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The CRISPR babies

The news that a Chinese scientist has gene-edited human embryos left me neither shaken nor stirred. If you follow this stuff you know that we’ve been able to do this for six years. It was just a matter of someone being audacious enough to actually do it.

Professor He Jiankui may in fact have been a tad too audacious; he seems to be in trouble with his superiors since the news came out.

Diddling with the human genome will certainly be a thing in humanity’s near future with sensational, unforeseeable consequences; I’m not blithe about that. We’re not there yet, though, nor even close. Stories like this will pop up as Page Five items for another ten years, maybe twenty, without radically affecting society.

By mid-century, when my kids are middle-aged, the fun will have started in earnest. By end-century the human world will have been transformed in ways we cannot even imagine and I would not dare try to predict.

Eastern eugenics, Western dysgenics

So the answer to the question, “Are the ChiComs going to breed a master race?” is, “Not any time soon.”

Would they like to, though? Yes, they would. I’ve been writing about this for, according to my archives, at least seventeen years.

“Eugenics” is not a bad word over there. ChiCom social policy has had a consciously eugenic component since the 1980s, in complete contradiction to the metaphysical axioms of orthodox Marxism-Leninism (of which, as I have explained elsewhere, Mao Tse-tung Thought is just a cheap Chinese knock-off). The One Child Policy, for example—now somewhat relaxed—was driven in part by the intention “to reduce dysgenic fertility among rural peasants.”

The ChiComs pursue policies intended to make their population smarter. Genetic diddling will certainly speed that up when we eventually figure out how to do it safely, but they hope that good old selective breeding will deliver results in the meantime.

This is the opposite of our policy here in the West. We—or at any rate our political and cultural elites—are striving to make our population dumber by the mass immigration and sacralization of low-IQ peoples.

The end result would seem to be a foregone conclusion, but you never know. Possibly ChiCom gene-diddling, when they get there, will go disastrously wrong. Possibly the West will get lucky—come up with something we can put into the water supply to give everyone twenty extra IQ points. Who knows? There are many futures.

“He’s on first,” She told You

While we are still—thank goodness!—in the Page Five, “hey, that’s kind of interesting, did you feed the dog?” zone with CRISPR, my attention got snagged on the scientist’s name: 賀建奎, Hè Jiànkúi in the standard pinyin transcription.

Surname comes first in Chinese (though they often flip it round in translated text to confuse us). So this guy’s surname transcribes as “Hè.” The “H” is hard “German” style; the “e” is a schwa—a sort of “uh” vowel. The tone is high-falling, but tone marks are generally dropped when transcribing.

The very pleasant lady from Wuhan who sits behind the counter at my local post office sports the surname “尤,” written in pinyin as “Yóu,” pronounced like street-English “yo!” but with high-rising tone.

“佘” is also a Chinese surname, though not a common one. The pinyin transcription is “Shé” with that same schwa and the high-rising tone again.

So I have this notion of a short story—I doubt you could stretch it to a novel—written in English but with Chinese dramatis personæ surnamed He, You, and She, with the tone marks dropped. The art of the piece would be to make the ambiguity between Chinese surnames and English pronouns as confusing as possible to the reader.

The result, if anyone can pull it off, would not be quite as silly as “Mr Shi eats lions,” but it would be silly enough to send a small brief shaft of light through the horrid fog of po-faced solemnity, preacherish sanctimony, and indignant moralizing that envelops our society today.

Opera buffa at the Derbs’

On the silliness theme, we’ve been going through some opera buffa in the Derb household this month.

My wife Rosie has a sister-in-law back in China, and this lady has a niece 21 or 22 years old. I’ll call her Lulu, which is nothing like her real name.

Lulu started at NYU this fall semester. We knew nothing about her except that she was smart enough to get into NYU and her family rich enough to pay full fees. That was enough, though, to kick Rosie into match-maker mode. She was seized with the notion that Lulu would make a fine wife for our son Danny (23).

When the three of us—Dad, Mom, and Danny—sat down to dinner in the late-October evenings, Rosie would launch into her sales pitch, addressing Danny with: “This girl is smart! She’s rich! You should meet her!” I tried to lighten things up with speculations on Lulu’s appearance, about which we knew nothing: “Perhaps she has buck teeth and weighs 300 pounds …”

Danny wasn’t buying it. For one thing, he has no desire to get married. For another, he thinks Chinese girls are stuck-up. He is too filial to make a fuss; but he rolled his eyes, fended off the sales pitch with sighs and groans, and left the table as soon as he decently could.

Nothing deterred, Rosie invited Lulu to come visit us out on Long Island the first weekend of November on the pretext of seeing the fall colors. I was away that weekend at the H.L. Mencken Club conference, so what follows is hearsay.

Danny resolved matters to his own satisfaction, and his mother’s frustration, by absenting himself from the house for the weekend. Saturday evening Rosie took Lulu on a visit to friends nearby.


These friends are another Chinese lady—I’ll call her Daisy—married to another round-eye male; and they too have a son, the same age as Danny. Lulu and this son got on well; and that hurled Daisy into match-maker mode. The middle-aged Chinese woman seems to be a natural host for the match-making bug.

