IQ Scores Are Decreasing–and Some Experts Argue It’s Because Humans Have Reached Their Intellectual Peak

Sarah Griffiths, Daily Mail (London), August 21, 2014

Technology may be getting smarter, but humans are getting dumber, scientists have warned.

Evidence suggests that the IQs of people in the UK, Denmark and Australia have declined in the last decade.

Opinion is divided as to whether the trend is long-term, but some researchers believe that humans have already reached intellectual peak.

An IQ test used to determine whether Danish men are fit to serve in the military has revealed scores have fallen by 1.5 points since 1998.

And standard tests issued in the UK and Australia echo the results, according to journalist Bob Holmes, writing in New Scientist.

The most pessimistic explanation as to why humans seem to be becoming less intelligent is that we have effectively reached our intellectual peak.

Between the 1930s and 1980s, the average IQ score in the US rose by three points and in post-war Japan and Denmark, test scores also increased significantly–a trend known as the ‘Flynn effect’.

This increase in intelligence was due to improved nutrition and living conditions–as well as better education–says James Flynn of the University of Otago, after whom the effect is named.

Now some experts believe we are starting to see the end of the Flynn effect in developed countries–and that IQ scores are not just levelling out, but declining.

Scientists including Dr Flynn think better education can reverse the trend and point out the perceived decline could just be a blip. However, other scientists are not so optimistic.

Some believe the Flynn effect has masked a decline in the genetic basis for intelligence, so that while more people have been reaching their full potential, that potential itself has been declining.

Some have even contentiously said this could be because educated people are deciding to have fewer children, so that subsequent generations are largely made up of less intelligent people.

Richard Lynn, a psychologist at the University of Ulster, calculated the decline in humans’ genetic potential.

He used data on average IQs around the world in 1950 and 2000 to discover that our collective intelligence has dropped by one IQ point.

Dr Lynn predicts that if this trend continues, we could lose another 1.3 IQ points by 2050.

Michael Woodley, of the Free University of Brussels, Belgium, claims people’s reactions are slower than in Victorian times, and has linked it to a decline in our genetic potential.

It has previously been claimed that quick-witted people have fast reactions and Dr Woodley’s study showed people’s reaction times have slowed over the century–the equivalent to one IQ point per decade.

Jan te Nijenhuis, a psychology professor at the University of Amsterdam, says Westerners have lost an average of 14 IQ points since the Victoria Era.

He believes this is due to more intelligent women have fewer children than those who are less clever, The Huffington Post reported.

Dr Woodley and others think humans will gradually become less and less intelligent.

But Dr Flynn says if the decline in IQ scores is the end of the Flynn effect, scores should stabilise.

He thinks that even if humans do become more stupid, better healthcare and technology will mean that all people will have fewer children and the ‘problem’ will regulate itself.

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  • Alexandra1973

    I think miscegenation might play a role.

    • Michael Mason

      Miscegenation is disgusting to look at and obviously racially destructive, but what’s really the problem is that our birthrate is below the replacement level while nonwhites’ birthrate is constantly increasing as they move into western countries and are granted more resources and amenities from the system. We could go extinct even without procreating with more primitive races. The percentage of whites that marry other whites in the u.s. is close to 90%, but the percentage of the overall white population that are getting married and having children is a rather depressing figure. This is due to feminism and cultural and moral degeneracy, which comes from the same source as multiculturalism.

      • Alexandra1973

        A small role, then.

        I find it funny that you have liberals that scream about overpopulation, but don’t seem to mind paying non-whites to breed.

        • John R

          Funny or tragic. Liberalism with all it’s high talk, was always about the destruction of Whites. They never really cared about overpopulation, the environment, women’s rights, etc.

        • Cecil Broomsted

          Total US white population = 223,553,265 X .10 = 22,355,326 whites who miscegenate through marriage. The number of whites who miscegenate through “dating” and who do not marry would be expected to be much higher. Perhaps twice or more that amount. So 22,355,326 X 2 = 44,710,653 white miscegenators.

          Now compare this number with the entire population numbers of various countries:

          United Kingdom: 64,105,700
          Spain: 46,507,800
          Ukraine: 42,818,239
          Argentina: 42,669,500
          Poland: 38,496,000
          Canada: 35,427,524

          The white miscegenators in the US are a significant number. The results will naturally follow.

          • Trevor Pilsbury

            Interesting. Average IQ of white Americans = 103.
            Average IQ of African Americans = 85.
            Average IQ of the African hybrid produced by white American females would be roughly 87.

            Using Richard Lynn’s data we can see the civilisations produced by people in that IQ range:

            Azerbaijan: 87
            Bolivia: 87
            Brazil: 87
            Guyana: 87
            Indonesia: 87
            Iraq: 87
            Myanmar (Burma): 87
            Tajikistan: 87
            Turkmenistan: 87
            Uzbekistan: 87

          • Cecil Broomsted

            Yes, those results should be fairly accurate. Brazil has one of the highest African-miscegenated populations in the world. The IQ of 87 fits the curve nicely.

          • Cecil Broomsted

            Just found this little jewel:

            The Comparison of Mean IQ in Muslim and Non-Muslim Countries

            Academic journal article By Templer, Donald I.
            Mankind Quarterly , Vol. 50, No. 3

            “The present research found that the Muslim country mean IQ of 81 is half a standard deviation below the mean IQ of non-Muslim nations and is not related to strength of Muslim culture as defined by the percentage of Muslims in the country. The mean IQ of 84 in Arab countries is not associated with per capita income and is incompatible with the intellectual achievements of the golden age of the Muslim Empire. Possible explanations for this decline include hybridization with sub-Saharan Africans, dysgenic decrease in the more educated Muslims employing birth control as suggested by Meisenberg, the Muslim religion not fostering critical thinking, and the intellectual contributions being both exaggerated and made by non-Muslims.”

          • Trevor Pilsbury

            And yet Europe is welcoming in these Islamic hordes by the millions. The consequences of this seems not to have even crossed the minds of immigration officials. Sweden is now bypassing the low-IQ Islamians and going straight to the bottom of the IQ barrel by bringing in sub-Saharan Africans. These have an average IQ of 70. And, according to J. Philippe Rushton:

            “In North America, an IQ of 70 suggests borderline mental retardation.”

            “One way to comprehend an IQ of 70 is to think in terms of mental age. For example, for adults an IQ of 70 is equivalent to a mental age of 11 years. So the normal range of mental ages in Africa is from 7 to 16 years, with an average at 11 years.”

            “This is an astonishing fact, with sweeping implications for both domestic and foreign policy.”

          • David Ashton

            Miscegenation in “multicultural” Britain is a growing phenomenon, with white men getting their eastern brides off the internet and black men getting their white trophies from the clubs. The mass-media promotes this in many ways, except for occasional illustrated news reports on the maltreatment of white wives by black men. Racial mixture at college adds to the problem by “obscuring” the ancestral IQ heritage.

            If all races were “equal” why don’t Oriental men date African women?

          • Cecil Broomsted

            In terms of IQ, the loss of white women to Africans is the more tragic and devastating as east Asian women have a higher IQ than blacks. Still, both will eventually ruin a white society.

            In terms of who is physically attracted to who and for what reasons, it really makes no difference in the very real effects that miscegenation will have on the society. Race matters.

          • The_Racist_Atheist

            If my research is correct, miscegenation with East Asians will also cripple the genius of the White race, although admittedly not as severely as mixture with Negroids.

          • antiquesunlight

            At the very least, it will make us uglier.

          • captainc

            sometimes, it is the hope of two ugly people of difference race that if they couple with each other, the offspring will look better. I think Barak Obama looks better than their parents and sometimes it is not, if one of them is truly beautiful, like Hollywood trophy wife.

