EGI Notes

Sunday, October 22, 2017

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 hypothesis, 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 very 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 while 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 White American scientific enterprise, a situation amplified by the fact that the alien influx depressed 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.  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.

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Saturday, October 21, 2017

Der Movement in Der News: 10/21/17

It’s…Der Movement.

Consider this comment from a prominent Alt Right leader:

Spencer in Friberg [sic] are in a pickle here, because anything negative they say about Jorjani immediately raises the question: “Then why did you associate with him?”

Just substitute Johnson and Brimelow for Spencer and Friberg, and substitute Hermansson for Jorjani, and the statement has the same validity.

I’m not taking sides here.  A pox on BOTH your houses.

If you wonder why the “movement” rank-and-file supports failed leadership and enables an affirmative action policy, then consider what that rank-and-file consists of. Der Movement marches on.

Outsourcing panhandling:

Greg asked me to pen this week’s fundraiser update to bring a fresh voice and perspective.

But we should turn the tables here.  Revenge and domination – really, revenge, since as separatists we don’t want to dominate others – can be motivating impulses for our side as well.  I remember an incident from my analog activism days; an older activist was explaining to a group of us younger fellows why he was an activist.  I paraphrase from memory:

Save the White race?  That bunch of losers?  The White race, today, is nothing.  Nothing.  I’m interested in REVENGE – revenge against the Jews and the others who are responsible for making Whites – MY race – into the losers that they are.

At the time, I thought this fellow – who was an “extremist” even among us racial nationalists – was a nutcase; today, two decades later, I have to admit that fellow was basically right, and we more moderate Nutzis were wrong.  It seems I’m getting more extreme with age, which goes against the mainstream paradigm.

I understand that “negative” comments like revenge go against the “oh, we really love everyone” meme that “movement” leaders have been trying to peddle to the mainstream.  But, hey, maybe the “youth culture” of the Alt Right would be more amenable to harder-edged memes.  Sure, the hard edge is not for the masses, but for the rest of us?  Why not?  But a hard edge doesn’t mean stupid ‘acting out” as described in the Florida link above.  It means instead highly disciplined behavior to overturn the System.  Winning is the ultimate revenge,

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Friday, October 20, 2017

Sheer Madness, It's Madness, Madness

Madness.  Madness.

These days I try and avoid linking to either side off the Alt Right feud, Counter-Currents or, but I figure no one would believe me if I talked about this without giving a link.

Johnson in blockquotes with plain font, Jorjani in italics.  Some relevant excerpts:

…I want to focus on some of the truly amazing background details that Jorjani gives linking his work with the Iranian Renaissance movement and the Altright Corporation to a shadowy network of power-brokers and influence agents with connections to business, politics, and secret societies that people today loosely call the “Deep State.” 

Among the figures that Jorjani names are Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, who served briefly as President Trump’s National Security Adviser; Walid Phares, a Right-wing Lebanese Maronite Christian who has advised both Mitt Romney and Donald Trump on Middle East affairs; former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon; Michael Bagley, president of Jellyfish, a private intelligence firm, and former intelligence director of the infamous Blackwater/ Xe /Academi mercenary company (founded by ex-Navy SEAL Erik Prince, brother of Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Secretary of Education); and a mysterious London-based figure Jorjani refers to only as “X,” a fellow based in some sort of secret society with tentacles in many pies, including the White Nationalist London Forum, Iranian exile groups, billion-dollar petroleum deals, and overthrowing the government of Venezuela… 
…To sum up: the London-based X and his associates control (in some shadowy, unofficial way) or at least influence the Blackwater-linked private intelligence firm Jellyfish. General Michael Flynn, who became Trump’s first National Security Adviser, worked unofficially for Jellyfish while crafting Trump’s policies for Iran and the Arab world. Another unofficial Jellyfish associate, Walid Phares, holds no official post in the Trump administration, but he is supposed to be the “shadow” Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson being a mere figurehead. Jorjani and his Iranian Renaissance associates hoped to use these connections to shape Trump’s Iran policy.

