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Old 03-09-2017, 02:41 AM   #141 (permalink)
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https://www.princeton.edu/~tje/files...Dec%202004.pdf

This is the only source I could find. I don't think they are really "collecting" data on it.
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Old 03-09-2017, 12:44 PM   #142 (permalink)
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I get your point, but I don't think losing a job to affirmative action is discriminatory as much as it is the result of a shitty system that had to be put into place because of actual discrimination.
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Old 03-09-2017, 12:58 PM   #143 (permalink)
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The most effective approach to affirmative action in my mind is maintaining a diverse admissions boards as well as in the groups that develop admissions standards.

I do think that affirmative action as most people understand it (student quotas) has its merits because of how different the opportunists between people can be. A student in a poorer neighborhood with the same SAT score as someone from a more upscale neighbourhood may not have the same extracurricular activities available to them that would put the latter student over the edge in the admissions process.

It's never perfect and could always be honed down though. Sometimes people are denied for the most fickle reasons, like having a boring but good writing style or just not seeming like a good fit for the school's culture (another good reason why a diverse board is a good idea: it keeps schools from becoming the [x] club).
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Old 03-09-2017, 05:59 PM   #144 (permalink)
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basically being white is a constant steam of affirmative action in almost everything you do

whenever white people complain about it it's good for a "yeah discrimination is a bitch isn't it?" laugh
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Old 03-09-2017, 07:18 PM   #145 (permalink)
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I hate that argument tbh. Just because one group has more privilege than another does not invalidate discrimination against the more fortunate group. This goes for everything class, race, gender, etc. It may change priority but not significance.
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Old 03-09-2017, 07:23 PM   #146 (permalink)
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I agree it's a band-aid solution

but it's necessitated by a system that is entirely unfair

nowhere else is it easier to see that people are not on a level playing field in our country than when you look at race
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Old 03-09-2017, 07:29 PM   #148 (permalink)
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It's all unfair to begin with

It's not compromising fair competition

It's closer to slightly evening things out around the edges
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Old 03-09-2017, 07:36 PM   #149 (permalink)
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I get what you mean and agree but with lots of shades of grey painted all over it.
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Old 03-09-2017, 07:36 PM   #150 (permalink)
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I guess I just don't get how it's good for a laugh when white people make valid complaints about ways they are discriminated against.
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