Progress,” Rifkin writes that he felt “jealous of my colleagues in English and History who got to talk every day in class about society and how it worked and how to be moral and caring and kind.”
Rifkin explains he is “stuck” because he is teaching at a private school, where his “students weren’t learning about their own privilege (academic and, in many cases, economic and racial).”
The physics teacher, however, says he has “found a way to introduce my students to the ideas of racial and gender privilege, to the idea that our society is far from a meritocracy, and to broaden their conception of who (racially, gender-wise, etc.) does science to include a much broader slice of society.”
“As science teachers, we have to take an active role in undoing the bias in our society,” Rifkin encourages. “Don’t be afraid to try, and don’t wait until you know exactly what to do.”
Rifkin’s six-day curriculum focuses on the central question of why there are few black physicists.
Original Article @ Breitbart
Open letter to Mr. Moses Rifkin,
I enjoyed your class assignment about the race gap in physics, about the lack of Black physicists. You seem to think that this is due to white privilege.
As you are a physicist, and mathematician, I trust you can understand data analysis, statistics, math, correlation and causation. You certainly also heard about Occam’s razor and wondered about the convoluted logic employed to justify giving up Martin Luther King’s dream of a "color blind society". In exchange we now have color quotas everywhere, even in school discipline.
As a scientist, I trust you are open to scientific argument and mathematical proof. I will provide this to you, and I am confident that you are a natural scientist that is open to data, not a social science dogmatist.
Blacks, a group of people have consistently low achievements, everywhere, at all times, in spite of 50 years of affirmative action. They consistently have high crime rate, everywhere in the world, be it Watts, Detroit, or Haiti. That low achievement and high crime is exacerbated when there are no Whites that could discriminate, and Blacks govern themselves, like in Haiti, Detroit, or Zimbabwe.
By Occam’s razor, the simplest explanation is that
the group has inherent low achievement and high criminality.
Races are different, they are not equal.
From this hypothesis only, it can be shown statistically, that we get gender and racial distributions, for physicists, exactly as they occur. With your mathematical qualification, you will enjoy the
- *** Pearbotham’s Law on the Persistence of Achievement Gaps
- The Sex Gap in Mathematics Revisited: A Theory of Everyone
- Intelligence, Gender and Race
- Sex Differences in Mathematical Aptitude
- Racial Disparities in School Discipline
- The Color of Death Row
- The Death of Meritocracy
- Some Thoughts about Jews, IQ and Nobel Laureates
- Women and Minorities in Science.
Certainly, as a physicist , when presented well formed argument supported by a vast body of proof. you would not cast the evidence aside, because it violates the equality dogma of the political correctness religion. Just as the medieval pope did. He rejected Galileo’s proof of the heretic heliocentric theory.
Like everyone else I was indoctrinated by political correctness‘ equality dogma . So were Arthur Jensen, and J. Philippe Rushton, until unequivocal data forced them to change their mind. This tremendous paper summarizes the evidence
I trust you can either be convinced by the host of these data, or point out where the data or conclusions are wrong. If you find the truth, you might find you get ostracized. Even one of the most prestigious Nobel Prizes of the last century would not save you from persecution
- *** James Watson’s most inconvenient truth: Race realism and the moralistic fallacy
- Jared Taylor Remembers Philippe Rushton And Arthur Jensen
- *** James Watson tells the inconvenient truth: Faces the Consequences