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From my new column in Taki’s Magazine:

Ghosts of Africa
by Steve Sailer

April 11, 2018

Can 2018’s tsunami of DNA data on the origins of human biodiversity help explain the puzzle of why Americans tend to equate “diversity” with Africans, especially West Africans?

Anthropology has always been assumed to have political implications. For example, in Evelyn Waugh’s classic satire on press coverage of the 1930s Italian invasion of Ethiopia, Scoop, the rival Soviet-financed and German-financed Ishmaelite embassies offer competing conceptions of Africans.

The Communist consul espouses an Afrocentric out-of-Africa theory in which blacks are responsible for all of humanity’s accomplishments and thus deserve to take over the Earth.

“As the great negro Karl Marx has so nobly written…” He talked for about twenty minutes. The black-backed, pink-palmed, finlike hands beneath the violet cuffs flapped and slapped. “Who built the Pyramids?” he asked. “Who invented the circulation of the blood?… Africa for the African worker, Europe for the African worker, Asia, Oceania, America, Arctic and Antarctic for the African worker.”

In contrast, at the Fascist embassy:

The door of the suite was opened by a Negro clad in a white silk shirt, buckskin breeches and hunting boots, who clicked his spurs and gave William a Roman salute.

The pseudo-consul offers an in-to-Africa vindication of his supposed ancestors:

“For instance, the Jews of Geneva, subsidized by Russian gold, have spread the story that we are a black race…. As you will see for yourself, we are pure Aryans. In fact we were the first white colonizers of Central Africa. What Stanley and Livingstone did in the last century, our Ishmaelite ancestors did in the stone age. In the course of the years the tropical sun has given to some of us a healthy, in some cases almost a swarthy, tan. But all responsible anthropologists…”

Unlike in the time of Scoop, we are currently experiencing a revolution in our understanding of prehistory due to the sudden explosion in the ability to scan the genomes of ancient skeletons. Can our increasing ability to shed light upon these old disputes about Africans offer some insight into why Americans talk as if 100 percent black were the maximum—and optimum—in diversity?

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  1. So a decent novel is entertaining but a good novel repays the reading with endless quotes and relatability.

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    • Replies: @Dieter Kief

    So a decent novel is entertaining but a good novel repays the reading with endless quotes and relatability.
     
    Those (rare) good novels therefor are called classics: Because they are valid (=pose interesting questions to their readers) over long stretches of time.

    (I love the way, Steve Sailer makes use of (=reads and quotes) Evelyn Waugh's Scoop I just put it on my reading list).
    , @Dave Pinsen
    Scoop is also very entertaining.
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  2. Anonymous[400] • Disclaimer says:

    Steve, do you think the Zuckerberg booster seat thing has basically destroyed any presidential aspirations he might’ve had?

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    • Replies: @Jenner Ickham Errican
    https://twitter.com/tucki_turtle/status/983888965282553858

    https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/zuckerberg2.jpg
    , @Barnard
    I think Zuckerberg's personality would take care of it regardless of his height.
    , @Lugash
    Height-Shaming! Stature Discrimination!

    Did Zuck ever have real presidential ambitions? He seems content helming Facebook, with rare(fwd.us) forays into politics.

    It doesn't really matter though. The Deep State hate, hate, hates him for either letting Hilary down, or refusing to allow Facebook to become a covert propaganda arm of the state. He's going to be gone from Facebook within a year.

    , @Malcolm X-Lax
    Americans want their Presidents to have large c*cks.
    , @Anonymous
    I'm pretty sure in 5 years that photograph will have completely disappeared from the internet.
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  3. @Anonymous
    Steve, do you think the Zuckerberg booster seat thing has basically destroyed any presidential aspirations he might've had?
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    • LOL: Anonym
    • Replies: @J.Ross
    Rumor: progs don't like Zuck and wanted to have something that let them deflate his presidential aspirations early on.
    , @Anonym
    Dukakisesque.

    https://fortunedotcom.files.wordpress.com/2016/03/ap_88091304491.jpg
    , @Anonym
    http://media.philly.com/images/600*400/dixon-160956-f-wp-content-uploads-2017-09-663981_0e255bed8dd4433-e1505680807766-1200x801.jpg

    A height comparison. I am guessing Priscilla Chan must have exceptional test taking skills in oral examinations.
    , @27 year old
    I hope that photo is used to ruthlessly mock him.

    However, those chairs really weren't designed to be sat in the way you are supposed to sit when being grilled during a congressional hearing (upright, leaned forward, etc). The angle is wrong. It's an elegant chair for a more civilized age.

    Looking at the picture, I wonder if using that type of cushion isn't common even for normal height people.
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    • Replies: @nebulafox
    What The Nation will not tell you: many French Jews who haven't decided to flee to Israel are now easily found among Le Pen voters. Given what that party was like when her father was in charge, that says a lot about how bad France's Islamism problem has gotten. Having to live with the reality of synagogues and study centers being surrounded by armed guards and walls will radically change voting habits. Le Pen's still in the process of cleaning up the party's image, but it has come a long way from being Jean-Marie and his coterie of Algerian putschists and assorted skinheads.

    As Irish Paleo has repeatedly said, European Jews are considered "white" in Europe and vote accordingly. If anything, they are probably considered to be even worse, due to a mixture of reactionary Muslim anti-Semitism and strong dislike from white leftists as being represented in banking, etc. American Jews have been allowed to live in a fantasy land where it is 1952 forever and the main threat comes from the white American petty bourgeoisie. That'll change as mass immigration continues to change our demographics. Even without a massive unassimilated Muslim presence, Hispanics and Asians simply do not have the same over-the-top Judeo-philia that American whites do, and it'll show. Note how sharply support for Israel has fallen among Democrats. 20 years ago, the pro-Palestinian sentiments you see among some Democratic politicians and among the grassroots these days would have been politically unthinkable. Schumer Democrats are a dying breed, and Netanyahu is probably quite aware of that.

    (Note that Russian Jews who emigrated to the US in the 1990s often have opinions that would make Steve Bannon blush, so it's a very American Jewish thing. Granted, Russian Jews were very well assimilated into Russian culture by the 1970s. Not that it convinced Brezhnev or Andropov, but still.)
    , @Tiny Duck
    It is her fault. She created the climate of hate that led to the tragedy

    How do you guys like the fact that Africa has an explosive birth rate and will soon overwhelm you racists?

    You guys need to read Matthew Sears and Afua Hirsch

    https://twitter.com/afuahirsch
    , @Art Deco
    The Nation is a self-aggrandizing exercise for it's editors and readers alike. They offer some perverse argument and they and their readers fancy themselves sophisticated for subscribing to it. The argument is almost invariably a recriminatory one contra one of the magazine's approved bogies.
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  5. Can our increasing ability to shed light upon these old disputes about Africans offer some insight into why Americans talk as if 100 percent black were the maximum—and optimum—in diversity?

    Americans talk this way because they have been brainwashed by a lifetime of mass-media programming, abetted by institutional propaganda from schools, corporate training, and even churches.

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    • Replies: @AnotherDad

    Americans talk this way because they have been brainwashed by a lifetime of mass-media programming, abetted by institutional propaganda from schools, corporate training, and even churches.
     
    That's pretty much it.

    Though i will say that for whites blacks just "seem" more "different" than all other races--hence more "diverse". And that fact is no doubt rooted in the fact that they are indeed more different genetically.
    , @MBlanc46
    Blackety, blackety, black, black, black. All the time.
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  6. OT:

    NYT finds the real problem in Zimbabwe: white supremacy and nostalgia for Rhodesia.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/10/magazine/rhodesia-zimbabwe-white-supremacists.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fworld

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    • Replies: @Steve Sailer
    Rhodesia was like the White Wakanda: an advanced technological civilization in the middle of Africa.