Let’s hear a bit directly from Jorjani here:

Together with X and Michael, a plan was hammered out to secure my position as the leader of the Alt-Right by creating a corporate structure that unified the major institutions of the movement, in both North America and Europe, bringing Richard’s National Policy Institute think tank together with Daniel Friberg’s European Arktos publishing house, and the Red Ice Radio and Television network founded by Henrik Palmgren. A major investment would allow me to become a majority shareholder both in this new Alt-Right Corporation, and in its would-be subsidiary, Arktos Media, replacing Daniel Friberg as its CEO. . . .

The funds for this investment into the Alt-Right Corporation, through yours truly, were going to be secured through a multi-billion dollar black budget for a classified project to be implemented by the Trump Administration. That project involved the construction of a vast constellation of “micro cities” in North Africa and Western Anatolia to contain the flow of migrants from the Islamic world into Europe, and to act as resettlement areas for illegal immigrants expelled from European countries. . . .

Back to Johnson:

There you have it. Jason Jorjani created the Alt Right Corporation, which aimed to somehow consolidate three of the most important Alt Right entities — Richard Spencer’s operations (Radix, NPI, Washington Summit Publishers), Arktos Media, and Red Ice — under a single corporate structure. He created it at the urging of a Deep State duo, Jellyfish president Michael Bagley and X, an international man of mystery. 

Here’s my hypothesis: If I wanted to harm the Iranian Renaissance movement and promote the neocon Iran agenda, I would try to destroy the Iranian Renaissance’s credibility by connecting it to something marginal and highly stigmatized like the Alt Right. 

Or how about the other way around – destroy the credibility of the Alt Right – which has unfairly taken on the mantle of “the movement” – by linking it to Jorjani’s Iranian ranting?

In closing, I must stress two things.

First, I am simply offering a hypothesis that makes sense of the statements revealed so far. I actually hope I am wrong. I actually hope, for example, that Bagley and the mysterious Mr. X really are on the right side, not promoting another catastrophic war in the Middle East, in which Americans and Iranians both will suffer and die for the benefit of Israel and the Saudi monarchy. Right now, we have nothing but a few astonishing statements, a lot of questions, and a little guesswork.

Which leads us to point two: we need more facts. Indeed, there is enough in this story to keep a team of investigative reporters following leads, digging up information, and dominating headlines for weeks. For starters, all of Jorjani’s statements need to be corroborated. It seems, however, that our “serious” journalists are more interested in combing Harvey Weinstein’s fat folds for missing starlets — which just presents the alternative media with one more enormous opportunity to scoop the mainstream.

Oh yes, more information is needed, indeed.

But, regardless of the outcome, this (predictably) is another disaster for Der Movement:

1. If any significant portion of this is true, it shows you how bizarre this whole enterprise and all its freakish players are and, more importantly, how easily leading Alt Right figures can be manipulated by the Deep State, led by the nose by promises of money (of course), access and influence, and, perhaps most psychologically compelling, ostensibly important people taking the Alt Right seriously.  Are these your “leaders?”  Are these the people to whom you would entrust “the movement” that is (for now) – like it or not (and I do not) – the only existing vehicle for actualizing pro-White interests?

2. If any of this is significantly true, then what does it say about Jorjani’s character that he is publicly wring about it for all the world to see?  Worse: what does it say about ALL the major factions of the Alt Right who, at one time or another, took this half-Iranian prima donna seriously?  Who trusted him?  Who even today say he has credibility?

3. If, on the other hand, much or all of this is delusion, distortion, or dishonesty, then again – what does it say about the Alt Right that they raised Jorjani high in their councils and made him an integral part of the currently predominant faction of American White nationalism?

In response to skeptical commentators, Johnson writes:

Jorjani’s story now is the same story that he told his prospective partners in the Alt Right corporation when the whole thing got started.

