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    David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • I just finished the book today–well okay, I have one chapter left.

    There is a bit of legerdemain going on in the author’s summary of his own arguments. As the Derb points out, the word “mixture” is used a lot, but taken out of context, this is deceptive. And the reviews published in the left wing press do deceive in just this manner.

    Reich is talking about mixtures of groups of people. Todays populations are being spoken of as Sets made up of numerous Subsets. Those Subsets themselves are treated as Sets in their own right, which means they have an identity. Having an identity presupposes both a center of gravity and a perimeter. So the “races” today are not really mixtures in the sense that they are made up of a well-stirred jumble of randomly selected individual bits, which is the impression given by left wing reviews. The Subsets which have combined to create today’s Sets had, themselves, a coherent identity in their own right; they too were Sets.

    What Reich ignores is the issue of why humans tend to group themselves into these coherent Sets. His math demonstrates that they do and I understand that he feels no need to go beyond that, but then by the same coin, he should lay off the moralizing and desist from warning us of the need to avoid hasty generalizations. Either he should take it head on or he should leave it alone. That’s the dishonesty in the book.

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  • @Che Guava
    Mixing with Bushmen seems a good explanation for giant bums on so many black women.

    Overeating probably doesn't help (or does, since a giant bum is seen as desirable by many black men).

    I compare giant arses on obese women of European, African, and east Asian descent, my mental term is 'bench arse'. If you were sitting opposite, you could use it as a chair. The Africans are way on top. I am convinced that this is from earlier intermixing with Bushmen women, and similar types that were wiped out by the Bantu invasion from the north.then selection for huge bums.

    With European women, bench arse tends to coincide with the combo of obesity and same-sex attraction. Otherwise rare, even among the obese.

    I am friends with three or so women who are quite obese in my life, so east Asian, but they do not have bums one may see and think of 'possible seating'.

    Of course, actually sitting on a bench arse without permission would cause great offence and trouble,

    Hating to even mention the name, but does anybody *not* think that Kim Kardassian had implants to make a giant bum for Kanye West? I pay little attentinn to such garbage , but it is seeming obvious from photos.

    Kim’s “bench bum”?

    The old phrase was “five and a half axe handles wide”.

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  • Thanks, Derby.
    Of course, you’re spot on. Burn that book! All science is science until new discoveries prove that the previous science was, in fact, pseudoscience, virtu-signaled drivel. The LEFTIST science is erroneously based politics and its filthy, grubbyhand has been putted, exposed for just what it is…Rothschild NWO Poppycock.

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  • @Seamus Day

    Germans feared Jews because they were ‘too smart’.
     
    Name one Jew you can mention in the same sentence as Kepler, Leibniz, Gödel, Frege, Weierstrass, Heisenberg, Riemann, Hilbert, Planck.

    Oh, yeah, Emmy Nother and the intellectual middleman, Albert Einstein, who borrowed from the relativity theory of Poincare and Lorentz and added slight amplifications. But hey, when you control the narrative Einstein is the greatest thinker in history and Maya Angelou is the greatest writer and poet.

    Agree.

    It may be just my interpretation, but I get the impression that physicists themselves express less adulation for Einstein than does the general(ly misled) public.

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  • @iffen

    You bet there is variation in the distribution, but how that interacts with environment or whether said distribution makes humans of this or that more successful is highly dependent on the definition and purpose of success.
     
    Couldn't agree more. It is up to the individual to decide if he prefers subsistence farming over modern technological economies and to make a determination as to which is "better."

    BTW, you keep going on and on about superiority and hierarchy and I haven't mention that at all.

    Trying to link IQ to farming and its ubiquitous environmental randomness (chaos theory here) is like guessing which child will grow to engage in same sex behavior.

    Uhhh no but I have.

    Laughing.

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  • @iffen
    Power is not by definition linked to IQ.

    Correct. Do you know what is linked to IQ? Chances for successful life outcomes in the modern world.

    But power historically outpaces IQ for being successful. So IQ is limited as per the descriptors I referenced. That’s the point, our world demonstrates that power is primary, and IQ contends to demonstrate superiority make the case.

    But this far, the people with high IQ’s claiming success demonstrate a peculiar definition of success as I referenced.

    Furthermore people around the globe with median or even below average IQ’s are very successful, especially if success is not measured by IQ. Problem solving, relational dynamics, work ethic, productivity, are also more important than IQ.

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  • @EliteCommInc.
    Hence one od the many categorical debates about the meaning of race.


    Human kind is all of one species -- one race categorize into various racial groups. There are no subspecies of humans -- there are categorical distinctions based on constructs as decided by and among various groups of humans.

    The social playground of the term race in no manner changes a single reality, despite different shapes, sizes, colors and practices -- humans begat humans and will continue to beget humans, regardless of shape, size, practice or skin color.

    Humankind a race of beings who tower babble our way through rhetorical discourse about who we are and on occasion about which one of us is superior.

    Hey ma . . . watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat.

    Human kind is all of one species — one race categorize into various racial groups. There are no subspecies of humans — there are categorical distinctions based on constructs as decided by and among various groups of humans.

    There are no subspecies of animals – there are categorical distinctions based on constructs as decided by and among various groups of animals. Polar Bears and Grizzly bears are really the same subspecies, but the Polar bears are bear surpremist and who wish to kill and oppress the Grizzy bears who dindu nothin’

    The social playground of the term race in no manner changes a single reality, despite different shapes, sizes, colors and practices — humans begat humans and will continue to beget humans, regardless of shape, size, practice or skin color.

    So…different groups of humans evolved to have different size, shapes, and skin color but have the same brains. How is this possible?

    Humankind a race of beings who tower babble our way through rhetorical discourse about who we are and on occasion about which one of us is superior.

    HBD is not about superiority, it’s about scientific reality. You could understand that if you won’t so insecure.

    Hey ma . . . watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat.

    Sooner this than provide evidence for race denial.

    There are many at Unz who use syntax and diction to sound much more intelligent than they actually are – they all do it better than you.

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    Considering it’s been near-impossible to get their homepage to appear the last few days, I’m certainly glad they got that permission!

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  • @EliteCommInc.
    one Shorter perspective of the several I posit:

    version -- mistaking muscle power for IQ is the history of European practice. During WWI, africans trained by the French were ensconced in a small french village. The villagers gradually accepted the Africans as they sought to supplement their incomes by engaging community projects and odd kibs. Initially, it was thought the africans simpletons, they spoke a very basic crude french. But eventually one women discovered that the africans had in fact been taught only rudimentary french. She took it upon herself to offer the africans the french as it was intended as language and lo and behold discovered that the blacks were in fact as sophisticated a people as those in the village and they adopted general french linguistics which they mastered as well or better than many french themselves.

    It was uncovered that the french deliberately denied teaching the language in full so as to maintain a superior status. The US refused to permit black US troops to fight along side their US brothers in arms. They assigned them to the French, who discovers that the blacks were as sophisticated humans as themselves. equal to or superior in bravery. And when they began awarding blacks medals for the same, the US military demanded they refrain from doing so -- l'est they begin seeing themselves as equals.


    It is deeply embarrassing to visit a plantation only discover the unacknowledged technology that blacks brought to building technique (s), purposefulness and architectural design. It is the uncovering of the manipulation on mass scale that whites in power - have engaged to delimit knowledge about the intelligence of others. To ignore that is to miss the dilemma concerning the distribution of IQ.


    Power is not by definition linked to IQ.

    Power is not by definition linked to IQ.

    Correct. Do you know what is linked to IQ? Chances for successful life outcomes in the modern world.

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    But power historically outpaces IQ for being successful. So IQ is limited as per the descriptors I referenced. That's the point, our world demonstrates that power is primary, and IQ contends to demonstrate superiority make the case.

    But this far, the people with high IQ's claiming success demonstrate a peculiar definition of success as I referenced.

    Furthermore people around the globe with median or even below average IQ's are very successful, especially if success is not measured by IQ. Problem solving, relational dynamics, work ethic, productivity, are also more important than IQ.
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  • @EliteCommInc.
    The peoples on the America's survived successfully before Europeans arrived. In fact they have managed to exist successfully in spite of Europeans. The people's on the Continent have survived and son so successfully longer than the Europeans. And they both survived in periods of drought, famine, warfare, flood, earthquake, etc. And have thrived in spite of it all. They managed to develop waterways, plumbing, roads, technology without destroying the environments they thrived in.

    I think what we are beginning to understand about IQ as defined by the European mind is that it is predicated on need and desire (desire from idleness). On neither continent did the people's needs vast arrays of vaccines, though people in Africa had as practice vaccinations before encountering Europeans. On neither continent did the people's engage in killing their environments for sport as to demonstrate superiority. A practice that has thrown nearly every -- well every environment out of balance that Europeans came into contact with.

    Perhaps, the construct of IQ demonstrates the every present insecurity that Europeans are constantly trying to outrun. The incessant desire to demonstrate superiority. And yet history tells us that to be successful, one need not be superior in any manner. Perhaps, the obsession with IQ to demonstrate superiority -- is but the insecurity of a child constantly having to prove itself to the point of exhaustion. One considers the genius of national parks. When considering why they were created, one must consider how such an obvious composition could have been an oversight in developing cities in the first place.

    One considers the circular rhetorical dynamic, Europeans develop solutions to more problems that they themselves create than the environment demands they create to overcome. Perhaps that is why so many of the indigenous populations look at our heritage as one full of reckless energy that we install as intelligence. And no greater example as that of the Europeans willingness to utterly destroy for the sake of acknowledging superior status as opposed to being a success on the planet. Wiping out the buffalo/bison for profit did not end the native american populations.

    Importing immigrants is not going to save the US republic and one would think people with a successful IQ would learn that lesson from obvious hard core realities of history. Yet the people touting superior intelligence are the advocates of destructive social policies and claiming to be superior humans.


    You bet there is variation in the distribution, but how that interacts with environment or whether said distribution makes humans of this or that more successful is highly dependent on the definition and purpose of success.

    The Jellyfish it is said has successfully exists longer than humans --- as have whales, and even monkey's whether they have the ability to successfully survive humans is predicated on their ability to survive are destructive nature of the few who seem incapable of living without destroying to demonstrate their superior quality.

    You bet there is variation in the distribution, but how that interacts with environment or whether said distribution makes humans of this or that more successful is highly dependent on the definition and purpose of success.

    Couldn’t agree more. It is up to the individual to decide if he prefers subsistence farming over modern technological economies and to make a determination as to which is “better.”

    BTW, you keep going on and on about superiority and hierarchy and I haven’t mention that at all.

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    Trying to link IQ to farming and its ubiquitous environmental randomness (chaos theory here) is like guessing which child will grow to engage in same sex behavior.



    Uhhh no but I have.

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  • @EliteCommInc.
    "That’s because of regional differences in the human genome. Like any widely-distributed species, ours has developed regional varieties due to local inbreeding under well-understood genetic rules: founder effect, genetic drift, natural selection. The simplest name for these varieties—the one favored by Charles Darwin, the father of modern biology—is “races.”

    But we now know that it was an incorrect term and convolutes the meaning of what it means to be a human being. One can dress the matter up in all kinds intellectual and even valid scientific garb. The reality genetically is that we are all of one race -- human race. The issue is not all that complex.

    And withing the human race there are variation in the biological, social and intellectual, emotional existence and expression of the same. All of which has been shaped over millions of years by environmental actors static and nonstatic. That Darwin and others used race to make distinctions of human hierarchy of most to least human is an issue we have inherited and are now wrestling with. It is untruthful to claim that the academic community are race denialists, though I suspect that some are.

    The issue surrounds, the meaning of the variations and for whites in particular, the suggestion that they are not in fact at the top of the pyramid via genetics. And by challenging that standard exported throughout the world and enforced with great vigor -- a lot of white people are just scared. And many in some manner of panic are racing, no pun intended, though I suppose it works, to solidify their superior status in science.

    When the issue of race is discussed, in modernity, we are not talking about genetics, we are generally discussion its social construction of meaning. And while it is convenient to hoola hoop the debate into one of science, it is a slight of hand gimmick, for the purpose of blurring the matters of question by ignoring the bridging.

    I won't ignore the bridging.

    ________________________________

    Your point . . . .

    "As we all know, a peculiar orthodoxy about human nature has come up among the Liberal Arts and Grievance Studies (LAGS) types who staff academic administrations, media, and government bureaucracies, including those that approve money grants to research scientists. A key tenet of this orthodoxy: There Is No Such Thing As Race. According to this tenet, race is a “social construct,” a sort of collective optical illusion.


