At More Colleges, Classes on Genetics Get Personal

Ryan J. Foley, WTOP, February 28, 2013

Bakir Hajdarevic didn’t have to study for the most important test in a class last fall. He just had to spit—a lot.

The 19-year-old freshman at the University of Iowa took an honors seminar on personal genetics in which students had the option of sending saliva samples so a testing company could use DNA to unlock some of their most personal health and family secrets. The results would tell them how likely they were to get some forms of cancer, whether they were carriers for genetic diseases, where their ancestors came from, and a trove of other information.

The class, taught at Iowa for the first time, is part of a growing movement in higher education to tackle the rapidly advancing field of personal genetics, which is revolutionizing medicine and raising difficult ethical and privacy questions. The classes are forcing students to decide whether it is better to be ignorant or informed about possible health problems—a decision more Americans will confront as the price of genetic testing plummets and it becomes more popular.

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And so, one day last fall, he found himself in his dorm room struggling to spit into a test tube that he would mail to 23andMe, the Mountain View, Calif., testing company.

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Such episodes have become more common as similar classes have popped up on college campuses over the past three years with backing from 23andMe, which tests for about one million genetic variants possibly linked to tens of thousands of conditions and traits. The company announced in December it had raised $50 million from investors, and was cutting its price for its personal genotype testing from $299 to $99.

23andMe has offered universities discounts on the testing for the classes, along with course materials, and has partnered with dozens of universities and high schools. {snip}

{snip} For students whose DNA is tested, the knowledge they glean is intensely personal and wide-ranging, from whether they are a carrier for cystic fibrosis to whether they are likely to be good sprinters.

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  • I take this as good news from at least a subconscious standpoint. Race and ethnicity might not be the over-arching concern…the greater concern here seems to be diseases and abilities rather than finding out where great-great-great-great-grandpappy came from. But…it’s not a huge quantum jump.

    • brengunn

      Would it effect your realism to find out you have a great, great, great, great grand parent that was black?

      • JohnEngelman

        I would not care. I have ancestors who were here before the American Revolution, so I could have black and/or American Indian ancestors.

        • brengunn

          Sinclair Lewis wrote of a returning veteran of the Second World War
          whose promising future was destroyed when he discovered that he had a
          distant black ancestor. By the end of the novel he had been fired from
          his job, expelled from his country club, and his wife divorced him.

          I’m not a fan of literature that is such an explicit morality lesson. I especially hate to see literature or film that depicts the past but has a character with 21st century morals virtually standing there telling us ‘look how sh*t we were back in the day’.

          • JohnEngelman

            Kingsblood Royal was published in 1947.

          • brengunn

            The point still stands.

          • Sherman_McCoy

            We are on the same page, there. Other examples, “Roots” and “The Human Stain.”

        • Michael Mason

          A tragic novel, no doubt, but not nearly as tragic as ‘The passing of the great race’

      • a multiracial individual

        Every human being has an African ancestor.

        • A White individual

          Yep and every one of these african ancestors has a simian ancestor just the same.

          Thanks for admitting that blacks are the less evolved race.

          • a multiracial individual

            Yes, obviously it all reaches back to whatever that first single celled organism was. Although, I think you are a bit confused how biology works. Evolution is merely about getting ones’ genes into the next round, nothing more. Intelligence is a vastly overrated survival adaptation. Cockroaches are never going to be on the top of any “Smartest Animals” list. Nevertheless, this little arthropod will still be around long, long, long after the last vertebrate dies.

        • brengunn

          While technically true, it’s a completely different argument than having recent African ancestry.

          The first humans to leave Africa were not the blacks of modern Africa and certainly not west Africa. The Afro-centric argument stating ‘we were here first’ is not factual.

        • Michael Mason

          I know, but by God, it’s a miracle what 100,000 years of evolution can do.

        • Bob

          There is a lot of evidence they don’t.

          • a multiracial individual

            Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. Until something convincing is brought to light, I see no reason to question the prevailing science on this issue.