    Except it existed.

    , @J.Ross
    https://youtube.com/watch?v=41-dLH5YqeU
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  7. @Jenner Ickham Errican
    https://twitter.com/tucki_turtle/status/983888965282553858

    https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/zuckerberg2.jpg

    Rumor: progs don’t like Zuck and wanted to have something that let them deflate his presidential aspirations early on.

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  8. The Communist consul espouses an Afrocentric out-of-Africa theory in which blacks are responsible for all of humanity’s accomplishments and thus deserve to take over the Earth.

    This is a great summary of leftwing thought. It’s elevating the most banal accomplishments of blacks to be superhuman achievements. Blacks in turn are very high in self esteem so they lap it up. See https://www.reddit.com/r/plaquesforblacks/

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    • Replies: @Arclight
    It's an unfortunate situation - there is truth in the claim that blacks as a group are largely unloved by their fellow citizens, which has to really suck for the substantial percentage of black Americans who are just getting through life like most people. The right basically ignores them and the left goes to extreme lengths to extol their virtues, which doesn't really fool anyone but the stupid and the militantly political.

    One of the things both Trump and Sanders got right during the 2016 campaign was focusing on addressing people's sense of economic insecurity. I don't think Trump is nimble enough politically to capitalize on it with ordinary black people, but there is an opportunity there with how the economy has been performing. A GOP candidate doesn't have to win a lot of extra black votes, they just have to do well enough that the Dem share drops below 90% and they are in great position. Trump is not going to keep MI or PA in his column without this.
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  9. @rogue-one
    OT:

    NYT finds the real problem in Zimbabwe: white supremacy and nostalgia for Rhodesia.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/10/magazine/rhodesia-zimbabwe-white-supremacists.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fworld

    Rhodesia was like the White Wakanda: an advanced technological civilization in the middle of Africa.

    Except it existed.

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    • Replies: @Dave Pinsen
    An interesting idea for a black panther sequel would be to borrow from Rhodesia’s history while flipping the races.
    , @Anonymous
    How advanced could it have been? The economy was just mining.
    , @Truth
    Asgaard didn't.

    Neither did Gotham city

    Or the Legion of Doom headquarters, as far as I know.

    But I was never in the habit of taking comic books literally.

    , @Sean
    The whites of Rhodesia were the most intelligent population in the world, according to Nathaniel Weyl.
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  10. The argument against axing Twitter is the wit of James Woods, whom God save.

    He also links the previously very hard to find instructions on deleting your Facebook.

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    • Replies: @Buffalo Joe
    J.Ross, a billionaire with a Fantastic Sam's hair cut.
    , @Buzz Mohawk
    https://www.laguiadelvaron.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/mark-zuckerberg.png
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  11. @rogue-one
    OT:

    NYT finds the real problem in Zimbabwe: white supremacy and nostalgia for Rhodesia.

    https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/10/magazine/rhodesia-zimbabwe-white-supremacists.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fworld
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  12. David Reich gets an honorable mention so to speak for writing about the “hot” subject of race in today’s science section of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung by renowned Konstanz evolutionary biologist Axel Meyer: Genetik im Zentrum einer neuen “Rassen” Debatte (Genetics at the Center of a New “Race” Debate).

    Axel Meyer is under mild fire in the Geman public for his controversial book: “Adam’s Apfel und Evas Erbe“, in which he makes the case, that there are indeed differences between men and women, and that Judith Butler for example is not always perfectly right.

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    • Replies: @res

    Axel Meyer is under mild fire in the Geman public for his controversial book: “Adam’s Apfel und Evas Erbe“, in which he makes the case, that there are indeed differences between men and women
     
    I just started going through Reich's book and one thing that surprises me is that his comments about race differences vs. sex differences have not gotten more attention. From page 266:

    For me, the natural response to the challenge is to learn from the example of the biological differences that exist between males and females. The differences between the sexes are in fact more profound than those that exist among human populations, reflecting more than a hundred million years of evolution and adaptation. Males and females differ by huge tracts of genetic material—a Y chromosome that males have and that females don’t, and a second X chromosome that females have and males don’t. Most people accept that the biological differences between males and females are profound, and that they contribute to average differences in size and physical strength as well as in temperament and behavior, even if there are questions about the extent to which particular differences are also influenced by social expectations and upbringing (for example, many of the jobs in industry and the professions that women fill in great numbers today had few women in them a century ago). Today we aspire both to recognize that biological differences exist and to accord everyone the same freedoms and opportunities regardless of them. It is clear from the abiding average inequities that persist between women and men that fulfilling these aspirations is a challenge, and yet it is important to accommodate and even embrace the real differences that exist, while at the same time struggling to get to a better place.
     
    Perhaps he successfully inoculated himself against objections about that by placing Chapter 10 "The Genomics of Inequality" right before Chapter 11 "The Genomics of Race and Identity." The excerpt above appears in the latter.
    , @Benjaminl
    By the way, whatever happened to Thilo Sarrazin? Was he shunned completely?
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  13. @J.Ross
    So a decent novel is entertaining but a good novel repays the reading with endless quotes and relatability.

    So a decent novel is entertaining but a good novel repays the reading with endless quotes and relatability.

    Those (rare) good novels therefor are called classics: Because they are valid (=pose interesting questions to their readers) over long stretches of time.

    (I love the way, Steve Sailer makes use of (=reads and quotes) Evelyn Waugh’s Scoop I just put it on my reading list).

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    • Replies: @dearieme
    Scoop is marvellous: you will laugh and laugh.
    , @BenKenobi
    There's a really good Evelyn Waaagh! joke waiting to be made.
    , @carol
    Don't miss Black Mischief, too..
    , @Anon
    Scoop and all of Waugh’s novels are wonderful. The story of Scoop is a non existent war.

    Because of the rumors, European papers send reporters to Ishmalia. Since they can’t find a war they just make one up. It’s hysterically funny.

    Black Mischief is also set in Africa. Various Europeans con an African Emperor determined to build infrastructure, schools hospitals and help his people. It’s absolutely LOL.

    One chapter has a European lady anti cruelty to animals group come. The Africans don’t notice the anti part and brag to the ladies about how cruel they are to animals.

    I recommend all of Waugh’s books and short stories. Men might not like the soap opera Brides Head Revisited.
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  14. @J.Ross
    So a decent novel is entertaining but a good novel repays the reading with endless quotes and relatability.

    Scoop is also very entertaining.

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  15. @Steve Sailer
    Rhodesia was like the White Wakanda: an advanced technological civilization in the middle of Africa.

    Except it existed.

    An interesting idea for a black panther sequel would be to borrow from Rhodesia’s history while flipping the races.

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  16. I’ll offer a few completely amateurish thoughts for whatever they’re worth.

    I don’t know squat about “Caucasians” or “Aryans”, or whatever in hell my kinship to them is supposed to be or to imply.

    I can sort of “relate”, maybe, to a 10 thousand years old pile of bones dug up from a glacier in, say, Norway. I can imagine some sort of kinship there with my untutored mind’s eye.

    I can’t imagine, not with the best will in the world, some sort of kinship with sub-Saharan Blacks. The gap is too damned big. All the Discovery channel specials in the world won’t persuade me of that.

    My point? Maybe I don’t have one this early in the morning. But, I’d urge caution and temperance before transforming all this cool DNA stuff into political attitudinizing and policy prescriptions.