Driving home with Lulu, Rosie learned that Daisy had invited Lulu to stay with them for Thanksgiving. Rosie was outraged. She took the point of view that Daisy was poaching. As she expressed it to me later: “We saw her first!” (Lulu, I should say, turned out to be very pretty and personable.)

So the Rosie-Daisy friendship is in crisis, Rosie is intensifying her dinner-table sales pitch (“Smart! Rich! and Pretty!“), Danny is rolling his eyes so violently I fear for the integrity of his extraocular muscles, and I feel as if I’m trapped in one of Rossini’s sillier operas.

Match-maker, match-maker

Boswell: “Then, sir, you are not of opinion with some who imagine that certain men and certain women are made for each other; and that they cannot be happy if they miss their counterparts.”

Johnson: “To be sure not, sir. I believe marriages would in general be as happy, and often more so, if they were all made by the lord chancellor, upon a due consideration of the characters and circumstances, without the parties having any choice in the matter.”

Is there a case for arranged marriage? There certainly is. Entire civilizations have rested on it. I knew an old Cantonese woman in 1970s Hong Kong who had met her husband for the first time on their wedding day.

Huda al-Marashi’s wedding wasn’t as arranged as that, but she seems to have known from childhood who she would marry. In the fullness of time, aged twenty, she married him. Today, “three children and two decades later,” they seem very content with each other. She has written a book about it.

These are Shiite Iraqi Muslims living in California, so there are foreign cultural influences at work here. Huda seems to have had right of refusal, too, which I think Dr Johnson would have added to his prescription if pressed. Still, it shows the thing can work.

Although probably not for everybody. Back in my teacher-training days we debated how much structure kids should have in the classroom. A lot, with neat rows of desks, a rule of silence, and rigid class schedules? Or something more free-form, the kids in discussion groups exploring their subjects?

After hearing the arguments and doing some teaching practice, the answer seemed obvious to me: Lots of structure is the right thing for some kids, free-form exploratory schooling right for others. The trick of the thing of course is figuring out which category any particular kid belongs in.

I believe it’s the same with arranged marriages. They are absolutely the right thing for some people—more than you’d think, probably—but horribly wrong for others—for me, definitely.

Love and marriage

If you come at this issue—arranged marriage versus free-choice marriage—from the point of view of evolutionary psychology, you soon find yourself waist-deep in a big academic literature on mate choice.

The premise of evolutionary psychology, just to remind you, is that the human psyche was shaped, at least in general outline, by the history of our species. Since 95 percent of that history—all but the last 10,000 of 200,000 years—was spent in small foraging bands, that’s the lifestyle that shaped us. It survived into modern times in remote places, so we can study it and draw conclusions.

Drawing conclusions seems not to be easy, though. For one thing, that last five percent of our species’ history can’t be altogether discounted, as Greg Cochran and Henry Harpending showed in The 10,000 Year Explosion.

Steve Stewart-Williams makes that point in his new book The Ape that Understood the Universe, which I’ve just been reading.

Although we probably don’t have any complex new mental adaptations, we may differ in important ways from our Pleistocene ancestors.

For another thing, the literature on mate choice among foragers seems, to this non-specialist after a cursory peek, to be all over the place. There are big long-standing disagreements among the experts. Some, like Cypriot psychologist Menelaos Apostolou, have argued that “the institution of marriage is regulated by parents and close kin.”

Most first marriages across recorded hunter-gatherer societies are arranged marriages where young girls (average age 14) are exchanged for goods or labor from an older husband and/or his kin.

David Schmitt counters that here: “Existing evidence suggests there is a good degree of personal mate choice, even in pre-industrialized cultures” …

And so on. Feminists and Men’s Rights activists like Paul Elam have joined the fray. Here’s Paul at 3m53s into this clip:

Arranged marriages are far less likely to end in divorce and more likely to result in mature love than marriages based on infatuation and romance.

By all means wade into the literature yourself. I don’t know what the current consensus is, if there even is one. In any case, I seriously doubt that U.S. society at large will return to institutionalized arranged marriages. We’ve gotten too used to the other thing.

Personally I’m fine with the other thing. So, come to think of it, was Dr Johnson, who married for love to a lady 21 years his senior.

The Nation-killers

For company on a long solo drive this month I downloaded the Great Courses lectures on Dante by Profs. Cook and Herzman, in which the two scholars do a sort of tag-wrestling match with the great Florentine poet.

This was one of those filling-the-gaps exercises I think anyone with an active mind is drawn to from time to time. Dante didn’t figure at all in my education and I haven’t paid much attention to him since. Time to fill the gap.

Prior to acquiring this course I knew only the small handful of common facts about Dante that any educated person knows: “lost in a dark wood,” “abandon hope all ye who enter,” those gruesome Doré etchings, some forgotten connection with some gal named Beatrice, … Plus the additional factlet, not I think well known, that President Calvin Coolidge attempted a translation of The Divine Comedy.