        • 1stworlder

          Yea but mine where the smart ones that white flighted to a safer neighborhood. You realize that evolution in areas with winters that whites/asians saw would be opposite evolution in tropics

        • Sherman_McCoy

          If you buy that “Out of Africa” theory. Which I do not.

      • Tired of anti-White trolls

        No more than already knowing that we all come from great apes in the first place. What matters is who and what we are today.

        Evolution has left blacks behind and we no longer have anything in common just like with gorillas and chimpanzees. Projecting your black ancestry or fear of it to others, says more about you than anything else here.

        • brengunn

          Evolution has left blacks behind and we no longer have anything in common just like with gorillas and chimpanzees.

          Not true. It just sounds silly when you say a thing like that.

          Projecting your black ancestry or fear of it to others, says more about you than anything else here.

          I’m 100% white, you’d have to go back a long way to find anyone darker than pasty in my ancestry.

        • Sherman_McCoy

          Yes, we do have quite a bit in common with Negros, (they breathe, eat, and most unfortunately, can breed with whites), but you are quite correct when you say that they are far behind in evolutionary terms. I think that the folderol about how we all have some Negroid ancestors is overblown, if not incorrect. My progenitors all came from England and Germany, our family tree is well documented, and there are no “black sheep” in the woodpile. I suspect it is the same for most whites, especially those of high intellectual ability.

      • danny

        No. For most, a black g-g-grandparent wouldn’t make much difference, unless PC hounds force the issue. Go back a few genereations, and you have hundreds of ancestors. Of the 64 ancestors in the line mentioned above, one–that’s one–would be black. I suppose it might pose an existential problem if one were really imbued with hate, but not for a person who merely acknowledged racial realities.

        • brengunn

          Great answer, Danny.

  • GeneticsareDestiny

    This is a good thing. I intend to get a DNA test as soon as I can afford it. DNA testing will probably become very widespread as the price continues to fall; someday everyone will know their genetic profile.

    • The__Bobster

      A good thing as long as our employers don’t demand that we take them.

      • Dude

        What would be so wrong with that?

    • So CAL Snowman

      DNA is racist

      • bigone4u

        If DNA was constructed by God, then God must be racist too.

  • 48224

    This area is science is the future. I was watching a program in which they said that scientists are now creating viruses and “agents” that will attack only certain genes. In other words they will be able to create a deadly virus that kilss only blue eyed people for instance. Or only people with kinky hair. This is how the next war will be fought, chemical and biological. why on earth would you blow up a city when you could simply kill all the people?

    • Alex

      I read something similar a while back and it was involved with the South African government (not black) working on this for practical, domestic problems. The article said they sold the info to the Israelis, but the Israelis and their designated targets had too much genetic similarity.

    • Sherman_McCoy

      Fear not. First, the Chinese want to take over Africa. They don’t need to kill off the white people to do that. Perhaps afterwards . . .

      • David Ashton

        Engelman wants them in Australia, the USA and anywhere they want to go.

        • Sherman_McCoy

          Our friend is pretty much right on in his understanding of the IQ issues. I don’t think he’s completely on the same page as I when it comes to the preservation of the white race. I doubt the Asians are, either. IQ is only one aspect of the superiority of European civilization. Sadly the great race is passing away, overwhelmed by the hoards from less happy parts of the world. And soon, the once happy parts of the world shall become much less so.

  • JimmyValiant

    These classes will never touch on group genetic differences that affect intelligence, propensity toward violence, etc.

  • JohnEngelman

    DNA research is demonstrating that race is more than a social construct. In the foreseeable future genes for intelligence and crime will be discovered. This will end the debate over books like The Bell Curve, although not the shouting. I am sure quite a few liberals would like to suppress DNA research.

    • Oil Can Harry

      From your mouth to God’s ear! While I have no doubt DNA research will “prove” genetic racial differences the hard part will be getting the elites to accept the proof.

      Remember, these dolts are so out of touch with reality that they also claim “gender is a social construct”.