          • Cecil Broomsted

            Perhaps, but the long term effects on the nation are of much more importance to say nothing of engaging in racial suicide.

          • Cecil Broomsted

            True in my estimation. Remember that IQ alone is not all there is in the contributional effects of miscegenation. Africans are much more violent and engage in criminal behavior than other races whilst Asians are among the least violent. However, Euro-Asian miscegenation is not good for whites either. Europeans have shown beyond all doubt that they are a much more creative race than Asians or any other race for that matter, regardless of IQ. Bottom line: miscegenation is destructive for our race and should be socially stigmatised as it was in our recent past. I personally would return to making it illegal.

          • captainc

            Sperm donor is the answer and incentives for successful middle-class family with Phd to have more children and the wife to stay at home.

          • davejon

            Here in the UK many a low class, low IQ white families throw up pretty daughters who usually end up reproducing with the equally low IQ white boy next door (or a negro), so we need a government backed campaign to recruit white male graduates who will volunteer to impregnate these girls (by the traditional, natural method of course – no artificial insemination) and leave the rest to nature. Can’t wait to volunteer….trouble is, “our” non discrimination laws would not allow it.

          • captainc

            I don’t think they are of low IQs but the superior culture has given away for rap, hip-hop and other garbage music. I think you could infiltrate Mormon to marry many of these girls, bring them to Mormonism.

            Or meet them with graduate boys, unfortunately, graduate boys usually have no dangerous masculine edge compared to their neighbor brutes. Maybe you can throw a party to meet these two lost and going to be extinct (low birthrate vs. dysgenic underclass ) British together.

            Otherwise, Britain will never recover. Do whatever it takes.

          • David Ashton

            Your research on White x East Asian crossing would be welcome here.

          • David Ashton

            Wicherts et al contend that the average sub-Saharan IQ is about 76. Lynn argues that it is about 66.

            Even pro-miscegenists like Dyer agree that black x white panmixia (more theoretical than probable) would lower the average IQ of the hybrid population, but considers the reduction in imbecile numbers would counterbalance the loss of genius. In the modern world, this is a ridiculous proposition.

      • davejon

        “This [fewer white births] is due to feminism and cultural and moral degeneracy, which comes from the same source as multiculturalism” – couldn’t agree more.

  • MekongDelta69

    No – it’s because non-Whites are dumbing the world down…

    • Oil Can Harry

      Exactly. As the white population of Denmark, Australia and the UK declines so do the average IQ scores.

      The Flynn Effect is being replaced by the Chimp Effect.

      • Michael Mason

        I want to laugh at funny phrases like “chimp affect,” but its hard to do so when I’m reminded that there actually are pretty, blonde, white girls in Denmark, Australia, and the UK that are having sex with chimps and baring their offspring.

        • Periapsis

          Yep, and more often than not, they look like this to me.

  • JackKrak

    Yeah, I’m sure it has nothing to do with with whites going from around a third of the world population to around a tenth (and this thanks to whitey’s medicine helping to ensure that more of N’donga’s kids survive to adulthood).

    Nope, nothing at all.

  • TruthBeTold

    The mysterious Flynn Effect that confounds everyone in the west.

    Could western countries be importing lower IQ people? Could the welfare state be encouraging birth in low IQ populations?

    There is no mystery.

    • The Worlds Scapegoat

      I never heard of the Flynn Effect. Most likey the increase in intelligence was because there was an increase in young people attending places of higher education. People like to be around people of similar intelligence. If more people of the same intelligence are brought together, they will more likely find someone similar to mate with. This would most likely result in smarter children. Another possibility is that with more leisure time and more money to buy toys, a child can learn about his science and his surrounding. I am thinking of toys like microscopes, telescopes, rockets, remote control airplanes and cars, etc. Toys like that get kids interested in learning more. At least it did me. This was mroe likely to happen in the earlier half of this century when smart people were allowed to attend colleges and universities. Now only dummies are allowed to attend higher education facilities.

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    • CSM-1000

      Look up the history of Portugal around the 1600s. Look it up in a copy of the encyclopaedia Britannica pre-1930s, and Yee shall find your answer.

      Hint: it’s exactly what you think has happened.

      • IstvanIN

        Sort of like the current Portuguese PM and his wife? I have met quite a few Protguese (NJ has a large Portuguese population) from Portugal who don’t look quite “European”.

        • CSM-1000

          Yes. The Portuguese circa the 1600s imported blacks from Africa and allowed them to freely intermarry with the native whites. After a few generations, the black community disappeared by literally dissolving into the greater populace at large, though the natives did become a little “browner” as a result.

          This also marked the point when Portugal fell from being one of the leading nations in Europe in terms of art, research, and exploration, and collapsed into a kind of backwater that has persisted to this day. It was all significantly IQ correlated.

          What is interesting is that this used to be commonly recognized knowledge right up the 1930s, when PC and that unfortunate little association of eugenics with the Nazis finally did it in.

          It may not be “nice” to point out such things, but the correlation between different races and IQ levels has been observed and duly documented for quite some time now, notwithstanding some upsetting variables, such a cultural barriers (or encouragement) to education, and outlier examples that can readily be found in each sample group.

          But sshhhh, can’t speak such heresy nowadays.

          • Francis Miville

            Sorry, but this time you got it wrong. Southern Portugal had right from the start, right from the very foundation of Lisbon and before, a “Moorish” (moreno = more or less brown) of the same kind as Morocco then had (that means darker than now on average, with great variation of skin color not unlike that of hair color in Europe, and that also means a certain percentage of genes considered as African by modern geneticists, though indubitably not Sub-Saharan), not white population as Northern Portugal had. Surprisingly enough, it is that darker part of Portugal around Lisbon that built their maritime empire, not the whiter around Porto who rather furnished it with staples and menial manpower, and have the most fatalistic mental outlook of Portugal and lack of all intellectual audacity despite being as white as the Irish.

            The reason is that the talents then necessitated to maintain and build empires were not the same as now, as technological development was not so paramount (the relatively few that were necessitated were a Jewish monopoly), as physical audacity and bravery and capacity to endure extremes of both tropical and cold climates were a far more critical factor. The Portuguese maritime empire simply fell because the rules of the game had changed in favour of higher-IQ peoples, and even then it did not fall altogether, Portugal remained, disposing of the very same kind of genetic stock, the last European colonial power to maintain an empire in Africa, because it still needed the very same abilities as during the time of Cabral and Manuel, that is to say a paramount physical endurance in extreme climates, a good fighting ability in close combat situations, and a IQ just higher than that of the peoples to subdue but not too high lest the mariners neglect their duties for more agreeable urban occupations. Portuguese have always been quite racist and caste-minded (even between neighbouring provinces, as between occupational classes), those who have but one Sub-Saharan negro among dozens and dozens of ancestors are right away classed as mulattoes, even if their skin might be clearer than that of the average pure-blooded Lisboan : those Portuguese “mulatinhos”, as happens in Brazil, have a different identity altogether, and a reputation to be sexually far more open at the expense of the faculties of will, and this no matter the racial mixture occurred centuries ago in their large estates, or just right now in the wake of the recent waves of African refugees. The truth is that the browning out of a white population at large by negro admixture never, never happens as the current ideology would like it to happen, it doesn’t even happen in the Black-Mulatto majority slums of Rio : all you get instead is the multiplication of castes based on subtle variations of color besides a firm block that excludes a single drop of sub-saharan negro blood.

      • The_Racist_Atheist

        Also see what happened in Egypt and large swathes of the Middle East and Latin America.

        Negroes destroy cities. Negroes destroy gene pools. Negroes destroy entire civilizations.