To be fair, that is sounds consistent with some of what the crew were saying about Jorjani after he broke with them: that he had made all sorts of promises of money and support that never materialized.  So, while we don't know what really happened behind the scenes, one cannot dismiss Johnson's comment as just his usual anti-Spencerism. So, again, back to my comment #3.  And a commentator at Counter-Currents writes:

Jason Jorjani strikes me as seriously self-aggrandizing and self-delusional. In his article, The Coming Persian War, he writes: “We lent the Germans and the Goths our Faustian (i.e. Zoroastrian) genius.” Yeah, right. The Western Faustian spirit is actually Persian (i.e. Zoroastrian) in origin. Give me a break.
He continues:”Rest assured that after we liberate ourselves and secure our future, we will bring the ever-living fire of true freedom to your bountiful continent as we once brought it to Greece.”
The Persians brought freedom to Greece? Read Herodotus. The Greeks were fighting to preserve their freedom against the despot Xerxes who was seeking to put his yoke on them.
Follow the money. For all of Jorjani’s fanciful tale-spinning, no actual cash was produced. None. Jorjani’s tall tales have as much credibility with me as the amount of cash that ended up being actually funneled to the Alt-Right. ZERO.

Alright then, once again I stress: in the last analysis, it doesn't matter if Jorjani's tales are absolute truth or absolute fantasy.  It does matter that this Persian supremacist, with all his strange ideas, was initially embraced by the Alt Right.  After all, he was making similar comments to this when he was part of the "Alt Right corporation."  You just can't make this up folks; truth is stranger than fiction.

And in case it sounds like I'm picking on the Alt Right corporation here, Counter-Currents doesn't have "clean hands" here either.  First, Jorjani was a speaker at their private meetings, smoothing the way for his entry into the "movement."  Second, and more importantly, consider the following.  When the Hope Not Hate infiltration was going on, the attitude of Jorjani - by that time with Spencer-Friberg and having thrown Johnson under the bus - was this (from Hope Not Hate):

I manage to convince Jason Reza Jorjani, co-founder of AltRight Corporation and editor of Arktos Media, to meet for a drink. I’m sitting across from him in an Irish pub in the shadow of the Empire State Building. The first thing he said was: “You’re not in touch with Greg [Johnson], are you?”
I assure him I’m not, knowing he would leave if he ever found out I had spent the last month getting to know people on the other side of the split, some of whom had recently accused Jorjani of being a CIA agent. “It’s like the SA and the SS,” Jorjani said. “A Night of the Long Knives (*) is coming though.”

But that was then and this is now, you see.  Now that Jorjani has broken with Spencer-Friberg, Counter-Currents now presents Jorjani as the equivalent of a bright-eyed innocent, just oozing with credibility.

You younger fellows may not know it, but this sort of thing has been going on "forever" in the "movement." Yes, indeed, all the shifting alliances, people who vehemently denounce each other one day but then team up against another enemy the next day, the posing and posturing, the lack of dependability, zero accountability, the demands for loyalty from those who embrace enemies and scorn friends, the constant panhandling from the allegedly disinterested, the political backstabbing, the prima donna attitudes, the you think it was in any way different, say, twenty or so years ago, when Pierce and Covington were going at it, and people were choosing sides?  Same story, just a different cast of characters. And you my friends are the types of people enabling it.  The "movement" rank-and-file also represents the same tired old story with a different cast of characters.

4. Therefore, ultimately I blame YOU dear reader – assuming that “you” are a typical rank-and-file “movement” activist – for supporting this motley crew of nitwits and nutcases.  You - the ones Jorjani called "White trash."  You could end this nightmare overnight – if you simply withdrew your support from this amalgamation of quota queens, panhandlers, the easily duped, grasping strivers, defectives, fetishists, and folks so thin-skinned that the width of their epidermis would make an electron seem massive by comparison.

I blame you and you should blame yourself.

For shame.

* A comment that  students of the Third Reich could interpret on more than one level.

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Of Cucks and Men

Something positive about the Alt Right.

I have been critical of the Alt Right, including Spencer, when called for, and will continue to do so (something about the latest Jorjani fiasco will be out soon).  But the converse is true as well: when these guys do something right, I’ll support them.