    • Nathanwartooth

      Oh please, this stuff has been around a long time.

      They just say things like “We are all 99.99% genetically similar!!” and then leave it at that.

      • JohnEngelman

        As racial differences in crime, illegitimacy, and intelligence persist fewer people will listen to them.

  • a multiracial individual

    The Chinese seem to be researching genetics with all rigor. What will happen when they have isolated the genes for intelligence? Will the truth then become uncontainable?

    • JohnEngelman

      By John PomfretWashington Post Staff Writer
      Monday, June 28, 2010

      SHENZHEN, CHINA — Last year, Zhao Bowen was part of a team that cracked the genetic code of the cucumber. These days, he’s probing the genetic basis for human IQ.

      Zhao is 17…

      In 2007, Chinese geneticists discovered vast differences in the genetic makeup of Africans, Asians and Caucasians…

      Zhao came to BGI on a summer internship last year to work on cucumbers. Now a full-time employee while continuing his studies, Zhao is turning his attention to a topic Western researchers have shied away from because of ethical worries: Zhao plans to study the genes of 1,000 of his best-performing classmates at a top high school in Beijing and compare them, he said, “with 1,000 normal kids.”
      http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/06/27/AR2010062703639_3.html?sid=ST2010062800373

      • concernedcollegekid

        But will American scientists actually take whatever intelligence-related genes the Chinese isolate and look at their relative frequencies in racial groups here, and publish their findings? Or will they just cover their ears and go LALALALALA I CAN’T HEAR ANY RESEARCH BEING DONE IN CHINA LALALALA

        • JohnEngelman

          The belief that environment is more important than genetic hereditary is a result of the Second World War and the War in Vietnam.

          The Nazi movement discredited the idea that innate individual and racial differences are important.

          The War in Vietnam radicalized many college students. Many of these became college professors who enforce a reign of censorship over genetic realities.

          As these leftist college professors retire, as the race gaps in academic performance persist, and as the genetic evidence grows it will be impossible to ignore the truth.

          • concernedcollegekid

            I agree with this, and I agree with your assessment of why race deniers refuse to allow debate whereas race realists want public debate, but think of how PC public schools and stuff still are. Think of Mary Morrison’s articles on this site. Think of how staggeringly long we’ve gone as a society without admitting the truth, even in the face of how much science has already proven about racial differences in physiological traits like brain size, twinning rate, etc. Think of all the wasted money and wasted years the government would have to apologize for and say “we really should have said this earlier”. The longer we go on like this, the harder it will be to admit the truth because the more there will be to apologize for. I know how PC my school district was and still is, and right now it is considering disbanding the gifted program I was in largely because efforts to admit more minorities basically ruined the program. What will it take for the government and the mainstream media to admit that ALL that money and effort was spent on a lie? What will it take for us to continue celebrating “black history month” and “Martin Luther King day” while simultaneously acknowledging the low mean IQ of the group we are “celebrating”?

            It’s all such a huge mistake to have to own up to that I think it will be close to emotionally impossible for those in power to own up to it. I have trouble believing that the government will admit racial differences openly as soon as “science proves” that the races are not equal in average abilities. (I also think people are worried about “stigmatizing” smart individuals from races that are less smart on average, and although I bet some amrenners do not have this worry, I do. I wonder if I’ll ever be able to say to black friends and acquaintances “I don’t think your race is that intelligent on average, but I still like you”.)

          • brengunn

            I don’t think your race is that intelligent on average, but I still like you

            Either say it really, really quietly or say it while pulling away in a fast car! I’m sure you’ll be fine.

            Personal awkwardness is going to be the least of concerns once the truth outs. The major implication will be African economics, we know they can’t run the place properly, the Chinese know, too. The difference is they’re in there getting a piece, we’re sitting back afraid to look colonial or racist.

            Once the science backs it up, we’ll travel back into the ‘heart of darkness’. I can’t see any sane argument against it.

          • JohnEngelman

            I wonder if I’ll ever be able to say to black friends and acquaintances “I don’t think your race is that intelligent on average, but I still like you”.