Now I am wiser, especially about the underlying politics. I don’t think I shall ever again confuse a Guelph with a Ghibelline; though I might make a run for the door if challenged to differentiate between a White Guelph and a Black Guelph.

I did get to thinking, though, that if I had written The Divine Comedy I would have added an extra ditch to the ninth circle of Hell—where dwell traitors, fraudsters, and sowers of discord—for the Nation Wreckers.

Putting together my Radio Derb podcast for November 16th I thought I should say something about the Brexit business, now coming to some kind of climax. I haven’t followed the negotiations, and am anyway out of touch with British politics; but it’s plain the Brits are having much difficulty wriggling free of the European Union and setting sail once again as an independent sovereign nation.

That’s a reminder of the cosmic principle that some processes are hard to reverse. “The toothpaste’s out of the tube,” we say; or in Chinese, “The wood has been made into a boat” (木已成舟).

It’s also a reminder of how glibly the Brits were talked into this nation-sized death-trap.

There are some in this country who fear that in going into Europe we shall in some way sacrifice independence and sovereignty. These fears, I need hardly say, are completely unjustified.

That was Prime Minister Ted Heath in 1973. Heath would be one of those I’d expect to find in the Nation Wreckers Ditch, along with the unspeakable Tony Blair from the following generation, and Cameron the Clueless and May the Mediocrity from more recent years.

There’d be plenty of Americans in there, too. The U.S. equivalent of Heath’s assurance was of course Ted Kennedy’s speech to the Senate when moving the 1965 Immigration Act:

First, our cities will not be flooded with a million immigrants annually. Under the proposed bill, the present level of immigration remains substantially the same … Secondly, the ethnic mix of this country will not be upset …

Into the ditch with him!—and Hart and Celler and McCain and Schumer and Ryan and McConnell, and all the liars, fraudsters, and fools of Britain and the U.S.A. who, from either malice or stupidity, transformed settled, stable, well-governed nations that did not want or need transforming into Afro-Latino-Islamo-style corruptocracies.

Nonfiction of the month


I seem to have done a lot of reading this month in between raking leaves, winterizing the house, and haranguing the Mencken Club. As well as Steve Stewart-Williams’ aforementioned book on evolutionary psychology (which, by the way, has a handy appendix titled “How to Win an Argument with a Blank Slater”), I have read:

The first of those books was suggested to me by a Radio Derb listener when, earlier this year, I spoke in support of President Trump’s remarks concerning—I tried to put a patina of gentility on the President’s actual term—”outhouse countries.”

I didn’t know the half of it, my listener told me; I should read Ms George’s book. So I bought a copy, added it to the reading pile, and just this month got round to reading it.

My listener was right. There is a great deal to be said about poop, including many things I would rather not have known. I have never been to India, for example. After reading The Big Necessity, I hope I never shall.

Robert Plomin’s book is newer—it just came out this month—and way less disgusting. It’s an excellent primer on behavioral genetics, the field Prof. Plomin has labored in for many decades. He knows all the players, has witnessed all the advances and setbacks, has heard and countered all the critiques.

Blueprint assumes no foreknowledge of genetics. If you don’t know a gene from a SNP, or pleiotropy from polygenicity, Prof. Plomin will get you up to speed. This is really an excellent book on one of the key current growth points in our understanding of human nature.

The author says nothing about race differences in behavior, intelligence, and personality. The word “race” doesn’t occur in his index. There is a single entry for “racism,” keyed to page 53: “The [nature-nurture] debate was driven by misplaced fears about biological determinism, eugenics, and racism.”

That’s OK. All in good time. Robert Plomin has written a good and useful book.

Fiction of the month

Current fiction lists are not, to put it very mildly indeed, over-burdened with novels taking a disrespectfully satirical view of the West’s current ideological Narrative—all the idiot cant of “privilege,” “oppression,” “triggering,” “hate,” “Nazis,” and so on.

Barton and Elizabeth Cockey’s The Sacred Fury takes just such a view. One of the principals, a college teacher of English, is suspended from her job for telling her students to discriminate between facts and opinions. Discriminate—eeeek! (I would not be the least bit surprised to learn that this incident is taken from life.)

Elsewhere in town—the town is actually present-day Baltimore—a statue of Babe Ruth has been vandalized as representative of “a white man’s sport.” In reaction, defenders of the statue “amazingly had managed to obtain a permit to hold a vigil on Opening Day [i.e. at the ball park] with prayers and speeches.” This demonstration ends with violence:

A large number of policemen were standing by with shields, channeling the demonstrators into a column of twos, through a gauntlet of what later news reports would describe as counter-protestors … Curiously, the riot police did not arrest a single counter-protestor.

Bring anything to mind? Those counter-protestors are in the service of an organization called Global Outreach Organizing for Diversity (G.O.O.D.), the brainchild of “megalomaniac currency speculator and destroyer of economies” Klaus Pyknos. The Cockeys’ fictional world is not very distant from our own.

All this politically-incorrect fun is in service of a mystery-supernatural tale centered on Edgar Allan Poe, who died in Baltimore in 1849 and is buried there. The circumstances leading up to Poe’s death are a real mystery, so there is plenty for the authors to play with here.

