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The SNPs of Primitive Man In The Mind of Primitive Man, Boas wrote\: In interpreting these observations, it must be strongly emphasized that the races which we are accustomed to call higher races are not by any means and in all re\- spects farthest removed from the animal\. The European and the Mongol have the… Dasein Wed, 08 May 2013 15:03 68 Wed, 22 May 2013 12:11
Do the Taino still exist? Following dozens of comments from outraged commenters self\-identifying as such, Nature changed its answer to this question\. Originally, this news article was titled ‘Breathing Life into an Extinct Ethnicity’ and stated\: “The Taínos were the first Native Americans to meet European explorers in the Caribbean\. They soon fell victim to… Dasein Wed, 19 Oct 2011 06:26 13 Thu, 02 Mar 2017 21:58
The burden of Boas No other scientist did as much as Franz Boas to discredit the importance of race as an organising principle for human society\.  In the words of Thomas Gossett, author of Race\: The History of an Idea in America, “Boas did more to combat race prejudice than any other person in… Dasein Wed, 22 Jun 2011 07:08 115 Sat, 02 Jul 2011 05:42
Is Stephen Jay Gould in the devil’s mouth at the center of hell? “May I end up next to Judas Iscariot, Brutus, and Cassius in the devil’s mouth at the center of hell if I ever fail to present my most honest assessment and best judgement of evidence for empirical truth —Stephen Jay Gould, The Mismeasure of Man” A recent paper evaluates Gould’s… Dasein Fri, 10 Jun 2011 07:50 23 Mon, 05 Sep 2011 02:27
Hybrid Swarms I came across this term when reading up on the recent case in a Chinese zoo of 2 liger \(cross between a male lion and a female tiger\) cubs being nursed by a dog\.  As a term used in the scientific literature and with sufficient pejorative undertones to undermine multiracial… Dasein Thu, 26 May 2011 08:55 25 Wed, 01 Jun 2011 17:22
Mid-nineteenth-century German racial moralism Der Struwwelpeter is one of the most famous German children’s books\.  Written in 1844 by Heinrich Hoffmann, it consists of 10 illustrated rhyming stories, most of which depict children being subjected to fantastic punishment for misbehaviour\.  One such story is “Die Geschichte von den schwarzen Buben” \(The Story of the… Dasein Thu, 10 Feb 2011 13:07 21 Fri, 17 Jun 2011 16:09
Updating the MR Race FAQ Following on from a suggestion by pug, I would like to begin updating MR’s Race FAQ\.  The discussion of some topics \(like genetic variation\) will be expanded, existing entries will be supplemented with literature updates, and new questions and topics will be addressed \(e\.g\.\)\. I would appreciate people adding what… Dasein Mon, 22 Nov 2010 08:17 38 Tue, 30 Nov 2010 14:31
Partitioning intra- and inter-racial genetic variation We are all familiar with the mantra of the anti\-racist when confronted with facts about race\: there is more genetic variation within a race than between races\.  Is this true\?  It depends on how one measures genetic variation\.  Using Fst or AMOVA, the split is typically 85/15 between intra\-racial and… Dasein Mon, 25 Oct 2010 07:23 11 Sun, 14 Nov 2010 09:47
Signs of nationalist life in Sweden The establishment could keep their commercial off the air, the police could keep them out of public spaces, but they couldn’t keep them out of parliament\.  With their 20 seats, the Swedish Democrats are now king\-maker, at least theoretically, as both main parties have disavowed any intention of entering into… Dasein Mon, 20 Sep 2010 08:17 11 Wed, 22 Sep 2010 15:14
Debunking a racialist myth about the genetic variation between dog breeds In a previous entry, I made the following comment\: For dogs it’s\: Canus \(genus\) lupus \(species\) familiaris \(subspecies\)\. There are 37 subspecies of Canis lupus\. Breeds don’t qualify as subspecies\.  The genetic differentiation between dog breeds is tiny \(don’t know exact percentage, but it’s much less than between human races\)\.… Dasein Wed, 28 Jul 2010 10:29 16 Sun, 11 Jun 2017 23:09
Invasive subcon keeps it ‘empirical’ Razib writes the following, in response to a recent paper highlighting the exquisite structure detectable at the village level in Europe\: The utility of this sort of data collection and analysis in the modern world is an empirical question\. On the one hand many Europeans are relatively less inclined to… Dasein Mon, 26 Jul 2010 17:33 47 Wed, 11 Aug 2010 10:44
Are Africans a different species? Based on the following figures, from a recent paper by Xing et al\., I wonder\: Dasein Mon, 26 Jul 2010 06:00 31 Wed, 23 Nov 2011 16:06
I nose who you are Why haven’t we seen the horizontal transmission of Jews into the Far East\? Dasein Tue, 20 Jul 2010 16:33 5 Thu, 02 Sep 2010 10:01
A theory on trust and phenotypic diversity in Europe Thus swyved was this financieris wyf Browsing through the news in England last week, I came across an article detailing the latest relationship woes of Boris Johnson\.  First some excerpts, then a theory\: Dasein Sun, 18 Jul 2010 13:41 6 Mon, 26 Jul 2010 15:30
