You have a problem with processing information.quote:Why should our education systems not be the same?
You might want to realize that there is no such absolute thing as "fair" because there is and has never been a strict merit-based system in place.
The schools in this country and education ain't like basketball. Plain and simple. And I mean seriously, you just said it. The NBA is for what? 360 positions or so? How many schools are there? NBA is a profession. Colleges are not. They prepare people for professions.
Should be?? C'mon dude. Test scores, for one, don't predict college academic success. Most grades schools, unlike most basketball courts, aren't made equal. And there's long history of that.quote:Granted being acccepted to Michigan or UCLA is not the same as being a first round draft pick, but both should be based on the same, the best.
I mean, at least show some education and desist with the absurd Apples and Oranges comparison between the NBA, a profession, and college admissions.
Now that's MAJOR BULLSHIT considering how I got no comment from you on these things:quote:When the facts of the matter are not in contention...
Now you show me where you know for sure even in California now where Asians or students in general are chosen on strict academic merit. You show me where you know for sure that there is a complete reversal of this long history of WHITE PREFERENCES have been eliminated.quote:quote:In fact, testimony in the case against Michigan showed that there were many white students admitted to the university who had test scores and grades that were lower than plaintiff Jennifer Gratz's. In 1995, the year Gratz applied to UM, of the students admitted with lower scores and grades, 1,243 were white (46.7 percent) and 725 were Black (27.2 percent).
http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3812/is_200205/ai_n9058235quote:According to THIS INTERVIEW about the hisotrical racism in the Ivy League the recent discrepancy in admissions for Asians was due to their lack of participation in ATHLETICS and extra-curricular activities as compared to other populations of students.
http://www.wamu.org/programs/dr/05/11/21.phpquote:Japanese, Chinese and Koreans have a reputation for doing well academically, and are generally not treated as minorities if they were born in the United States. In fact, there have been reports of "reverse discrimination" in which Asian applicants were required to have higher LSAT scores and grades than their Caucasian counterparts...