            – concernedcollegekid

            That is a problem, I admit.

            If you attend a Georgetown dinner party it is not a good idea to mention that the hostess worked her way through Vassar as a call girl, even or especially if everyone knows it is true.

          • But you are able to say that to your white friends while adding: “Being a white man does not matter any more. What matter is IQ.”

          • JohnEngelman

            I certainly am. My white friends agree with the following statement by Eric Hoffer, “The less justified a man is in claiming excellence for his own self, the more ready he is to claim all excellence for his nation, his religion, his race or his holy cause.”

          • concernedcollegekid

            Unfortunately, very often among people my age, radical egalitarian leftism is the “holy cause” of choice. I find that this is particularly true of people who seem insecure. Most of the people my age I know who are so PC I can’t stand to be around them have some quality that I think would make them insecure, such as being very overweight. (I should say that I don’t know any radical conservatives, or hardly any conservatives at all for that matter.)

            So I do think that more insecure people are more likely to rally obsessively for a “holy cause”, but that holy cause is often egalitarianism rather than nationalism or racialism. I know an extremely obese girl who identifies as an “intersectional egalitarian feminist” and puts massive amounts of time and energy into looking for “racism” and “sexism” and all kinds of “phobia” and “privilege” everywhere. She is very blond and very white, but doesn’t seem too fond of her nation or race.

            I do not think egalitarian leftists are less insecure, or more accomplished, than nationalistic, race-conscious conservatives. Do you think that they are? Why or why not?

          • JohnEngelman

            I do not think egalitarian leftists are less insecure, or more accomplished, than nationalistic, race-conscious conservatives. Do you think that they are? Why or why not?

            – concernedcollegekid

            It has been a long time since I have been a college student, so I have little insight into what is politically fashionable there. I can understand why most white college students would be liberal on environmental and economic issues. I am liberal on those issues myself.

            I have difficulty understanding why many white college students would feel a white liberal guilt complex. Many were not admitted to the college of their choice because of affirmative action policies. Those who had extensive contact with blacks in public school probably know that the benign image of blacks one sees on television is rarely accurate.

          • concernedcollegekid

            “I can understand why most white college students would be liberal on environmental and economic issues. ”

            Me too. I care about the environment, and I think a lot of people are understandably really concerned about income inequality in this country without being aware of the role of racial differences in it.

            Those who had extensive contact with blacks in public school probably know that the benign image of blacks one sees on television is rarely accurate.”

            Not all of them did, and I think this is important. My contact with blacks in high school was not as extensive as some people’s was (they were in my school but usually not my classes), but volunteering as a “freshman mentor” and being assigned to an all-black classroom was a HUGE eye-opener for me.

          • a multiracial individual

            Are your egalitarian friends also your college colleagues? Did they grow up in upper middle class neighborhoods? All of these things matter. What do we know about high IQ people in the United States? We know there are some trends they follow.

            1. They tend to be less religious.
            2. They tend to be more educated.
            3. They tend to be more liberal.
            4. They tend to be the most interested in the welfare of women, gays, racial/ethnic/religious minorities.

            There could be a number of reasons number 4 is so. One hypothesis is that their higher IQ leads them to do well in school (usually in college) this means that they are more likely to secure a decent job. People that have decent jobs live in White and Asian neighborhoods if they can. This means they have limited contact with Blacks and Hispanics. Thus it appears their lack of prejudice is a luxury that only money can buy. Also, I’m surprised when I meet people our age that are interested in anything like this.

          • concernedcollegekid

            Many of my egalitarian friends are college colleagues but some aren’t. I think most of the really egalitarian whites I know have had relatively sheltered lives in which they have mostly only experienced “exceptional” diversity in a context where all the diversity is selected for intelligence in some way. They’re the kind of people who think diversity works because successful companies like Microsoft are diverse, but they don’t acknowledge that the people who work at Microsoft aren’t exactly representative of all diversity.
            There are some whites who do seem to be able to witness repeated terrible minority behavior and blame it on “environment” over and over and over, but I’m not sure how long that can last. I just really don’t know how much real-life experience it takes for most people raised on anti-racism and egalitarianism to change their minds. And like I’ve said, I think knowing and being friends with individual smart NAMS makes race realism a little harder for all of us. We just have to accept that bad averages outweigh good experiences and that the plural of anecdote is not data, and this is hard for some people who have had both good and bad experiences with minorities.