        Nothing is more certain to permanently cripple a nation than an infusion of Negro DNA.

        Negroes are a biological menace and must be treated as such.

        • Anglokraut

          They sure can run fast and have good ball-handling skills, though.

        • CSM-1000

          This is really over the top and misses the point I was trying to make. One should not disparage people based on race alone, as we really do not choose where and who we end up being born as, but this does not change the fact that some uncomfortable truths regarding the greater propensity of certain ethnic groups towards violence and social unrest simply can no longer be papered over when faced with such overwhelmingly direct evidence staring us in the face. We are simply rediscovering some old truths here that had been known for millenia by people before us, and that had been lost during a short period of recent history when a concerted attempt by higher-level social engineers resulted in a collective pretension that all fundamental differences between peoples simply do not exist or can otherwise be overcome by sufficiently elevated efforts at “integration” and the miracle of multiculturalism.

          • The_Racist_Atheist

            Negroes are genetic poison. There can be no exaggerating the threat they pose.

          • davejon

            The blame rests entirely with a mass media which simply does not allow these truths to be propagated. There’s no mystery. Let’s hope the internet cures this – certainly the Holocaust is starting to look more shaky as more debate is happening on line, and “facts” are examined in a way never allowed before.

        • davejon

          Can it really be true that the people who built the pyramids are the same as the Egyptian people who populate modern day Egypt? And what about the Greeks of today – are they similar to the Ancient Greeks or a “browner” version? We must be told.

      • davejon

        I bought what I thought was a complete 12 volume, second hand Arthur Mee’s Children’s Encyclopaedia (1930s) off ebay only to find that the volume containing – what I hoped would be unbiased information about Adolph Hitler – was missing….A coincidence?

    • Garrett Brown

      The Flynn effect ended some time ago, and we stagnated. Now we are seeing the decrease at an extreme pace to the point of being reversed because of immigration (the Flynn effect obviously wasn’t happening in Africa and South America) in white countries.

    • I am convinced that IQs are decreasing, and for precisely the two reasons you mentioned.

      Exhibit A: Shopping at Wal Mart for fishing line and a few groceries yesterday, we were stunned to see a toy called “Poo Dough” on display. Yes, that’s right: brown-colored Play Dough that looks like feces. When I was little, children didn’t want to play with poop. There may have been some who did, but those kids tended to get themselves shunned for various other reasons by their classmates and neighbors before anyone even found out about possible fecal fetishes. When my wife asked me, I explained – perhaps optimistically – that it is for black and Mexican kids, as they already play with cat and dog poop, but this allows them to pretend to do so in a relatively hygienic manner.

      When I see “Urinade” marketed in the soft drink aisle, I’ll know we have passed the socio-biological tipping point.

    • Light from the East

      If you are familiar with evolution process, it is not necessary for every individual to develop a better ability or quality. It is a random process. Only natural selection process will determine which one to stay and which one to be ruled out. For those have survived, their ability adapts to the environment pretty well. For the survival of a civilization, it is reasonable to encourage highly talented people to produce more offspring. It seems our society encourages the opposite, which is against the nature.

  • David Ashton

    The “New Scientist” editorial on this confirms my allegation that it has become another PC propaganda organ.

  • antiquesunlight

    In other words, white people are sinking to the level of non-whites.

    • baldowl

      Yes. I cannot believe I’m saying this, but I blame MTV. My mother, God rest her, must be delighted to see me recognize what an insidious force that network has been.

      • Nancy

        It’s the MTV Generation that began part of this mess, along with the obvious increase in reproducing black and brown dunderheads.

        If you compare your average Sesame Street episode from the ’70s, with an episode from today, you’ll clearly see the MTV Effect in action: rapid-fire graphics, very short camera shots which change every couple of seconds, club-like dance music. I’ve spent the last 20 years teaching kids of all ages who have the attention span of a goldfish, and this is part of the problem.

        It’s the Soma of our Brave New World. Distract and sedate the whites so they don’t notice they’re slowly being eradicated.

        • LHathaway

          “rapid-fire graphics, very short camera shots which change every couple of seconds”

          I’ve actually speculated that this forces the brain to work, increasing IQ rates. Then again, I’ve claimed IQ is raised by exersizing brain power, it’s not something completely innate. That is fairly clear by observing the nature of IQ tests themselves. It’s intelligence Quotient. What you know, divided by your age. If you don’t exercise your, or prefer to remain willfully ignorant as a pattern of existence, over time you will score lower on IQ tests. IQ tests really do measure intelligence, and ignorance.

          I’m not saying those with a lower IQ, the ignorant and racist, should be segregated from those of a higher IQ, but if that’s what you think, I’m more than OK with that.

          • David Ashton

            Susan Greenfield and others have claimed that constant fixation on screen entertainment and social media affects the brain itself. No time to go into this myself. IQ tests will usually identify the more intelligent, but not necessarily all of them.

        • My literature teacher sophomore year of high school did an experiment on all of his classes, pretty early into each school year.

          He would just sit down at his desk and fold his hands on the desk, and be quiet. Eventually, after several seconds of silence, all the students would start talking, and almost every class on whom he did this experiment, while he was quiet, correctly figured out that it was some sort of test or experiment.

          The experiment was to see how many seconds it would take the class from the moment of his silence to start talking. And when he revealed that, he then said that our short interval between his silence and our talking was indicative of mass media, especially TV, conditioning our minds for immediate gratification. He told us to notice how quickly the scene changes in a given prime time show of any genre. From that day, I paid attention to that, and have myself noticed that the trend over time is that scene changes are more and more rapid.

          Our 15th year graduating class reunion wasn’t the big function that our 10th one is or that our 20th will be coming up next May, but unlike the 10th, the teacher in question did come to our 15th, and actually that was held just about the end of his final year of teaching before he retired. I asked him about his experiment, and if he kept it up, and he said he did. The next thing he said was that the trend in his later years was that the interval between his being quiet and students starting talking was getting gradually shorter. Matching what I had noticed about TV scene changes.

          I shudder to think what it would be like for him to do this experiment today in the smartphone tablet era.

          • IstvanIN

            Maybe that is why (for among other reasons) I can not watch modern TV shows, movies and commercials they literally make me nauseous.

          • LHathaway

            Some newer movies, at the theater, have done that to me. I think they were using some kind of shaky cam, ‘hand held camera’ technique.

          • Usually Much Calmer

            Careless use of CGI technology? It is always action scenes that make me sick. I think it has something to do with the frame rate.

        • davejon

          Even the 2014 BBC “Young Musician of the Year” contest (classical music) was infested with rapidly changing shots and noise, very similar to the ghastly “music” and twerking videos all over the internet. It’s all about hypnosis plus preventing viewers from seeing just how gross and hideous some of the twerkers and “singers” really are. As someone who appreciates the vast and rewarding content of great white composers (Bach, Beethoven etc) I just cannot understand why so many young people feel the need to stand in muddy, rainy fields jumping up and down listening to “heavy metal” and other such vacuous pop “music”. Is there something wrong with them? Disco dancing = African tribal dancing.

      • antiquesunlight

        I think MTV was just a symptom of a maturing sickness.

        I love watching old movies and TV shows. They are so relaxing. Everyone is white, calm, intelligent, and sincere.

        • David Ashton

          Many of those top class old monochrome movies had interesting actors, good plots, fine characterization and literate conversation, including humor. They were not just colored comics with car chases, exploding buildings, multiple shootings, gore splatter, impossible monsters, anarchic torture, evil priests, and hot sex with Scarlett Johansson (well, I don’t mind the last bit so much).

        • LACountyRedneck

          My wife and I watch old movies nightly. They are much better overall than anything out in recent decades. They didn’t rely on special affects. They relied on plots, acting, cinematography. They also have great traditional White values and morals.