And that mystery-supernatural tale, which carries the main narrative thread of the story, rests on a just-visible metaphysical theme about the conquest of death, a theme that Poe himself touched on in his deeply weird 1848 “prose poem” Eureka, and that is also of compelling interest to Klaus Pyknos.

To describe the story any further would give too much away. Try The Sacred Fury for yourself. Support your local counter-Narrative, anti-anti-white novelists!

Math Corner

Last month’s brainteaser generated utter silence from readers, which is not usual. When, in mid-month, I tackled it myself, I understood why. For all its outward simplicity, it’s quite a deep problem in Game Theory.

There’s a cute three-minute video introduction to Game Theory here.

My entire engagement with the subject was a third-year one-semester elective when I was studying for my math degree fifty years ago. I saw the point, and anything with John von Neumann‘s name prominently attached to it is to be treated with utmost respect; but I found the problems unappealing in some way, and wished I had elected Celestial Mechanics instead.

Joe has been generous with his time, talking me through his solutions. They are knotty, though, and I don’t yet have them clear enough in my mind to post in my own style. I shall try to get that done this month, and post them by month-end.

Meanwhile, in lieu of a brainteaser for this month (since I’m behind with last month’s) I’ll just offer up thanks to YouTube for the many excellent math videos now available.

Math movies were a new thing in my undergraduate days. We were thrilled when Patrick Du Val gave over one of his Projective Geometry classes to a movie about four-point conics. (That movie seems not to have survived into the YouTube age. It was definitely better than this one—it showed the trajectories of the centers, foci, and directrices … but conics are out of fashion now in Math Ed.)

By the time VCRs became ubiquitous around 1990, computer-generated graphics had advanced to the point where fun stuff was available, though you had to go looking for it in math magazines. Somewhere among the dust in my attic I still have a VCR tape of Outside In, showing how a sphere can be turned inside out. I used to put it on the VCR in the living room when guests had overstayed their welcome.


Now you can go to YouTube and find any number of videos illustrating math topics (including Outside In). I especially like Numberphile, which is always good for half an hour’s idle browsing if you like math at all. And yes: they have videos about the Riemann Hypothesis! … although they have mysteriously not included my a capella rendering of the Riemann Hypothesis song.

2010-12-24dl[1] John Derbyshire [email him] writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjectsfor all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him.) He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. He has had two books published by com: FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT(also available in Kindle) and FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT II: ESSAYS 2013.

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  1. llloyd says: • Website

    I just googled The Sacred Fury. The two protagonists are “a married couple, Sydney and Dylan”. I could not find if they were two men. Or perhaps one is a tranny. Is this obscurity done deliberately as a literary twist or to make “normies” of them. There should be a warning on this issue.

  2. Just to make it clear to the unfamiliar, New York University is a private institution, not to be confused with the State and City Universities of New York. Tuition fees will run to \$51,826 for the 2018-9 school year.

    College of Arts and Science 2018-2019

    That figure doesn’t include Other Fees and Charges”.

  3. Into the ditch with him!—and Hart and Celler and McCain and Schumer and Ryan and McConnell

    I count four Micks and two Jews. Broad shoulders carry broad chips.

    OK, three Micks and one Scots-Irishman. But McConnell grew up in Louisville, an immigrant river town.

  4. Prof Robert Epstein has done research into ‘arranged marriages’, he found out “partners developed greater feelings of affection for each other than did couples who had married for love”. I don’t know how his studies compare to the rest of the literature in said area.

    [I’m no native English speaker; so, be charitable on me, please.]

  5. Sean says:

    By end-century the human world will have been transformed in ways we cannot even imagine and I would not dare try to predict

    James Lovelock does not think this. It will take 30 years at least for genetic engineering to bear fruit. Lovelock thinks that will be too little too late.

    Eliezer Yudkowsky has speculated on how DNA manipulation could play out in humanity’s future.
    It is no law of Nature that physical operations must crawl at the pace of long seconds. Critical times for elementary molecular interactions are measured in femtoseconds, sometimes picoseconds. Drexler (1992) has analyzed controllable molecular manipulators which would complete >106 mechanical operations per second—note that this is in keeping with the general theme of millionfold speedup.” (The smallest physically sensible increment of time is generally thought to be the Planck interval, 5 · 10−44 seconds, on which scale even the dancing quarks are statues.) Suppose that a human civilization were locked in a box and allowed to affect the outside world only through the glacially slow movement of alien tentacles, or mechanical arms that moved at microns per second. We would focus all our creativity on finding the shortest possible path to building fast manipulators in the outside world. Pondering fast manipulators, one immediately thinks of molecular nanotechnology—though there may be other ways. What is the shortest path you could take to molecular nanotechnology in the slow outside world, if you had eons to ponder each move? The answer is that I don’t know because I don’t have eons to ponder. Here’s one imaginable fast pathway:

    1. Crack the protein folding problem, to the extent of being able to generate DNA strings whose folded peptide sequences fill specific functional roles in a complex chemical interaction.