    There is certainly a strange thing happening in and among academics. But the nexus of that discussion has nothing to do with race being real or not. Continuing to make that claim is to abuse the issue(s). The second aspect of the argument concerning "race" as a social construct, is not one of optical illusion save that the social implications of racial superiority has been premised on some faulty science and reasoning that on test don't play out for a myriad of reasons.


    But in all my life I have never met anyone who claimed genetics didn't matter to human existence in the real.

    Excellent points – thanks!

    Peace.

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  • @Eustace Tilley (not)
    "When will King Arthur return?"
    For the past, Scepter'd Islers must yearn.
    They most love misty fables
    And merrie round tables
    When the thatch 'bove their heads starts to burn.

    But just for the record, in Malory’s “Morte d’Arthur”, it was in fact the great magician Merlin, not Arthur, who, it was said, would return in due time, to save England in her hour of greatest need.

    And Yes, for what it’s worth… as an Englishman, I do actually believe that, somehow, he will.

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  • David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • @Seamus Padraig

    The reality genetically is that we are all of one race — human race.
     
    Well, actually, no. Mankind (homo sapiens) is not a race, but a species. A race is a subspecies.

    A breed, if you will.

    Peace.

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  • @Henry's Cat
    What brand of anti-Darwinist are you?

    Read him before, Creationist

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  • @gustafus21
    Blacks also have an IQ 20-30 points below whites - causing young males to challenge the male dominance hierarchy as apex predators.

    FEED THE CHILDREN? -- NOT ON YOUR LIFE - then they breed like roaches and burst their borders.

    WHAT HAVE WE DONE? -- Sorry, but it is kill or be killed time, and not just in Europe. We could have left the Africans to perish in their own excrement... but CHRISTIANS... those idiots... kept proffering more cheeks.

    I root for Ebola. AIDS... anything to rid us of this plague

    Blacks also have an IQ 20-30 points below whites – causing young males to challenge the male dominance hierarchy as apex predators.

    Pray tell, what “study” confirmed this? Seems to me I’m black and I’m smarter than you.

    I root for Ebola. AIDS… anything to rid us of this plague

    Speaking of plagues, your ancestors were nearly wiped out because they weren’t smart enough to figure out that filth is deadly.

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  • @Beckow
    A big part of creating civilisation was realising that 'fast running and thug-like fighting' are not all that useful in a war. In Africa that didn't happen, so they were helpless. War is not a sport.

    This from people in the US who have thug lifed their way across the planet who are incapable of adhering to agreements they draft and force upon others. and are now mugging the middle east again . . .

    Next some genius will be spouting that the planet is over populated. And what the US needs is more immigrants to get rid of those .3% of violent blacks who want to take away white guns so when the apocalypse occurs — they can “get white people.”

    Good grief . . . superior analysis from IQ to superior morality has no end.

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  • @Seamus Padraig

    The reality genetically is that we are all of one race — human race.
     
    Well, actually, no. Mankind (homo sapiens) is not a race, but a species. A race is a subspecies.

    Hence one od the many categorical debates about the meaning of race.

    Human kind is all of one species — one race categorize into various racial groups. There are no subspecies of humans — there are categorical distinctions based on constructs as decided by and among various groups of humans.

    The social playground of the term race in no manner changes a single reality, despite different shapes, sizes, colors and practices — humans begat humans and will continue to beget humans, regardless of shape, size, practice or skin color.

    Humankind a race of beings who tower babble our way through rhetorical discourse about who we are and on occasion about which one of us is superior.

    Hey ma . . . watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat.

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    Human kind is all of one species — one race categorize into various racial groups. There are no subspecies of humans — there are categorical distinctions based on constructs as decided by and among various groups of humans.

    There are no subspecies of animals - there are categorical distinctions based on constructs as decided by and among various groups of animals. Polar Bears and Grizzly bears are really the same subspecies, but the Polar bears are bear surpremist and who wish to kill and oppress the Grizzy bears who dindu nothin'

    The social playground of the term race in no manner changes a single reality, despite different shapes, sizes, colors and practices — humans begat humans and will continue to beget humans, regardless of shape, size, practice or skin color.

    So...different groups of humans evolved to have different size, shapes, and skin color but have the same brains. How is this possible?

    Humankind a race of beings who tower babble our way through rhetorical discourse about who we are and on occasion about which one of us is superior.

    HBD is not about superiority, it's about scientific reality. You could understand that if you won't so insecure.

    Hey ma . . . watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat.

    Sooner this than provide evidence for race denial.

    There are many at Unz who use syntax and diction to sound much more intelligent than they actually are - they all do it better than you.
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  • Today, April 20th, is the fiftieth anniversary of British politician Enoch Powell's Birmingham speech against mass Third World immigration into his country. VDARE.com Editor Peter Brimelow has an eloquent post about this and VDARE.com has reposted the speech itself, with supporting hyperlinks brought up to date. There are YouTube clips of Powell actually delivering bits...
  • @Rich
    A true prophet. Looking like it might be too late for Britain, now. I see they have a homosexual Hindu as Prime Minister across the Irish Sea and the childless Mrs May isn't going to do anything to stop the inflow to her country. When will King Arthur return?

    “When will King Arthur return?”
    For the past, Scepter’d Islers must yearn.
    They most love misty fables
    And merrie round tables
    When the thatch ‘bove their heads starts to burn.

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    But just for the record, in Malory's "Morte d'Arthur", it was in fact the great magician Merlin, not Arthur, who, it was said, would return in due time, to save England in her hour of greatest need.

    And Yes, for what it's worth... as an Englishman, I do actually believe that, somehow, he will.
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  • David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • @another fred
    What are the odds of there being group differences in this gene and its expression?

    "Ramped up fight-or-flight response points to history of warfare for humans and chimps"

    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180419141517.htm

    I will reading the article you pnsted tomorrow, but my one USA friend as of now is Puerto Rican and Domican mixed, Bronx-born, cannot help but notice that his waK is like that of a chimp, it is strange.

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  • @Uebersetzer
    Powell was defeated in 1987. He narrowly held on in South Down in 1983.

    Thanks. My mistake.

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  • David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • What are the odds of there being group differences in this gene and its expression?

    Ramped up fight-or-flight response points to history of warfare for humans and chimps

    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/04/180419141517.htm

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    I will reading the article you pnsted tomorrow, but my one USA friend as of now is Puerto Rican and Domican mixed, Bronx-born, cannot help but notice that his waK is like that of a chimp, it is strange.
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  • Essentially, Mr Derbyshire is criticizing Professor Reich for doing what he himself and his VDare friends do all the time: twisting science to prop up a pre-conceived political ideology. The modern European ethnic groups didn’t just drop ready-made out of the sky! Europe was populated by successive waves of invaders from central Asia who did indeed slaughter the men and marry the women, thereby creating a new gene pool and giving us the rich diversity of ethnic identities we know in Europe today. That’s established science. Mr Derbyshire then resorts to a rather silly propaganda trick: if you can’t refute your opponent’s argument, attribute to him an argument he didn’t make but which you can refute, refute that and claim you’ve refuted your opponent. Thus: “Does Prof. Reich really expect males from that second group to “embrace” their annihilation?” But earlier he quotes the professor: “Mixture is fundamental to who we are, and we need to embrace it, not deny that it occurred.” “We”. “We” obviously means modern white Americans and the professor’s argument is that they need to accept the scientific reality of their own European ancestry in place of the weird myths and distortions about Europe common in the US (and which we Europeans find amusing, at least until Americans try to ram them down our throats as historical and scientific “fact”!). I suspect that Mr Derbyshire’s “gripe” with Professor Reich is that he has presented a scientific view of genetics, thereby demolishing the rather comical pseudo-genetics which the VDare people use to prop up their political ideology.

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  • Ynu are making a good point, but overpopulation is the biggest problem of all, the populations being destroyed, except in east and *parts of* south-east Asia (Malaysia of now, for example, is a slow-motion horror story of Islamism, as, in technically different ways, is Indonesia). The Burmese are correct in rejecting the Bengali invaders who call themselves ‘Rohingya’. Sure, it is unjust in the few cases where they were there for many generations.

    At the start of the great east Asian war, Burma (or Myanmar) had much the same state in the British empire and simhlar constition to as Australia or Canada, so largely independent. The reason the majority of Burmese nationalists took the side of Japan was the British having placed Indians at the top of the courts and bureaucracy there. NaturalJy, the Burmese did not like that.

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  • Happy St George’s Day to everyone

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  • @EliteCommInc.
    "That’s because of regional differences in the human genome. Like any widely-distributed species, ours has developed regional varieties due to local inbreeding under well-understood genetic rules: founder effect, genetic drift, natural selection. The simplest name for these varieties—the one favored by Charles Darwin, the father of modern biology—is “races.”

    But we now know that it was an incorrect term and convolutes the meaning of what it means to be a human being. One can dress the matter up in all kinds intellectual and even valid scientific garb. The reality genetically is that we are all of one race -- human race. The issue is not all that complex.

    And withing the human race there are variation in the biological, social and intellectual, emotional existence and expression of the same. All of which has been shaped over millions of years by environmental actors static and nonstatic. That Darwin and others used race to make distinctions of human hierarchy of most to least human is an issue we have inherited and are now wrestling with. It is untruthful to claim that the academic community are race denialists, though I suspect that some are.

    The issue surrounds, the meaning of the variations and for whites in particular, the suggestion that they are not in fact at the top of the pyramid via genetics. And by challenging that standard exported throughout the world and enforced with great vigor -- a lot of white people are just scared. And many in some manner of panic are racing, no pun intended, though I suppose it works, to solidify their superior status in science.

    When the issue of race is discussed, in modernity, we are not talking about genetics, we are generally discussion its social construction of meaning. And while it is convenient to hoola hoop the debate into one of science, it is a slight of hand gimmick, for the purpose of blurring the matters of question by ignoring the bridging.

    I won't ignore the bridging.

    ________________________________

    Your point . . . .

    "As we all know, a peculiar orthodoxy about human nature has come up among the Liberal Arts and Grievance Studies (LAGS) types who staff academic administrations, media, and government bureaucracies, including those that approve money grants to research scientists. A key tenet of this orthodoxy: There Is No Such Thing As Race. According to this tenet, race is a “social construct,” a sort of collective optical illusion.


    There is certainly a strange thing happening in and among academics. But the nexus of that discussion has nothing to do with race being real or not. Continuing to make that claim is to abuse the issue(s). The second aspect of the argument concerning "race" as a social construct, is not one of optical illusion save that the social implications of racial superiority has been premised on some faulty science and reasoning that on test don't play out for a myriad of reasons.


    But in all my life I have never met anyone who claimed genetics didn't matter to human existence in the real.

    The reality genetically is that we are all of one race — human race.

    Well, actually, no. Mankind (homo sapiens) is not a race, but a species. A race is a subspecies.

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    Hence one od the many categorical debates about the meaning of race.


    Human kind is all of one species -- one race categorize into various racial groups. There are no subspecies of humans -- there are categorical distinctions based on constructs as decided by and among various groups of humans.

    The social playground of the term race in no manner changes a single reality, despite different shapes, sizes, colors and practices -- humans begat humans and will continue to beget humans, regardless of shape, size, practice or skin color.

    Humankind a race of beings who tower babble our way through rhetorical discourse about who we are and on occasion about which one of us is superior.

    Hey ma . . . watch me pull a rabbit out of my hat.
    , @Talha
    A breed, if you will.

    Peace.
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  • @iffen
    And withing the human race there are variation in the biological, social and intellectual, emotional existence and expression of the same.

    And some of those variations, many of which are unevenly distributed among the various "populations," advantage a higher or lower proportion of a given population with regard to circumstances and environments. Certain "populations" have a higher mean with regard to the variation that leads to the best chances of "success" in a given pursuit. This being reality, you can demand quotas for white sprinters or just accept the results of the race, pun intended.

    that variations deposited in varying degrees withing the human species among various groups of humans

    Saying

    “duh”

    seemed a bit trite.

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  • @Intelligent Dasein
    It will eventually come to light that David Reich's dry and lifeless style, as well as his extensive collaboration with mathematicians, both result from the fact that his genetic research is actually explaining nothing. He must use brutal statistical falsification in order to generate any results at all, and then he needs to write in an obscurantist manner in order to conceal the fact that he has no coherent story to tell.

    "Genetics" is not really a specific term, as it applies broadly to the study of origins; and not just the origins of living things, but the origins of anything. There have always been practical theories of genetics in the living realm, as offspring are clearly derived somehow from their progenerators and this is significant for determining what they will be. But today's obsession with biomolecular genetics and information is simply junk science, to put it kindly. The idea that there is some single, simple, unique causal factor responsible for transmitting information from one generation to the next, is a mythology that was fully developed in the absence of any empirical support. When DNA was discovered, it was immediately cast into this role and enthroned there ever since. The fact that DNA cannot perform this function is responsible for the increasingly arcane hypotheses needed to patch evolutionary theory together.

