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The Corruption of American Science

On the scientific method and the corruption of the American scientific enterprise.

I’ve written before on how the late Dr. Harpending defined science in this video; focus in on around the 8:00-9:15 time marks.  Harpending – who was absolutely correct there – was of course talking about the Popperian (*) epistemology – the “scientific method” many of us leaned in school and which many scientists pay superficial lip service to.  That is, come up with a hypothesis, and then try to DISPROVE it, and whatever idea can withstand repeated attempts at falsification is – for the time being, and for the time being only – believed to the extent of “this is the best available hypothesis we have now, but we are prepared to dispose of it if the data say otherwise, at which point a new hypothesis needs to be devised and tested.”  The Kuhnian (**) epistemology, in contrast, considers the scientific enterprise as being subjective, affected by the worldviews and underlying biases of scientists themselves.  In this approach to science, paradigms exist, and scientists attempt to make the data fit into the paradigm, into their already existing preconception.  They attempt to PROVE, rather than disprove, their hypotheses.  Over time, a sort of cognitive dissonance develops, in that trying to fit square pegs into round holes, real data into faulty hypotheses, becomes untenable; then the old paradigm collapses and a new one emerges – the so-called paradigm shift.

Observing how science is actually performed supports Kuhn’s observations and criticisms; in reality, Harpending is being too generous, or naive, in his implication that most scientists are objectively skeptical.  He mentions “true believers” and also “global warming” – isn’t it true that the vast majority of scientists support the idea of anthropomorphic global warming and become hysterical over any criticism about it (***)?

In a sense, we can say that Popper was being prescriptive rather than descriptive; Kuhn the opposite.  Popper was telling us how things should be done; Kuhn how they are actually done.  Although both Popper and Kuhn were Jewish, one could view the more objective Popperian approach as more Western, and thus be tempted to blame the current emphasis on Kunhianism on the influence of Jews and Asians in science.  Truth be told though, White Gentiles are often Kuhnian of their own initiative, and there have always been scientific Kuhnians among Whites even before the Jew-Asian influx.  It is human nature to become enamored by, and defensive of, one’s own hypotheses and theories, to promote one’s ideas, and it is good for career advancement to do so as well.  

A perfect example of Kuhnian science veering into pseudoscience is HBD; have you ever seen an HBDer critically examine, and attempt to falsify, their pet theories?  Or do they hysterically defend failed hypotheses and attempt to shoehorn data where it simply doesn’t fit?  The Lynn-Rushton school is the “poster-boy” for this: the paradigm of IQ-GDP-racial/ethnic differences in intelligence,“estimating” IQ from nationally reported knowledge tests, brain size vs. penis size, r vs. k selection applied to everything from bad weather to the price of milk (a useful concept over-interpreted), etc. – when have any of these guys ever admitted even the remotest possibility of being wrong about anything?

So, I cannot honestly blame Jews and Asians for the Kuhnian approach to science that is extant everywhere, although they certainly enthusiastically practice it themselves.

Where Jews and Asians have corrupted (American) science is through three major mechanisms.  First, we have ethnic nepotism, which is actually more of an issue with Asians, particularly Chinese and Indians, than with Jews (who do practice it, but whose career-mongering often conflicts with a degree of collectivist ethnocentrism less pronounced than Asians, so Jews in science sometimes engage in bitter and hateful feuds against each other).  With respect to hiring, grant reviewing, and paper reviewing, Asians in particular favor their own (and will, when necessary, equally disfavor outgroup competitors).  Whites of course reject and eschew ethnic nepotism for themselves; in fact, quite the opposite – I observe that many Whites in science favor Asians over their fellow Whites.  The net result of this is the dispossession of White Americans from the American scientific enterprise, a situation amplified by the fact that the alien influx depresses wages, lowers prestige, and creates hostile environments foreign to the native White ethny.  The ethnic nepotism, corrosive as it is to merit-based advancement, also makes fraud and mediocrity more prevalent, and thus inhibits genuine scientific and technical advancement.