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  17. @Dieter Kief

    So a decent novel is entertaining but a good novel repays the reading with endless quotes and relatability.
     
    Those (rare) good novels therefor are called classics: Because they are valid (=pose interesting questions to their readers) over long stretches of time.

    (I love the way, Steve Sailer makes use of (=reads and quotes) Evelyn Waugh's Scoop I just put it on my reading list).

    Scoop is marvellous: you will laugh and laugh.

    Read More
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  18. Look, all this stuff about Meandertails and Bossanovans is all very well, but what about Leprechauns?

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  19. @Steve Sailer
    Rhodesia was like the White Wakanda: an advanced technological civilization in the middle of Africa.

    Except it existed.

    How advanced could it have been? The economy was just mining.

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    • Replies: @Euranda
    Well, it was White with the primitive Blacks doing all of the unintelligent "work". Of course it was advanced.
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  20. The primary reason whites see ‘diversity’ as meaning the promotion of black Africans (especially those of West African heritage) is empathy for a group they recognize to be limited in many ways. The empathy becomes pity. In a rapidly secularizing age moving into a post-Christian ethos, it was very easy for the new morality to become one featuring the uplifting of the pitied non-whites at the expense of the whites you hate and/or see as your big competitor.

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    • Replies: @Redman
    Very true. And for the same reason, the Bell Curve (in 1994) seemed to be pointing towards socialism, or at least a more robust protective net for blacks. Odd for a libertarian out of the AEI.

    The fact that the US has (and always has had) far more West African citizens has made us unique in the West. We have the problems that come with that population. Europeans have for the most part never appreciated that difference. Which is the most important distinction.

    Europe is facing some West African immigration, but still nothing on the level of what the US has.
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  21. @AndrewR
    OT: The Nation blames Le Pen for that old Jewish lady's murder in France

    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10155128540106116&id=7629206115&comment_id=10155130675346116&notif_t=feedback_reaction_generic&notif_id=1523422881681865&ref=m_notif

    What The Nation will not tell you: many French Jews who haven’t decided to flee to Israel are now easily found among Le Pen voters. Given what that party was like when her father was in charge, that says a lot about how bad France’s Islamism problem has gotten. Having to live with the reality of synagogues and study centers being surrounded by armed guards and walls will radically change voting habits. Le Pen’s still in the process of cleaning up the party’s image, but it has come a long way from being Jean-Marie and his coterie of Algerian putschists and assorted skinheads.

    As Irish Paleo has repeatedly said, European Jews are considered “white” in Europe and vote accordingly. If anything, they are probably considered to be even worse, due to a mixture of reactionary Muslim anti-Semitism and strong dislike from white leftists as being represented in banking, etc. American Jews have been allowed to live in a fantasy land where it is 1952 forever and the main threat comes from the white American petty bourgeoisie. That’ll change as mass immigration continues to change our demographics. Even without a massive unassimilated Muslim presence, Hispanics and Asians simply do not have the same over-the-top Judeo-philia that American whites do, and it’ll show. Note how sharply support for Israel has fallen among Democrats. 20 years ago, the pro-Palestinian sentiments you see among some Democratic politicians and among the grassroots these days would have been politically unthinkable. Schumer Democrats are a dying breed, and Netanyahu is probably quite aware of that.

    (Note that Russian Jews who emigrated to the US in the 1990s often have opinions that would make Steve Bannon blush, so it’s a very American Jewish thing. Granted, Russian Jews were very well assimilated into Russian culture by the 1970s. Not that it convinced Brezhnev or Andropov, but still.)

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  22. Anonymous[817] • Disclaimer says:

    If this thesis is confirmed, and found to be true, then the implications are truly earth-shaking.

    Eight per cent shared DNA is within the first-second cousin/niece-nephew ballpark. This is significant.
    The unknown quantity is, if this hypothesis is confirmed, how will the left/establishment deal with the truly profound and shocking implications?

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  23. @TelfoedJohn

    The Communist consul espouses an Afrocentric out-of-Africa theory in which blacks are responsible for all of humanity’s accomplishments and thus deserve to take over the Earth.
     
    This is a great summary of leftwing thought. It’s elevating the most banal accomplishments of blacks to be superhuman achievements. Blacks in turn are very high in self esteem so they lap it up. See https://www.reddit.com/r/plaquesforblacks/

    It’s an unfortunate situation – there is truth in the claim that blacks as a group are largely unloved by their fellow citizens, which has to really suck for the substantial percentage of black Americans who are just getting through life like most people. The right basically ignores them and the left goes to extreme lengths to extol their virtues, which doesn’t really fool anyone but the stupid and the militantly political.

    One of the things both Trump and Sanders got right during the 2016 campaign was focusing on addressing people’s sense of economic insecurity. I don’t think Trump is nimble enough politically to capitalize on it with ordinary black people, but there is an opportunity there with how the economy has been performing. A GOP candidate doesn’t have to win a lot of extra black votes, they just have to do well enough that the Dem share drops below 90% and they are in great position. Trump is not going to keep MI or PA in his column without this.

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    • Replies: @Ris_Eruwaedhiel
    Oh, I disagree! The Sanctimonious White Conservatives and Disingenuous White Liberals just love Blacks. Love them, love them, love them, and the further away the Blacks live, the more they love them.

    Another case of virtue-signalling on the part of Whites.
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  24. @Arclight
    It's an unfortunate situation - there is truth in the claim that blacks as a group are largely unloved by their fellow citizens, which has to really suck for the substantial percentage of black Americans who are just getting through life like most people. The right basically ignores them and the left goes to extreme lengths to extol their virtues, which doesn't really fool anyone but the stupid and the militantly political.

    One of the things both Trump and Sanders got right during the 2016 campaign was focusing on addressing people's sense of economic insecurity. I don't think Trump is nimble enough politically to capitalize on it with ordinary black people, but there is an opportunity there with how the economy has been performing. A GOP candidate doesn't have to win a lot of extra black votes, they just have to do well enough that the Dem share drops below 90% and they are in great position. Trump is not going to keep MI or PA in his column without this.

    Oh, I disagree! The Sanctimonious White Conservatives and Disingenuous White Liberals just love Blacks. Love them, love them, love them, and the further away the Blacks live, the more they love them.

    Another case of virtue-signalling on the part of Whites.

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  25. @Dieter Kief

    So a decent novel is entertaining but a good novel repays the reading with endless quotes and relatability.
     
    Those (rare) good novels therefor are called classics: Because they are valid (=pose interesting questions to their readers) over long stretches of time.

    (I love the way, Steve Sailer makes use of (=reads and quotes) Evelyn Waugh's Scoop I just put it on my reading list).

    There’s a really good Evelyn Waaagh! joke waiting to be made.

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  26. @Dieter Kief

    So a decent novel is entertaining but a good novel repays the reading with endless quotes and relatability.
     
    Those (rare) good novels therefor are called classics: Because they are valid (=pose interesting questions to their readers) over long stretches of time.

    (I love the way, Steve Sailer makes use of (=reads and quotes) Evelyn Waugh's Scoop I just put it on my reading list).

    Don’t miss Black Mischief, too..

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    • Agree: dfordoom
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  27. Africa Must Be Isolated

    Isolationism Is The Answer For Africa

    My prediction is that the American Empire will begin blockading and isolating the African continent within 5 years. The Italians, French, Spaniards and other European nations will begin blockading North Africa.

    Some wag mentioned that the Baltic could be Africa’s northern sea if Africans are allowed to continuously infiltrate European nations. The Jews in Israel have said phuck off, we ain’t going to be infiltrated and inundated with Africans, they built a fence and are starting to deport the Africans.