    2. Email sets of DNA strings to one or more online laboratories which offer DNA synthesis, peptide sequencing, and FedEx delivery. (Many labs currently offer this service, and some boast of 72-hour turnaround times.)

    3. Find at least one human connected to the Internet who can be paid, blackmailed, or fooled by the right background story, into receiving FedExed vials and mixing them in a specified environment.

    4. The synthesized proteins form a very primitive “wet” nanosystem which, ribosomelike, is capable of accepting external instructions; perhaps patterned acoustic vibrations delivered by a speaker attached to the beaker.

    5. Use the extremely primitive nanosystem to build more sophisticated systems, which construct still more sophisticated systems, bootstrapping to molecular nanotechnology—or beyond.

    The elapsed turnaround time would be, imaginably, on the order of a week from when the fast intelligence first became able to solve the protein folding problem. Of course this whole scenario is strictly something I am thinking of. Perhaps in 19,500 years of subjective time (one week of physical time at a millionfold speedup) I would think of a better way. Perhaps you can pay for rush courier delivery instead of FedEx.

  6. Hail says: • Website

    The ChiComs pursue policies intended to make their population smarter

    Not doing too well, if these findings are correct:

    Evidence of dysgenic fertility in China,” Intelligence; Vol. 57; July 2016 [Link]

    • Evidence of dysgenic fertility in China for both intelligence and educational attainment was found.

    • The strength of recent selection against intelligence rose between the 1960s and the mid-1980s.

    The estimated decline owing to dysgenic fertility came out to 0.31 points per decade between 1986 and 2000.

    This is at least as bad as the case for U.S. Whites born 1900-1949, who, according to Richard Lynn’s data, were also subject to a ~0.3-point-IQ-loss-per-decade genotypic IQ decline due to dysgenic fertility (see: White Fertility and Intelligence; or, Dysgenics Quantified).


    China’s rapid aging crisis (current status: looming) is another parallel with the Occident. What they don’t have is Muslims (not counting those pesky ones in their imperial far west, the ones with the hard to spell name) or Subsaharans in any appreciable numbers, like Western Man is trying to deal with.

  7. There’d be plenty of Americans in there [the Nation Wreckers Ditch], too

    Earl Raab helpfully drew attention to the wreckers-in-chief back in 1993. From chapter 7 of The Culture of Critique, p246:

    ‘…prominent Jewish social scientist and ethnic activist Earl Raab…remarks very positively on the success of American immigration policy in altering the ethnic composition of the United States since 1965. Raab notes that the Jewish community has taken a leadership role in changing the Northwestern European bias of American immigration policy’.

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  8. Anon[292] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    Antifa And Nationalists Fighting Side by Side Against Macron

  9. CPEG says:

    I will have to look up The Sacred Fury; it sounds great.
    I recommend The Missionaries by Owen Stanley; it is about a UN NGO’s attempt to bring civilization, and Social Justice, to Papua New Guinea tribespersons. … I’ve heard the author worked with UN NGOs, and respects the tribesmen for all their genuine savagery, so it is quite an excellent read. And funny as hell.

  10. “…Diddling with the human genome…,” you did this when you married a low IQ Chinese woman. China will not produce superior CRISPR babies. They don’t have the intelligence needed.

    As to your opera buffoon, the news that your Chinese woman is trying to fix up your Chinese son with Chinese gals from China is excellent news. Hopefully, your son will meet a China woman and move back to China. He doesn’t belong in the military. The Chinese cannot be trusted in the American military. Also, when your son marries a Chinese woman, you and the rest of your clan can move to China.

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  11. Anon[425] • Disclaimer says: • Website

    Get a load of this chutzpah.

    A democratically elected government(led by patriot Orban) ousting a foreign-controlled institution funded by globo-homo imperialist Soros to subvert Hungarian independence and sovereignty is ‘anti-democratic’. These are the same Jews who bitch about the fantasy of Russian Collusion and Meddling in US elections. These are the same Jews who recruited Neo-Nazis to pull off a coup in Ukraine, the same Jews who supported the military coup in Egypt to remove the democratically elected Muslim Brotherhood government. According to globo-homo Jews, ‘democratic values’ means the freedom of Jewish oligarchs and activists to do as they please anywhere around the world. As far as these Jews are concerned, ‘democracy’ just means Power by Jewish Money and Media Monopoly all around the world.

    I suggest these Jews stop bitching about Hungary and meddling in Eastern European affairs and do something about all the Palestinians inside and outside of Israel who are being denied their basic human rights.

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  12. sb says:

    This little family tale got me thinking .
    I reckon that there is a good chance that any grandchildren Derb may have will be less white than his children and I expect Derb is comfortable with that

  13. Hail says: • Website

    Into the ditch with…all the liars, fraudsters, and fools…who, from either malice or stupidity, transformed settled, stable, well-governed nations that did not want or need transforming into Afro-Latino-Islamo-style corruptocracies.

    Whites of the future will probably agree with this.

    There is a corollary, though. If these are the villains, who are the (tragic) heroes? All stories really need both. After all, a people without heroes is probably not a people at all.