Childhood malaria is overdiagnosed in Africa Keeping with my recent focus on the dark continent, this paper is interesting in view of another recent paper showing a strong negative correlation between IQ and the prevalence of infectious disease \(discussed at Steve Sailer’ blog\)\.  Dasein Mon, 12 Jul 2010 07:04 2 Mon, 12 Jul 2010 11:44
Science on the dark continent As we’ve seen, the causes of the pathetic state of African \(specifically, black\-African\) science are not being discussed honestly, even in Nature \(it and Science are the 2 premiere scientific journals\)\.  John Doe made the comment that African science is equivalent to Dutch science\.  Presumably, he was referring to the… Dasein Sun, 11 Jul 2010 07:57 1 Wed, 14 Jul 2010 10:49
Niall Ferguson suggests we make brainwashing fun First, a bit of relevant background on Ferguson\: Dasein Sat, 10 Jul 2010 10:36 136 Wed, 28 Jul 2010 11:14
Who’s to blame for the pathetic state of African science? Foreigners, of course\.  From the comedy section of Nature News\: World\-class laboratories are not common in Africa, but they are becoming less of an exception\. There is a whiff of a scientific renaissance in the air, with new labs mushrooming in the capitals of Kenya and Uganda and local researchers… Dasein Thu, 01 Jul 2010 15:18 16 Thu, 16 Dec 2010 09:24
Some initial thoughts on Yang et al. A recent paper purporting to have discovered much of the ‘missing heritability’ for height in genome\-wide association studies has attracted a lot of interest\.  I haven’t had a chance to take a close look at the paper yet, though it sounds like an important contribution to the field\.  My opinion… Dasein Tue, 29 Jun 2010 16:20 14 Fri, 02 Jul 2010 01:28
Sun Safety Tips As the sunburn season approaches, please consider the health benefits of becoming a summertime Neonazi\. Dasein Wed, 09 Jun 2010 05:21 6 Thu, 10 Jun 2010 05:41
Craig Venter debunked by his own DNA, once again Craig Venter, recently made in/famous by his work on creating synthetic bacterial life, has long been infamous in racialist circles for his wild statements about human biodiversity, including one about all humans being “essentially identical twins\.”  Following the initial release of the draft sequence for the human genome, few scientists… Dasein Tue, 08 Jun 2010 15:43 6 Wed, 09 Jun 2010 03:16
Non-parametric Analysis of Population Structure I recently had a chance to look over this paper which n/a had pointed out a while back on his blog\.  Unlike popular Bayesian clustering approaches such as structure and BAPS, the authors’ new method \(Maximization of Genetic Distance, MGD\) does not make assumptions about intra\-population or inter\-locus allele distributions,… Dasein Mon, 07 Jun 2010 08:00 5 Tue, 22 Jun 2010 08:35
Seeing the Structure for the SNPs Single locus based measures of genetic variance are the source of much of the misunderstanding about the existence of race and ethnicity\.  They have also been used by politically motivated scientists to discredit the concept of race\.  When arguing online with race\-deniers, race realists often refer to A\.W\.F\. Edward’s article… Dasein Thu, 06 May 2010 08:02 15 Sun, 09 May 2010 07:29
Blowing Bubbles http\://i760\.photobucket\.com/albums/xx249/Aletheia14/article\-1204195\-05F1C885000005DC\-98\.jpg With the British economy mired in the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression, David Cameron is already planning for the next bubble\.  The current economic problems are due in large part to the minority mortgage meltdown, catalyzed by legislation requiring US lenders to increase minority access to capital\. … Dasein Wed, 17 Mar 2010 08:57 9 Wed, 24 Mar 2010 01:44
DDR or Third Reich, which would you choose? Die Grenze \(The Border\) will be showing on German TV \(Sat\.1\) at 20\:15 on Monday and Tuesday of next week\. It’s based on a fight for power between the far right and far left in Mecklenburg\-Vorpommern, the northeastern\-most Bundesland in Germany, bordering Poland, and part of the former DDR, following… Dasein Fri, 12 Mar 2010 07:10 8 Sat, 01 May 2010 17:07
Greece thwarts Barbarossa, yet again The biggest news item in Germany during the past month has been the financial troubles of the Greek state\.  It began with concern about ‘die verflixten Fünf\.’ \(Warning to those with a slow network connection, there are a number of graphics below the fold\)\.       Dasein Thu, 11 Mar 2010 06:25 7 Tue, 16 Mar 2010 00:07
‘Enlightened’ Child Abuse   Dasein Wed, 10 Mar 2010 10:37 133 Thu, 25 Mar 2010 15:27
BRD Math: 70 deported Jews > 35,000+ Germans burned alive At least that’s what Götz Aly, renowned anti\-German historian, is teaching\.  In a recent editorial he writes\: On the morning of February 13th, the deportation order for the last 70 Jews of Dresden went out\.  In so far as they survived the coming night, the firestorm brought them “salvation, as… Dasein Fri, 12 Feb 2010 09:52 14 Sat, 14 Feb 2015 23:54