    Recent African infiltrators should be sent back to Africa. That includes all Congo Bongo types and Somalians.

    Isolationism Is The Answer To Many Questions

    Isolate The Demographic Problem In Situ

    Tweet from 2014:

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  28. @Jenner Ickham Errican
    https://twitter.com/tucki_turtle/status/983888965282553858

    https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/zuckerberg2.jpg

    Dukakisesque.

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  29. @Anonymous
    Steve, do you think the Zuckerberg booster seat thing has basically destroyed any presidential aspirations he might've had?

    I think Zuckerberg’s personality would take care of it regardless of his height.

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  30. @AndrewR
    OT: The Nation blames Le Pen for that old Jewish lady's murder in France

    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10155128540106116&id=7629206115&comment_id=10155130675346116&notif_t=feedback_reaction_generic&notif_id=1523422881681865&ref=m_notif

    It is her fault. She created the climate of hate that led to the tragedy

    How do you guys like the fact that Africa has an explosive birth rate and will soon overwhelm you racists?

    You guys need to read Matthew Sears and Afua Hirsch

    https://twitter.com/afuahirsch

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    And YOU, duckling, need to up your dosage.
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  31. @Jenner Ickham Errican
    https://twitter.com/tucki_turtle/status/983888965282553858

    https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/zuckerberg2.jpg

    A height comparison. I am guessing Priscilla Chan must have exceptional test taking skills in oral examinations.

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    Those mandibles! Chan’s got a smile like 50 Cent.

    http://media.philly.com/images/600*400/dixon-160956-f-wp-content-uploads-2017-09-663981_0e255bed8dd4433-e1505680807766-1200x801.jpg

    https://cbsnews1.cbsistatic.com/hub/i/r/2013/03/24/1521c06e-a738-11e2-a3f0-029118418759/thumbnail/620x350/0ea450d7eb46bb5d12c269694318efe6/50cent_int.jpg
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  32. Carleton Coon got a lot of things wrong, but given what he had to work with, it’s remarkable how much he got right. For example, as far as I know, he was one of the first people to seriously suggest that modern Europeans were a product of Homo Sap/Neanderthal interbreeding.

    Coon also bravely served as an OSS agent in World War Two, worked hard to preserve the cultures of the world’s remaining hunter/gatherer people, and served as a mentor to many younger anthropologists. As a reward, he was forced to spend the last few years of his life defending himself against charges of “racism” and his work and reputation has now been tossed down the progressive memory hole. For a guy who came about as close as anyone in American academia did to being Indiana Jones, it was a pretty rotten turn.

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    Steve says the Neanderthal admixture was discovered “a few years ago,” I guess referring to the recent DNA findings. But in Coon’s 1939 book The Races of Europe it’s clear he’d figured this out years before from the archeological evidence alone. From the introduction:

    At any rate, the main conclusion of this study will be that the present races of Europe are derived from a blend of (A), food-producing peoples from Asia and Africa, of basically Mediterranean racial form, with (B), the descendants of interglacial and glacial food-gatherers, produced in turn by a blending of basic Homo sapiens, related to the remote ancestor of the Mediterraneans, with some non-sapiens species of general Neanderthaloid form. The actions and interactions of environment, selection, migration, and human culture upon the various entities within this amalgam, have produced the white race in its present complexity.
     
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  33. @Anonymous
    Steve, do you think the Zuckerberg booster seat thing has basically destroyed any presidential aspirations he might've had?

    Height-Shaming! Stature Discrimination!

    Did Zuck ever have real presidential ambitions? He seems content helming Facebook, with rare(fwd.us) forays into politics.

    It doesn’t really matter though. The Deep State hate, hate, hates him for either letting Hilary down, or refusing to allow Facebook to become a covert propaganda arm of the state. He’s going to be gone from Facebook within a year.

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  34. Ok, on topic. If we ask “Why diversity?” it goes back to Frankfurt School, Hart Celler, Rosa Parks, etc. And why does diversity = black? There has always been a big Jewish connection with blacks. They have been their shock troops, basically.

    If you take the view seemingly of people like Yglesias, whites are evidently their biggest threat. I don’t, but obviously they seem to think this is the case. And so, blacks are useful for a few different reasons. They are low IQ, violent, and animated. They like agitating and are good at it. They can be very confrontational. See Bernie Sanders and the podium BLM confrontation for an example.

    If you discount East Asia, mix whites and blacks and in theory you get an IQ 90 population that poses no threat of pogroms to Jews. This time, the Messiah has truly come, really! There are not too many races in proximity and numbers to be able to mix with whites and get a substantial decrease in IQ like that. Who else are you going to use? Australian aborigines? Pygmies? So I think that’s part of it.

    The other part is white guilt, and how to take advantage of it. Slavery is like the Holocaust for blacks. Really it’s pretty laughable because all the black tards in the USA now are living really kickass lives. That, and the fact that white slavery has also existed and still exists to some extent in MENA, and heck in Rotherham and Telford and likely anywhere else there are Pakistani Muslims. The point of this is that blacks can provoke white guilt, and they are primed to agitate to get gibsmedats from whites and general self-hating behavior. Amerinds aren’t nearly as useful for this purpose, they are a more stoic people. And Mexicans don’t care really. Politically they are apathetic, and about the best political theater they can come up with is that they DREAM. Whatever.

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  35. slightly OT

    As Jack Soo said to John Wayne on the set of The Green Berets: “You’re dumb. Even for a negro.”

    or

    As Marina Abramovic said to Jay Z at a swank yet sinister NYC party: “You’re an ugly little monkey. But I can use you.”

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  36. The obsession with overall genetic diversity always misses the important point.

    What we care about, in populations of human beings, and, typically, in other kinds of animals, is not overall genetic diversity among them. That kind of overall genetic diversity mostly is of “neutral” genes, and merely tracks length of separation between groups.

    What we care about are the differences in traits among these populations, and the genes that differentiate along those traits.

    If the various groups occupy roughly similar ecologies — which in human beings is critically dependent on the culture of the group — then the traits, and the genes supporting them, will be similar even if the populations have been long separated.

    And that’s the thing about all of SubSaharan Africa, and for all of its history: the cultures have themselves never been developed as have the cultures of virtually every other population in the world (excepting some of the hunter gatherer or primitive agricultural groups which persisted, such as in Australia).

    One often hears of the failure of SubSaharan Africans to build a significant culture as a sign that their average cognitive abilities are below those of other races. But it is more importantly, I think, a cause of that lower distribution of abilities.

    For all their genetic diversity and separation, their ecologies have been too similar for them to claim much by way of distinctness from each other — though perhaps the Pygmies, say, really are at a much lower level of social development than the rest.

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  37. @Jenner Ickham Errican
    https://twitter.com/tucki_turtle/status/983888965282553858

    https://thenypost.files.wordpress.com/2018/04/zuckerberg2.jpg

    I hope that photo is used to ruthlessly mock him.

    However, those chairs really weren’t designed to be sat in the way you are supposed to sit when being grilled during a congressional hearing (upright, leaned forward, etc). The angle is wrong. It’s an elegant chair for a more civilized age.

    Looking at the picture, I wonder if using that type of cushion isn’t common even for normal height people.

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  38. @Dieter Kief
    David Reich gets an honorable mention so to speak for writing about the "hot" subject of race in today's science section of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung by renowned Konstanz evolutionary biologist Axel Meyer: Genetik im Zentrum einer neuen "Rassen" Debatte (Genetics at the Center of a New "Race" Debate).

    Axel Meyer is under mild fire in the Geman public for his controversial book: "Adam's Apfel und Evas Erbe", in which he makes the case, that there are indeed differences between men and women, and that Judith Butler for example is not always perfectly right.

