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What kind of a person would tell white American children that they were, to some extent, justified in burning down the neighborhood stores that might one day employ them? That the teachers, and not they, were in charge of the school because the teachers were wicked people who wanted to hurt them? That teachers should take the side of these violent kids and help in their mindless quest towards destruction? But this is exactly what the Democrat/ Main Stream Media Complex i s telling blacks in American cities today.

In effect, the Democrat/ Main Stream Media complex is inciting people who have the psychology of white children—that is, African-Americans—to riot. And it is encouraging them to feel that their relatively low social status is the fault of whites, rather than an inevitable result of their own average deficiencies.

Let us be frank. African-Americans have the modal psychology of white American children. They have an average IQ of 85, compared to a white IQ of 100. This is the difference between a police officer and a low-level security guard or casual laborer. And it’s one of the longest-standing and most widely-replicated results in psychometrics.

This difference is mainly for genetic reasons. Inter-racial twin adoption studies have shown that the IQ of blacks, adopted by middle class whites, ultimately ends up being about 85, the likely IQ of their biological parents. And the difference between whites and blacks on IQ tests is on the IQ sub-tests, the results in which are the most strongly genetic, with blacks’ best scores being on the most environmentally-influenced, and also culturally unfair, parts of the IQ tests. All of this is widely known—see, for example, Arthur Jensen ’s 1998 book The g Factor.

Raw intelligence—meaning the ability to solve cognitive problems— peaks at about the age of 35, though there are variations depending on the kind of intelligence, and then starts to decline [Cognitive Skills Peak at Different Ages Across Adulthood, American Psychological Association, 2015]. This is why “intelligence” is judged in relation to people of your own age—hence “Intelligence Quotient.” An average 35-year-old will score better on an intelligence test than a very clever seven year old, but the seven year old will have a higher IQ and will score far better in early middle age than Mr. Average did.

This means that the average African-American of 35 will have the intelligence of a white 29 year-old and it will decline from then on. So a black rioter, who may be around 18 years old, will have the intellectual capacity of a white 15 year-old.

In other words…a child.

As Arthur Jensen showed in The g Factor, IQ is associated with a very large number of important things including socioeconomic status, salary, and education level. So these correlates alone would predict that blacks would be poorer than whites.

However, IQ is also associated with law-abidingness, meaning that blacks will be more criminal than whites and, so, more likely to be arrested and more likely to go to prison. This has nothing to do with “discrimination” or “racism” because it is neatly explained by black IQ.

In addition, low IQ predicts poor moral reasoning, low altruistic behavior, low empathy for others’ feelings, black-and-white thinking, impulsivity, lack of trust, and high racial prejudice.

This means, in essence, that black people, compared to whites, are a barrel of gunpowder awaiting a lighted match. They are, compared to whites, more inclined, due to their lower IQ, to break the law, behave selfishly, and callously, act on impulse without thinking of the future, to accept simplistic and dogmatic ideas that might benefit them (such as “It’s all to do with white racism”) and they can be expected to hate whites in a way that is not reciprocated.

All of these points are truer of children than adults, because children are less intelligent than adults.

But that is not all. Then there is the average personality of blacks, in comparison to whites. This is also more child-like.

Most psychologists accept that there are 5 key personality traits—known as the Big Five. These traits are Openness (intellectual curiosity and being interested in novelty), Conscientiousness (impulse control and rule following), Extraversion (feeling positive feelings strongly and taking risks), Agreeableness (altruism and empathy) and Neuroticism (feeling negative feelings strongly and thus being mentally unstable) They are at least 50 percent heritable on average. [Heritability of the Big Five Personality Dimensions and Their Facets: A Twin Study, by Kerry L. Jang, W. John Livesley, Philip A. Vemon, Personality, September, 1996] [See Daniel Nettle’s 2007 book Personality].

The strength of these personality traits changes across the life span. As we age, we tend to become higher in Conscientiousness, higher in Agreeableness, and lower in Extraversion. In other words, we become kinder, more rule-following and less inclined to take stupid risks. The evidence for Neuroticism is mixed and unclear [Age Differences in the Big Five Across the Life Span, by M. Donnellan & Richard Lucas, Psychology of Aging, 2008].