          • David Ashton

            The belief that environment is more important than heredity long predates WW2. It was given a boost by the followers of F. Boas, and by supporters of Jewish immigration into the USA. In 1931 F. Lenz also correctly noted that Jews (like P. Kammerer) were inclined towards Lamarckism as “an expression of the wish that there should be no unbridgeable racial distinctions”. The postwar “retreat” from “scientific racism” was driven largely by Jews like A. Montagu, O. Klineberg, M. Jahoda, S. Rose, S. Gould, R. Lewontin, L. Kamin, &c.
            What has been changing the Jewish outlook primarily is the evidence that they are at the top of the intellectual tree, after all.

          • JohnEngelman

            If scientific racism is the belief that scientific evidence exists to demonstrate that one’s race is superior to all others, the only people who have the right to be scientific racists are the Ashkenazim.

          • brengunn

            If scientific racism is the belief that scientific evidence exists to
            demonstrate that one’s racial group is superior to all others, the only
            people who have the right to be scientific racists are the Ashkenazim.

            It depends on which metric you use to judge superiority. On intellect, yes. Physically, certainly not.

          • JohnEngelman

            If we are judging by athletic talent then blacks are the master race.

          • brengunn

            Damn straight, nigga!

          • 1stworlder

            You must not know about uncle Rabdo. Rhabdomyoliysis is what keeps blacks out of places like crossfit and whole body/upper body sports. That and sickle cell only leaves them short distance runs. Basketball,soccar,lacross, and hokey are all basicly the same game but with more-less emphisis on short distance runs.

          • Dan Reardon

            Wrong. Blacks are generally well adapted to running -Kenyans at long distance and West Africans at sprinting. Whites dominate sports like wrestling, swimming and strongman events.

          • TheAntidote

            If we’re judging by swimming and cognitive ability they’re very low on the totem pole.

          • JohnEngelman

            In the first half of the twentieth century Jews were often prominent as boxers.

            Benny Leonard is often considered to have been the greatest lightweight boxer of all time.

            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benny_Leonard

            He challenged Bertrand Russell to a debate. I do not know what became of that.

          • brengunn

            I cannot think of a single living Jew that I wouldn’t let my seven year old daughter brawl with. Never mind fighting them myself.

            You’re right though, Jews used to have a cooler street image back in the early 20th century. What happened to all the tough Jews?

          • David Ashton

            The “Italian” Mafia?

          • brengunn

            What? The Jews control the mob now, too?

          • jane johnson

            Meyer Lansky was right up there with the likes of Carlo Gambino and Lucky Luciano; very active in the gambling scene in Havana pre-Castro. He just never had an official seat at the table because he was a Jew. Also, Murder Inc. was made up of mostly Jewish contract killers, and led by Louis (Lepke) Buchalter. They were the enforcement arm of the American Mafia (Jewish and Italian) during the thirties and early forties. Those were some tough Jews!

          • PesachPatriot

            Most of the tough jews are in Israel, america has made most of us pretty soft…except maybe goldberg who was a wcw pro-wrestler in the 90’s and early 2000’s…no one is afraid of being in a fight with doctors, lawyers, accountants, diamond cutters, real estate agents or stock brokers.

          • Dan Reardon

            Roberto Duran is considered the best lightweight of all time by the majority of boxing pundits.

          • David Ashton

            “Scientific racism” is a term that Cultural Marxists and suchlike use to describe the belief that races exist and differ significantly in genotype from one another. The Ashkenazim are not a “racial group superior to all others” because they are not strictly speaking a race, and as a “group” their IQ level is only higher than that of others by average measurement, not as an absolute overall character of all members of the community.