    Axel Meyer is under mild fire in the Geman public for his controversial book: “Adam’s Apfel und Evas Erbe“, in which he makes the case, that there are indeed differences between men and women

    I just started going through Reich’s book and one thing that surprises me is that his comments about race differences vs. sex differences have not gotten more attention. From page 266:

    For me, the natural response to the challenge is to learn from the example of the biological differences that exist between males and females. The differences between the sexes are in fact more profound than those that exist among human populations, reflecting more than a hundred million years of evolution and adaptation. Males and females differ by huge tracts of genetic material—a Y chromosome that males have and that females don’t, and a second X chromosome that females have and males don’t. Most people accept that the biological differences between males and females are profound, and that they contribute to average differences in size and physical strength as well as in temperament and behavior, even if there are questions about the extent to which particular differences are also influenced by social expectations and upbringing (for example, many of the jobs in industry and the professions that women fill in great numbers today had few women in them a century ago). Today we aspire both to recognize that biological differences exist and to accord everyone the same freedoms and opportunities regardless of them. It is clear from the abiding average inequities that persist between women and men that fulfilling these aspirations is a challenge, and yet it is important to accommodate and even embrace the real differences that exist, while at the same time struggling to get to a better place.

    Perhaps he successfully inoculated himself against objections about that by placing Chapter 10 “The Genomics of Inequality” right before Chapter 11 “The Genomics of Race and Identity.” The excerpt above appears in the latter.

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    Axel Meyer seemed to know pretty well, why he emphasised race, when talking about David Reich's new book. - Turns out Meyer is actually working at Harvard.
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  39. I’ve been told that all humans originated in a warm climate as our skin temperature and lack of fur would indicate. So Neanderthals and Denisovans must have originated in Africa or SE Asia as there are no other climates in the last million or so years that would serve as ‘habitat’ for a ‘naked ape’.
    Yet there does not appear to be any of this archaic DNA in the modern negro that wasn’t added in more modern times.

    Would this not indicate Neanderthals and Denisovans arose independently of and much earlier than out of African humans?

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    We know Neanderthals did originate about 500,000 years before Homo sapiens and they come out of Africa. They are descendants of the same hominids which eventually spawned Homo sapiens.
    , @Anon
    Another theory is that our animal ancestors were covered with hair or fur.

    Once we invented clothes we lost the hair. But the people of cold sleety and rainy Tierra del Feuego don’t wear clothes.

    Early Canadians and American European settlers noted that the Huron
    And Iroquois didn’t wear much clothes but ran around in the cold snowy winters in just shoes,leather not fur jackets, knee length skirts for women loincloth for men and no leg or head coverings. So primitive people adapted to cold weather and skimpy clothes.

    Frankfurt school and other early 20th century pro non White anthropologists claimed that Whites pale skin and hairiness proved we are the last evolved humans from animals

    The idea was that Asians, American Indians and Africans have the least hair and darkest skin. Animals have white skin and are. Oversee with hair and fur.

    Therefore Whites are the closest to animals and the last to evolve from animals. And Asians Africans and American Indians evolved from animals long before Whites.

    Of course that theory is about as valid as th idea that Neanderthals came from Africa.

    The entire out of Africa theory was created out of bogus research by a SjW woman researcher using bogus material at the formerly communist revolutionary now anti White racist University of California at Berkeley.

    There was not one actual African sample used. They were all African American samples for one thing.

    Out of Africa theory is as bogus as the fiction that the purely Greek Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt was sub Saharan black Africans.

    There are many theories about how humans evolved from animals. None come anywhere near being proved.
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  40. Steve, I agree with you about 99.9% of the time, but in my opinion here you’re greatly exaggerating the degree to which fine-grained details in population genetics affect and will affect how people think about racial groups with regard to daily life. I don’t think that knowing that blacks and whites and Asians have different archaic genes will change how people in America view each other.

    When the details of the genetic basis of racial differences in behavior and ability have been worked out, that might do some damage to the idiotic “race does not exist” narrative and other related and similarly idiotic Boasian narratives. However, those narratives have never had a factual basis, and additional evidence against them will not shake the irrational faith that some people have in them.

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  41. All this mounting evidence implies that African-Americans indeed might be genetically more diverse than their many rivals in the diversity business.

    Operative word: business

    Every conspiracy is hoisted on this stuff.
    Here’s four elements of reading material: Hobbes’ Leviathan, Holmes’ The Common Law, the United States Constitution, and Mao’s Red Book. If you want to go back further – start with Plato’s dialogues.

    We don’t need a Jewish Zionist conspiracy, or the Frankfurt School, or Postmodernists. What Hobbes picks up on is that what later came to be called Maoism was fully present in Civil War England – it’s a dark expression of our humanity. English Common Law and the American Constitution are remedies – possibly remedies that require some shoring up and revamping for drug-resistant strains of Maoism.

    Anyway – you can cure Postmodernism or the Frankfurt School, and you’d still have the Maoism.

    Why? One reason goes back to Plato – it’s sophistry nihilists will always use as a means to power.

    Another reason is the reason the right won’t look square in the eye: capitalism, the concentration of wealth, and the distribution of income (prosperity), combined with a highly productive economy that doesn’t need 160 million people to work 40 hour weeks to function.

    So people make up work.

    And there’s a demand for guilt. A huge demand, turns out. You can cure all the other problems and if you don’t cure that demand – say with better economic distribution … you’ll get nowhere.

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  42. It’s a fascinating and important book, that’s for sure. The real, long-term history of Man, revealed for laymen. I’m reading it now, because I found out about it here. Thanks for covering it.

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  43. @Anonymous
    Steve, do you think the Zuckerberg booster seat thing has basically destroyed any presidential aspirations he might've had?

    Americans want their Presidents to have large c*cks.

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    And yet Hillary lost.
    , @Anonymous
    Should have elected Hulk Hogan then. Anyone can find the video and see for themselves. He’s bejingled.
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  44. @Mishra

    Can our increasing ability to shed light upon these old disputes about Africans offer some insight into why Americans talk as if 100 percent black were the maximum—and optimum—in diversity?
     
    Americans talk this way because they have been brainwashed by a lifetime of mass-media programming, abetted by institutional propaganda from schools, corporate training, and even churches.

    Americans talk this way because they have been brainwashed by a lifetime of mass-media programming, abetted by institutional propaganda from schools, corporate training, and even churches.

    That’s pretty much it.

    Though i will say that for whites blacks just “seem” more “different” than all other races–hence more “diverse”. And that fact is no doubt rooted in the fact that they are indeed more different genetically.

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  45. Africans have been weaponized by the globalizers in order to attack and destroy White people of modest means.

    Walter Mondale just wrote an opinion piece in the NY Times where he praises the 1968 anti-White legislation called the Fair Housing Act. Mondale is an asshole of the first rank. Mondale thinks it’s a good idea to use legislation to plop down clumps of Blacks in every White neighborhood in order to tyrannically install his beloved “integration.” This geezer motherphucka Mondale wants a “more integrated nation.”

    Where does Wally Mondale live, and what is the demography of Wally’s town or neighborhood?

    Do some of the Norwegian nutcakes in Minnesota now realize that Wally Mondale was full of shit when he was talking about how wonderful the Blacks are? I bet there are a lot of Norwegians in Minnesota moving away from the Somalians.

    Africa is the home continent of the Democrat Party.

    The Democrat Party is made up of Blacks, Mestizos, Jews, Asians, White government workers and other White wackos.