  14. Vendetta says:

    “Who is the new leader of China?”
    “Xi is.”
    “Who is?”
    “No, Xi is.”
    “Who is she?”
    “Hu is not Xi.”
    “I don’t care who she isn’t. I want to know who she is.”
    “The new leader of China.”
    “All right forget about it. Who was the last leader of China?”
    “Hu was.”
    “That’s what I just I asked you!”
    “Now you know.”
    “No, I don’t know. Who was he?”
    “Hu was not He. He was Hu.”
    “He was who?”
    “No, He was not Hu. Hu was Hu.”
    “Will you just tell me who was who?”
    “Hu was Hu.”
    “Hu was…”
    “And he was the old leader of China?”
    “No, He wasn’t.”
    “So Hu was a she, not a he?”
    “Hu was neither He nor Xi.”
    “So the old leader of China wasn’t a he or a she.”
    “You’ve got it!”
    “Then the new leader of China is..?”
    “What’s her name then?”
    “His name.”
    “No, hers.”
    “Xi is not Her.
    “Then his, damn it! If she is not a she…”
    “Xi is Xi.”
    “But she is also him?”
    “Xi is.”
    “So the new leader is…”
    “Not Tso.”
    “I’m going to kill you.”
    “Why? You didn’t have anything to do with this.”
    [continue for 200 pages]

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  15. @Vendetta

    “Xi is not Her.”

    Careful. Her is a common Hmong surname– or Miao, if you want to use the Chinese demonym and get smacked down by your local Hmong.

  16. @Anon

    …the democratically elected Muslim Brotherhood government.

    “Democratically” elected by the alien occupiers who displaced the Copts.

  17. @attilathehen

    China will not produce superior CRISPR babies. They don’t have the intelligence needed.

    They won’t produce tanks or trucks or nuclear bombs, either. Or calculators or tablet computers or cellular telephones or automobile parts or optical tools or semiconductors or liquid crystal polymers or…

    Our manufacturing is safe! Why is everyone bitching?

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  18. @Reg Cæsar

    Exactly. As I have consistently and constantly stated, the Japanese are the only intelligent Asians. India is only interesting because of its ancient Aryan past. This doesn’t mean I want Indians in the West.

    I have always and constantly stated that I want Asians to stop culturally appropriating Western technology. They have the abacus.

    The best news is that of Derbyshire’s son. Now that the Chinese woman is trying to finding a Chinese woman for her son, the day draws near when the Derbyshires will be out of the West. He will have to come up with the Chinese translation for the Derbyshire name.

    If you cannot say that the West is best, you are the problem. If you cannot define the West, i.e., that it is not black/Asian/Jewish/Muslim, you are the problem. We know Derbyshire is the problem because he has written that Asians are smarter than whites. Well, he needs to giddy-up and move back to China to make China great again.

    • Replies: @Hail
  19. If you cannot say that the West is best, you are the problem.

    No, it is wholly irrelevant whether the West is the best. The West is ours.

    I’ll bet you wouldn’t have to waddle far from your coop before finding some other hen whose chicks are arguably better than yours. (After all, you’re not Martel or Sobieski, you’re Atilla.) You’re not willing to make a trade, are you?

    But maybe you are… Our family watched March of the Penguins last night. One empress whose chick didn’t survive attempted to steal another’s. Avians are not to be trusted.

    So in your opinion, Virginia’s gentry and Afrikanerdom and Finns aren’t white, because of Pocahontas and a statistically significant (>5%) quantum of African blood and double that of Siberian. Whatever. Most of the rest of us here aren’t that absolutist. Must be an Anglo-Saxon thing.

    I’m beginning to see why St Paul advised against women speaking up in church.

  20. It isn’t my speaking that is a problem, it is your reading comprehension skills that are the problem.

    I’ve seen your name occasionally, but I don’t think I ever commented to you. If you’ve read my comments, I consistently state that I am not a white nationalist, but a Western nationalist. After naming people who are not Western, why would you think I would not consider Finns white? When I mean the West, I mean English, French, Russians, Italians, Greeks, etc. We know they are white. I’ve stated I don’t have a problem with whites from Latin America as long as they assimilate. I don’t have a problem with the Lebanese and Syrian Christians who are Caucasians. American Indians and Eskimos are tiny minorities who are irrelevant to the Western issue. Todd Palin is 1/8 Eskimo. He’s kosher. Black DNA is so rare among whites that this just a noise issue.

    Yes, the West is ours, but it is the best. You need to brush-up on your world history. Blacks/Asians/Jews/Muslims had nothing to do with the development of the West and have contributed little to history. It is the best because of the people who created it – Caucasians, Europeans. The world always Westernizes, it never Easternizes.

    I add two other groups to Western history: the ancient Egyptians (Caucasians) and the ancient Aryan Indians. The ancient Egyptians created a civilization that captivates people to this day. DNA samples have linked English males to their ancient DNA. The ancient Aryan Indians came up with the Hindu religion that is interesting. Modern day Hinduism is not the original Hinduism but we can still learn something from their beliefs.