The second mechanism of corruption is the Jew-Asian promotion of rampant “careerism” in science – the idea that shameless self-promotion, rent-seeking behavior, and shallow career metrics should trump genuine scientific and technical advancement.  To be fair, careerism has always been present, giant egos among tops scientists have always been present, the desire for advancement, fame, and money has always been present.  But Jews and Asians – led by the Jews but amplified by Asian ethnic nepotism and anti-Faustian Asian greedy materialism – have made an entire entrenched culture out of this.  It’s all about grant money, getting papers published in “big journals,” prestige and status – and the actual science, the actual integrity of the science, and the actual contribution to human progress, be damned.  It’s all shallow and incremental “gains” (taking intellectual risks is frowned upon; why take genuine scientific risks when the entire purpose of careerism is to ensure a safe and steady stream of money and promotion, with prestige built upon an edifice of quantity over quality, shameless self-promotion of incremental progress, and ethnic horn-blowing to trumpet mediocrity as the equivalent of fundamental discoveries?).  In careerism, grants and papers are not means to an end (funding important science and them disseminating the knowledge thus created) but ends in themselves, or, perhaps, means to selfish ends. “Grantsmanship” is a euphemism for Semitic-Asiatic flim-flam, “suggesting reviewers” for papers is a euphemism for ethnic nepotism, and no one really cares for the scientific enterprise as a vehicle for the Faustian urge to overcome, as a means to ascend, as a path to human progress.  You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear, and the ethnoracial types swarming into American science today come from backgrounds foreign to the entire Faustian impulse.

The third mechanism?  That’s the one that the “movement” talks most about, and which is primarily the responsibility of Jews: the politicalization of science to distort fact, confuse interpretation, and obfuscate reality, in order to promote a leftist (and usually anti-White) agenda.  The “work” of Gould and Lewontin are typical examples of this genre.  Much has been written on this particular subject, so I need not dwell on it further here.

Well, I could actually extend this and cite a fourth mechanism as well, which is related to the second mechanism discussed above.  Jewish/Asian science is inherently anti-Faustian, not surprising coming from ethnies outside of the Western High Culture.  Thus, the Jewish/Asian-influenced American scientific enterprise stresses small, incremental, and “safe” projects, and essentially scorns “high risk/high reward” projects that could, if successful, lead to real conceptual breakthroughs.  Also, American science has become overly descriptive and insufficiently “interventionist” (prescriptive).  For example, a typical successfully funded grant in, say, the field of biomedicine would feature an incremental and narrow project, drilling into (already studied) minute (and almost irrelevant) details on the mechanisms of some disease – description, as opposed to, say, a novel gene therapy approach to actively address the disease by targeting the mechanisms – intervention/prescription.  Further, and a perfect example of anti-Faustianism, there is a knee-jerk reaction of calling extremely revolutionary ideas “impossible” – this would be prevalent, for example, in the realm of physics, energy research, space travel/propulsion, cosmology, etc.  There’s always an inward, navel-gazing, small-minded, “can’t do” attitude with Jewish/Asian-influenced science.  Finally, “who/whom” is emphasized, and not only for ethnic nepotism.  A mediocre idea by a “rock star” scientist is given precedence over a cutting edge idea by a relative unknown. “Appeal to authority” wins every time.

Thus, the corruption of science.


*Popper was a despicable Jew, whose “paradox of intolerance” writings were the archetype of disgusting self-contradictory Orwellian Semitic flim-flam, and his overall political philosophy was anti-“Aryan.” Nevertheless, his views on science were fundamentally sound, although one can always quibble about details, for example, his defense of the Jew Einstein against the European Bohr, re: quantum mechanics (by Popper’s own scientific method, Bohr’s views on the subject have been repeatedly validated, and Einstein’s views refuted).

**Kuhn being another Jew.  It’s disturbing that we had two racial/cultural aliens defining and debating the structure of Western science; is this perhaps another focal point of corruption?