Even though the Florida speech didn’t go down in an optimal fashion, nevertheless, giving these speeches – or attempting to – is a good idea, and I have to give Richard Spencer credit for putting himself out there, physically, taking risks, speaking truth to power, and defending his people.  

Whatever else one can say about him, Spencer is a man, contrasted to mewling pathetic cucks like John McCain or George W. Bush (whose wife, in my opinion, should be indicted for murder for what she did in high school).

As for the scum in the Florida crowd, shouting Spencer down, I say this: Like it or not, the Far Right is here to stay. I don’t like the Alt Right nor the “movement” as a whole, but I do acknowledge that we are, broadly speaking, on the same side, and I certainly fully support Spencer in his quest to get racial nationalist ideas a fair hearing.

Now, I think he’d be more successful if he’d cut ties with the juvenile jackassery of the Alt Right, and not deal with the likes of Jorjani again, but I realize that when I give advice to the “movement” it goes in one ear and out the other.

Regardless, I’ll give credit where credit is due.

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McCain: Genocidal Lunatic

Note to a lunatic.

Note to John McCain: Those who do not care about “blood and soil” will be replaced by those who do.  And those new people could care less about your “ideals.”

From the perspective of European EGI, McCain is a monster.  Optimally, he should be put on trial for crimes against humanity for both his anti-White genocidal politics (e.g., immigration) as well as his relentless warmongering. The man simply cannot be allowed to die from his disease with dignity; instead he must end his life in disgrace, humiliated and ruined.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

The Despicable McCain

Sociopathic butcher.

I have written about John McCain a number of times, including linking to the excellent “ode to joy” post.  Here’s the latest about this filthy scum (emphasis added)

The Occupation Government in Washington has presided over the Death of the West. The world order McCain defends is, quite explicitly, built on the dispossession of the European-Americans who actually created the American polity. If our civilization or country is to survive in any meaningful sense, that order must be destroyed.
And that means replacing the political class, the enemy collaborators, exemplified by the likes of Senator McCain. His warmongering against a nuclear armed Russia is unhinged. His desire to hurt our own nation is so unrelenting and energetic one wonders if he is working under duress or threat of blackmail. I almost hope so. To think he actually believes these ideas is a terrifying possibility.
It is not polite to speak ill of the terminally ill. Yet this cruel, murderous and thoroughly despicable character poses a threat not just to the existence of the American nation, but to the very lives of people all over the world.
I wish the Senator no harm. I only offer a desperate prayer in self-defense that his retirement will be forthcoming and his media megaphone removed.
The political life not just of our country, but of the world, must be rid of this Man of Blood, this sociopathic butcher—who, shuffling to his grave, seems determined to drag us all down with him.

As Roissy continues to agonize about those nasty White ethnics, McCain’s ancestry is discussed here.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Legacy of Spies

Book review.

I have previously written about George Smiley in Le Carre books, and how it applies to my criticism of the “movement.”  I may as well make a brief statement about the latest (likely, last) Smiley book, Legacy of Spies.

I would give this book, at most, three stars out of five; it is a pale and weak successor to masterpieces like Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Smiley’s People.  An insipid story premise, a flaccid structure and pace, and, finally, an ending that comes to no real conclusion whatsoever. Not good at all.

From a nationalist perspective, at the end of the book, Smiley (who must be over 100 years old at this point), is revealed as an anti-Brexit Europhile.

Now, one can be an anti-Brexit Europhile from the Far-Right, like Richard Spencer, but that’s not what we are talking about here.  Cornwell/Le Carre is a leftist, and so Smiley’s Europhilism is that of Angela Merkel, not that of Richard Spencer or of Francis Parker Yockey.

All in all a mediocre book, and one not compatible with European EGI.

The book does tie up two loose ends from the aforementioned previous Smiley books (no spoilers): the fates of Karla and of Jim Prideaux (including a definitive statement as to whether Smiley/Guillam knew Prideaux killed Jim Haydon and their opinion of that).

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