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06-18-2012, 06:36 PM
Join Date: Jul 2007
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Seemingly an inability to comprehend that statistics and probability do reveal significant differences in behaviors across ages and in criminal behaviors across ages and that have been recorded across nations, time, and as long as such data has been recorded.
But apparently I'm a prejudiced, bigot for suggesting a 21 yr is more likely to have a period of instability or engage in violent crime, murder, assault etc than a more mature candidate say 10-20 yrs older.
No, but you are profiling, and ultimately that's a touchy prospect.
You point out that younger men are more likely to commit violent crimes as a reason not to employ younger men in those positions. Well, I would suggest that you would find that African-American are more likely to commit violent crimes per capita than Caucasian men - should we not employ Black men in those positions? Where is that line?
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