          When I check to see what to record I pretty much ignore anything post 60’s unless it’s a Clint Eastwood flick. More often than not, movies from the 30’s, 40’s, and 50’s on average are a pleasure to watch. Even though I still have cable, 95% of my viewing consists of TCM, Encore Westerns, and occasionally the MGM channel has a good old quality flick.

          Watching good old movies with White actors is relaxing and good for the soul and my sanity.

  • tancred guiscard

    The problem will regulate itself? Does china and japan have the same problem? Shot in the dark, no.

    • Anglokraut

      China has a eugenics program in place, but I’m not sure what the stated goals are, whether it is higher IQ, an elimination of common genetic abnormalities, or taller, more robust people.

      • IstvanIN

        I think they are more interested in smarter, more productive people rather than basketball players.

      • Michael Mason

        Definitely higher IQ. And if they are successful then the 21st and 22nd centuries while likely be an expansionary period for them.

    • willbest

      China should have that problem because it forces the City workers who are generally more industrious and thus smarter into 1 child policies while the rural families are still allowed 2.

  • TheCogitator

    We subsidize stupid people. Anything you subsidize you get more of. With stupid people out breeding smart people the average IQ has to go down. I suspect the bright people now could compete with any people from any time.

    • David Ashton

      The political class then has to dishonestly pamper them for votes or cunningly bypass them altogether.

    • Georgia Boy

      I think what Nijenhuis says is part of it, but another part is when intelligent women do have children, most don’t choose men for intelligence. They choose them for being tall or good looking or being personally aggressive. It’s been pointed out here that most men in prison are fathers, but look at Bill Gates, he’s literally a genius and he had to become a billionaire before a woman would have him (and I hear melinda didn’t want him at first). Women are the gatekeepers of sex and relationships, so they tend to get more of what they select for. If you don’t care for that boring grad student who just works and studies most of the time then that’s your choice, but don’t be surprised when your kids with the musician don’t achieve like he does. You just have to decide what’s important to you. No one gets everything they want, everyone has to make choices.

  • I would like to think that most of this can be explained by the fact that more and more of the world is non-white, and that it’s just the non-whites dragging down the averages.

    But I do think that even if you count only Caucasian and proto-Caucasian peoples, this is a very very long term downward trend. I think that on average our very distant ancestors had significantly higher IQs than we do on average, maybe even one to two standard deviations higher. I also think that our not quite as ancient ancestors did too.

    The reason I think that is that inventing or developing things like the wheel, written language, metallurgy, agriculture, animal husbandry in a world that did not previously have them took a lot more intelligence and insight than what are called seminal inventions today. If modern white people had as high of an average IQ as I think our very ancient ancestors did, we would be way better off. It’s just that the material prosperity that all our inventions from the very ancient to the near present has afforded us has also allowed for lower IQ white people to procreate when in the very distant to not so distant past, they would not have been able to.

    • IstvanIN

      You may have something there. Today’s inventions are largely improvements on previous inventions or ideas. DaVinci had a ton of great ideas that he didn’t quite have the technology to perfect.

  • Anglokraut

    The first fifteen minutes of the movie “Idiocracy” needs to become part of the sex-ed curriculum by junior high, and by high school the lesson needs to be reinforced with studies of lower IQ societies, and their painful struggles to survive a life of stupidity.

    I’m a woman, and I’m not sold on the tripe that smart women don’t let themselves be tied down by children. That’s a horrifying thought, and one that needs to be exposed as genocidal brainwashing. Our colleges need to be identifying those high IQ men and women and offer them deferred enrollment, reduced tuition, and complimentary childcare if they have two children by age 24, and a complete forgiveness of educational debt if they have five children.

    • I hear what you’re saying and you make an interesting point. But for crying out loud, if a 24-year-old woman has two children, she ought to be home taking care of them instead of pursuing the empty feminist ‘career’ path.

      If she’s not married and already has two children, then maybe she’s not so bright after all? Haven’t we whites learned anything by having our women preoccupied in the workplace and away from the home raising a future generation which is where they belong? How many more latchkey kids do we have to raise before we realize that it’s detrimental to both our society and our race?

      Frankly, our white women desperately need to jettison the Leftist idea of a woman’s role. Our numbers racially are dwindling, and we ought to be doing all we can to promote stay-at-home mothers and raising big white families. Hell, if the Mexicans and blacks can do it, why can’t whites? . . . . Unless, we’re too preoccupied with the comforts of this world, techno-gadgets, and vacations abroad. We need to get our priorities straight.

      • Anglokraut

        I agree that priorities are skewed right now, but culture can’t change overnight. This dysgenic bed was made over 50 years of radicalism in universities becoming mainstream thought–it will take at least that long to dismantle. A first step has to be in making the smart women WANT to breed with smart men for the immediate monetary support of childcare for women who need to work, but know that when they are ready to go to school, their place in the freshmen class is secure. Right now shaming higher IQ women into not breeding because a man won’t marry them is seriously unhelpful–many of those women have been told that they aren’t pretty enough for anything but over-educated spinster–I have to admit that I have been classified as such. We need those women to be breeding, even if it is by donor, even one “donor baby” is more than they would have had if society had its way, and kept them barren based on appearance and not IQ.

        • Again, I really do understand what you’re saying, but the last thing I would want to do is encourage white women to start having babies when they’re not even married. You’re making this far too complicated than it needs to be.

          Yes, white women, sorry to say, should feel a sense of shame if they’ve produced children without first being married. The problem of unwed mothers is bad not just for blacks and Hispanics, but also for whites. Look at what unwed motherhood has done to the ghetto dwellers. Do we really want to emulate that?

          Our white children need to be raised with BOTH a loving mother and father and NOT like the ghetto dwellers and their ‘baby mommas.’ Children need BOTH a mother and father – and if a white woman isn’t married and can’t provide a real father for her children, she shouldn’t be having any kids.

          Moreover, our white children need a father. Families are most healthy with two parents, and fathers are just as important as mothers (although with clearly different roles).

          To put it another, we don’t need breeders! We need intact, two-parent families that will remain married and faithful to each other.

          • Anglokraut

            I grew up with my dad in my life, but he was never a father to me. He was my bully, my abuser, and my source of panic and fear. Yet my mom stayed with him because she was told that her children needed a father. Yeah, it would have been nice to have one of those, but instead I got my dad.
            I see this issue from the angle of a girl who grew up seeing the absolute worst of what can happen when a woman stays married because “We need intact, two-parent families that will remain married and
            faithful to each other for the benefit of their kids and for the future
            of our white race.”
            All the same to you, maybe some of those families aren’t doing the children any favors.

          • Periapsis

            I personally can understand where you are coming from Anglokraut.

          • IstvanIN

            Not all men are bad and I certainly don’t think most people think a woman should stay in an abusive relationship. Divorce because people are bored or whatever is bad, not not for abuse.

          • Thanks for clarifying that. I don’t think she understood what I was trying to say and seemed to assume that I would endorse staying in a marriage that is obviously abusive and destructive.

          • A breakup or a divorce does not always mean that someone made a mistake. Sometimes it merely means that things have changed.

          • I’m sorry to hear about your upbringing, but the kind of abuse you described is nothing that I would condone nor is that the image I wished to convey.

            Granted, no family is perfect, but compounding society’s problems by breeding children outside of a loving, married and two-parent family will only bring further chaos and problems.

            Yes, we need more white children, but not a bunch of white children conceived and raised in the manner of ghetto dwellers. It hasn’t worked for them, and it certainly won’t work for us either.

            Whites need to return to the foundation of any society – the family! And this also means having lots of white babies in the context of a loving and committed marriage.

