They think it makes them look weak, and avoiding that is evidently more important to them than demonstrating responsible behavior
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Nobel Prize winner James Watson lost his post at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in Long Island in 2007 after claiming that Africans were intellectually inferior to whites.
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