"Profiling" pit bulls

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Postby Marinepits » August 31st, 2006, 7:56 pm

A very long article but worth the read. My apologies if this article was previously posted.

http://www.newyorker.com/fact/content/a ... 206fa_fact

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What pit bulls can teach us about profiling.
by MALCOLM GLADWELL
Issue of 2006-02-06
Posted 2006-01-30


One afternoon last February, Guy Clairoux picked up his two-and-a half-year-old son, Jayden, from day care and walked him back to their house in the west end of Ottawa, Ontario. They were almost home. Jayden was straggling behind, and, as his father’s back was turned, a pit bull jumped over a back-yard fence and lunged at Jayden. “The dog had his head in its mouth and started to do this shake,â€
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Postby Jenn » September 1st, 2006, 12:17 pm

I'm surprised I read the whole thing. I think it's a very good article though.
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Postby cheekymunkee » September 1st, 2006, 12:25 pm

Holy crap girl!! I have ADHD, can you give me the Reader's Digest version? :wink: Just kidding! I will read it later
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Postby Purple » September 1st, 2006, 12:53 pm

Definately worth the long read.
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Postby prinpoms » September 1st, 2006, 9:04 pm

Definitely worth reading!
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