    In 50 years' time, no serious person will still be a Darwinist and "genetics" will have perished out of frustration and boredom.

    What brand of anti-Darwinist are you?

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    Read him before, Creationist
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  • @Currahee
    "the black fact of superiority in running and fighting"

    African armies may be musical, don't know; but they can't fight.

    A big part of creating civilisation was realising that ‘fast running and thug-like fighting’ are not all that useful in a war. In Africa that didn’t happen, so they were helpless. War is not a sport.

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    This from people in the US who have thug lifed their way across the planet who are incapable of adhering to agreements they draft and force upon others. and are now mugging the middle east again . . .

    Next some genius will be spouting that the planet is over populated. And what the US needs is more immigrants to get rid of those .3% of violent blacks who want to take away white guns so when the apocalypse occurs -- they can "get white people."

    Good grief . . . superior analysis from IQ to superior morality has no end.

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    not very short –

    excuse me.

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  • @iffen
    And withing the human race there are variation in the biological, social and intellectual, emotional existence and expression of the same.

    And some of those variations, many of which are unevenly distributed among the various "populations," advantage a higher or lower proportion of a given population with regard to circumstances and environments. Certain "populations" have a higher mean with regard to the variation that leads to the best chances of "success" in a given pursuit. This being reality, you can demand quotas for white sprinters or just accept the results of the race, pun intended.

    one Shorter perspective of the several I posit:

    version — mistaking muscle power for IQ is the history of European practice. During WWI, africans trained by the French were ensconced in a small french village. The villagers gradually accepted the Africans as they sought to supplement their incomes by engaging community projects and odd kibs. Initially, it was thought the africans simpletons, they spoke a very basic crude french. But eventually one women discovered that the africans had in fact been taught only rudimentary french. She took it upon herself to offer the africans the french as it was intended as language and lo and behold discovered that the blacks were in fact as sophisticated a people as those in the village and they adopted general french linguistics which they mastered as well or better than many french themselves.

    It was uncovered that the french deliberately denied teaching the language in full so as to maintain a superior status. The US refused to permit black US troops to fight along side their US brothers in arms. They assigned them to the French, who discovers that the blacks were as sophisticated humans as themselves. equal to or superior in bravery. And when they began awarding blacks medals for the same, the US military demanded they refrain from doing so — l’est they begin seeing themselves as equals.

    It is deeply embarrassing to visit a plantation only discover the unacknowledged technology that blacks brought to building technique (s), purposefulness and architectural design. It is the uncovering of the manipulation on mass scale that whites in power – have engaged to delimit knowledge about the intelligence of others. To ignore that is to miss the dilemma concerning the distribution of IQ.

    Power is not by definition linked to IQ.

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    Power is not by definition linked to IQ.

    Correct. Do you know what is linked to IQ? Chances for successful life outcomes in the modern world.
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  • @anarchyst
    There is another aspect of genetics and DNA coding that has not been explored. Today's scientists involved in genetics and DNA believe that much of our DNA merely consists of "place holders" and is of little importance, being considered "junk DNA". An interesting premise on DNA was presented by Dr. Michael Tellinger in his book "Slave Species of God". His premise is that this "junk DNA" is not "junk", at all, but has been purposely deactivated by extraterrestrials or some other "supreme being". Whether one believes in the existence of extraterrestrials or a supreme being, the premise that much of our DNA has been "deactivated" in order to control us is an interesting premise. It is possible that when humanity was "created", all of our DNA was active, resulting in the ability to communicate without limits--telepathy, etc. with the possession of extensive knowledge. If one takes the Biblical story of Adam and Eve being banished from the "Garden of Eden", it is possible that our "creator" purposely deactivated certain portions of our DNA in order to control us. The "Garden of Eden" story was written for the ages; for those who would not understand scientific principles of DNA and genetics.
    Attempting to apply scientific principles to Biblical stories, it could be argued that "Noah's Ark" was actually a DNA repository.
    Dr. Tellinger's premise is that our dormant, inactive DNA is slowly reactivating itself; hence, the continuing scientific advances in humanity.

    If what you propose is actually true, then human advancement is on the verge of massive acceleration, as the age of CRISPR, and other, yet more powerful genetic editing and engineering tools is now upon us.

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  • Mixing with Bushmen seems a good explanation for giant bums on so many black women.

    Overeating probably doesn’t help (or does, since a giant bum is seen as desirable by many black men).

    I compare giant arses on obese women of European, African, and east Asian descent, my mental term is ‘bench arse’. If you were sitting opposite, you could use it as a chair. The Africans are way on top. I am convinced that this is from earlier intermixing with Bushmen women, and similar types that were wiped out by the Bantu invasion from the north.then selection for huge bums.

    With European women, bench arse tends to coincide with the combo of obesity and same-sex attraction. Otherwise rare, even among the obese.

    I am friends with three or so women who are quite obese in my life, so east Asian, but they do not have bums one may see and think of ‘possible seating’.

    Of course, actually sitting on a bench arse without permission would cause great offence and trouble,

    Hating to even mention the name, but does anybody *not* think that Kim Kardassian had implants to make a giant bum for Kanye West? I pay little attentinn to such garbage , but it is seeming obvious from photos.

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    Kim's "bench bum"?

    The old phrase was "five and a half axe handles wide".
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  • @iffen
    And withing the human race there are variation in the biological, social and intellectual, emotional existence and expression of the same.

    And some of those variations, many of which are unevenly distributed among the various "populations," advantage a higher or lower proportion of a given population with regard to circumstances and environments. Certain "populations" have a higher mean with regard to the variation that leads to the best chances of "success" in a given pursuit. This being reality, you can demand quotas for white sprinters or just accept the results of the race, pun intended.

    The peoples on the America’s survived successfully before Europeans arrived. In fact they have managed to exist successfully in spite of Europeans. The people’s on the Continent have survived and son so successfully longer than the Europeans. And they both survived in periods of drought, famine, warfare, flood, earthquake, etc. And have thrived in spite of it all. They managed to develop waterways, plumbing, roads, technology without destroying the environments they thrived in.

    I think what we are beginning to understand about IQ as defined by the European mind is that it is predicated on need and desire (desire from idleness). On neither continent did the people’s needs vast arrays of vaccines, though people in Africa had as practice vaccinations before encountering Europeans. On neither continent did the people’s engage in killing their environments for sport as to demonstrate superiority. A practice that has thrown nearly every — well every environment out of balance that Europeans came into contact with.

    Perhaps, the construct of IQ demonstrates the every present insecurity that Europeans are constantly trying to outrun. The incessant desire to demonstrate superiority. And yet history tells us that to be successful, one need not be superior in any manner. Perhaps, the obsession with IQ to demonstrate superiority — is but the insecurity of a child constantly having to prove itself to the point of exhaustion. One considers the genius of national parks. When considering why they were created, one must consider how such an obvious composition could have been an oversight in developing cities in the first place.

    One considers the circular rhetorical dynamic, Europeans develop solutions to more problems that they themselves create than the environment demands they create to overcome. Perhaps that is why so many of the indigenous populations look at our heritage as one full of reckless energy that we install as intelligence. And no greater example as that of the Europeans willingness to utterly destroy for the sake of acknowledging superior status as opposed to being a success on the planet. Wiping out the buffalo/bison for profit did not end the native american populations.

    Importing immigrants is not going to save the US republic and one would think people with a successful IQ would learn that lesson from obvious hard core realities of history. Yet the people touting superior intelligence are the advocates of destructive social policies and claiming to be superior humans.

    You bet there is variation in the distribution, but how that interacts with environment or whether said distribution makes humans of this or that more successful is highly dependent on the definition and purpose of success.

    The Jellyfish it is said has successfully exists longer than humans — as have whales, and even monkey’s whether they have the ability to successfully survive humans is predicated on their ability to survive are destructive nature of the few who seem incapable of living without destroying to demonstrate their superior quality.

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    You bet there is variation in the distribution, but how that interacts with environment or whether said distribution makes humans of this or that more successful is highly dependent on the definition and purpose of success.
     
    Couldn't agree more. It is up to the individual to decide if he prefers subsistence farming over modern technological economies and to make a determination as to which is "better."

    BTW, you keep going on and on about superiority and hierarchy and I haven't mention that at all.

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  • @Anon
    Why is the book like this?

    Same old story. Galileo knew. Official Geo-centrism vs Empirical Helio-centrism.

    When it comes to evolutionary science, there is bio-centrism under attack from ideo-centrism.

    Reich is torn. He grew up under the Shoah Narrative that has become like a faith. It said German 'Aryans' believed in racial differences and waged wars and committed genocide. But good guys won and established that All Peoples are Equal. This is the faith of the West, as powerful as Geo-centrism in Galileo's time. It was especially useful to Jews who were targeted by 'Aryans'.

    And yet it was always an uneasy myth. After all, Germans feared Jews because they were 'too smart'. Also, black athletes who demolished the 'aryan' myth of superiority established the black fact of superiority in running and fighting.

    “the black fact of superiority in running and fighting”

    African armies may be musical, don’t know; but they can’t fight.

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    A big part of creating civilisation was realising that 'fast running and thug-like fighting' are not all that useful in a war. In Africa that didn't happen, so they were helpless. War is not a sport.
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  • It will eventually come to light that David Reich’s dry and lifeless style, as well as his extensive collaboration with mathematicians, both result from the fact that his genetic research is actually explaining nothing. He must use brutal statistical falsification in order to generate any results at all, and then he needs to write in an obscurantist manner in order to conceal the fact that he has no coherent story to tell.

    “Genetics” is not really a specific term, as it applies broadly to the study of origins; and not just the origins of living things, but the origins of anything. There have always been practical theories of genetics in the living realm, as offspring are clearly derived somehow from their progenerators and this is significant for determining what they will be. But today’s obsession with biomolecular genetics and information is simply junk science, to put it kindly. The idea that there is some single, simple, unique causal factor responsible for transmitting information from one generation to the next, is a mythology that was fully developed in the absence of any empirical support. When DNA was discovered, it was immediately cast into this role and enthroned there ever since. The fact that DNA cannot perform this function is responsible for the increasingly arcane hypotheses needed to patch evolutionary theory together.

    In 50 years’ time, no serious person will still be a Darwinist and “genetics” will have perished out of frustration and boredom.

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    What brand of anti-Darwinist are you?
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  • @Anon
    Why is the book like this?

    Same old story. Galileo knew. Official Geo-centrism vs Empirical Helio-centrism.

    When it comes to evolutionary science, there is bio-centrism under attack from ideo-centrism.

    Reich is torn. He grew up under the Shoah Narrative that has become like a faith. It said German 'Aryans' believed in racial differences and waged wars and committed genocide. But good guys won and established that All Peoples are Equal. This is the faith of the West, as powerful as Geo-centrism in Galileo's time. It was especially useful to Jews who were targeted by 'Aryans'.

    And yet it was always an uneasy myth. After all, Germans feared Jews because they were 'too smart'. Also, black athletes who demolished the 'aryan' myth of superiority established the black fact of superiority in running and fighting.

    Germans feared Jews because they were ‘too smart’.

    Name one Jew you can mention in the same sentence as Kepler, Leibniz, Gödel, Frege, Weierstrass, Heisenberg, Riemann, Hilbert, Planck.

    Oh, yeah, Emmy Nother and the intellectual middleman, Albert Einstein, who borrowed from the relativity theory of Poincare and Lorentz and added slight amplifications. But hey, when you control the narrative Einstein is the greatest thinker in history and Maya Angelou is the greatest writer and poet.

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    Agree.

    It may be just my interpretation, but I get the impression that physicists themselves express less adulation for Einstein than does the general(ly misled) public.
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  • @nickels
    I think it is a unique and important time in the history of science. Science has exposed itself as mystical Neo-Platonism.
    Most of what calls itself science is actually fable generation for problems that are massively undetermined. And the particular fable that wins out is the one that justifies the ruling class's ideology. Every time.
    Just remember this rule of thumb: if the scientist can't build it, drive it or fly it, it isn't science-it's propaganda.
    It has alway been so. In fact, many working assumptions of Western, post Enlightenment culture are nothing more than Neo-Platonic mythology.

