Monthly Archives: February 2011

Lewontin’s other fallacy: 35% not 15%

Here’s a passage from Sarich and Miele’s Race: The Reality of Human Difference: Yet the world had to wait until 2002 for someone to explain the basic problems with Lewontin’s famous 15 percent. It was Henry Harpending replying to a … Continue reading

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The Race concept, alive and well in the good old PR of C

Jewamongyou sagaciously says: There are far more Asians in the world than there are whites. If a majority of Asians (even just East Asians) accept HBD, then those whites who continue to cling to their dusty and useless racial equalitarianist … Continue reading

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More HBD skepticism

The more I look into the international data, the more skeptical I become about certain HBD theories. Take, for example, the South African WAIS (2001) standardization. While I see a pattern of differences, it’s surely not of the magnitude that … Continue reading

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Max Weber, National IQs, and Cultural (g)

On the individual level, differences in general intelligence evidence biological differences. Steppan (2010), however, finds that this is not the case on the national level between protestant and catholic countries. (With regards to other national differences, I’d advise HBDers to … Continue reading

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Cockolds

I don’t think that White “Britons” have the cognitive sense to process this situation: British family is shrinking as 60 per cent of parents say we can’t afford a second child The cost of living is rising faster than salaries, … Continue reading

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Sociobiology forges on

Brown, et al., 2011. Evolutionary accounts of human behavioural diversity Human beings persist in an extraordinary range of ecological settings, in the process exhibiting enormous behavioural diversity, both within and between populations. People vary in their social, mating and parental … Continue reading

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Adopt an (East) Asian?

I’ve been looking into the international/ethnic adoption literature. Apparently, adopted East Asians excel in Europe too. Here was the conclusion from one Swedish study: There were considerable differences between adoptees from different geographical regions withbetter outcomes in many respects for … Continue reading

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Hunter Wallace and others in the traditionalist/pro-Western movement have come out strongly against “measuring skulls.” They make cogent arguments against attaching the race-IQ issue to political and ethnic interest. As such this is worth clarifying: My interest is not in … Continue reading

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I was recently mentioned on WUMB’s Commonwealth Journal. (starts at 22:46) Pete Taylor: The most recent emergence that I have noted… someone responding to a blog I started to write said: “Oh ya, people came out of Africa, right, but … Continue reading

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Done. (For now). Here was my conclusion with regards to the evidence: In sum, after looking at 19 lines of evidence, I conclude that the hereditarian hypothesis (+14) is more supported than the environmental hypothesis (-10). Overall, the data is … Continue reading

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