            It’s really not as hard or impossible as people think. We just need to stop allowing Leftists and the darlings of ‘diversity’ to dictate or model before us what a family should really be.

          • Anglokraut

            If we had the sheer numbers to work with, I’d readily agree that emotionally and economically stable two-parent families is the ideal. However, at the moment we don’t have enough White people, or an economy robust enough to encourage people to start having families, or have one more baby. None of this is ideal, that’s why we need a Plan B, even if that is to get off our collective high horse and encourage our high IQ population to have children without marrying.
            Getting all uppity about “being better than ghetto-dwellers” is cold, cold comfort to the intelligent; there won’t be a future generation of smart people if the current generation is shamed into waiting, and waiting, and waiting some more, until finally a “suitable” mate is found. Nobody is helped if the majority of babies our smartest women have are Downs Syndrome babies because they had to wait until age 45+ to have their first pregnancies.

            That is my reason for encouraging the intelligent to breed now–twenty years from now is twenty years too late.

          • SheilaTX

            Well said. The family is the foundation of civilization. I quit a Bible study group because the other members viciously attacked me when I stated my husband and I do not believe in daycare (every last one of them had kids or grandkids in daycare). Churchian hypocrisy.

          • IstvanIN

            How odd. I would think people would be jealous of the woman who had the choice to raise her own kids.

          • IstvanIN

            We need our own lands so that the best and brightest women can and will want to have children.

          • David Ashton

            We need both: parents who are married and intelligent.

          • hmmcc

            With all due respect, I’m not sure I totally agree. While ideally, I would concur and do concur with everything you wrote, the challenge is we don’t live in an ideal world.

            And since we live in a world where whites are not reproducing at acceptable levels, I would say we do need breeders. Even if this produces an underclass, It’s preferable tohave a white underclass rather than an African one. At this point we need more white babies period.

          • Of course we don’t live in an ideal world, but it doesn’t help things by breeding like Bantus and thereby producing an “underclass” of whites. Again, what in the world haven’t we learned by the attitudes and breeding practices of the black undertow that would make us think such nonsense?

            Yes, of course we want more white babies, but we also want those same children to be mentally healthy and well-balanced which simply doesn’t occur when the family is fractured and when a committed and married couple are not present to guide and parent them. We want both Quantity as well as Quality! Why is this so difficult to comprehend?

            This is a classic example of allowing current trends and misguided pragmatism to guide our thinking. We whites can do much better than this.

          • hmmcc

            I hear what youre saying. But we need more white people. PERIOD. I’d rather have white ditch diggers than African ones.

        • LHathaway

          “shaming higher IQ women into not breeding because a man won’t marry them is seriously unhelpful”

          What the heck are you talking about? You have missed the last 50 years. . . I don’t think it is possible for a woman to be ashamed of something. I don’t even think they could be ashamed of being a racist, because they know they aren’t.

          • Usually Much Calmer

            ‘I don’t think it is possible for a woman to be ashamed of something.’

            That explains it! Correct the error.

      • Nancy

        I used to teach at a private Christian school 20+ years ago, which had a policy of NOT hiring female teachers who had children younger than kindergarten. They believed, rightly so, that God called them to care for their own children before going out and caring for other people’s children. (The only exception: if the husband was home to take care of the children.) So after I got married and had my first child, I resigned.

        People who knew me were aghast, claiming that I should “sue” the school for wrongful termination (I quit, obviously, but they wouldn’t have hired me back had I wanted to stay). As far as I know, that’s still their policy today. And I’m sure they still get a bunch of flak from outsiders because of it.

        • IstvanIN

          I don’t know if I would go so far as to refuse to hire a woman with children, although it should probably be a company’s right to do so. I wish we lived in a nation that allowed women to leave and reenter the work force because jobs were available to men that could support a family and there were job openings for middle-aged people rather than all the jobs going to immigrants. We don’t need and haven’t needed mass immigration since the late 19th century.

      • SheilaTX

        Amen.

    • M&S

      I would suggest that asking women to give up freedom for the ELEVEN years it takes to raise a conventional family through three pregnancies and five years to bring the first child to a point where they can assume the role of handing out snacks and helping with homework so mom can go back to work is foolish.

      One way to get past this is to go to exogenics which allows you to condense all your pregnancies into one, outside the body and with no watermelon through hips pain or loss of looks. This is also how you start down a path towards eugenics where you fertilize five eggs and choose the three which are smartest/most skilled etc. etc. Because genes can indicate more than raw processor power and a mix of children allows each one to niche` out into a family order that is not destructive competitive or negating to individual children’s development of self-satisfied social potential which of course -begins- at home.

      Another thing you can do is get family seeking groups together around 3-4 couples which take their six times 30-40 thousand dollar entry salaries and pay off houses or condos 1-2-3. Then hold a lottery and ‘the winner’ gets pregnant and hands her kid to the ‘wanter’ who likes the domestic life. Those same families then invest in her to the tune of 25-35,000 dollars a year to stay home and raise those kids, whether she is pregnant at the time or not (I am trying to schedule high dollar value/high fatigue child rearing periods here as well).

      Now you’re down to four earners for 9 months but then one woman recovers her self-earning potential and another can go into reproductive phase.

      Going this way ensures that everyone has a kid in a given 4-6 year spread, even if they are not directly related, they have a fraternal equivalent bond group to grow up into. Which is also healthier.

      I do not trust governments to assume the role of parenting through socialized Common Core dogma and I _really_ don’t want to see them get into the actual child rearing from infancy condition that is the next step after mandated child care at work (which has destroyed labor efficiencies as much as unions).

      What destroys family stability is financial burdens and the loss of self-control over one’s ability to dictate one’s own economics. It gets men stuck with paying for two households through divorce and loss of child access. It gets women into sparring contests with men over labor excess wage depression and personal advancement vs. ticking clocks.

      We can get past this, even in an environment where America increasingly comes to resemble the third world in terms of sophisticated jobs access, by depending on each other for micro-resource pooling to rapidly reduce debt. And by electively choosing who -wants- the ‘traditional family life’ vs. who will pay them to take care of a child they literally cannot afford to raise on their own.

      Right now, we are in a flush period where long lived grandma and grandpa have wealth left over from the days when America was actually both an industrial and office power. And are long enough lived to be able to help support the grandkids a little bit.

      The generation that comes after them will not have either of these advantages. Declines in quality of healthcare, along with worsening nutrition and poor exercise derived from ‘leveling the classes’ will have effects on the internal family structures and competencies to help out.

      Which means young people need to step up. For each other.

      This is just one of the reasons why I believe the best thing whites can do these days is learn to drop their standoffishness and band together into financially leveraged communities while our seniors have some wealth to invest in keeping us all together.

      Regional Equity and Sustainable Growth will have a lot smaller functional effect if whites retain ***BOTH*** economic power and population size.

      • Anglokraut

        It’s an idea, at least. Perhaps a bit “sister-wivey” for my tastes, but it actually takes into account the fact that no matter how badly we may want the idyllic–if completely fabricated–1950s Victorian-era redux–it ain’t gonna’ happen. Build a plan around what you have to work with, not what you wish you have to work with. Think like a MacGuyer, not a Pollyanna.

    • David Ashton

      In Britain “The Observer” especially among “serious” papers have celebrated sterility in clever women, and dysgenic abortions; I have notice this over years, though I have not added examples to my capacious files. The readiness of the foresighted to postpone or reduce offspring combined with the random reproduction by the feckless has probably been a factor in the decline of many civilizations.

  • Mary

    Healthcare and technology improvements mean that all people will have fewer children and the problem will correct itself?
    Whites don’t need to have fewer children.