    Scientific arrogance is rampant in today’s society. If an ordinary person makes an observation, it is considered a “myth” or a “fable” until it is personally observed by a “scientist”. This arrogance propels what is considered science into the realm of being a “religion”, not unlike “holocaustianity ™” which itself, has so many holes in it, outright fabrications, lies,, and outright impossibilities, but is still taken as total truth, subjecting those who dare to go against the prevailing orthodoxy to prosecution and incarceration in many countries for merely seeking out the truth.
    Science is no different…
    Mariners from ancient times made their oceanic observations of “sea monsters”, giant eels, squids and other large ocean-dwelling creatures and have always been discredited by “scientists”. It turns out that these giant sea creatures DO exist, despite the deniability of so-called “scientists”.
    Another observation by mariners is the “super wave”, which has been responsible for the destruction of many ocean-going vessels which were also discredited by “scientists”, just because they did not personally observe them.. These “super waves” have been observed from orbiting satellites.
    It turns out that these old-time mariners were not so “stupid” and “backwards” as scientists claim.
    Another example of scientific arrogance involves weather phenomenon, particularly tornadoes. There have been ordinary people who have observed tornadoes in action, but were informed that they were merely “straight line winds” despite funnel clouds being observed.
    Let’s not forget “funding” especially from government agencies that are looking to promote their agenda, the truth be damned. “Climate change” is but one prime example of scientific arrogance, misconduct, and malpractice taking place. “Climate” is ALWAYS changing and is actually influenced by solar factors to a much greater degree than previously believed. There are no SUVs on Mars or Venus, (one of the climate change crowd’s blame for “global warming”) yet solar variability has been observed on other celestial bodies. The East Anglia emails are the “smoking gun” in the “climate change” fraud. FOLLOW THE MONEY…

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  • There is another aspect of genetics and DNA coding that has not been explored. Today’s scientists involved in genetics and DNA believe that much of our DNA merely consists of “place holders” and is of little importance, being considered “junk DNA”. An interesting premise on DNA was presented by Dr. Michael Tellinger in his book “Slave Species of God”. His premise is that this “junk DNA” is not “junk”, at all, but has been purposely deactivated by extraterrestrials or some other “supreme being”. Whether one believes in the existence of extraterrestrials or a supreme being, the premise that much of our DNA has been “deactivated” in order to control us is an interesting premise. It is possible that when humanity was “created”, all of our DNA was active, resulting in the ability to communicate without limits–telepathy, etc. with the possession of extensive knowledge. If one takes the Biblical story of Adam and Eve being banished from the “Garden of Eden”, it is possible that our “creator” purposely deactivated certain portions of our DNA in order to control us. The “Garden of Eden” story was written for the ages; for those who would not understand scientific principles of DNA and genetics.
    Attempting to apply scientific principles to Biblical stories, it could be argued that “Noah’s Ark” was actually a DNA repository.
    Dr. Tellinger’s premise is that our dormant, inactive DNA is slowly reactivating itself; hence, the continuing scientific advances in humanity.

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    If what you propose is actually true, then human advancement is on the verge of massive acceleration, as the age of CRISPR, and other, yet more powerful genetic editing and engineering tools is now upon us.
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  • I think it is a unique and important time in the history of science. Science has exposed itself as mystical Neo-Platonism.
    Most of what calls itself science is actually fable generation for problems that are massively undetermined. And the particular fable that wins out is the one that justifies the ruling class’s ideology. Every time.
    Just remember this rule of thumb: if the scientist can’t build it, drive it or fly it, it isn’t science-it’s propaganda.
    It has alway been so. In fact, many working assumptions of Western, post Enlightenment culture are nothing more than Neo-Platonic mythology.

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    • Replies: @anarchyst
    Scientific arrogance is rampant in today's society. If an ordinary person makes an observation, it is considered a "myth" or a "fable" until it is personally observed by a "scientist". This arrogance propels what is considered science into the realm of being a "religion", not unlike "holocaustianity ™" which itself, has so many holes in it, outright fabrications, lies,, and outright impossibilities, but is still taken as total truth, subjecting those who dare to go against the prevailing orthodoxy to prosecution and incarceration in many countries for merely seeking out the truth.
    Science is no different...
    Mariners from ancient times made their oceanic observations of "sea monsters", giant eels, squids and other large ocean-dwelling creatures and have always been discredited by "scientists". It turns out that these giant sea creatures DO exist, despite the deniability of so-called "scientists".
    Another observation by mariners is the "super wave", which has been responsible for the destruction of many ocean-going vessels which were also discredited by "scientists", just because they did not personally observe them.. These "super waves" have been observed from orbiting satellites.
    It turns out that these old-time mariners were not so "stupid" and "backwards" as scientists claim.
    Another example of scientific arrogance involves weather phenomenon, particularly tornadoes. There have been ordinary people who have observed tornadoes in action, but were informed that they were merely "straight line winds" despite funnel clouds being observed.
    Let's not forget "funding" especially from government agencies that are looking to promote their agenda, the truth be damned. "Climate change" is but one prime example of scientific arrogance, misconduct, and malpractice taking place. "Climate" is ALWAYS changing and is actually influenced by solar factors to a much greater degree than previously believed. There are no SUVs on Mars or Venus, (one of the climate change crowd's blame for "global warming") yet solar variability has been observed on other celestial bodies. The East Anglia emails are the "smoking gun" in the "climate change" fraud. FOLLOW THE MONEY...
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  • @Anon
    Does Prof. Reich really expect males from that second group to “embrace” their annihilation?

    Yeah, Bruce Lee kicked Derb's ass but he still ran off with a Chinese girl.

    That is his granddaughter you are talking about… shame on you for suggesting it is something other than what it is. Derb can do no wrong, morally or otherwise!

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  • @EliteCommInc.
    "That’s because of regional differences in the human genome. Like any widely-distributed species, ours has developed regional varieties due to local inbreeding under well-understood genetic rules: founder effect, genetic drift, natural selection. The simplest name for these varieties—the one favored by Charles Darwin, the father of modern biology—is “races.”

    But we now know that it was an incorrect term and convolutes the meaning of what it means to be a human being. One can dress the matter up in all kinds intellectual and even valid scientific garb. The reality genetically is that we are all of one race -- human race. The issue is not all that complex.

    And withing the human race there are variation in the biological, social and intellectual, emotional existence and expression of the same. All of which has been shaped over millions of years by environmental actors static and nonstatic. That Darwin and others used race to make distinctions of human hierarchy of most to least human is an issue we have inherited and are now wrestling with. It is untruthful to claim that the academic community are race denialists, though I suspect that some are.

    The issue surrounds, the meaning of the variations and for whites in particular, the suggestion that they are not in fact at the top of the pyramid via genetics. And by challenging that standard exported throughout the world and enforced with great vigor -- a lot of white people are just scared. And many in some manner of panic are racing, no pun intended, though I suppose it works, to solidify their superior status in science.

    When the issue of race is discussed, in modernity, we are not talking about genetics, we are generally discussion its social construction of meaning. And while it is convenient to hoola hoop the debate into one of science, it is a slight of hand gimmick, for the purpose of blurring the matters of question by ignoring the bridging.

    I won't ignore the bridging.

    ________________________________

    Your point . . . .

    "As we all know, a peculiar orthodoxy about human nature has come up among the Liberal Arts and Grievance Studies (LAGS) types who staff academic administrations, media, and government bureaucracies, including those that approve money grants to research scientists. A key tenet of this orthodoxy: There Is No Such Thing As Race. According to this tenet, race is a “social construct,” a sort of collective optical illusion.


    There is certainly a strange thing happening in and among academics. But the nexus of that discussion has nothing to do with race being real or not. Continuing to make that claim is to abuse the issue(s). The second aspect of the argument concerning "race" as a social construct, is not one of optical illusion save that the social implications of racial superiority has been premised on some faulty science and reasoning that on test don't play out for a myriad of reasons.


    But in all my life I have never met anyone who claimed genetics didn't matter to human existence in the real.

    And withing the human race there are variation in the biological, social and intellectual, emotional existence and expression of the same.

    And some of those variations, many of which are unevenly distributed among the various “populations,” advantage a higher or lower proportion of a given population with regard to circumstances and environments. Certain “populations” have a higher mean with regard to the variation that leads to the best chances of “success” in a given pursuit. This being reality, you can demand quotas for white sprinters or just accept the results of the race, pun intended.

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    The peoples on the America's survived successfully before Europeans arrived. In fact they have managed to exist successfully in spite of Europeans. The people's on the Continent have survived and son so successfully longer than the Europeans. And they both survived in periods of drought, famine, warfare, flood, earthquake, etc. And have thrived in spite of it all. They managed to develop waterways, plumbing, roads, technology without destroying the environments they thrived in.

    I think what we are beginning to understand about IQ as defined by the European mind is that it is predicated on need and desire (desire from idleness). On neither continent did the people's needs vast arrays of vaccines, though people in Africa had as practice vaccinations before encountering Europeans. On neither continent did the people's engage in killing their environments for sport as to demonstrate superiority. A practice that has thrown nearly every -- well every environment out of balance that Europeans came into contact with.

    Perhaps, the construct of IQ demonstrates the every present insecurity that Europeans are constantly trying to outrun. The incessant desire to demonstrate superiority. And yet history tells us that to be successful, one need not be superior in any manner. Perhaps, the obsession with IQ to demonstrate superiority -- is but the insecurity of a child constantly having to prove itself to the point of exhaustion. One considers the genius of national parks. When considering why they were created, one must consider how such an obvious composition could have been an oversight in developing cities in the first place.

    One considers the circular rhetorical dynamic, Europeans develop solutions to more problems that they themselves create than the environment demands they create to overcome. Perhaps that is why so many of the indigenous populations look at our heritage as one full of reckless energy that we install as intelligence. And no greater example as that of the Europeans willingness to utterly destroy for the sake of acknowledging superior status as opposed to being a success on the planet. Wiping out the buffalo/bison for profit did not end the native american populations.

    Importing immigrants is not going to save the US republic and one would think people with a successful IQ would learn that lesson from obvious hard core realities of history. Yet the people touting superior intelligence are the advocates of destructive social policies and claiming to be superior humans.


    You bet there is variation in the distribution, but how that interacts with environment or whether said distribution makes humans of this or that more successful is highly dependent on the definition and purpose of success.

    The Jellyfish it is said has successfully exists longer than humans --- as have whales, and even monkey's whether they have the ability to successfully survive humans is predicated on their ability to survive are destructive nature of the few who seem incapable of living without destroying to demonstrate their superior quality.
    , @EliteCommInc.
    one Shorter perspective of the several I posit:

    version -- mistaking muscle power for IQ is the history of European practice. During WWI, africans trained by the French were ensconced in a small french village. The villagers gradually accepted the Africans as they sought to supplement their incomes by engaging community projects and odd kibs. Initially, it was thought the africans simpletons, they spoke a very basic crude french. But eventually one women discovered that the africans had in fact been taught only rudimentary french. She took it upon herself to offer the africans the french as it was intended as language and lo and behold discovered that the blacks were in fact as sophisticated a people as those in the village and they adopted general french linguistics which they mastered as well or better than many french themselves.

    It was uncovered that the french deliberately denied teaching the language in full so as to maintain a superior status. The US refused to permit black US troops to fight along side their US brothers in arms. They assigned them to the French, who discovers that the blacks were as sophisticated humans as themselves. equal to or superior in bravery. And when they began awarding blacks medals for the same, the US military demanded they refrain from doing so -- l'est they begin seeing themselves as equals.


    It is deeply embarrassing to visit a plantation only discover the unacknowledged technology that blacks brought to building technique (s), purposefulness and architectural design. It is the uncovering of the manipulation on mass scale that whites in power - have engaged to delimit knowledge about the intelligence of others. To ignore that is to miss the dilemma concerning the distribution of IQ.


    Power is not by definition linked to IQ.

    , @EliteCommInc.
    that variations deposited in varying degrees withing the human species among various groups of humans


    Saying

    "duh"

    seemed a bit trite.

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  • @Anon
    Does Prof. Reich really expect males from that second group to “embrace” their annihilation?

    Yeah, Bruce Lee kicked Derb's ass but he still ran off with a Chinese girl.

    Derb is the Über Mensch, he will always prevail.

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  • My gymnasium professor at gymnasium told us about a friend of his, also a scientist, deeply religious.
    This friend had said to him ‘there are two compartments in my head, one scientific, the other religious, I hope the wall between will never break trough’.
    Maybe the scientific part of the mentioned book, and the ideological part, are the result of a break through.

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  • @Disordered
    To be fair, Christians also had that old Paul quote about "being kind to your slave", and the ideas of the guy who opposed Bartolome de las Casas in effectively arguing for race realism in Spain. That debate was won by the encomienda owners of Amerindians, to be fair; but even then the philosophical feeling of the Colonia caste system being good did not start to change until the Enlightenment reached the Spanish Bourbons and they started liberalizing - Napoleon's invasion was the other spark that set off the Latin American independence movements. So perhaps Christians are not to blame always for their cheek-turning, at least not in continental Europe as much as the more faith-based abolitionist movement in Northern Europe and the Anglosphere.