***I’m not expressing an opinion here, one way or the other, about “man-made global warming,” but rather casting doubt about mainstream scientific objectivity on the subject.  However, one must say at this point that there are some facts that have been so reliably and reproducibly verified, and have so strongly resisted falsification, that we can more or less accept their veracity (while always, in theory, being willing to change with new data).  It would be silly to label as a “true believer” someone who accepts that the Earth is (more or less) spherical and not flat.  The reality of biological differences between ethnies, including genetic differences, is of a similar nature.  Being skeptical is one thing, ignoring nature is another.


A Lack of Self Awareness

Something is missing.

This is a good podcast as far as it goes, particularly with respect to the DACA fiasco.

But something is missing.  I did not hear the comment: “We here were naïve about Trump, we exhibited poor judgment, we were wrong and others who long ago identified the truth about Trump were right.”

But, no, they cannot do that.  But let me ask one question to the readers here.  Some of the readers of EGI Notes are, I assume, also readers of Amren (and other standard “movement” sites).  So, the question to you, dear readers, is this: Which site, months before the election, correctly identified Trump as an unworthy buffoon and beta race cuck; and which enthusiastically pro-Trump site told you that Trump was “the last hope for White America?”

You know the answer to that, don’t you?  You also know that you – and by “you” I mean the “movement” rank-and-file – will do nothing about it, and will continue to support a leadership that has let you down time and time again.

Truth be told, many years ago, the Legion Europa project attempted to reason with the “movement.”  Years ago, when I was interviewed by Robert Griffin for his book, I outlined the types of activities that racial activists can do – centered around those that look to the Legionary movement for inspiration and/or those also centered around community activism – to actually make a difference.  What happened?  The Legion Europa project was either ignored or attacked; the advice in Griffin’s book went for nothing, as if I was speaking to the wind. The “movement” did not like the message, no, actually, the “movement” did not like the messenger, so it was all for nothing.

And old saying: “Every nation gets the leadership it deserves”  The same applies to racial activists – all of you get the leadership you deserve.  And now, the American “movement” sits around and scratches its collective (empty) head and wonders how they got fooled once again by a false “man on white horse” hero.

And so, the “movement” talks about “pattern recognition” – without recognizing the patterns inherent in its own failures.

Can you recognize any patterns?  Good luck with that.

Salter-Woodley Podcast

Troubling dysgenic decline.

This video is a very interesting podcast from 2016 between Drs. Salter and Woodley concerning the real trends in changing population IQ.  While IQ is not a topic I often discuss, it is important, and is a topic that is tainted by pseudoscience from both the Left as well as the Right.  I do not know much about Woodley, but he sounds like a solid and honest academic from this podcast, so let’s consider some major points (as an aside – I wish more such excellent podcasts like this would be made by Salter).

First, we are in the midst of a troubling dysgenic decline in real IQ – perhaps as much as approximately one IQ point per decade.

Second, it is interesting that some of the more “culture-loaded” IQ tests are the most heritable, suggesting gene-culture ties.

Third, the Flynn effect mantra of the Left is put into its proper perspective, as something not measuring raw heritable g-loaded IQ, and in fact obscuring the reality of a dysgenic loss of IQ that is causing a relative decline in the production of geniuses, scientific/technical innovations, and important cultural artifacts.

Fourth, allegedly “fair” IQ tests like Raven’s are not so “fair” at all, and not as g-loaded as presumed. Although not mentioned in this podcast, if Raven’s is not “fair” do you suppose PISA test scores are?  The pseudoscience is, as mentioned above, from the Right as well as the Left.

Fifth, although I’m not much interested in sports, the fact that reaction times have been slowing over the past century provides food for thought – thought indirectly linked to racial activism since the “bread and circuses” masses love sports, and thus sports, as part of mass pop culture, affects the race-culture problem.

I note there is a rough correlation between sociopolitical views and ideas about athletic performance over time.  Those on the Left are more prone to “overrate the present” and lionize (mostly Colored) modern athletes as far superior to the (mostly White) athletes of the past. Those on the Right are less likely to casually dismiss the “traditional sports heroes” of the past.