  • Blaak Obongo

    Hmmm… Lessee, this is a hard one, now…

    As the percentage of colored races mushrooms and the percentage of Whites worldwide declines, so also does the general IQ decline.

    That must mean — I’ve gotta think hard, now — that… Oh, yeah! White people must, on the average, be smarter!

    Oops, no, that can’t be it. Only a Racist Nazi White Supremacist Mean-Spirited Right-Wing Hater would think such horrid thoughts. Eric Holder said so.

    Gotta think of something else. Must think some more. I know I’ll get it. Any day now…

  • IstvanIN

    The more third world people a population has the lower its average IQ. Quite simple, really.

  • Since the educationalists agenda is to dumb down education, I would dismiss the argument that “better” education is going to reverse the decline in IQ. That’s just cultural Marxist claptrap designed to promote bigger budgets for educators to squander.

    That there’s no mention of race in the article says that its a toxic subject in intellectual circles. But if Shitavious and Sha’niqua have six sprogs, while Dick and Jane have one, over time the effect of race is going to make itself known.

    My classes at the university went from 20 percent Mexican in the 80s to 60 or 70 percent Mexican in the last decade. You could feel the drop in intelligence level because of it. Tens of millions of dollars were spent to keep the Mexicans around for their sophomore year. That money was actually spent teaching them how to make friends, as if lack of companionship was destroying their grade reports.

    Administrators were as dumb as the students!

  • Roger Smith

    Does anyone have a guess as to why the scores have fallen in Denmark? They have had some low IQ immigration, but at least some of the immigrants must be intelligent. 1.5% seems like too much to attribute to immigration. Turks and Arabs would presumably be closer to the White average than Black Africans.

    • IstvanIN

      Turks and Arabs would presumably be closer to the White average than Black Africans.
      Closer but still quite a bit lower.

  • Spikeygrrl

    “Idiocracy,” anyone?

  • willbest

    Yes but a handful of women and children were abused back then. So our social safety net which has lead to 50% of “families” in sub-optimal relationships is better than the 1-2% non functional families of the past.

  • willbest

    I like to give people the benefit of the doubt where they control for blatantly obvious population demographics such as sex, race, primary language, height, weight, etc. Otherwise you aren’t comparing the same fruit.

  • redpill99

    i think the results are real but reflect instagram facebook snapchat taking selfies youtube blogging texting ps4 xbox etc. generation. why study or think when you can do the above?

  • redpill99

    i think danish women, and perhaps the entire world 18 year old also take that exam.

  • Extropico

    “The most pessimistic explanation as to why humans seem to be becoming less intelligent is that we have effectively reached our intellectual peak.”

    Decades from now, when genetic engineering is producing amazing increases in comparative IQs, the people from the future will chortle at the notion that people couldn’t possibly become smarter.

  • Spikeygrrl

    Not every intelligent White woman is cut out for motherhood in general. More to the point, many intelligent White women are genuinely fulfilled by full-time parenthood at some stages of children’s lives, but not others. We’ve all known mothers who are wonderful with infants and toddlers but go all wobbly, alternating between depression and fury, when their children begin to individuate in the grade-school years. At the other end of the scale there are mothers (like me) who only hit their stride during their children’s adolescence and young adulthood, about age 10 on up.

    Not all these women find fulfillment in the conventional workforce, either…but there has GOT to be a way to show these mothers that there really can be a light at the end of the tunnel that is not an oncoming train! Maybe not today, maybe not next week or next year, there WILL come a day she can read a book without pictures, go out to dinner with her husband even if it’s only Denny’s, wear something labeled Dry Clean Only. We lost that pressure valve when the extended family — where shared childcare was taken for granted — withered away to the nuclear family, where to enable Mom to stay home with the kids Dad either works a million hours or travels all the time, perversely requiring Mom to be even more entrapped in the role of A Woman For All Seasons.

    I have no answers here…but I hope I’m at least shedding some light on the questions.

    • IstvanIN

      I believe the modern suburb pretty much destroyed female society. There was a time when a married homemaker who lived in a city was surrounded by all sorts of people while her husband was at the office or factory working. She interacted all week long with other adult women who were neighbors and homemakers, children from all over the neighborhood, the butcher, the grocery man, the milkman, the postman. She walked everywhere she went. Her cooking and cleaning and washing were largely manual tasks. She had a small refrigerator or ice box and had to shop frequently. The move to the suburbs where the husband drove to work or took the train and left mom isolated in a housing development was a post-war phenomenon. Sure she had freezers and automatic washers and a lot less physical labor, but she had fewer contacts with other people as well.

      Of course rural women, along with their husbands, children and extended family, worked from dusk til dawn.

      • Spikeygrrl

        That’s a very valid historical insight, although IMO it doesn’t cover the entire waterfront.

        • IstvanIN

          Nothing societal happens in a vacuum but certainly what we would call the “stay at home mom” went from a world were she had lots of adult contact to a more isolated existence. And with so many suburban women HAVING to work outside the home it leaves even fewer adults in the neighborhood during the day for those who don;t work. And now that many older people live in over 55 developments or move away there aren’t even old people around. Even when I was a kid there were moms, and old people and shop keepers around during the day. Now during a weekday my neighborhood, my parent’s neighborhood and my brother’s neighborhoods are cemeteries.

          • Spikeygrrl

            “Cemeteries” is a telling choice of words. At some level you realize that modern stay-at-home motherhood is an intellectual death sentence for some intelligent, highly-educated SAHMs most of the time and most intelligent, highly-educated SAHMs some of the time. Is that really the state of mind we want the primary caretakers of the next generation to be stuck in?

          • IstvanIN

            I believe that if it weren’t for dieversity many people would move back to the cities. It would be cheaper, we wouldn’t spend our lives in cars, kids could walk to school (I have to schedule my morning commute around school buses, kids don’t even walk to a single bus stop, the bus stops at almost every corner), there would be community and women could raise their own kids out of isolation. The suburbs are probably a not very natural environment for whites. Cities, small towns and farming communities are were we belong, not endless track homes and townhouses.

          • Spikeygrrl

            I’ve been a City Grrl almost all my life. I just moved out of the heart of a vibrant major metropolis to a far-flung exurban development in another state (NOT by my choice!). I’d have to walk several miles to the end-of-the-line stop of the only mass transit around, then ride for 2+ hours to get to…well, basically anywhere. Hubby and I have only been here 90 days and already my sanity is splintering. Thank goodness my childrearing days are long gone, I’m an avid reader and writer, and have two active, intelligent German Shepherd Dogs! Otherwise I’d be posting this from the rubber room for sure. I just can’t imagine what this life must be like for much younger, relatively uneducated military wives with a couple of toddlers in tow. {{shudder}}

          • SpecialForcesVet

            Good posts City Grrl; well written. Especially liked this:

            “We lost that pressure valve when the extended family — where shared childcare was taken for granted — withered away to the nuclear family…”

            This is something we could relearn from lesser developed countries and agrarian societies. Might make it palatable for educated white women to have more than ~1.5 children.

            De oppresso liber.

            PS — Take care of those great dogs and they will take care of you. My GSD keeps me sane also. These amazing animals — more human than many of the Homo sapiens I have known — drive endorphin production for me just like a hard 10-k run. Renaissance dogs!

          • Spikeygrrl

            Owned ’em pretty much all my life. When I first met him, my husband already favored “big, smart, pointy breeds,” but after 14 years of me and 11 years of his 20 in the military he’s all about GSDs and Malinois now.

            If you’re ever in South Central Texas, holler at me because any “Shepherd Chauvinist” is an Honorary Pack Member chez Spike….”and your little dog too!” 😀 We’ve got a guest room and a killer griller/smoker at your service.