    Even then, you could say Christianity was integration-friendly originally, what with being born in the multi-culti milieu of the Roman empire that had just squashed the nation in which the Messiah was just killed. But precisely because later the papacy inherited the purple mantle of philosophical leader of the West, he in effect led the defense of the West alongside the monarchs he validated in their divine right. When the papacy in turn became full of institutional corruption and lost its immaculate moral power, the aforementioned Caesars recovered the mantle of defending their nations/races - the thing is, this in effect split the West (and whites really) into conflicting national interests, including imperial colonization of other peoples for power and money that eventually comes back to bite us (the Roman influence was too strong in this sense). Which wouldn't be a bad thing in theory, if the ultimate resolution of major Western national interests in 1945 didn't involve a complete reversal of roles, which has devolved into the current cuckery. Considering that by then most Western intellectuals believed in Marx more than in Jesus, we cannot entirely blame said cuckery on the Nazorean. "Turning the other cheek" has certainly had good and bad results (usually the interpreter forgets that turning the other cheek means not backing out, and was used in a religious sense), same as "needle through camel's eye"... lest we forget, however, how he mentioned "coming to bring a sword" and being "zealous for His Father[land]'s house"... a true and honest evaluation of Christianity would acknowledge that Christ was more complex than the one icon of the Lamb, and therefore his followers shouldn't be sheep...

    The inability of humanity to think out of the box and to adopt new ideas are functions of the experience of the individual and the restrictions of the societies that the individual respects and not much else. The ability to use actual experience and transferred experience is genetically controlled, but access to experience is environmentally dictated and politically controlled. A society changes as a critical mass of similar thoughts are allowed or occur.

    Propaganda specific to the society and links to the inner close family, the school, its instructors, and media icons all add inputs that determine much of the ability of a human to entertain and to present outside of the culture restricted box.

    One need look no further than the information expansive capacities of the Internet to see the impact of a broader view of the world.

    What I see coming is the intelligent robot.. as that robot acquires experience and broadens its capacity to relate that experience to immediate need and cloud type thoughts many things are going to change. Robots have genes just the same as do humans; robotic gene sets are found in the software routines or hardware switches that compose its operating systems, just as genes and gene sets are software routines or hardware switches that control experience determined human response to environment.

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  • That past is interesting, but its the future that some have planned for us Caucasians that will be dismal.
    In a hundred years, no one will be looking back and asking what happened.

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  • I am personally tired of scientists apologizing for their discoveries.

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  • In my infamous column “The Talk, Nonblack Version” at TakiMag, six years ago this month, I introduced the ad hoc abbreviation IWSB for “Intelligent and Well-Socialized Blacks.” I then advised the nonblack youth of America as follows: I can’t really claim to have been very energetic about taking my own advice here, but there is...
  • @attilathehen
    OK RCC cuck.

    “OK RCC cuck.”

    No, it’s all in the Bible. Word for word. A strict interpretation of the Good Book.

    Corinthians 13:4-7–Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

    John 3:20–For whenever our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and he knows everything.

    You made the statement. “Derb’s Chinese tiger mama did not produce anything of value.” It
    is clear that God values all human beings, based on just those two passages alone.

    Why do you insist on bastardizing the faith?

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  • @Hunsdon
    Is America today the some people, the same polity, the same nation, as it was it 1500?

    Jackass.

    Answer the question rather than go all SJW.

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  • @Rich
    A true prophet. Looking like it might be too late for Britain, now. I see they have a homosexual Hindu as Prime Minister across the Irish Sea and the childless Mrs May isn't going to do anything to stop the inflow to her country. When will King Arthur return?

    “When will King Arthur return?” It will not return because of Derbyshire. Derbyshire was still an English subject when Powell gave his speech. Derbyshire could have started or participated in movements to stop the invasion of England. But what did he do? He imported himself to the USA. Then, he imported a brown Chinese woman and had Chinese offspring with her. The now American Chinese woman and Chinese daughter voted for Obama. Derbyshire is partial to Ivanhoe. His son will never be an Ivanhoe. He is infamous for his “The Talk” article. Obviously, he did not have the talk with his Chinese wife and daughter. And if he did, they ignored him. When Derbyshire lived in England, it was still a Christian country. Now he is an atheist and he wrote in article that he does understand Christians. He will help his pagan Chinese wife with her pagan ancestor worship rituals. Maybe Derbyshire doesn’t like the speech because of his Chinese family. He’s just trying to get shekels in his tincup so he scribbles nonsense like this.

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  • In my infamous column “The Talk, Nonblack Version” at TakiMag, six years ago this month, I introduced the ad hoc abbreviation IWSB for “Intelligent and Well-Socialized Blacks.” I then advised the nonblack youth of America as follows: I can’t really claim to have been very energetic about taking my own advice here, but there is...
  • @Corvinus
    "Derb’s Chinese tiger mama did not produce anything of value."

    God values all human beings, for there is value in their being and in their soul. So you would be stating something that directly counters His word.

    OK RCC cuck.

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    "OK RCC cuck."

    No, it's all in the Bible. Word for word. A strict interpretation of the Good Book.

    Corinthians 13:4-7--Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

    John 3:20--For whenever our heart condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and he knows everything.

    You made the statement. “Derb’s Chinese tiger mama did not produce anything of value.” It
    is clear that God values all human beings, based on just those two passages alone.

    Why do you insist on bastardizing the faith?
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  • Today, April 20th, is the fiftieth anniversary of British politician Enoch Powell's Birmingham speech against mass Third World immigration into his country. VDARE.com Editor Peter Brimelow has an eloquent post about this and VDARE.com has reposted the speech itself, with supporting hyperlinks brought up to date. There are YouTube clips of Powell actually delivering bits...
  • @anony-mouse
    And yet:

    1/ Lots of people here are big supporters of Jez, who will bring in lots more non-British into Britain (don't blame him-they'll vote for him).

    2/ Lots of people here oppose May who is in the middle of a 'scandal' caused by her governments' relatively higher immigration controls:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5639999/Hundreds-people-protest-against-Windrush-scandal-Brixton.html

    The square was renamed after the Empire Windrush ship, which carried settlers from Jamaica to England in 1948, to celebrate the contribution of the African Caribbean communities to the area.

    How do we get from there to rude demands for gimmethats?

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  • @Corvinus
    "But the real issue should have been “They have their homelands, and we have ours."

    Asking for a white friend--What happens when the majority of white people, by exercising their freedom of association, designate their homelands also include non-white people and they have the liberty to mix with them? Consider that a number of white homelands, most notably the United States, had been invaded by Europeans, with the indigenous folks jackbooted into submission?

    Is America today the some people, the same polity, the same nation, as it was it 1500?

    Jackass.

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    Answer the question rather than go all SJW.
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  • @Anon
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4NskBM0fCUA


    Where Powell was wrong was to argue on the basis that mass immigration-invasion will lead to violence. Maybe or maybe not. But the real issue should have been "They have their homelands, and we have ours." So, even if rivers of blood don't materialize, the rivers of mud will. Even if the New Order is peaceful, Britain will no longer belong to the British.

    “But the real issue should have been “They have their homelands, and we have ours.”

    Asking for a white friend–What happens when the majority of white people, by exercising their freedom of association, designate their homelands also include non-white people and they have the liberty to mix with them? Consider that a number of white homelands, most notably the United States, had been invaded by Europeans, with the indigenous folks jackbooted into submission?

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    • Replies: @Hunsdon
    Is America today the some people, the same polity, the same nation, as it was it 1500?

    Jackass.
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  • In my infamous column “The Talk, Nonblack Version” at TakiMag, six years ago this month, I introduced the ad hoc abbreviation IWSB for “Intelligent and Well-Socialized Blacks.” I then advised the nonblack youth of America as follows: I can’t really claim to have been very energetic about taking my own advice here, but there is...
  • @attilathehen
    There's that Jewish degeneracy. Jews have high intermarriage rates with blacks/Asians, so of course you think white/Asian interbreeding is kosher. It is not. Fortunately, most of this "white" - Asian inbreeding is taking place with Jews. Jews are haram and cannot be in the West. Derbyshire's interbreeding produced a son with problems who needed military service to straighten him out. Derb's Chinese daughter has an IQ of 100-105. Derb's Chinese tiger mama did not produce anything of value.

    “Derb’s Chinese tiger mama did not produce anything of value.”

    God values all human beings, for there is value in their being and in their soul. So you would be stating something that directly counters His word.

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    OK RCC cuck.
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  • Anon[425] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    Where Powell was wrong was to argue on the basis that mass immigration-invasion will lead to violence. Maybe or maybe not. But the real issue should have been “They have their homelands, and we have ours.” So, even if rivers of blood don’t materialize, the rivers of mud will. Even if the New Order is peaceful, Britain will no longer belong to the British.

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    • Replies: @Corvinus
    "But the real issue should have been “They have their homelands, and we have ours."

    Asking for a white friend--What happens when the majority of white people, by exercising their freedom of association, designate their homelands also include non-white people and they have the liberty to mix with them? Consider that a number of white homelands, most notably the United States, had been invaded by Europeans, with the indigenous folks jackbooted into submission?
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  • David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • Sort of an off topic book review, I listened to Comey’s book while shelving books, so my attention often wandered. But towards the end, when the book and the recently released memos on his meetings with the presedent become synoptic, I can clearly see Comey’s agenda in that everything the book adds to the original memos is derogatory of Trump.

    For example, in one of the memos, Comey arrives early to his solo dinner with Trump and takes the time to chat with the severs, former military men, before the president arrives. In the book, two additional details to this scene are that the servers are black and Trump never acknowledges them at all.

    Someone should closely study the differences, because the same things happen in moments that Comey now claims Trump obstructed justice. He has changed his accounts to make them much more damning, significantly reducing their credibility.

    At one point, he favorably compares himself to “many people [who] hesitate to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth to their bosses” in the spirit of “keep ‘em in the dark and feed ‘em sh-t,” which, it seems to me, is exactly how he treated Trump, in not telling him the origin of the Steele Dossier, for example.

    At another point, he claims that Hillary was too ignorant of technology to be regarded as culpable for her use of a private server. He quotes her, as if he believes she is this stupid, as believing that her government records were safe from hacking because stored on a server in a house guarded by the US Secret Service.

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  • @36 ulster
    Powell may have had a similar respect for Healey who, socialist sympathies aside, was a formidable intellect in his own right, not to mention a pretty good photographer and linguist. (Powell's fluency seemed to be in ancient languages). I don't know the extent of support for Powell among Down's Catholic community, but he did reach out to priests and other prominent Catholics, and he seemed to regard sectarianism with contempt; they might have flocked to the SDLP candidate in far greater numbers if the Unionist candidate were someone from Paisley's DUP. When he was finally bested by his SDLP opponent in the late seventies, he was said to have gone to the opponent's hotel to personally congratulate him. Something that's not often done in Northern Ireland's elections, I believe.

    Powell was defeated in 1987. He narrowly held on in South Down in 1983.

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    Thanks. My mistake.
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  • @SEATAF
    Worth keeping in mind: https://blogs.wsj.com/iainmartin/2010/01/14/the-thalidomide-scandal-and-the-forgotten-role-of-enoch-powell/

    The article you link to also contains this quote:

    “But he was just terrible at politics, wrong on race, self-obsessed and destined to self-destruct when he grappled foolishly with the sensitive subject of immigration.”

    Really? So how much can I trust the rest of the article?

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  • From his speaking and tweeting earlier this week, after a briefing from Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, it is plain that President Donald J. Trump did not know, until Secretary Nielsen enlightened him, that there is no legal way for the U.S.A. to prevent most foreigners from just walking into our country, then settling...
  • To accompany the most important graph in the world here is the most important map in the world.
    What happens when we start have to start begging people to move here?
    More importantly, what happens when every nation starts outbidding each other for migrants?

    Notice the deep blue world that starts to emerge around 2030. That will be about the time that we’ll realize how far up deep into the ocean we all are to demographic collapse.

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  • Note in this famous speech, he never referred to Islam. I might add neither does John Derbyshire. Bill Cosby lost his immunity after he praised the Islamic religion for its positive contribution to black American life. Even though he added they don’t have to be Moslems.

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  • David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • @Truth

    I root for Ebola. AIDS… anything to rid us of this plague
     
    Don't be a sissy. Go down to your local gun store, root for an AR-15, and start taking care of it yourself. Trust me, others will follow suit.

    LOL, well then great, you guys won’t need ebola.

