By Rick Pearcey September 23, 2014, 10:49 AM
No. For example, Walter E. Williams writes:
According to a recent study conducted by Bond University in Australia, sharks are nine times as likely to attack and kill men than they are women. If sinister motivation is attributed for this disparity, as is done in the cases of sex and racial disparities, we can only conclude that sharks are sexist.
Another sex disparity is despite the fact that men are 50 percent of the population and so are women, men are struck by lightning six times as often as women. I wonder what whoever is in charge of lightning has against men.Williams, who details instances of stark statistical disparities evident in education, business, sports, and more, concludes: "Courts, bureaucrats and the intellectual elite have consistently concluded that 'gross' disparities are probative of a pattern and practice of discrimination. Given all of the differences among people, such a position is pure nonsense."