      • Michael Mason

        We better watch out, Shylock is probably working an a scheme to get us in a war against china before the truth is revealed.

        • a multiracial individual

          Why would they do that? They have the highest IQ of any race.

    • Bob

      “Scientists”can’t even settle on a definition for a gene. Geneticists can babble all they want about isolating genes for intelligence…they are going to be sadly disappointed, just like when they thought they had isolated genes for homosexuality.

      • a multiracial individual

        Well, they certainly have not isolated the gay gene. Of course there is some evidence regarding the biological nature of sexual orientation. Twin studies reveal that sexual orientation has heritability just as intelligence does. Also, imaging of the brain has revealed that the Suprachiasmatic nucleus in gay men is approximately 2x larger than that in heterosexual men.

    • bigone4u

      Blacks will demand free Obama intelligence gene transplants. “Gibs me somma dat brain thang.”

      • a multiracial individual

        Are you opposed to interventions that would raise Black/Hispanic IQ? If so, why?

        • bigone4u

          The comment was mostly satirical, mocking the black propensity to demand freebees. Costly wasteful interventions like Head Start do not work. Gene transplants are the stuff of science fiction at this moment.

        • Anonymous By Necessity

          While somatic gene transplants are not currently feasible and probably won’t be for some time, germline gene transplants are much more likely to be possible sooner rather than later.

          And I would be vehemently opposed to “intelligence” gene transfer into blacks especially without a concomitant pruning of the genes that dispose them to violence, criminal behavior and the whole constellation of other dysfunctions that they’re prone to.

          The LAST thing we need is a new generation of criminal geniuses with forward time orientation.

      • TheAntidote

        Don’t laugh. It could happen. It’s also possible they could get all borged up with powerful miniaturized computers carrying analytical information through implanted electrical pathways in dey brains n’ sheit.

  • I took a biology class and we had a lab where we worked with bones. we had to determine the sex and race of the bones, and the black kid in the class got offended and asked the TA’s, “wait, you can determine race from bones?” The TA’s meekly answered that yes, medical examiners can determine the race of a skeleton. the black student was horrified. he’d been told all this time, “we’re all the same.” Well . . . maybe not.

    • JohnEngelman

      We are all the same under the bones.

      • David Ashton

        A sense of humor (at last)!

    • Oil Can Harry

      The black student has since hired the ACLU to sue the school for $50 million for racially profiling the lab skeletons.

    • PBL

      Yeah, but what grade did he “earn” ?

      P.S. Most of the black students at my alma mater were loud and empty.

    • danny

      Sinclair Lewis wrote of a returning veteran of the Second World War
      whose promising future was destroyed when he discovered that he had a
      distant black ancestor. By the end of the novel he had been fired from
      his job, expelled from his country club, and his wife divorced him. ”
      Unlikely. Anyway, he could always run with the Thurgood Marshall crowd. 20 yrs later, he could sue, and 30 or 40 yrs later, he’d bee riding the POC tide.
      “Mulattos” (respectable designation in the 1900s) owned much of Mobile, Alabama’s hotel real estate in the late 19th c. The were also often slave owners, slaves often having been left to black or mixed-race wives (common law) and mistresses. The wills from those days are fascinating. One black woman, Jane Andry, was left slaves by her common law white husband, and she made sure they were all baptized. She was far from the only one. Mulattos–and free blacks– made wills, submitted law suits, owned property, and married among themselves. Nykattos had their own fire dept. in the 1800s, and did not allow blacks (or whites probably). It was only after the census bureau forced the term “black” on them after the 1900 census, and cut out mixed race as a separate category, that mulattos either defected from the POCs altogether, or else married with blacks.

  • NYB

    This is history in the making. On campuses everywhere, a half century of Marxist-inspired fallacies about equality are crumbling like the Berlin Wall.

    This generation, raised on race realities learned in elementary school and on the internet, cannot be dragged into the past by a backward, leftist doctrinaire college establishment rooted in a spent ideology.