Now, if reaction times are really slowing, then what can we say about athletic performance in sports in which reaction time is important – hitting a baseball for example (or boxing or hockey)? It puts into question leftist assumptions rooted in jock sniffing the Negro athlete. The components of performance related to reaction time – fundamental for some sports – would seem to be declining, not improving, over time.

Indeed, reaction times differ by race, with Negroes being the slowest, which again makes one question whether the Negro athlete of today is superior to the White athlete of the past (and, of course, intra-racial White-White cross-era comparisons of declining reaction time question leftist assumptions about sports as well).  One can make counter-arguments that athletes do not represent the overall population, and that Victorian England was one specific sample, and that of course other factors than reaction time are important in athletic performance, etc. but still, the idea is provocative.  The Caste Football pro-White sports types probably need to look into the implications of declining reaction times in making cross-era sports comparisons, implications favorable to a narrative of a Golden Age of White American sports.

In any case, getting back to the main topic, the loss of IQ, coupled with the worsening racial situation (increases in the population of the dumbest races) means that dark (in all meanings of that word) times are ahead for humanity, unless these trends can be arrested and then reversed.

The Future is White

Good essay and video.

See this.

Which is the video version of this.

I have written about racial envy and resentment, which I suspect is the root cause of much anti-White hostility, see here.

One can imagine Negroes in particular being embittered about having to live their lives out as Blacks.
I remember Negro Chris Rock once arguing against the reality that Blacks are catered to and given unfair advantages. To paraphrase: “How many of you White guys would want to be Black? How many of you would want to exchange places with me?”
His illogic is on display there. Just because we recognize that someone has an unfair advantage does not mean we would want to be them. Imagine the wealthy child of a billionaire, born into a life of power and privilege. Now further imagine that child is a sickly retardate. Would you want to be them?
Who would want to be Black? Not many Blacks themselves, I suppose. ‘Sour grapes” is strong with them.

Trump Denounces Us All

Donald J. Trump: anti-White leftist cuck.

President Donald Trump included the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazi groups in condemning violence after a white nationalist rally, the White House said on Sunday, the day after he was criticized on the left and right for not explicitly condemning white supremacists.…the White House said in a statement that Trump’s message on Saturday “condemns all forms of violence, bigotry, and hatred, and of course that includes white supremacists, KKK, neo-Nazi, and all extremist groups. He called for national unity and bringing all Americans together.”

I have one question for all the Trump fanboys, for all the heavy-breathing fantasy-mongers of “4-D chess, for Roissy and his homoerotic obsessions, and for all the rest of the so-called Alt Right: when has Trump publicly denounced Antifa?

We all know the answer to that, don’t we?

Let’s look at this: Trump has refused to denounce actual violent leftist terrorists, people who are his avowed enemies, people who attack his own supporters; on the other hand, Trump publicly denounces law-abiding individuals who simply wanted to hold a public rally, some of whom are Trump supporters.

Trump is an absolute omega male ultra-cuck, a dishonorable empty vessel bereft of any integrity whatsoever.  Donald J. Trump, with his Jewish family connections, mixed-race grandchildren, love of Negroes, and his embracing of “dreamers” – coupled to his attacks against Sessions – proves what he really is, and always has been. It also shows what the insanely obsessed Trump fanboys are also.

So, Spencer, if I and Johnson are unacceptable, get some input from Taylor.

Thoughts on this:

Do not announce in advance, wear uniforms….Yes, I agree.  Well organized. Can’t control the optics, should be smaller and more cohesive – agreed, and that’s a major point of my Ragnarok post.  I stand in solidarity with the Unite the Right, but, like Greg, believe things could have been done better.  “Mania to marginalize themselves “ – couldn’t say it better myself.

I agree – overcoming.  We need to overcome adversity.  Can Spencer and Greg Johnson overcome their feud and start working together?  That will be a real “white pill.”  Spencer and the Alt Right need some input from older, more experienced activists. Ironically enough, folks who attended, or supported, a rally called “Unite the Right” continue to criticize Counter-Currents.  Spencer should contact Greg and attempt to solve this problem.

