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By that, I mean that Jenny offers no potential alternative explanations through which we might understand the data.In fact, she doesn’t seem to offer any explanation whatsoever for these patterns of responses.Well, sort of, anyway; if she were being consistent (and who is?) Jenny would also say that women “fetishize” white males. One can only guess as to why she does not, because Jenny makes no apparent attempt to understand the data in question.When it comes to mating, it seems that everyone doesn’t get to join hands and cross the finish line at the same time so that we all end up with equally-high self-esteem (I know; I was shocked too).To give you a sense for the data (and so you don’t have to click back and forth between links), here’s the breakdown of the response rates for people who are interested. When it comes to the highest positive response rate, most women, regardless of their race, appear to favor white men, whereas most men, again, regardless of their race, tend to favor Asian women.

The data is labeled “unfortunate” in some respects, because there appear to be winners and losers, and those winners and losers seem to break down along racial lines.Despite initial appearances, it is possible that this data has very little, if anything, to do with race per se.Now I happen to think that race likely does matter to some extent when it comes to dating preferences, but the degree of that extent is anyone’s guess."About 90 percent of people [whom we work with] had a racial preference, and about 85 percent of that was for white people," she says."Black women and Asian men have it the worst."I'm not a black woman or an Asian man, but I'm a first generation Indian-American woman. " For example, after asking where I lived and how I was planning to spend the weekend, a Tinder user I matched with jumped right into: "So what is your ethnicity? The classic question," he began nonchalantly guessing: "Indian or Sri Lankan? I grew up with these kind of questions living in Laredo, Texas, and later in college at the University of Texas at Austin. Race had yet again become the conversation starter."If you accept the premise that most people are people of goodwill, which I think is reasonable, I don't think people are adopting these preferences because they really dislike other races or out of a racial thing," says Rudder.

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