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  • Today, April 20th, is the fiftieth anniversary of British politician Enoch Powell's Birmingham speech against mass Third World immigration into his country. VDARE.com Editor Peter Brimelow has an eloquent post about this and VDARE.com has reposted the speech itself, with supporting hyperlinks brought up to date. There are YouTube clips of Powell actually delivering bits...
  • A true prophet. Looking like it might be too late for Britain, now. I see they have a homosexual Hindu as Prime Minister across the Irish Sea and the childless Mrs May isn’t going to do anything to stop the inflow to her country. When will King Arthur return?

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    "When will King Arthur return?" It will not return because of Derbyshire. Derbyshire was still an English subject when Powell gave his speech. Derbyshire could have started or participated in movements to stop the invasion of England. But what did he do? He imported himself to the USA. Then, he imported a brown Chinese woman and had Chinese offspring with her. The now American Chinese woman and Chinese daughter voted for Obama. Derbyshire is partial to Ivanhoe. His son will never be an Ivanhoe. He is infamous for his "The Talk" article. Obviously, he did not have the talk with his Chinese wife and daughter. And if he did, they ignored him. When Derbyshire lived in England, it was still a Christian country. Now he is an atheist and he wrote in article that he does understand Christians. He will help his pagan Chinese wife with her pagan ancestor worship rituals. Maybe Derbyshire doesn't like the speech because of his Chinese family. He's just trying to get shekels in his tincup so he scribbles nonsense like this.
    , @Eustace Tilley (not)
    "When will King Arthur return?"
    For the past, Scepter'd Islers must yearn.
    They most love misty fables
    And merrie round tables
    When the thatch 'bove their heads starts to burn.
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  • David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • “That’s because of regional differences in the human genome. Like any widely-distributed species, ours has developed regional varieties due to local inbreeding under well-understood genetic rules: founder effect, genetic drift, natural selection. The simplest name for these varieties—the one favored by Charles Darwin, the father of modern biology—is “races.”

    But we now know that it was an incorrect term and convolutes the meaning of what it means to be a human being. One can dress the matter up in all kinds intellectual and even valid scientific garb. The reality genetically is that we are all of one race — human race. The issue is not all that complex.

    And withing the human race there are variation in the biological, social and intellectual, emotional existence and expression of the same. All of which has been shaped over millions of years by environmental actors static and nonstatic. That Darwin and others used race to make distinctions of human hierarchy of most to least human is an issue we have inherited and are now wrestling with. It is untruthful to claim that the academic community are race denialists, though I suspect that some are.

    The issue surrounds, the meaning of the variations and for whites in particular, the suggestion that they are not in fact at the top of the pyramid via genetics. And by challenging that standard exported throughout the world and enforced with great vigor — a lot of white people are just scared. And many in some manner of panic are racing, no pun intended, though I suppose it works, to solidify their superior status in science.

    When the issue of race is discussed, in modernity, we are not talking about genetics, we are generally discussion its social construction of meaning. And while it is convenient to hoola hoop the debate into one of science, it is a slight of hand gimmick, for the purpose of blurring the matters of question by ignoring the bridging.

    I won’t ignore the bridging.

    ________________________________

    Your point . . . .

    “As we all know, a peculiar orthodoxy about human nature has come up among the Liberal Arts and Grievance Studies (LAGS) types who staff academic administrations, media, and government bureaucracies, including those that approve money grants to research scientists. A key tenet of this orthodoxy: There Is No Such Thing As Race. According to this tenet, race is a “social construct,” a sort of collective optical illusion.

    There is certainly a strange thing happening in and among academics. But the nexus of that discussion has nothing to do with race being real or not. Continuing to make that claim is to abuse the issue(s). The second aspect of the argument concerning “race” as a social construct, is not one of optical illusion save that the social implications of racial superiority has been premised on some faulty science and reasoning that on test don’t play out for a myriad of reasons.

    But in all my life I have never met anyone who claimed genetics didn’t matter to human existence in the real.

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    And withing the human race there are variation in the biological, social and intellectual, emotional existence and expression of the same.

    And some of those variations, many of which are unevenly distributed among the various "populations," advantage a higher or lower proportion of a given population with regard to circumstances and environments. Certain "populations" have a higher mean with regard to the variation that leads to the best chances of "success" in a given pursuit. This being reality, you can demand quotas for white sprinters or just accept the results of the race, pun intended.

    , @Seamus Padraig

    The reality genetically is that we are all of one race — human race.
     
    Well, actually, no. Mankind (homo sapiens) is not a race, but a species. A race is a subspecies.
    , @Talha
    Excellent points - thanks!

    Peace.
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  • @Sean
    Healey said he did not like many of his ideas but thought him the most impressive intellect in the house. Powell was not brainwashed by the CIA, unlike Healey who was very left wing until he went to America. Many Catholics must have voted for Powell in his NI constituency.

    Powell may have had a similar respect for Healey who, socialist sympathies aside, was a formidable intellect in his own right, not to mention a pretty good photographer and linguist. (Powell’s fluency seemed to be in ancient languages). I don’t know the extent of support for Powell among Down’s Catholic community, but he did reach out to priests and other prominent Catholics, and he seemed to regard sectarianism with contempt; they might have flocked to the SDLP candidate in far greater numbers if the Unionist candidate were someone from Paisley’s DUP. When he was finally bested by his SDLP opponent in the late seventies, he was said to have gone to the opponent’s hotel to personally congratulate him. Something that’s not often done in Northern Ireland’s elections, I believe.

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    Powell was defeated in 1987. He narrowly held on in South Down in 1983.
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  • @Sean
    Half the indigenous population of London left the city. It was all they could do.

    Ah, the joys of life in a global village.

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    The article you link to also contains this quote:

    "But he was just terrible at politics, wrong on race, self-obsessed and destined to self-destruct when he grappled foolishly with the sensitive subject of immigration."

    Really? So how much can I trust the rest of the article?

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  • That speech is one of history’s finer rhetorical moments. I get goosebumps rereading certain parts of it. Those two opening sentences are perhaps the finest description of realistic statesmanship ever written. Powell was prescient in his predictions. If anything the current reality has proved that those predictions were understatements. Enoch Powell was – and will always be – a man for the ages. Unfortunately we live in a corrupt time and a degenerate, decaying culture; a situation which allows moral pygmies to gang up and bring down giants like Enoch Powell

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  • @36 ulster
    There are several biographies of Powell out there. THE LIVES OF ENOCH POWELL, by Irish journalist Patrick Cosgrave, is a pretty good read. Of interest to some will be coverage of Powell's stint as the articulate voice of the Molyneaux faction of the Ulster Unionist coalition, the other faction being led by Rev. Ian Paisley. Included are several caricatures of Powell as the stern face of Tory dissent (he was a cartoonist's dream figure). THE TIME OF MY LIFE, the autobiography of Denis Healey, Labour politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Defence Secretary, provides an interesting comparison and contretemps to the works devoted to Powell, as they were contemporaries in age, served as officers in the British Army during World War Two, sported distinguished educations, and sat on opposite rows of benches in Parliament.

    Healey said he did not like many of his ideas but thought him the most impressive intellect in the house. Powell was not brainwashed by the CIA, unlike Healey who was very left wing until he went to America. Many Catholics must have voted for Powell in his NI constituency.

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    Powell may have had a similar respect for Healey who, socialist sympathies aside, was a formidable intellect in his own right, not to mention a pretty good photographer and linguist. (Powell's fluency seemed to be in ancient languages). I don't know the extent of support for Powell among Down's Catholic community, but he did reach out to priests and other prominent Catholics, and he seemed to regard sectarianism with contempt; they might have flocked to the SDLP candidate in far greater numbers if the Unionist candidate were someone from Paisley's DUP. When he was finally bested by his SDLP opponent in the late seventies, he was said to have gone to the opponent's hotel to personally congratulate him. Something that's not often done in Northern Ireland's elections, I believe.
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  • David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • Does Prof. Reich really expect males from that second group to “embrace” their annihilation?

    Yeah, Bruce Lee kicked Derb’s ass but he still ran off with a Chinese girl.

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    Derb is the Über Mensch, he will always prevail.
    , @Dagon Shield
    That is his granddaughter you are talking about... shame on you for suggesting it is something other than what it is. Derb can do no wrong, morally or otherwise!
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  • @anony-mouse
    And yet:

    1/ Lots of people here are big supporters of Jez, who will bring in lots more non-British into Britain (don't blame him-they'll vote for him).

    2/ Lots of people here oppose May who is in the middle of a 'scandal' caused by her governments' relatively higher immigration controls:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5639999/Hundreds-people-protest-against-Windrush-scandal-Brixton.html

    No one was deported. The mayor of London is demanding that they get aggravated damages on top of the compensation they have already been promised. Bankers creating money out of nothing forces up house prices and the rate of new builds, so they need immigration to keep wages down in the construction industry jobs (that business had to be forced to start advertising in Britain instead of just in Romania).

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  • David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • Today, April 20th, is the fiftieth anniversary of British politician Enoch Powell's Birmingham speech against mass Third World immigration into his country. VDARE.com Editor Peter Brimelow has an eloquent post about this and VDARE.com has reposted the speech itself, with supporting hyperlinks brought up to date. There are YouTube clips of Powell actually delivering bits...
  • And yet:

    1/ Lots of people here are big supporters of Jez, who will bring in lots more non-British into Britain (don’t blame him-they’ll vote for him).

    2/ Lots of people here oppose May who is in the middle of a ‘scandal’ caused by her governments’ relatively higher immigration controls:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5639999/Hundreds-people-protest-against-Windrush-scandal-Brixton.html

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    • Replies: @Sean
    No one was deported. The mayor of London is demanding that they get aggravated damages on top of the compensation they have already been promised. Bankers creating money out of nothing forces up house prices and the rate of new builds, so they need immigration to keep wages down in the construction industry jobs (that business had to be forced to start advertising in Britain instead of just in Romania).
    , @El Dato

    The square was renamed after the Empire Windrush ship, which carried settlers from Jamaica to England in 1948, to celebrate the contribution of the African Caribbean communities to the area.
     
    How do we get from there to rude demands for gimmethats?
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  • @Truth

    I root for Ebola. AIDS… anything to rid us of this plague
     
    Don't be a sissy. Go down to your local gun store, root for an AR-15, and start taking care of it yourself. Trust me, others will follow suit.

    Yeah, but you’ll hold the gun sideways and miss your target. A civil war based on race will unleash a genocidal beast and high self-esteem/low achievement African Americans will suffer greatly.

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  • @36 ulster
    There are several biographies of Powell out there. THE LIVES OF ENOCH POWELL, by Irish journalist Patrick Cosgrave, is a pretty good read. Of interest to some will be coverage of Powell's stint as the articulate voice of the Molyneaux faction of the Ulster Unionist coalition, the other faction being led by Rev. Ian Paisley. Included are several caricatures of Powell as the stern face of Tory dissent (he was a cartoonist's dream figure). THE TIME OF MY LIFE, the autobiography of Denis Healey, Labour politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Defence Secretary, provides an interesting comparison and contretemps to the works devoted to Powell, as they were contemporaries in age, served as officers in the British Army during World War Two, sported distinguished educations, and sat on opposite rows of benches in Parliament.

    Half the indigenous population of London left the city. It was all they could do.

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    Ah, the joys of life in a global village.
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  • There are several biographies of Powell out there. THE LIVES OF ENOCH POWELL, by Irish journalist Patrick Cosgrave, is a pretty good read. Of interest to some will be coverage of Powell’s stint as the articulate voice of the Molyneaux faction of the Ulster Unionist coalition, the other faction being led by Rev. Ian Paisley. Included are several caricatures of Powell as the stern face of Tory dissent (he was a cartoonist’s dream figure). THE TIME OF MY LIFE, the autobiography of Denis Healey, Labour politician, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Defence Secretary, provides an interesting comparison and contretemps to the works devoted to Powell, as they were contemporaries in age, served as officers in the British Army during World War Two, sported distinguished educations, and sat on opposite rows of benches in Parliament.

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    Half the indigenous population of London left the city. It was all they could do.
    , @Sean
    Healey said he did not like many of his ideas but thought him the most impressive intellect in the house. Powell was not brainwashed by the CIA, unlike Healey who was very left wing until he went to America. Many Catholics must have voted for Powell in his NI constituency.
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  • David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • @gustafus21
    Blacks also have an IQ 20-30 points below whites - causing young males to challenge the male dominance hierarchy as apex predators.

    FEED THE CHILDREN? -- NOT ON YOUR LIFE - then they breed like roaches and burst their borders.

    WHAT HAVE WE DONE? -- Sorry, but it is kill or be killed time, and not just in Europe. We could have left the Africans to perish in their own excrement... but CHRISTIANS... those idiots... kept proffering more cheeks.

