„It becoming ever more clear that the combination of racial gaps in IQ and the IQ taboo acts as a black hole that sucks all the intelligence out of an institution. Racial gaps in achievement are the overwhelmingly dominant fact driving school performance, for instance, but nobody is allowed to mention the IQ gap among the races, so misbegotten nonsense rushes in.“

—  Steve Sailer, Why Do We Keep Writing About Intelligence? An IQ FAQ http://www.vdare.com/articles/why-do-we-keep-writing-about-intelligence-an-iq-faq, VDARE, December 3, 2007
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American journalist and movie critic 1958
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