    The 1960’s is called the beginning of an era of profound cultural change. We are witnessing the birth of its successor.

  • JohnEngelman

    Genetic analysis finds that modern humans evolved from southern Africa’s Bushmen March 9, 2011 By Lisa M. Krieger A team of Stanford University scientists, using the largest-ever genetic analysis of remote tribal people, have determined that the human family tree is rooted in one of the world’s most marginal and primitive people – the Bushmen of southern Africa…

    To explore the origins of human evolution, the Stanford research team looked inward, at human DNA. Africans are the most genetically diverse people in the world. But over time, as different populations emigrated from their homeland – splintering into smaller populations within Asia, Europe and the Americas – they carried away only small portions of available diversity. As a result, older original populations have greater genetic diversity, while newer populations have far less…

    They found that the greatest genetic variation was seen in the Bushmen – suggesting that this population is most likely to be the original population from which all other African populations emerged…

    Several thousand years ago, as the more affluent cattle-herding Bantu populations expanded, many Bushmen perished or fled to the sub-Saharan desert.
    http://phys.org/news/2011-03-genetic-analysis-modern-humans-evolved.html

  • JohnEngelman

    specific policies based on premises that conflict with scientific truths about human beings tend not to work. Often they do harm.

    – Charles Murray, from “The Inequality Taboo”
    http://www.bible-researcher.com/murray1.html

  • sbuffalonative

    ,,,likely to be good sprinters.

    How can a test of a social construct determine if you’re a good sprinter?

  • MobyWhite

    The dangerous discovery of genetic testing is that it gives communities a scientific basis to include themselves and exclude others.

    Students will begin to think of others in terms of who shares common genetics and who doesn’t, i.e. who is “the Other,” “the Outsider,” and “the Stranger.”

    This new basis of viewing humanity will help young people better rationalize their altruism and direct it toward strengthening ONLY their own extended families.

    Let the afrovoodoo zulu mau mau kunte kente fambly Diversity take care of itself, finally.

    LONG LIVE DANGEROUS DISCOVERIES!

  • my DNA is Racist, it causes me to have morals and allows me to learn new topics fast.

  • Mark

    DNA Proof that 90% of Jews are 70% European. Google or watch on You Tube: ‘Jewish Genome Myth BUSTED!’

    Research papers found here. Dr. Eran Israeli Elhaik, exposed DNA genome. published by
    Oxford Journals 01/16/2013 Title: Google: The Missing Link of Jewish European Ancestry. McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA, 21208.

    Spread this information far and wide.

    • David Ashton

      Check to see if there has been a critical response to this by other scientists; I believe this is the case, but am too busy to go into this.

  • bigone4u

    The future of the white race is more in our jeans than in our genes. White men, find good wives and then be fruitful and multiply.

    • Sherman_McCoy

      “Good” wives can be hard to find, these days. I found mine in Eastern Europe. 2 kids and 15 years later, no complaints.

  • Ella

    It’s probably extra-credit points if you undergo a genetic test. LOL Really it’s a govt/edu hoax to try to “catch up” minority-children intelligence levels as a broad group. There is a theory called “Flynn effect” that explains it takes generations to increase IQ overall so it means that immigrants, below 100 IQ’s (avg 85 or 90), will eventually evolve in 2-3 generations. Of course the tax payer will be drained and American Whites who have been here for 2 plus generations will suffer from the lack of funding and attention. OH! I forgot about importing the gifted Asians in for the compensation.

  • danny

    “Blacks will demand free Obama intelligence gene transplants. “Gibs me somma dat brain thang.””
    Yes, an IQ of 109 would change things. As gas so often been pointed out, Obama has no intellectuall accomplishments whatsoever. Amazing for someone who was supposed to have been an editor of the Harvard law review, and a professoe at the U. of Chicago. He has the pompous, stilted, tones of a preacher in a yuppie style. V. dissonant. W/out the teleprompter he could not speak.