    I root for Ebola. AIDS... anything to rid us of this plague

    To be fair, Christians also had that old Paul quote about “being kind to your slave”, and the ideas of the guy who opposed Bartolome de las Casas in effectively arguing for race realism in Spain. That debate was won by the encomienda owners of Amerindians, to be fair; but even then the philosophical feeling of the Colonia caste system being good did not start to change until the Enlightenment reached the Spanish Bourbons and they started liberalizing – Napoleon’s invasion was the other spark that set off the Latin American independence movements. So perhaps Christians are not to blame always for their cheek-turning, at least not in continental Europe as much as the more faith-based abolitionist movement in Northern Europe and the Anglosphere.

    Even then, you could say Christianity was integration-friendly originally, what with being born in the multi-culti milieu of the Roman empire that had just squashed the nation in which the Messiah was just killed. But precisely because later the papacy inherited the purple mantle of philosophical leader of the West, he in effect led the defense of the West alongside the monarchs he validated in their divine right. When the papacy in turn became full of institutional corruption and lost its immaculate moral power, the aforementioned Caesars recovered the mantle of defending their nations/races – the thing is, this in effect split the West (and whites really) into conflicting national interests, including imperial colonization of other peoples for power and money that eventually comes back to bite us (the Roman influence was too strong in this sense). Which wouldn’t be a bad thing in theory, if the ultimate resolution of major Western national interests in 1945 didn’t involve a complete reversal of roles, which has devolved into the current cuckery. Considering that by then most Western intellectuals believed in Marx more than in Jesus, we cannot entirely blame said cuckery on the Nazorean. “Turning the other cheek” has certainly had good and bad results (usually the interpreter forgets that turning the other cheek means not backing out, and was used in a religious sense), same as “needle through camel’s eye”… lest we forget, however, how he mentioned “coming to bring a sword” and being “zealous for His Father[land]‘s house”… a true and honest evaluation of Christianity would acknowledge that Christ was more complex than the one icon of the Lamb, and therefore his followers shouldn’t be sheep…

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    • Replies: @smellyoilandgas.com
    The inability of humanity to think out of the box and to adopt new ideas are functions of the experience of the individual and the restrictions of the societies that the individual respects and not much else. The ability to use actual experience and transferred experience is genetically controlled, but access to experience is environmentally dictated and politically controlled. A society changes as a critical mass of similar thoughts are allowed or occur.

    Propaganda specific to the society and links to the inner close family, the school, its instructors, and media icons all add inputs that determine much of the ability of a human to entertain and to present outside of the culture restricted box.

    One need look no further than the information expansive capacities of the Internet to see the impact of a broader view of the world.

    What I see coming is the intelligent robot.. as that robot acquires experience and broadens its capacity to relate that experience to immediate need and cloud type thoughts many things are going to change. Robots have genes just the same as do humans; robotic gene sets are found in the software routines or hardware switches that compose its operating systems, just as genes and gene sets are software routines or hardware switches that control experience determined human response to environment.
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  • @Anon
    You can, as I pointed out when addressing AMERICAN RENAISSANCE conference last year, find credentialed academics who will assure you that there is no such thing as sex: that men and women are biologically indistinguishable. We live in an extraordinary time: a good portion of our intelligentsia is clinically insane.

    This actually isn't very surprising. All through the ages, the idea threatened to usurp the reality that it was supposed to represent. Art also went from representing reality to usurping reality. Art came to represent art.

    It's like what Gospel of John says about how there was first the Word.

    When reality is turned into ideas and when these ideas are treated as abstractions in an enclosed ivory tower, there is the danger of people forgetting about the crucial link between reality and ideas.

    This happened with Confucianism too. It began as a philosophy of life. But over time, it just turned into scholarship-for-scholarship's sake.

    And with foot-binding, the IDEA of femininity overrode reality, the fact that feet are supposed to grow naturally.

    In the West, we have a lot of headbinding.

    Agreed, though to be fair, in a way the idea is what makes us human, or rather, the fact that we can derive ideas from reality. Therefore, the Word is in practice first; the mistake is in forgetting that the Word is intrinsically connected to reality, as the speaker is connected to the listener. When we forget that, we either get head-bound with utopian ideas to avoid the world, or emptied and materialistically chained to ether grey reality.

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  • Today, April 20th, is the fiftieth anniversary of British politician Enoch Powell's Birmingham speech against mass Third World immigration into his country. VDARE.com Editor Peter Brimelow has an eloquent post about this and VDARE.com has reposted the speech itself, with supporting hyperlinks brought up to date. There are YouTube clips of Powell actually delivering bits...
  • Jeebus, one might start thinking that a nation was made up of a homogeneous people? Can’t have that kind of thinking these days. It would rule out ghetto politics.

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  • David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • @the one they call Desanex
    https://youtu.be/LwDbgE54QYE?t=1m49s

    Ah, old classics.

    But even back then I found that scene cringeworthy. The teenagers behaving like stupid arrogant brats. In that school, not much learning was being done. Might as well close the door.

    Little did I know that things would become worse in education.

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  • This is the first book of Douglas Murray’s I have read. Checking on Amazon.com before I started it, I saw that Murray’s previous works include Neoconservatism: Why We Need It (2006) and Bosie (2000). The latter is a biography of Oscar Wilde’s boyfriend Lord Alfred Douglas; Murray is openly homosexual. While of course I wish...
  • @ThreeCranes
    From your link, John, to the speech by Vaclav Klaus, former president of Czech Republic and defender of national sovereignty, "Let us not give in to blackmail that uses the threat of terminating European subsidies. We do not need subsidies, and we do not want them."

    The modus operandi of the Atlanticists is to offer money, basically a credit card, to the unsuspecting victim which gives them the right to charge all the stuff they want from the department store that is the American or European economy. The eager recipient runs up a bill and is then on the hook. When economic times grow lean and/or their economy (like Greece's) just isn't able to produce enough exportable goods to offset trade deficits the IMF steps in with emergency loans. Now the debtor nation is truly at the mercy of the bankers who impose severity, force the sale of nationalized sectors of the economy to foreign creditors, put a Goldman Sachs man in as head of Treasury to insure that there's no hanky panky with printing funny money to pay back the loans etc.

    And the bankers can say, with a straight face, "Hey, we didn't force them to borrow beyond their means. It's not our fault that they are insolvent".

    But they did and it is. They force them to comply with their demands for social reform e.g. taking in hordes of Muslims, by locking them out of international credit markets. To resist this pressure, the target country would have to be completely self sufficient and that is anathema to the Ivy League economists who deliver sermons on it yearly, labeling it autarky.

    Some say that Hitler, Saddam Hussein and Ghadaffi (and now Putin) had to be destroyed because they had the temerity to fund their respective country's rise through internal financing, that is, without recourse to international finance markets. Perhaps this is true. I'm not enough of an economist to know what to believe. But the evidence is certainly there. The puzzle piece fits.

    Certainly a key element of the North's victory over the South in the Civil War was the South's inability to get credit from the British or French bankers. Without credit they could not purchase guns, cannons and powder from foreign industrial manufacturers. The South had not a single iron smelting facility, forge or machine works capable of manufacturing weapons. They had no chemical plant that could manufacture gunpowder.

    Thinking to force British bankers to cough up loans, the South, for the first year of the war, refused to ship cotton to England--and this was before the Federal blockade was effective. The South reasoned that the English mills were so dependent on Southern raw cotton that they would not allow English production to stall because this would result in unacceptably high unemployment and loss of trade.

    The strategy backfired because the English proceeded to develop their cotton supplies in Egypt. By the time the South realized their error, it was too late. The threat to withhold cotton from the market was toothless.

    Without credit the South could not buy arms. Without arms they were doomed.

    So while Vaclav Klaus is within his rights in saying "Let us not give in to blackmail that uses the threat of terminating European subsidies. We do not need subsidies, and we do not want them", the Atlanticists have shown that they will brook no argument on this matter. We are sending you a credit card in the mail and YOU WILL USE IT!!!

    “The South had not a single iron smelting facility, forge or machine works capable of manufacturing weapons. They had no chemical plant that could manufacture gunpowder.”

    Tredegar Iron Works

    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    For the similarly named establishment in Wales, see Tredegar Ironworks (Wales).

    Tredegar Iron Works
    U.S. National Register of Historic Places
    U.S. National Historic Landmark District
    Virginia Landmarks Register

    Alexander Gardner – 1865 – Tredegar (Detail of iron works).jpg

    The Tredegar Iron Works in Richmond, Virginia, was the biggest ironworks in the Confederacy during the American Civil War, and a significant factor in the decision to make Richmond its capital.

    Tredegar supplied about half the artillery used by the Confederate States Army, as well as the iron plating for CSS Virginia, the first Confederate ironclad warship, which fought in the historic Battle of Hampton Roads in March 1862. The works avoided destruction by troops during the evacuation of the city, and continued production through the mid-20th century. Now classified as a National Historic Landmark District, the site serves as the main visitor center for the Richmond National Battlefield Park.

    The name Tredegar derives s from the Welsh industrial town that supplied much of the company’s early workforce. …

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  • David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • @dearieme
    So you think he's actually saying "Don't blame me, my wife wrote the dross parts"?

    Harsh!

    I did not mean to imply Reich was saying that. I think the acknowledgement was well meant. It is just that I suspect her influence (as a science writer) may have been important for the content of the less scientific (and more ad hominem) parts. Of course, I could be completely wrong…

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  • @Anon
    Why is the book like this?

    Same old story. Galileo knew. Official Geo-centrism vs Empirical Helio-centrism.

    When it comes to evolutionary science, there is bio-centrism under attack from ideo-centrism.

    Reich is torn. He grew up under the Shoah Narrative that has become like a faith. It said German 'Aryans' believed in racial differences and waged wars and committed genocide. But good guys won and established that All Peoples are Equal. This is the faith of the West, as powerful as Geo-centrism in Galileo's time. It was especially useful to Jews who were targeted by 'Aryans'.

    And yet it was always an uneasy myth. After all, Germans feared Jews because they were 'too smart'. Also, black athletes who demolished the 'aryan' myth of superiority established the black fact of superiority in running and fighting.

    Yes, history shows that blacks are as much better at fighting than whites as they are at music:

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  • @gustafus21
    Blacks also have an IQ 20-30 points below whites - causing young males to challenge the male dominance hierarchy as apex predators.

    FEED THE CHILDREN? -- NOT ON YOUR LIFE - then they breed like roaches and burst their borders.

    WHAT HAVE WE DONE? -- Sorry, but it is kill or be killed time, and not just in Europe. We could have left the Africans to perish in their own excrement... but CHRISTIANS... those idiots... kept proffering more cheeks.

    I root for Ebola. AIDS... anything to rid us of this plague

    I root for Ebola. AIDS… anything to rid us of this plague

    Don’t be a sissy. Go down to your local gun store, root for an AR-15, and start taking care of it yourself. Trust me, others will follow suit.

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    Yeah, but you'll hold the gun sideways and miss your target. A civil war based on race will unleash a genocidal beast and high self-esteem/low achievement African Americans will suffer greatly.
    , @Truth
    LOL, well then great, you guys won't need ebola.
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  • @res
    The contrast within the book was dramatic as you note. Is it possible his wife was largely responsible for some of the non-science parts? The first acknowledgment was: "First thing first. This book emerged out of a year of intense collaboration with my wife, Eugenie Reich. We researched the book together, prepared the first drafts of the chapters together, and talked about the book incessantly as it matured. This book would not have come into being without her."

    https://eugenier.wordpress.com/

    So you think he’s actually saying “Don’t blame me, my wife wrote the dross parts”?

    Harsh!

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    I did not mean to imply Reich was saying that. I think the acknowledgement was well meant. It is just that I suspect her influence (as a science writer) may have been important for the content of the less scientific (and more ad hominem) parts. Of course, I could be completely wrong...
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  • The truth is that India is composed of a large number of small populations.

    Hasn’t Sailer been making this point for years?

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  • The contrast within the book was dramatic as you note. Is it possible his wife was largely responsible for some of the non-science parts? The first acknowledgment was: “First thing first. This book emerged out of a year of intense collaboration with my wife, Eugenie Reich. We researched the book together, prepared the first drafts of the chapters together, and talked about the book incessantly as it matured. This book would not have come into being without her.”

    https://eugenier.wordpress.com/

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    • Replies: @dearieme
    So you think he's actually saying "Don't blame me, my wife wrote the dross parts"?

    Harsh!
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  • @Anon
    Why is the book like this?

    Same old story. Galileo knew. Official Geo-centrism vs Empirical Helio-centrism.

    When it comes to evolutionary science, there is bio-centrism under attack from ideo-centrism.