    We know who blacks are. Who know who Asians are: Chinese, Korean, Filipino, etc. We know who Jews are. We know who Muslims are. Repatriating/separating from them is not difficult.

    • Replies: @gustafus21
  21. Hail says: • Website

    The best news is that of Derbyshire’s son. Now that the Chinese woman is trying to finding a Chinese woman for her son

    What is your source on this? Did Mr. Derbyshire write or say this recently?

    • Replies: @Patrick in SC
  22. @Hail

    Mr. Derbyshire talks about it in this article.

    • Replies: @Hail
  23. Hail says: • Website
    @Patrick in SC

    Thanks. I don’t know how I missed that section.

    Though I wish to be respectful to the ‘host’ here, he is publishing this publicly, and a comment is in order (TLDR is the bolded line below):

    The whole affair does not sound to me like “comic opera,” but tragedy; that is, cultural tragedy. Call it the Tragic Hapa, a term light-on-the-ground indeed on Google but that we ought to get used to (cf. the Tragic Mulatto). Not a unique story; there are millions, now, like it. Personally, I think it may be a fad, and may well pass.

    I like Mr. Derbyshire and his writing, but I do have to admit that these sorts of cases (as the Chinese wife matchmaking the son with a foreign Chinese girl) really are vectors for Chinese (or etc.) colonization and demographic infiltration of America. Say Mrs. Derb had succeeded, and “wifed up” the son with another Red Chinese national (as Mrs. Derb was/is by birth). Soon the Chinese girl gets citizened-in; brings over a few cousins or the like (it’s called Chain Migration…!), and certainly props up the Chinese community in the USA and helps other Chinese get in, directly or indirectly. Any children are 3/4 Chinese and highly likely to identify as Chinese.


    I will finally say this, : East Asians have a considerable advantage over us in terms of their ability to / willingness to / skill at…lying (in simple terms). East Asians in the West tend to run effectively a neverending con on naive Whites into thinking they are meek, honest, culturally NW-Europeans on the inside. In fact, those who know them best will tell you that East Asians are consummate liars (at least liars by a Western standard); to them, pervasive lying, all the time and to everyone, is a cultural norm; we are always fooled. A typical White Middle American doesn’t stand a chance.

    People whine on about the Jews (for their cultural mismatch, let’s call it, with us; they go by Diaspora Ethics and all that), but East Asians are not so different in some key ways. It doesn’t make them “bad people,” just products of a culture where lying is normal, universal; this gives them a huge comparative advantage when inserted into this society built on White NW-European values. Until we Whites get over the naivete with which we continue to deal with them, near and far, we’re in some trouble. In other words: Don’t bring them in. Don’t serve as a vector for them to continue to come in.

    Where does that leave half-Chinese Derbyshire Jr.? I don’t know. He is an innocent party. It would be interesting to know how he regards himself and where he sees himself most suited in ethnocultural terms. There are a lot of Tragic Hapas in the USA; perhaps a majority of them are. Strict racialism would call for Hapas, if they have the numbers, to have their own nation. Some have suggested Hawaii…

    • Replies: @attilathehen
    , @jim jones
  24. @Hail

    The Derbyshire clan has a country – China. They have to move there. The hapas and mulattoes marry other Asians/blacks so they are still Asian/black.

    Jews have high intermarriage rates with black/Asians. They have a country – Israel. They have to go there.

  25. R. says:

    @John Derbyshire

    There’s little need for genetic diddling real soon. Embryo selection, if applied widely, as memorably depicted in the film Gattaca would do more than reverse the decline in average intelligence due to dysgenic fertility.

  26. In any case, I seriously doubt that U.S. society at large will return to institutionalized arranged marriages. We’ve gotten too used to the other thing.

    It would also transfer too much power away from women and reduce the foolishness men engage in to falsely impress them…

  27. Anonymous[398] • Disclaimer says:

    “The One Child Policy, for example—now somewhat relaxed—was driven in part by the intention “to reduce dysgenic fertility among rural peasants.””

    If so it was a failure with opposite to intended consequences. Plenty of rural Chinese got away with having more than 1 kid because the ‘mountain is high and the emperor is far away’ while the ‘successful’ city dwellers were under stricter scrutiny to follow the One Child Policy.

  28. Anonymous[398] • Disclaimer says:

    I think Abbot and Costello goin’ sue somebody’s @ss…

  29. astrolabe says:

    According to my, always suspect, calculations, player 1 should always raise. Any checking strategy is either not sufficiently exploiting a strong hand or telegraphing a weak one. Player 2 should then see player 1 if his score is 0.25 or above. The net advantage to player 2 is 1/8 of a unit.

    • Replies: @astrolabe
  30. JimB says:

    So the answer to the question, “Are the ChiComs going to breed a master race?” is, “Not any time soon.”

    When they do, if Japanese Manga are any indication of East Asian aesthetics, that race will look like attractive Caucasians.

    • LOL: RadicalCenter
  31. @Johnny Rottenborough

    Plenty of US citizens, anyway; I don’t know about “Americans” the way that actual Americans like you and I use the term.