    The Republican Party wins when it implicitly appeals to Whites as Whites. It is now time for the Republican Party to explicitly appeal to Whites as Whites.

    White Core Americans have interests that must be represented, and if the GOP won’t represent White interests than another political party will have to kill the GOP and begin explicitly representing White interests.

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    Did Lake Woebegone hab' peepuls o' kollah? Can't remember, now that the creator has been banished.
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  46. As for 100% black being 100% diverse, “diverse” was always a code word for melanin. It’s a very old borrowing, deliberately turned on its head to redefine invaders (invited and otherwise) as victims.

    diversity,n. mid-14c., “quality of being diverse, fact of difference between two or more things or kinds; variety; separateness; that in which two or more things differ,” mostly in a neutral sense, from Old French diversité (12c.) “difference, diversity, unique feature, oddness:” also “wickedness, perversity,” from Latin diversitatem (nominative diversitas) “contrariety, contradiction, disagreement;” also, as a secondary sense, “difference, diversity,” from diversus “turned different ways” (in Late Latin “various”), past participle of divertere (see divert).

    A negative meaning, “being contrary to what is agreeable or right; perversity, evil” existed in English from late 15c. but was obsolete from 17c.

    divert (v.), early 15c., from Middle French divertir (14c.), from Latin divertere “to turn in different directions,” blended with devertere “turn aside,” from dis- “aside” and de- “from” + vertere “to turn” (from PIE root *wer- (2) “to turn, bend”).

    Other words derived from vertere , etymologically related to diverse/diversity include: adverse, controversy, obvert, subvert, peevish, pervert, and my favorite, sinistrorse.

    Anthers free from style head; corolla-lobe aestivation in bud typically sinistrorse (overlapping to the left), rarely dextrorse; fruit dehiscent or indehiscent, syncarpous or apocarpous, a berry, drupe, follicle, or capsule; seeds naked, with wings, or arils, but almost never with coma Rauvolfioideae at one end 2.

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  47. Can we go back to golf? What did you think of the Masters Steve?

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  48. @Steve Sailer
    Rhodesia was like the White Wakanda: an advanced technological civilization in the middle of Africa.

    Except it existed.

    Asgaard didn’t.

    Neither did Gotham city

    Or the Legion of Doom headquarters, as far as I know.

    But I was never in the habit of taking comic books literally.

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    But there are a lot of blacks who are taking Wakanda seriously. And here's another example of blacks taking pretend stuff seriously:

    Black Lightning's Penultimate Episode Is an Epic Story About Gun Violence and School Shootings

    https://io9.gizmodo.com/black-lightnings-penultimate-episode-is-an-epic-story-a-1825168963
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  49. @unit472
    I've been told that all humans originated in a warm climate as our skin temperature and lack of fur would indicate. So Neanderthals and Denisovans must have originated in Africa or SE Asia as there are no other climates in the last million or so years that would serve as 'habitat' for a 'naked ape'.
    Yet there does not appear to be any of this archaic DNA in the modern negro that wasn't added in more modern times.

    Would this not indicate Neanderthals and Denisovans arose independently of and much earlier than out of African humans?

    We know Neanderthals did originate about 500,000 years before Homo sapiens and they come out of Africa. They are descendants of the same hominids which eventually spawned Homo sapiens.

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  50. @Truth
    Asgaard didn't.

    Neither did Gotham city

    Or the Legion of Doom headquarters, as far as I know.

    But I was never in the habit of taking comic books literally.

    But there are a lot of blacks who are taking Wakanda seriously. And here’s another example of blacks taking pretend stuff seriously:

    Black Lightning’s Penultimate Episode Is an Epic Story About Gun Violence and School Shootings

    https://io9.gizmodo.com/black-lightnings-penultimate-episode-is-an-epic-story-a-1825168963

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    This is a huge aspect of black culture that is under discussed because, having proven it could work on the blacks, they're introducing it to whites. The reason they're ga ga about the movies Scarface and the Godfather (I & II) is they see them as docudramas with greater historical veracity than any book.
    , @Euranda
    Yeah, because Whites don't take pretend stuff seriously.
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  51. anonymous[396] • Disclaimer says:
    @Tiny Duck
    It is her fault. She created the climate of hate that led to the tragedy

    How do you guys like the fact that Africa has an explosive birth rate and will soon overwhelm you racists?

    You guys need to read Matthew Sears and Afua Hirsch

    https://twitter.com/afuahirsch

    And YOU, duckling, need to up your dosage.

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  52. anonymous[396] • Disclaimer says:
    @Charles Pewitt
    Africans have been weaponized by the globalizers in order to attack and destroy White people of modest means.

    Walter Mondale just wrote an opinion piece in the NY Times where he praises the 1968 anti-White legislation called the Fair Housing Act. Mondale is an asshole of the first rank. Mondale thinks it's a good idea to use legislation to plop down clumps of Blacks in every White neighborhood in order to tyrannically install his beloved "integration." This geezer motherphucka Mondale wants a "more integrated nation."

    Where does Wally Mondale live, and what is the demography of Wally's town or neighborhood?

    Do some of the Norwegian nutcakes in Minnesota now realize that Wally Mondale was full of shit when he was talking about how wonderful the Blacks are? I bet there are a lot of Norwegians in Minnesota moving away from the Somalians.

    Africa is the home continent of the Democrat Party.

    The Democrat Party is made up of Blacks, Mestizos, Jews, Asians, White government workers and other White wackos.

    The Republican Party wins when it implicitly appeals to Whites as Whites. It is now time for the Republican Party to explicitly appeal to Whites as Whites.

    White Core Americans have interests that must be represented, and if the GOP won't represent White interests than another political party will have to kill the GOP and begin explicitly representing White interests.

    Did Lake Woebegone hab’ peepuls o’ kollah? Can’t remember, now that the creator has been banished.

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  53. @res

    Axel Meyer is under mild fire in the Geman public for his controversial book: “Adam’s Apfel und Evas Erbe“, in which he makes the case, that there are indeed differences between men and women
     
    I just started going through Reich's book and one thing that surprises me is that his comments about race differences vs. sex differences have not gotten more attention. From page 266:

    For me, the natural response to the challenge is to learn from the example of the biological differences that exist between males and females. The differences between the sexes are in fact more profound than those that exist among human populations, reflecting more than a hundred million years of evolution and adaptation. Males and females differ by huge tracts of genetic material—a Y chromosome that males have and that females don’t, and a second X chromosome that females have and males don’t. Most people accept that the biological differences between males and females are profound, and that they contribute to average differences in size and physical strength as well as in temperament and behavior, even if there are questions about the extent to which particular differences are also influenced by social expectations and upbringing (for example, many of the jobs in industry and the professions that women fill in great numbers today had few women in them a century ago). Today we aspire both to recognize that biological differences exist and to accord everyone the same freedoms and opportunities regardless of them. It is clear from the abiding average inequities that persist between women and men that fulfilling these aspirations is a challenge, and yet it is important to accommodate and even embrace the real differences that exist, while at the same time struggling to get to a better place.
     
    Perhaps he successfully inoculated himself against objections about that by placing Chapter 10 "The Genomics of Inequality" right before Chapter 11 "The Genomics of Race and Identity." The excerpt above appears in the latter.

    Axel Meyer seemed to know pretty well, why he emphasised race, when talking about David Reich’s new book. – Turns out Meyer is actually working at Harvard.