Also, in the spirit of truth-telling, MW needs to acknowledge that perhaps one reason the Unite the Right event has been associated with the Alt Right is that the Alt Right itself has been giving that impression, see

Antifa declared as a terrorist organization.  Yes, indeed.  Who can do that? The “God Emperor” with nary a cross word for Antifa but who denounces “White supremacists?” “America’s Senator” who, while he is not being “beleaguered” by the “God Emperor,” is more interested in marijuana than in leftist violence?  That’s who to give your demands to. Good luck with that. Her converted majesty Ivanka says we all don’t belong in American society. That’s the Trumps.

And if Trump was really the alpha male “shiv-master” of rightist fantasy, he would now be on the rhetorical attack, instead of cowering in the White House like a bullied little fat kid, uttering platitudes to satisfy the bullies, and mulling sacrificing Bannon to appease the bullies.

“Baked Alaska” – he should sue the city of Charlottesville, and the state of Virginia, and the responsible “leadership.”  Maybe he should sue Trump and Sessions as well – we are ultimately responsible for failing to crack down on leftist violence since January.  Even when Trump’s own (elderly) supporters are attacked at mainstream Trump rallies he says or does nothing. Absolutely nothing.

Race and Movement News: Early August 2017

Odds and ends.

I’m not sure the conference “shrugged off” anything given that an attendee was assaulted and then, on top of it, got into legal trouble, but what they hey, right?

And Spencer is a big boy and all, and can do as he pleases, but I note he has completely ignored the advice of this blog to eschew the Alt Wrong, and instead speaks at a conference organized by those who threw him under the bus for Jewish interests, with fellow speakers including someone who engaged in bemused schadenfreude with a Jewish correspondent over the possibility of Spencer getting shot.  I’m not very confident about the judgment of Alt Right leadership, but these guys are young; maybe they’ll mature with age.

This analysis was disappointing.  Panhandling Brimelow and scum like Derbyshire are enjoyable?  Derbyshire talks science?

One could of course take a “glass half full” approach and say that having more radical folk like Spencer and Friberg speak was maturation on the part of the Alt Wrong itself; but any conference that features the likes of Derbyshire as a speaker is inherently flawed at its deepest foundations.

One could also argue that both sides overcame personal issues to let Spencer (and Friberg) have a forum to promote the Alt Right (whether that’s a good thing is another question), and so all involved should be commended for putting “the good of the movement” above all else. Perhaps.  But there are, as implied above, deeper issues at stake other than the merely personal. Loyalty and dependability, essential in a crisis – can people who so blithely “threw you under the bus” for something so inconsequential has “Hailgate” be trusted in the event of more serious occurrences?  And how can the deep ideological divide be plastered over? What should hardcore WN supporters of the Alt right think about this dalliance with the Alt Wrong?  Conversely, what will Jewish supporters of the Alt Wrong think about Spencer-Friberg speaking at Amren?  In the end, do the Alt Right and Alt Wrong brands actually represent anything meaningful?  Anything consistent?  Anything that can be depended upon beyond the needs of the moment?

No surprise that Der Movement, including the ‘anti-immigration” alt Wrong sites, hasn’t had anything to say about this.

Question: will the good and great “alpha male” Trump, with his “unlimited pardoning power” do the right thing and pardon Arpaio? Or are we just getting to get more tweets attacking Sessions instead?

But, but, but…I thought we were all the same, race is only skin deep:

Current meta-analytical research suggests that different population groups have distinctive muscular adaptations…

An ethnonationalist response to EGI paradigm: “all our enemies are White, so we don’t care about racial solidarity.”

Putting aside the “who cares that we’ve all been ruined by two world wars, let’s indulge in more of the narrow, ethnonationalist retarded nonsense that caused our problems to begin with,” EGI can apply to the ethnic group as well as to the race, so what’s the point to the response?  I mean, other than the obvious point that ethnonationalism, in the narrow sense exemplified by the above quote, is a curse on our race and must be unalterably opposed and, eventually, crushed into the dust.