          • SpecialForcesVet

            Roger that. We usually go through Texas several times a year. She loves to socialize with her cousins!

            > he’s all about GSDs and Malinois now.

            MP? Mals are a little too drivey for me. I learned more from MPs than from all the dog books I’ve read and other handlers I’ve trained with (SAR, detection). Those guys are K9 gods.

          • Spikeygrrl

            Not MP. “Doc.”

          • SpecialForcesVet

            A Doc plus a K9 guy. You did well. And so did he!

            De oppresso liber.

          • Spikeygrrl

            Well, it took me three tries. He got it right the first time by opting for the much older, high-mileage model with more than a few dings and dents but still rated highly on reliability and ease of maintenance. 😉

          • Puggg

            Imagine how much better your life would be if you had pugs.

          • Spikeygrrl

            LOL!!! I’m automatically disposed to favor breed fanciers, whatever breed you fancy…although GSDs are, of course, the obviously superior choice. 😉

            Do you show (conformance and/or performance), handle, train, or breed professionally? I breed working lines primarily for military, law enforcement, corrections, and veterans disabled assistance. But I’m in downtime right now waiting for my new b**ch — the best quality I’ve ever owned — to be old enough to breed to my male. Right now I’m just enjoying her irrepressible puppyhood and the short 2x/daily, age-appropriate KPT. 😀

          • Puggg

            I have three and have been told that one of my three is of marginal show quality. But to me it’s not worth the time and effort to show her when she’s probably at best just in the top handful of the best in breed in nearby and regional shows.

          • Spikeygrrl

            I hear ya. I’ve never been interested in conformance titles. My bliss is selling pups SEVERAL AT A TIME, litter after litter, into working applications I admire. I sell one or two here and there as domestic companions but am VERY picky about to whom I sell them.

          • Tarczan

            Did you ever watch the Tour de France on TV? They show all these pleasant French towns in the country that have tightly packed houses and shops, everything seems orderly and well maintained. American cities used to be that way.

            Such places are not possible with blacks.

          • captainc

            I think we need to find the solution for this. Thanks for bringing this up, I have always the itch to solve social problems for a better civilization. I think we need super stringent laws against criminals, and taxes adjustment to criminal neighborhood so that innercity is safe and no more white flights.

            Personally, I like something like Thailand with lesser sexuality.

      • DiversityIsDeath

        That is so true!

    • Periapsis

      Indeed, when extended families disintegrated into nuclear families, white birthrates plummeted like a free falling nuclear bomb dropped from a high flying plane. Both parents are stressed far more today because often they cannot get help with their children from other relatives. My mother helps my sister with her son, a fact my sister appreciates because as a teacher she works long hours, and so does my brother in law. I don’t know how they would do it otherwise. The situation you describe Spikeygrrl is also true for men, and that is one reason of many why people are reluctant to get married and start families.

  • JohnEngelman

    The most important factor in human evolution has been the evolution toward higher intelligence. The only innate factor limiting further evolution is the fact that more intelligent minds require larger brains. These in turn require broader hips for women to facilitate childbirth.

    I suspect that dysgenics is a passing trend. As more is learned about genetics I believe that brilliant people will be less willing to subsidize the reproduction of those whose frequently illegitimate children retard the advance of human evolution.

    • expitch

      Neanderthals had larger brains than do humans. It’s not the size of the brain but the kind of wiring inside that accounts for differences in intelligence.

      • JohnEngelman

        Neanderthal brains were shaped differently. The parts that were larger were parts determining reflexes and coordination. The frontal lobes, which determine conscious thought, were smaller. Among modern humans there is a recognized correlation between brain size and intelligence.

        • expitch

          Einstein’s brain was average size, but it was densely wired. People naturally thought that such a big brain must have a really big brain. Findings came as a surprise. You state flatly that “there is a recognized correlation between brain size and intelligence.” We now know that brain size, per se, does not correlate with intelligence, I repeat, it is not simply cerebral mass that accounts for cognitive performance, whether in Neanderthals or humans, What counts most is the interplay between neurons and synapses. Though that interplay has not been exactly measured and is therefore not yet perfectly understood, what is understood is that the real action takes place in that interplay, regardless of the raw size of the brain.

          • Usually Much Calmer

            Well, the details do not change the likelihood of John’s prediction that as more is known, a greater discrimination will influence policy inclinations.

  • journey

    Depends on the population they were measuring. If their hypothesis is correct, advancements in technology would be regressing or static but yet it is not. Actually, the IQ/intelligence level is increasing as shown by the technological advances. Look no further than the development for military purposes.

    • Tarczan

      No, technology is advancing, as it always will as long as there are a few smart people around.

      • journey

        It still takes a certain level of IQ/intelligence in the general population for geniuses to appear. It is among the common man that these certain genius mutations appear. And it takes a certain level of IQ/intelligence among the general population to take advantage of the inventions and innovations from these geniuses whether on a social or technological level.

        And this is the primary reason why the white gene pool must be protected. From this particular gene pool come the primary innovations and inventions that benefit all of humanity on this planet.

  • kenfrombayside

    The answer to America’s decline is simple: stop all legal and third world immigration at once; all those on welfare have to be sterilized ; and, most importantly, encourage high IQ whites to have at least 5 children. Give this population free housing and exempt them from income taxes. Sadly, I’m having a pipe dream. It is a criminal act to speak out against such a scheme. One pillar of the unwritten constitution for whites forbids us to discuss our national well being. Only having a true race conscience can our lives improve.

    • Tarczan

      Free abortions.

  • DiversityIsDeath

    Results from an IQ study that ignores race will be vague and ambiguous. Terms like “American” and “Danish” have no meaning nowadays, because the population of America and Denmark is too racially diverse. I think we can all agree that as the global population becomes increasingly darker and less White, the collective global IQ will decrease too. It’s just that simple.

    • Paleoconn

      Steve Sailer shows that White Americans do better than Euro countries in PISA. Only when the minorities are thrown in, does America go down many ranks.

      • captainc

        America has its own inherent eugenics with capitalism compared to socialist Europe.

        • Paleoconn

          We’re pretty socialist too now

          • captainc

            I agree, but the white collar workers want only to mate with someone who is similar or better to themselves. It is like Brazil, but, most developing countries have natural mechanism to keep the poor in check with their deteriorating housing and health facilities. This crutch must be gotten rid off.

  • CourtneyfromAlabama

    Well, we have been told for the past 50 years by revisionist liberal historians that China “has always been more advanced than us up until 1800”, so why wouldn’t most whites just shrug and throw in the towel when it comes to maintaining our IQ levels and impressive civilization? Why not just dumb ourselves down and let China take over?

    In fact, I just got done doing a search on this topic (rise and fall of past civilizations) and it really bothers me and disgusts me how mainstream that view (lie) currently is in regards to China’s past superiority relative to the West.

    I don’t understand where that myth even comes from in the first place. When looking at all facts and all criteria when comparing civilizations, I feel it is only safe to say that China was more “advanced” than the West during a brief 500 year period called The Dark Ages, and even that is debatable when examining the Byzantine Empire.

    So why am I going into all this? Because I think white people need to be reminded that we do in fact have a long history that is worth fighting for and preserving. I am not advocating colonialism or super power status. I am just shedding light on our great past achievements.

    This idea that China has been more advanced than us up until 1800, and that they are now about to return to their rightful historic spot, is historic revisionist dishonesty, and I am disgusted by how many white people have fallen for it. If we could regain our sense of pride as a people and stop allowing our history to get degraded the way it does constantly, then maybe our people would work more to better ourselves, preserve our IQs etc……much like the Chinese are currently trying to do.

    • IstvanIN

      The revisionist pick and chose certain Chinese inventions and brief time periods to “prove” their point. The Western World from ancient Rome up until now, except for a brief set-back in the middle-ages, has been on a constant upward trajectory.