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  54. When I read about Reich and Harpending and Cochran, these lines from Bob Dylan’s Tangled Up In Blue echoed in my head:

    I lived with them on Montague Street
    In a basement down the stairs
    There was music in the cafes at night
    And revolution in the air
    Then he started into dealing with slaves
    And something inside of him died

    She had to sell everything she owned
    And froze up inside

    And when finally the bottom fell out
    I became withdrawn

    The only thing I knew how to do
    Was to keep on keepin’ on
    Like a bird that flew
    Tangled up in blue
    So now I’m goin’ back again
    I got to get to her somehow
    All the people we used to know
    They’re an illusion to me now
    Some are mathematicians
    Some are carpenters’ wives
    Don’t know how it all got started
    I don’t know what they’re doin’ with their lives
    But me, I’m still on the road
    Headin’ for another joint
    We always did feel the same
    We just saw it from a different point
    Of view
    Tangled up in blue

    This Montague here – sounds a lot like Ashley Montagu, too, doesn’t he?
    If this would make any (even a remote bit) of sense, then the rest of the song can be read as a comment about progress and it’s discontents: Slave-trade/ souls lost/ Women frosty/ Mathematicians rule as the knights of progress as do – – carpenter’s wifes (lots of meaning in this one…)

    In summa: Modern life is complicated, the weary singer is unable to figure all that stuff out, but he knows that what matter’s most is: To keep on/ keepin’ on// Like a bird that flew // …

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  55. @Calvin X Hobbes
    But there are a lot of blacks who are taking Wakanda seriously. And here's another example of blacks taking pretend stuff seriously:

    Black Lightning's Penultimate Episode Is an Epic Story About Gun Violence and School Shootings

    https://io9.gizmodo.com/black-lightnings-penultimate-episode-is-an-epic-story-a-1825168963

    This is a huge aspect of black culture that is under discussed because, having proven it could work on the blacks, they’re introducing it to whites. The reason they’re ga ga about the movies Scarface and the Godfather (I & II) is they see them as docudramas with greater historical veracity than any book.

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  56. Anonymous[680] • Disclaimer says:
    @Anonymous
    Steve, do you think the Zuckerberg booster seat thing has basically destroyed any presidential aspirations he might've had?

    I’m pretty sure in 5 years that photograph will have completely disappeared from the internet.

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  57. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @Dieter Kief

    So a decent novel is entertaining but a good novel repays the reading with endless quotes and relatability.
     
    Those (rare) good novels therefor are called classics: Because they are valid (=pose interesting questions to their readers) over long stretches of time.

    (I love the way, Steve Sailer makes use of (=reads and quotes) Evelyn Waugh's Scoop I just put it on my reading list).

    Scoop and all of Waugh’s novels are wonderful. The story of Scoop is a non existent war.

    Because of the rumors, European papers send reporters to Ishmalia. Since they can’t find a war they just make one up. It’s hysterically funny.

    Black Mischief is also set in Africa. Various Europeans con an African Emperor determined to build infrastructure, schools hospitals and help his people. It’s absolutely LOL.

    One chapter has a European lady anti cruelty to animals group come. The Africans don’t notice the anti part and brag to the ladies about how cruel they are to animals.

    I recommend all of Waugh’s books and short stories. Men might not like the soap opera Brides Head Revisited.

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  58. @AndrewR
    OT: The Nation blames Le Pen for that old Jewish lady's murder in France

    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10155128540106116&id=7629206115&comment_id=10155130675346116&notif_t=feedback_reaction_generic&notif_id=1523422881681865&ref=m_notif

    The Nation is a self-aggrandizing exercise for it’s editors and readers alike. They offer some perverse argument and they and their readers fancy themselves sophisticated for subscribing to it. The argument is almost invariably a recriminatory one contra one of the magazine’s approved bogies.

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  59. Anon[257] • Disclaimer says:
    @unit472
    I've been told that all humans originated in a warm climate as our skin temperature and lack of fur would indicate. So Neanderthals and Denisovans must have originated in Africa or SE Asia as there are no other climates in the last million or so years that would serve as 'habitat' for a 'naked ape'.
    Yet there does not appear to be any of this archaic DNA in the modern negro that wasn't added in more modern times.

    Would this not indicate Neanderthals and Denisovans arose independently of and much earlier than out of African humans?

    Another theory is that our animal ancestors were covered with hair or fur.

    Once we invented clothes we lost the hair. But the people of cold sleety and rainy Tierra del Feuego don’t wear clothes.

    Early Canadians and American European settlers noted that the Huron
    And Iroquois didn’t wear much clothes but ran around in the cold snowy winters in just shoes,leather not fur jackets, knee length skirts for women loincloth for men and no leg or head coverings. So primitive people adapted to cold weather and skimpy clothes.

    Frankfurt school and other early 20th century pro non White anthropologists claimed that Whites pale skin and hairiness proved we are the last evolved humans from animals

    The idea was that Asians, American Indians and Africans have the least hair and darkest skin. Animals have white skin and are. Oversee with hair and fur.

    Therefore Whites are the closest to animals and the last to evolve from animals. And Asians Africans and American Indians evolved from animals long before Whites.

    Of course that theory is about as valid as th idea that Neanderthals came from Africa.

    The entire out of Africa theory was created out of bogus research by a SjW woman researcher using bogus material at the formerly communist revolutionary now anti White racist University of California at Berkeley.

    There was not one actual African sample used. They were all African American samples for one thing.

    Out of Africa theory is as bogus as the fiction that the purely Greek Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt was sub Saharan black Africans.

    There are many theories about how humans evolved from animals. None come anywhere near being proved.

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  60. @J.Ross
    The argument against axing Twitter is the wit of James Woods, whom God save.
    https://twitter.com/RealJamesWoods/status/983900323235315712
    He also links the previously very hard to find instructions on deleting your Facebook.
    https://twitter.com/RealJamesWoods/status/983922649649758208

    J.Ross, a billionaire with a Fantastic Sam’s hair cut.

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  61. @Malcolm X-Lax
    Americans want their Presidents to have large c*cks.

    And yet Hillary lost.

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  62. @Jake
    The primary reason whites see 'diversity' as meaning the promotion of black Africans (especially those of West African heritage) is empathy for a group they recognize to be limited in many ways. The empathy becomes pity. In a rapidly secularizing age moving into a post-Christian ethos, it was very easy for the new morality to become one featuring the uplifting of the pitied non-whites at the expense of the whites you hate and/or see as your big competitor.

    Very true. And for the same reason, the Bell Curve (in 1994) seemed to be pointing towards socialism, or at least a more robust protective net for blacks. Odd for a libertarian out of the AEI.

    The fact that the US has (and always has had) far more West African citizens has made us unique in the West. We have the problems that come with that population. Europeans have for the most part never appreciated that difference. Which is the most important distinction.

    Europe is facing some West African immigration, but still nothing on the level of what the US has.

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  63. @Anonym
    http://media.philly.com/images/600*400/dixon-160956-f-wp-content-uploads-2017-09-663981_0e255bed8dd4433-e1505680807766-1200x801.jpg

    A height comparison. I am guessing Priscilla Chan must have exceptional test taking skills in oral examinations.

    Those mandibles! Chan’s got a smile like 50 Cent.

    [MORE]

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  64. @J.Ross
    The argument against axing Twitter is the wit of James Woods, whom God save.
    https://twitter.com/RealJamesWoods/status/983900323235315712
    He also links the previously very hard to find instructions on deleting your Facebook.
    https://twitter.com/RealJamesWoods/status/983922649649758208

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    argh sorry Buzz, classic phone posting mis-button.

    brb, committing seppuku.
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  65. Anonymous[374] • Disclaimer says:
    @Malcolm X-Lax
    Americans want their Presidents to have large c*cks.

    Should have elected Hulk Hogan then. Anyone can find the video and see for themselves. He’s bejingled.