African-Americans score lower than whites, when controlling for age, in Conscientiousness and Agreeableness (which also means they have higher self-esteem than whites) and they score higher in Extraversion—see Race, Evolution, and Behavior, by J. Philippe Rushton, 1995, p. 25 . In other words, their personality is more child-like, meaning they can be much more easily incited towards precisely the rioting behavior in which they intermittently engage. However, you might also expect them to be adventurous, friendly and talkative in comparison to whites.

Blacks are low in Neuroticism, but this because they are so low in one measure of it: Anxiety. This trait makes you worry about other people’s feelings and what they think of you. It also makes you worry about the future consequences of your actions. It would make you very disinclined, in other words, to riot and loot.

On all other key measures of Neuroticism, blacks score higher than whites. They are, therefore, higher in stress disorders than are whites, including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. This means they are more “on edge”—more likely to explode into a rage [Race Differences in Anxiety Disorders, Worry and Social Anxiety, by Heitor Fernandes et al., Mankind Quarterly, 2018]. Indeed, they score high than whites in Hypomania, an aspect of which is irritability [Why Race Matters, by Michael Levin, 2005, p.74]. Research has also found that they are higher than whites in negative ethnocentrism—in feeling strongly negative feelings about other races. (This is discussed in Race Differences in Ethnocentrism, By Edward Dutton).

In intelligence and personality, and in all that these predict, blacks can be compared to white children. Responsible people look after children, nurture them towards pro-social behavior, teach them to think logically, and teach them to follow the rules.

What kind of people would encourage adults who have a childlike psychology to riot and feel justified in so-doing?

Only the ardent enemies of all that is good in the world.

Looking at you, Dem/MSM Complex.

FOOTNOTE: This is far from the first time this theme has appeared on VDARE.com: in 2005, Steve Sailer pointed out in Racial Reality And The New Orleans Nightmare that the feckless Bush Administration should have anticipated the chaos that would break out in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina given the racial makeup of the population, but apparently really believed Ruling Class dogma on race. This got Sailer into trouble, to which he responded: More On The New Orleans Nightmare: Why We Have To Talk About Racial Reality Even If John Podhoretz Says We Can’t:

Our mainstream media is so intellectually hamstrung by self-censorship, so lacking in a conceptual vocabulary for describing racial realities, that after watching blacks tormenting blacks night after night in New Orleans, shooting at the helicopters and boats trying to rescue their fellow African-Americans, all the pundits could do was scream “white racism!”

And prescribe massive new spending on urban poverty—despite all the evidence that the last War of Poverty made the New Orleans Nightmare worse by undermining African-Americans’ already tenuous family structure.

Fifteen years later—more than fifty years after first being proposed—the prescription remains the same.

It still doesn’t work. And it never will.

Lance Welton [email him] is the pen name of a freelance journalist living in New York.

(Republished from VDare by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. anonymous[178] • Disclaimer says:

    You didn’t do a good job with coronavirus commentary. Don’t come back.

    • Replies: @Bert
  2. meamjojo says:

    If anyone is unhappy living here, the government should offer to revoke their citizenship and provide them with a one-way ticket to another country of their choice, willing to accept them.

  3. Bert says:
    @anonymous

    The current post is a rehash of old knowledge. It’s Lance Welton’s attempt to sidle up to the UR commenariat.

    If Lance Welton plans to continue posting, he should be man enough to apologize for his ridiculous and dangerous insistence, against all the accumulating evidence of February and March, that Caucasians could not be infected by SARS-2.

    Lance Welton, if you can’t apologize for the lives that you caused to be lost, then I agree with “Don’t come back.” And absent an apology, I will not be adding to your comment count in the future. I hope others will feel the same.

  4. Canada’s national broadcaster refuses to use the word ‘rioters’, insisting instead that all people in the streets are ‘demonstrators’.

    Mediocre black nobodies are given platforms on national radio to expound their views on how the police should be defunded and the money given to them instead.

    You reap what you sow.

  5. Vinnie O says:

    Peace & joy. I babysit my grandchildren, so I spend a LOT of time with actual Children 3 or 4 days a week. Being “childish” is NOT a bad thing. Children naturally love their parents. They LIKE giving people hugs. They like puppies and kittens, and they like to draw pictures that get better the more they draw. And they’re trying REALLY hard to grow into adults.

