Feb 122018
 

Facts are stubborn things and no amount of Marvel comic book fictions will change them; the world is full of trickery; you are a child of the universe, and the universe is unfolding just as it should, . . . thank you Desiderata and Donald Trump.

THE BELL CURVE

Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life. By Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray. Illustrated. 845 pp. New York: The Free Press. $30.

RACE, EVOLUTION, AND BEHAVIOR

A Life History Perspective. By J. Philippe Rushton. Illustrated. 334 pp. New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers. $34.95.

THE DECLINE OF INTELLIGENCE IN AMERICA

A Strategy for National Renewal. By Seymour W. Itzkoff. 242 pp. Westport, Conn.: Praeger. $49.95.

WHY RACE MATTERS

By Michael Levin. 436 pp. New Century Books. Paperback. $19.95.


Charlottesville; Baltimore; Watts; Stockholm; Cologne; Ferguson;

“The Foreign Office has warned British visitors to Zanzibar to stay indoors because of the prospects of riots following elections on 25 October.

“In a rare alert, the FCO said: “Large crowds are gathering in Stone Town [the capital] and tear gas has been used. If you’re in Stone Town, stay in a safe location (hotel or home) and avoid being out on the streets. Avoid travelling into the centre of Stone Town if possible.

“Zanzibar acid attack: Catholic priest in hospital. “Efforts to aid British victim of Zanzibar acid attack made injuries. “Be aware of your surroundings and avoid political rallies, polling stations, large crowds or public demonstrations. Make sure you have a means of communication with you at all times and monitor local media for updates.”

“It is warning of “heightened tension and unrest after the elections” particularly in towns and cities on the mainland and Zanzibar.

“Two years ago, two British women were the victims of an acid attack in Stone Town. Also in 2013, an explosion took place at the Anglican Cathedral in Stone Town.

See also: HERE.