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  66. What do you mean by saying that Reich’s findings of Eurasian admixture in East Africans “shouldn’t be overblown”? Ethiopians can sometimes be proven to have as much as 60% non-African admixture.

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  67. @Steve Sailer
    Rhodesia was like the White Wakanda: an advanced technological civilization in the middle of Africa.

    Except it existed.

    The whites of Rhodesia were the most intelligent population in the world, according to Nathaniel Weyl.

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  68. @Dieter Kief
    David Reich gets an honorable mention so to speak for writing about the "hot" subject of race in today's science section of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung by renowned Konstanz evolutionary biologist Axel Meyer: Genetik im Zentrum einer neuen "Rassen" Debatte (Genetics at the Center of a New "Race" Debate).

    Axel Meyer is under mild fire in the Geman public for his controversial book: "Adam's Apfel und Evas Erbe", in which he makes the case, that there are indeed differences between men and women, and that Judith Butler for example is not always perfectly right.

    By the way, whatever happened to Thilo Sarrazin? Was he shunned completely?

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    Thilo Sarrazin is part of an intellectual movement now, (he even answers yours truly's mails at times...) and they brought forward the "Common Declaration of 2018" these days:

    With a growing estrangement we realise, that Germany is being violated illegal mass-immigration. We therefor stand in solidarity with those, who peacefully demonstrate, so that law and order at the borders of our nation shall be reinforced.

    Mit wachsendem Befremden beobachten wir, wie Deutschland durch die illegale Masseneinwanderung beschädigt wird. Wir solidarisieren uns mit denjenigen, die friedlich dafür demonstrieren, dass die rechtsstaatliche Ordnung an den Grenzen unseres Landes wiederhergestellt wird.

    Over 130 000 Germans have now signed this Declartion, which means, that it can be brought into the German parliament and read there aloud and even be explained during a regular parlamentiary session by a spokesperson.

    Btw. - Sarrazin is in the top five of a widely respected sociological survey of the most important German intellectuals (the criteria being quotations, mentionings in the press..), and he is now - by far - the most successful author of non-fiction German books - if only after Adolf Hitler, as I have to admit... - -sigh!

    But nevertheless!

    He writes regularly on Die Achse des Guten (online for free) and in the right wing liberal Swiss weekly Die Weltwoche.
    His articles there are relatively short, rare (1X/month apr.) and stuffed with insights.
    If somebody'd read only Sarrazins little Achse = Weltwoche articles, he'd still know almost all of relevance, that there is to be known about German politics.

    PS
    I'd assume, that he was the first publicly known intellectual on the European continent, who made proper use of Herrnstein/Murray's The Bell Curve.

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  69. @Toddy Cat
    Carleton Coon got a lot of things wrong, but given what he had to work with, it's remarkable how much he got right. For example, as far as I know, he was one of the first people to seriously suggest that modern Europeans were a product of Homo Sap/Neanderthal interbreeding.

    Coon also bravely served as an OSS agent in World War Two, worked hard to preserve the cultures of the world's remaining hunter/gatherer people, and served as a mentor to many younger anthropologists. As a reward, he was forced to spend the last few years of his life defending himself against charges of "racism" and his work and reputation has now been tossed down the progressive memory hole. For a guy who came about as close as anyone in American academia did to being Indiana Jones, it was a pretty rotten turn.

    Steve says the Neanderthal admixture was discovered “a few years ago,” I guess referring to the recent DNA findings. But in Coon’s 1939 book The Races of Europe it’s clear he’d figured this out years before from the archeological evidence alone. From the introduction:

    At any rate, the main conclusion of this study will be that the present races of Europe are derived from a blend of (A), food-producing peoples from Asia and Africa, of basically Mediterranean racial form, with (B), the descendants of interglacial and glacial food-gatherers, produced in turn by a blending of basic Homo sapiens, related to the remote ancestor of the Mediterraneans, with some non-sapiens species of general Neanderthaloid form. The actions and interactions of environment, selection, migration, and human culture upon the various entities within this amalgam, have produced the white race in its present complexity.

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  70. @Buzz Mohawk
    https://www.laguiadelvaron.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/mark-zuckerberg.png

    argh sorry Buzz, classic phone posting mis-button.

    brb, committing seppuku.

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    Just wait until the timer resets and hit the button you meant. The last time I checked that replaced the original.
    , @Buzz Mohawk
    Don't feel bad, Ben. It is human to make mistakes.

    https://twistedsifter.files.wordpress.com/2017/05/just-a-day-in-may-11.jpg
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  71. @BenKenobi
    argh sorry Buzz, classic phone posting mis-button.

    brb, committing seppuku.

    Just wait until the timer resets and hit the button you meant. The last time I checked that replaced the original.

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  72. @BenKenobi
    argh sorry Buzz, classic phone posting mis-button.

    brb, committing seppuku.

    Don’t feel bad, Ben. It is human to make mistakes.

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  73. @Anonymous
    How advanced could it have been? The economy was just mining.

    Well, it was White with the primitive Blacks doing all of the unintelligent “work”. Of course it was advanced.

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  74. @Calvin X Hobbes
    But there are a lot of blacks who are taking Wakanda seriously. And here's another example of blacks taking pretend stuff seriously:

    Black Lightning's Penultimate Episode Is an Epic Story About Gun Violence and School Shootings

    https://io9.gizmodo.com/black-lightnings-penultimate-episode-is-an-epic-story-a-1825168963

    Yeah, because Whites don’t take pretend stuff seriously.

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  75. @Benjaminl
    By the way, whatever happened to Thilo Sarrazin? Was he shunned completely?

    Thilo Sarrazin is part of an intellectual movement now, (he even answers yours truly’s mails at times…) and they brought forward the “Common Declaration of 2018″ these days:

    With a growing estrangement we realise, that Germany is being violated illegal mass-immigration. We therefor stand in solidarity with those, who peacefully demonstrate, so that law and order at the borders of our nation shall be reinforced.

    Mit wachsendem Befremden beobachten wir, wie Deutschland durch die illegale Masseneinwanderung beschädigt wird. Wir solidarisieren uns mit denjenigen, die friedlich dafür demonstrieren, dass die rechtsstaatliche Ordnung an den Grenzen unseres Landes wiederhergestellt wird.

    Over 130 000 Germans have now signed this Declartion, which means, that it can be brought into the German parliament and read there aloud and even be explained during a regular parlamentiary session by a spokesperson.

    Btw. – Sarrazin is in the top five of a widely respected sociological survey of the most important German intellectuals (the criteria being quotations, mentionings in the press..), and he is now – by far – the most successful author of non-fiction German books – if only after Adolf Hitler, as I have to admit… – -sigh!

    But nevertheless!

    He writes regularly on Die Achse des Guten (online for free) and in the right wing liberal Swiss weekly Die Weltwoche.
    His articles there are relatively short, rare (1X/month apr.) and stuffed with insights.
    If somebody’d read only Sarrazins little Achse = Weltwoche articles, he’d still know almost all of relevance, that there is to be known about German politics.

    PS
    I’d assume, that he was the first publicly known intellectual on the European continent, who made proper use of Herrnstein/Murray’s The Bell Curve.

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  76. That is very good news.

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  77. @Mishra

    Can our increasing ability to shed light upon these old disputes about Africans offer some insight into why Americans talk as if 100 percent black were the maximum—and optimum—in diversity?
     
    Americans talk this way because they have been brainwashed by a lifetime of mass-media programming, abetted by institutional propaganda from schools, corporate training, and even churches.

    Blackety, blackety, black, black, black. All the time.

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