    Reich is torn. He grew up under the Shoah Narrative that has become like a faith. It said German 'Aryans' believed in racial differences and waged wars and committed genocide. But good guys won and established that All Peoples are Equal. This is the faith of the West, as powerful as Geo-centrism in Galileo's time. It was especially useful to Jews who were targeted by 'Aryans'.

    And yet it was always an uneasy myth. After all, Germans feared Jews because they were 'too smart'. Also, black athletes who demolished the 'aryan' myth of superiority established the black fact of superiority in running and fighting.

    Blacks also have an IQ 20-30 points below whites – causing young males to challenge the male dominance hierarchy as apex predators.

    FEED THE CHILDREN? — NOT ON YOUR LIFE – then they breed like roaches and burst their borders.

    WHAT HAVE WE DONE? — Sorry, but it is kill or be killed time, and not just in Europe. We could have left the Africans to perish in their own excrement… but CHRISTIANS… those idiots… kept proffering more cheeks.

    I root for Ebola. AIDS… anything to rid us of this plague

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    I root for Ebola. AIDS… anything to rid us of this plague
     
    Don't be a sissy. Go down to your local gun store, root for an AR-15, and start taking care of it yourself. Trust me, others will follow suit.
    , @Disordered
    To be fair, Christians also had that old Paul quote about "being kind to your slave", and the ideas of the guy who opposed Bartolome de las Casas in effectively arguing for race realism in Spain. That debate was won by the encomienda owners of Amerindians, to be fair; but even then the philosophical feeling of the Colonia caste system being good did not start to change until the Enlightenment reached the Spanish Bourbons and they started liberalizing - Napoleon's invasion was the other spark that set off the Latin American independence movements. So perhaps Christians are not to blame always for their cheek-turning, at least not in continental Europe as much as the more faith-based abolitionist movement in Northern Europe and the Anglosphere.

    Even then, you could say Christianity was integration-friendly originally, what with being born in the multi-culti milieu of the Roman empire that had just squashed the nation in which the Messiah was just killed. But precisely because later the papacy inherited the purple mantle of philosophical leader of the West, he in effect led the defense of the West alongside the monarchs he validated in their divine right. When the papacy in turn became full of institutional corruption and lost its immaculate moral power, the aforementioned Caesars recovered the mantle of defending their nations/races - the thing is, this in effect split the West (and whites really) into conflicting national interests, including imperial colonization of other peoples for power and money that eventually comes back to bite us (the Roman influence was too strong in this sense). Which wouldn't be a bad thing in theory, if the ultimate resolution of major Western national interests in 1945 didn't involve a complete reversal of roles, which has devolved into the current cuckery. Considering that by then most Western intellectuals believed in Marx more than in Jesus, we cannot entirely blame said cuckery on the Nazorean. "Turning the other cheek" has certainly had good and bad results (usually the interpreter forgets that turning the other cheek means not backing out, and was used in a religious sense), same as "needle through camel's eye"... lest we forget, however, how he mentioned "coming to bring a sword" and being "zealous for His Father[land]'s house"... a true and honest evaluation of Christianity would acknowledge that Christ was more complex than the one icon of the Lamb, and therefore his followers shouldn't be sheep...
    , @Okechukwu

    Blacks also have an IQ 20-30 points below whites – causing young males to challenge the male dominance hierarchy as apex predators.
     
    Pray tell, what "study" confirmed this? Seems to me I'm black and I'm smarter than you.

    I root for Ebola. AIDS… anything to rid us of this plague
     
    Speaking of plagues, your ancestors were nearly wiped out because they weren't smart enough to figure out that filth is deadly.
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  • Oops. Perpetrated a typo of my own. Here we go:

    “WHO We Got Here”?

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  • Ummm… “WHO we got there”?

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  • Does Prof. Reich really expect males from that second group to “embrace” their annihilation?

    Isn’t this a mute point with respect to the victims?

    I guess this is the Conan the Barbarian genetic phenomena.

    Finally we have a victim group that can’t be appeased.

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  • In my infamous column “The Talk, Nonblack Version” at TakiMag, six years ago this month, I introduced the ad hoc abbreviation IWSB for “Intelligent and Well-Socialized Blacks.” I then advised the nonblack youth of America as follows: I can’t really claim to have been very energetic about taking my own advice here, but there is...
  • @attilathehen
    You've reduced your rebuttals to this Dr. Tran. Give it up Rosamund. You're just scribbling whatever babblings come out of your mouth.

    That babbling came out of a video, not my mouth. And the other babblings came out of my phone.

    I wish had been capable of such a transcendant piece of art as the Dr. Tran series, but only the folks at Lone Sausage had that privilege. Give credit where credit is due.

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  • David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • @Achmed E. Newman
    Thank you for the review, Mr. Derbyshire. After reading through "... are qualified to pass judgement", I was ready to look for this book. The latter portion of the review convinced me otherwise, so you saved me some time (not money because I'd have gotten it from the library). I think some bright people do not know how to correctly write to the level of the average reader that they expect. When you brought up the seeming contradiction between "3 populations" and "2 lineages", or what have you, and that you had to look back to get it straight, you gave an example of this. He should have thought during the writing that the readers would be confused and made it easier on them.

    You can,... find credentialed academics who will assure you that there is no such thing as sex...
     
    Sure, but that's usually just the guys in the math department.

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    Ah, old classics.

    But even back then I found that scene cringeworthy. The teenagers behaving like stupid arrogant brats. In that school, not much learning was being done. Might as well close the door.

    Little did I know that things would become worse in education.
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  • In my infamous column “The Talk, Nonblack Version” at TakiMag, six years ago this month, I introduced the ad hoc abbreviation IWSB for “Intelligent and Well-Socialized Blacks.” I then advised the nonblack youth of America as follows: I can’t really claim to have been very energetic about taking my own advice here, but there is...
  • @Achmed E. Newman

    I care not whether he is white, green, blue or

    black.

     
    Exactly, I think of everyone as being green, just as pre-molestation Bill Cosby urged us to. Even on the city bus, let's just try to get along and forget our color for a while. Imagine that we are all green, OK?

    Still, though, when I get on the bus, if there are too many people that are dark green, I get right back off the bus.

    So do I. All those dark greenies have already driven me away from movie theaters.

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  • David Reich [Email him] Professor of Genetics at Harvard, has published a book about ancient human DNA: Who We Are and How We Got Here. He heralded publication with a March 23rd New York Times op-ed [How Genetics Is Changing Our Understanding of ‘Race’ ] that got the chattering classes a-chattering and the sputtering classes...
  • Reich thus becomes the genomic equivalent of Eric Turkheimer. Turkheimer became a well-recognized behavioral geneticist, going so far as to articulate the Laws of Behavioral Genetics, the 1st Law being that EVERY human trait is heritable to one degree or another. The 2nd Law is that genetic differences amongst people do more to explain differences in intelligence and personality traits than child-rearing differences or differences in the social environment. The main findings in the field are among the best replicated in the history of psychology.

    However, Turkheimer has spent much of his career trying to explain away the findings of behavioral genetics. In particular, he has claimed that the heritability of IQ among poorer children is low because of poor socioeconomic conditions. His work suggests that black IQ is depressed by these poor socioeconomic conditions although his own research did not have such a finding (which he never disclosed until he was called on it).

    Reich says that it is no longer tenable to say that there are no biological races, but he lashes out against (in his words) “the evils of racism and nationalism”, although he knows that there are differences across races in gene frequencies. He talks as if there isn’t any non-genomic evidence for racial differences when, in fact, intelligence researchers have discussed these differences for many years.

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  • Why is the book like this?

    Same old story. Galileo knew. Official Geo-centrism vs Empirical Helio-centrism.

    When it comes to evolutionary science, there is bio-centrism under attack from ideo-centrism.

    Reich is torn. He grew up under the Shoah Narrative that has become like a faith. It said German ‘Aryans’ believed in racial differences and waged wars and committed genocide. But good guys won and established that All Peoples are Equal. This is the faith of the West, as powerful as Geo-centrism in Galileo’s time. It was especially useful to Jews who were targeted by ‘Aryans’.

    And yet it was always an uneasy myth. After all, Germans feared Jews because they were ‘too smart’. Also, black athletes who demolished the ‘aryan’ myth of superiority established the black fact of superiority in running and fighting.

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    Blacks also have an IQ 20-30 points below whites - causing young males to challenge the male dominance hierarchy as apex predators.

    FEED THE CHILDREN? -- NOT ON YOUR LIFE - then they breed like roaches and burst their borders.

    WHAT HAVE WE DONE? -- Sorry, but it is kill or be killed time, and not just in Europe. We could have left the Africans to perish in their own excrement... but CHRISTIANS... those idiots... kept proffering more cheeks.

    I root for Ebola. AIDS... anything to rid us of this plague
    , @Silva
    Yes, history shows that blacks are as much better at fighting than whites as they are at music:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yHsmZy-YS8
    , @Seamus Day

    Germans feared Jews because they were ‘too smart’.
     
    Name one Jew you can mention in the same sentence as Kepler, Leibniz, Gödel, Frege, Weierstrass, Heisenberg, Riemann, Hilbert, Planck.

    Oh, yeah, Emmy Nother and the intellectual middleman, Albert Einstein, who borrowed from the relativity theory of Poincare and Lorentz and added slight amplifications. But hey, when you control the narrative Einstein is the greatest thinker in history and Maya Angelou is the greatest writer and poet.

    , @Currahee
    "the black fact of superiority in running and fighting"

    African armies may be musical, don't know; but they can't fight.
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  • Anon[425] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    You can, as I pointed out when addressing AMERICAN RENAISSANCE conference last year, find credentialed academics who will assure you that there is no such thing as sex: that men and women are biologically indistinguishable. We live in an extraordinary time: a good portion of our intelligentsia is clinically insane.

    This actually isn’t very surprising. All through the ages, the idea threatened to usurp the reality that it was supposed to represent. Art also went from representing reality to usurping reality. Art came to represent art.

    It’s like what Gospel of John says about how there was first the Word.

    When reality is turned into ideas and when these ideas are treated as abstractions in an enclosed ivory tower, there is the danger of people forgetting about the crucial link between reality and ideas.

    This happened with Confucianism too. It began as a philosophy of life. But over time, it just turned into scholarship-for-scholarship’s sake.

    And with foot-binding, the IDEA of femininity overrode reality, the fact that feet are supposed to grow naturally.

    In the West, we have a lot of headbinding.

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    • Replies: @Disordered
    Agreed, though to be fair, in a way the idea is what makes us human, or rather, the fact that we can derive ideas from reality. Therefore, the Word is in practice first; the mistake is in forgetting that the Word is intrinsically connected to reality, as the speaker is connected to the listener. When we forget that, we either get head-bound with utopian ideas to avoid the world, or emptied and materialistically chained to ether grey reality.
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  • In my infamous column “The Talk, Nonblack Version” at TakiMag, six years ago this month, I introduced the ad hoc abbreviation IWSB for “Intelligent and Well-Socialized Blacks.” I then advised the nonblack youth of America as follows: I can’t really claim to have been very energetic about taking my own advice here, but there is...
  • @Yan Shen
    Well it seems like our good host Ron is loathe to ban anyone outright and rightfully so since freedom of expression truly is the cornerstone of any intellectually prosperous society. On the other hand this attilathehen character is so obviously and outrageously insane that I wonder if we shouldn't all just take advantage of the ability to block specific commenters here. Then once she realizes that no one's responding to her insane outbursts anymore maybe she'll take a hint and go back to Stormfront or some such other site where I'm sure she'll find herself in much better company.

    A Chinese male (who is inferior to Caucasian males and females) has problems with me because I defend the West and its racial composition (Caucasian/European/white)? I’m not a Stormfronter so stop this nonsense. Your nose is bent out of shape because I’ve told you that you are not Western/Caucasian/European and thus are not part of and do not belong in the West. You also do not have a right to speak about the West and the problems it faces. If you are in the West, leave.

    Your pal (((Bardon))) also is not Western. He has no right to speak about the problems that face the West. Both of you need to be deported if you live in the West.

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  • @Rosamond Vincy

    He said a bad word.
     
    Oh my gosh, you're Dr. Tran.

    This explains everything:

    NSFW:

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?t=5s&v=FO0kRE5OTZI

    Esp. 3:32-3:45

    You’ve reduced your rebuttals to this Dr. Tran. Give it up Rosamund. You’re just scribbling whatever babblings come out of your mouth.

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    That babbling came out of a video, not my mouth. And the other babblings came out of my phone.

    I wish had been capable of such a transcendant piece of art as the Dr. Tran series, but only the folks at Lone Sausage had that privilege. Give credit where credit is due.
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