Is Ducks Unlimited Sowing the Seeds for the next Holocaust? In a remarkable op\-ed piece in the Jerusalem Post, Hawaiian Jew Sydney Ross Singer asks ‘Are Jews an invasive species\?’  According to Singer, the study of invasive species began as ‘Nazi science’ and he considers the theory a biological threat to Jews, similar to how Auster considers Darwinism a threat… Dasein Thu, 28 Jan 2010 17:22 27 Fri, 05 Feb 2010 09:20
Obama! The Musical HOPE, an ‘interactive musical,’ opened in Frankfurt on Sunday evening\.  If you’re willing to pay at least 77 euros, you can sit in one of the 1200 seats with embedded drums\.  Germans paying to bang on bongo drums in celebration of a Negro president in charge of 60,000 troops stationed… Dasein Tue, 19 Jan 2010 17:05 9 Sat, 23 Jan 2010 12:19
Disaster Relief as an Opportunity for Neocon Nation Building The big news at the moment is the devastating earthquake in Haiti\.  Reports on casualties vary widely, with The Drudge Report featuring a story reporting 500,000 deaths, while The Daily Telegraph has been reporting 100,000\.  Whatever the number, it’s a huge loss for a country of ~10,000,000\.  If the DT… Dasein Thu, 14 Jan 2010 10:32 15 Fri, 15 Jan 2010 23:43
Bad Idea Genomics While flipping through a recent issue of Nature, I came across an article discussing the finishing of the human genome sequence\.  The public version of the project began in 1990, and cost 3 billion dollars to ‘complete’ \(Celera’s private initiative cost about a tenth of that, though they did benefit… Dasein Tue, 12 Jan 2010 17:48 0
Write Power In a recent post, James has sought to obtain the death face photos of Amy Leigh Barnes, a White girl murdered savagely by a Negro in the UK\.  As James put it, this gruesome photo could speak directly to the amygdala of Whites whose brains have been injured by decades… Dasein Mon, 11 Jan 2010 10:45 22 Fri, 15 Jan 2010 03:16
Unicef provides something to think about in this holiday season Unicef awarded the prize of 2009 photo of the year to the following entry\: Dasein Tue, 22 Dec 2009 10:03 4 Fri, 25 Dec 2009 06:48
State-sponsored attack on the German immune system http\://i760\.photobucket\.com/albums/xx249/Aletheia14/wallraff_600\-1255597691\.jpg The man coming towards the camera is Günter Wallraff, German investigative reporter and creator of the new film ‘Black on White’, set to open tonight in Germany\.  His black face is about as unconvincing as Ms\. Stone’s\.  The Negro in the movie’s trailer is impressed, though, agreeing emphatically that… Dasein Thu, 22 Oct 2009 05:54 26 Sun, 08 Nov 2009 05:07
Still not en vogue According to Hannah Pool at The Guardian, this is an example of offensive black face intended to equate black skin with ‘exotic otherness’\. http\://i760\.photobucket\.com/albums/xx249/Aletheia14/img516\-1\-1\.jpg Dasein Thu, 15 Oct 2009 17:35 45 Wed, 22 Dec 2010 08:15
Göring, Goebbels, Hitler, ... Thilo Sarrazin? The Turks are conquering Germany exactly as the Kosovars conquered Kosovo\: through a higher birth rate\.  I would like it, if it were Eastern European Jews with a 15% higher IQ than the native Germans\.—Thilo Sarrazin, SPD politician and board member of the German Central Bank, from an interview in… Dasein Mon, 12 Oct 2009 14:55 108 Wed, 13 Jun 2012 12:52
Sowing the Seeds: Powder Keg on the Baltic Almost 70 years ago, thick storm clouds were gathering over Europe\.  Clouds which were not only Wehrmacht grey, however\.  French negotiators were trying to convince Poland to allow the Soviet army to march through for an attack on Germany\.  ‘World War II was the inevitable result of Versailles’ is a… Dasein Tue, 04 Aug 2009 16:18 89 Tue, 15 Nov 2011 07:10
Prologue to a déjà vu? Ian Jobling needs little or no introduction\.  He’s known as an anti\-anti\-Semite whose mission is to make WN safe for Jews\.  My first direct experience with Jobling was in response to his post on Genetic Similarity Theory\.  After publishing some of my comments, he refused to publish another\.  I suspect… Dasein Fri, 10 Jul 2009 08:35 16 Mon, 13 Jul 2009 05:34
The Specter of Genetic Communism Racial cohesion is a result of different factors, important ones being similar physical appearance and behavioural patterns \(whose aggregate phenotype is a ‘culture’ or ‘civilization’\)\.  The difference in physical appearance between races is obvious and results in implicit negative attitudes towards racial others\.  Aggregate behavioural differences can also be stark… Dasein Wed, 10 Jun 2009 14:35 34 Mon, 15 Jun 2009 00:21
Towards a God that can save us A review of ‘The Language of God’ by Francis S\. Collins ‘I am convinced that a change can only be prepared from the same place in the world where the modern technological world originated\. It cannot come about by the adoption of Zen Buddhism or other Eastern experiences of the… Dasein Fri, 20 Mar 2009 17:46 17 Thu, 12 Nov 2009 06:41