  32. here’s how we are going to get CRISPR babies, and a lot sooner than Derb thinks:

  33. sb says:

    I note that Derb has often pushes his concept of ” Ice People ” – a term which covers both Europeans and North East Asians ( Chinese, Japanese , Koreans -perhaps not Mongolians )
    There is much to admire about North East Asians but they are not our tribe .No one doubts their generally high intelligence . But it is not our kind of intelligence
    Our tribe is like our family . We like to think of them as having many admirable qualities but we know that they don’t universally do so but they are still our tribe -our kith and kin

    I ( somewhat reluctantly ) acknowledge that there are white men who would never have a family if they had to rely on finding a suitable white woman for family formation . But if they and their children want to remain part of the white community the children of such arrangements must have a white partner

    I await with interest the mating habits of the Derb offspring

  34. jim jones says:

    Funny how the Chinese are allowed to show preference for other Chinese but we are not allowed to show preference for other Whites:

  35. astrolabe says:

    I’ve resorted to a computational engine, which says that player 1 should adopt a complex strategy of raising with rank D and rank B hands, and checking with rank A and rank C hands (A best, D worst). With the right boundaries this gives a net loss of about 0.08 units.

  36. @attilathehen

    NO you don’t know who Jews are… I just read another thread wherein Jeff Bezos was listed as a white billionaire… he is a JEWISH billionaire.

    And he’s just one stealth Jew… Murdoch is another … mom was Australian Jewess…

    Bezos mom was Jewish from Albuquerque, where he was born…. many many in Albuquerque wonder why nobody outs him as a REAL Jew…. mom is all that matters…

    his bio never EVER refers to the Jewess who bore him….. they only describe his two dads.

    • Replies: @attilathehen
  37. From what I hear, and I don’t pretend to understand CRISPR that well…

    any high school science kid will be able to create a racial or genetic CRISPR weapon in his basement…. very very soon.

    The weaponization of CRISPR is unstoppable… but no one speaks of it.

    Am I misinformed?

  38. @gustafus21

    I’ve never heard this about Bezos. More information is needed. Also, Bezos himself has stated he is a non-denominational Christian. His wife is a Christian.

    Murdoch is a cradle Catholic. He is a degenerate though. His second ex-wife is Chinese and he has Chinese offspring. One of his daughters married a black guy and has black offspring.

    Once again, I’m dealing with an insane anti-Semite. Where should we put the Jews? As I have consistently stated, I support Israel because that’s where all Jews belong.

    And, once again, I will state who is destroying the West: the Caucasian RCC male who accepts black/Asian priests-popes, the Zioevangizer who believes present day Jews are the chosen, and the gentile Freemason who believes in universal brotherhood. Until we deal with these cucks, we will not be able to solve the West’s problems. The Jews are a minor issue.

    I constantly read scribblings by whiners who say the Jews control the media. Then why don’t Western males form their own media? What would Western media not have? It would not have blacks/Asians/Jews/Muslims in it or contributing to it. This media would declare the West the best and make presentation proving this. It could show through IQ studies how Caucasoids are first in intelligence, followed by Mongoloids, with Negroids last. It would showcase the 2 belief systems of the West: paganism and Christianity. This way it would state that modern day Jews are not the Jews of the Old Testament and when Jesus lived and thus no longer have a covenant with God. They would state that modern day Judaism is nothing more than Talmudism and Kabbala. It would state that Islam is a Christian heresy.

    But why won’t the cucks do this? First, of course because they are cowards. The RCC can no longer produce a Charles Martel, Queen Isabella of Spain and Don Juan of Austria. Second, the 3 types I mentioned will say they cannot just be for the West because of the universal church/religion and brotherhood. They are commanded by God to include all.

    In answer to this, I have stated that the Orthodox Church with its racial/ethnic churches is the answer. Also, since blacks/Asians/Jews/Muslims are not Western they must be repatriated or segregated. Division is the answer. I left the RCC because I don’t accept black/Asian priests-popes.

    Taki over at Takimag has a column he said was written by an RCC priest about the problems in the modern day RCC. First, Mr. Taki is the perfect example of the RCC cuck whose life and character can be summed up in one word – p*ssy. He scribbles about how he loves the RCC, Greece. Yet, he does nothing to help Greece. He can do nothing for the RCC. In the article he blames modernism and says it is the fault of the RCC because it won’t uphold moral values. He doesn’t deal with the black/Asian problem in the RCC. The Vatican has caused a schism in the RCC and China by submitting to China’s demand that it appoint RCC bishops. No one will deal with this issue.

    I do not need religion to argue against polygamy, gay marriage, most divorce and most abortion. Anyone with an IQ of over 90 and who is familiar with natural law can come to the same conclusions. It is not modernism that is the problem. Biology and its relation to IQ and race are the issues.

    I am not an atheist. I believe there is a God and practice Christian morality. I believe in an afterlife, because when I die I want answers. While on earth, it is my duty to defend the civilization that formed me – the West. God will deal with the non-Westerners.

    Here is another example of Western male cuckery.

  39. Dysgenics is a mundane loser as you having kids with a hyper-materialistic chin.

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