    What you actually mean is “SELFISH”. And a whole lotta immature people are Selfish. The whole complaint about “acting WHITE” includes ALL of the pieces of being a mature human who accepts responsibility for helping society work.

    What The Welfare System did, starting back in the ’60s, was demonstrate to people with anti-social tendencies that the Government would PAY THEM for NOT ACTING WHITE.

    Charles Murray explains that there are 4 basic features of American failures: 1) drop out of high school without graduating, 2) father children without the benefit of marriage, 3) REFUSE work when it is offered, 4) supplement your Welfare income by committing crimes. And Professor Murray sadly notes that what has happened in the 21st Century is that what would normally have been Middle Class White boys and girls have bought into the Black lifestyle. He offers no hope that this will change. All the statistics suggest we are in a DEATH SPIRAL.

    • Replies: @SMK
  6. Bro43rd says:

    While I am impressed by Mr Sailor’s intellect, I do not always follow his reasoning (except in baseball). Regarding Jensen’s work it also makes many inferences that are not able to be proven. IQ is not the end all be all of dna research. Many extenuating factors are involved that are not thoroughly addressed regarding both authors nature vs nurture theories. Such as the limited data of past populations, the current system the world is dominated by is inherently skewed toward Europeans, other traits than intelligence are not considered, etc. I can’t deny there are dna differences but think it isn’t as many postulate. I’m open to learn more, please direct me to better resources.

  7. ruby says:

    The real prophet of this revolt was not Saul Alinsky but Charles Manson. Charlie and his misfits all white leftists murdered Hollywood elitists trying to incite a race war. Charlie figured the blacks would win but were to stupid to rule and they would turn to him and his followers to rule America. If Charlie was alive today he would either be a Democratic Senate candidate for change or a commentator on CNN.

  8. SMK says: • Website
    @Vinnie O

    The black rioters are not “children,” i.e., prepubescents; they’re biological men with low-IQs and high levels of testosterone. Black criminals don’t need white leftists to “tell” them to riot and loot and rob and rape and assault and murder people. There are no white leftists in Haiti and the nations of sub-Saharan Africa.

    • Replies: @Vinnie O
  9. Chinaman says:

    We could also find and replace white with Asian and then white for black in this article.

    Explains the millions of infected in America and then childish scapegoating of China for their own undoing.

    I do believe some 2 digit IQ white people drank disfectants and shown light into their orifice because Trump said so. That orange clown could never have being in a leadership position in Asia.

    The leaders they choose reflects on the people. Xi have a phd in law.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Derek Jeter
  10. Anonymous[401] • Disclaimer says:
    @Chinaman

    What wine do you prefer with Filet a la Fido?

    What whine are you allowed to utter in Chy-Nuh per heap-big “Xi have a PhD”?

    How’d you smarties fare against Japs in WWII: “u ruv dem rong time”?

    Finally, do you order guano as a side-dish for roasted batshitcrazy soup?

  11. Vinnie O says:
    @SMK

    Child,

    the Urban Contemporary Life Style is practiced by children as soon as they enter school, and they perfect it by the time they start high school. Labeling schoolwork as “acting White” is part of the preparation for knocking up girls without the benefit of marriage so your “baby momma” can qualify for free housing and food stamps, of which the “father” takes a cut.
    And White Liberals are VITALLY important for keeping the Welfare dollars coming. Selling drugs and robbing liquor stores is “supplemental income”. If we went back to the OLD standard for Welfare (“widows and orphans”), the entire Black social model would collapse. But the Dems use Welfare dollars to buy votes, and so there ain’t no chance of Welfare Reform any time soon.

  12. @Chinaman

    We could also find and replace white with Asian and then white for black in this article.

    We could also replace white with Japanese and then black for Chinese in this article.

    You are shinajin, not nihonjin. As usual, you try to steal Japanese history and culture despite the fact that they utterly detest you.

    Japan Worries About a Trend: Crime by Chinese (from 1997)

    Although Chinese make up only 16 percent of the foreigners living in Japan, they committed 41 percent of all crimes by foreigners in 1996.

    https://www.nytimes.com/1997/03/12/world/japan-worries-about-a-trend-crime-by-chinese.html

    Stop calling yourself “East Asian” shinajin. You can fool the white supremacists on Unz, but you can’t fool real Asians. You are not and will never be nihonjin. 你永远不是日本人,你也不能把自己说成是日本人

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