      • CourtneyfromAlabama

        Thank you, and great points! I think Needham really did us a lot of disservice. I think he may have started the myth. It is his name that gets cited all the time, and we even have people in this movement who like to reference him.

    • I study history in some depth and I conpletely agree with you. In the mid to late 1800’s Britain & the other European nations were able to walk into Japan and China and literally dictate terms. The whole edifice was rotten in terms of an empire.

      However, nobody except the 1/10,000th of 1%, e.g. the readership of Amren care. All the rest will accept this Chinese superiority myth as they spend most of their time learning about M.L. King and only a few remaining seconds studying the rest of world history.

    • The_Racist_Atheist

      You are correct. The achievements of the Chinese have been vastly exaggerated by various propagandists:

      Courtesy of Gates of Vienna:

      “The Chinese were diligent in keeping astronomical records, but they never created any elaborate theoretical structure and never deduced that the Earth was round. Their failure to do so made significant progress in astronomy difficult. In 1600 AD, Chinese astronomy was at least 2000 years behind the West. The Chinese made no major contributions to physics, chemistry or geology, either.

      In general, the Chinese enjoyed more internal unity than Europe. Europe has usually consisted of many independent states, often fighting one another. In contrast, China has usually been politically unified. Between 600 and 1300 AD, China was clearly more prosperous than the West. Because of this, it has often been asserted that (until the rise of modern science in the last five centuries) China was usually more advanced than the West. However, that assertion is incorrect. In the first place, even during that period, China was far behind the West in mathematics and science. In the second place, the interval 600-1300 AD was atypical. For most of recorded history — and for most of the last ten thousand years — China has been well behind the Western world in both technology and the arts.

      Even though you can find a number of practical innovations that came to the West from China, very few theoretical scientific ideas came from East Asia. Moreover, it would be fair to say that by now China owes vastly more science and technology to the West than vice versa. Arnold Pacey admits that “…the most significant developments in Asia were the technical books published in Japan during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, a handful of Chinese scientific works, and very occasional episodes in India such as the use of models in the design of the Taj Mahal in the 1630s, and the systematic use of scale drawings by some shipbuilders by the end of the eighteenth century. But such examples are few and isolated. The great preponderance of new technological potential generated by increased ability to conceptualize technical problems was accruing in the West.”

  • Michael Mason

    And the James Watson lynching ensures that no scientist anywhere in western world will suggest that this has anything to do with the catastrophically low white birth rate, the depressingly high third world birth rate, and of course, miscegenation.

  • Michael Mason

    Don’t worry guys, common core is about to turn things around for the better… before you know it we’ll have an army of black astrophysicists and nuclear engineers to pave the way for a technologically advanced multicultural dreamland of equality.

  • NothingMan00

    Sub-Saharan sperm is the most dangerous substance on Earth.

    • Michael Mason

      Comparing Nagasaki and Hiroshima to Detroit testifies to that fact.

  • Michael Mason

    What’s worse is you get an increase in the welfare check with the more children you have. This is textbook Dysgenics. Just another example of why the wrong side won the Second World War.

    • John R

      THANK YOU! Yes, that is controversial. I am not anti-Semitic. I am not a Holocaust denier. But, seriously, the world could not have possibly turned out any worse had Hitler triumphed. At least we would be able to consider the possibility that races are different and that there is something to be said for encouraging the more intelligent elements to reproduce. Now, that discussion, in the mainstream, is forbidden.

      • NoMosqueHere

        America in the early 1950 and early 60s was better than anything the Nazis had in mind. We just squandered what we had.

        • davejon

          The more I read Hitler’s Mein Kampf (you can’t criticise it if you ain’t read it) the more I’m amazed at his prescience and grasp of reality – little wonder he has been rendered uniquely evil by his enemies who control the modern day media.

          • Luca

            I was just re-reading it.Vol. 1, chapter Xl.

  • kikz2

    ………..for first worlders…….flouride and ‘other people’s’ drugs in the water systems….naaaah couldn’t have anything to do w/it….

  • TL2014

    “Decline in the genetic basis for intelligence”

    Um…..yeah.

  • Peter Connor

    Dysgenic breeding and the massive increase in bad mutations due to the welfare state.

  • Paleoconn

    Dysgenics for sure. But also they are dumbing down curricula in schools. They are teaching to the dumb kids at the neglect of the gifted. if test scores go up you can be sure there is cheating and/or teachers teaching to the test, ie test prep. But we are getting dumber overall.

    • Diana Moon Glampers

      “We” are not getting dumber. While we may be poorly educated, our aptitude is unchanged, assuming by “we”, you mean people of European descent. The average IQ of nations is sinking primarily because of non-white share of population increase, but white people don’t have the same dysgenic breeding issues as non-whites. It’s true that lower classes of whites reproduce faster, but they always have done, and still not in the crazy numbers that the non-whites breed.

      • Paleoconn

        Our genetics doesn’t change, agreed. However, because environment accounts for possibly as much as 60% of cogntive ability, we are going down. Schoold and texts are being dumbed down, teaching is done to the left side of the curve. The gifted get a fraction of a percent of funding to improve education.

        • Spikeygrrl

          Au contraire; g/t funding has been “trimmed” with a chainsaw. There is virtually NOTHING left. The inane rationale: “If they’re so fracking smart, they can dam’well take care of themselves.”

          It would be poetic justice if ALL policy-level “public” “educators” were to die slowly and painfully from diseases that the gifties they so scorned could have found cures for.

          Screw ’em all. Burn the whole system down. (“Bitter”? Dam’straight I am.)

          • Paleoconn

            I agree and am just as bitter. I’m quoting a figure which I read in Bell Curve, exactly 0.1% of those billions for the gifted, which is a pittance, especially if those gifted have to sit on their hands while D’shontequious plays catchup all year long, every year.

  • M.

    This is all the result of Europeans deciding all of a sudden that genetic determinism and eugenics were bad.

    This fanatic egalitarianism that has been going on since WW2 is nothing but an emotional response to Nazi doctrines. “It makes us feel uncomfortable therefore it’s immoral.” The fact that it was proned by Nazis doesn’t necessarily mean it was false.

    Personally, I wouldn’t mind the government giving birth incentives to the top .5% or so of the population in terms of IQ.

  • Tarczan

    I hope Micchu Kaku and all the other “futurists” who predict a glowing future for mankind see this and thinks about it. It always bugged me that they all ignore the fact that average IQ is going down because of inbreeding of other races into European stock; and the only real innovaters and inventors are European. Any trolls out there who disagree?

    • Leon NJ

      I agree. People like Kaku always has a twinkle in his eye when he talks about the future of humanity, but he’s paid to do that. The near future demographics on the western world are a nightmare and the rest of the world is a disaster on too many levels to list. The future of man look bleak, or maybe the Japanese and Koreans can fill the void?

  • John R

    IQ’s only going down by one or two points? I am surprised that it isn’t more: The dumbest portion of the population is encouraged to reproduce and anyone with half a brain (White people) are taxed heavily and discouraged from reproducing. So, OF COURSE IQ’s are going down. And with that, standards of living and everything else that made civilization good. There, straightened it out. But I am one of the dwindling high IQ types still remaining, like most here. We will have to write this slower and use pictures for the rest…

  • WR_the_realist

    I am sure the decline in average intelligence is even greater in the United States than in UK, Denmark, or Austraila. The less intelligent races are breeding fastest. Within each race the less intelligent people are having more children — black ghetto mothers have more children than black middle class mothers. Anybody who still hopes the Flynn effect will bail us out is driving down the highway while looking in the rear view mirror.

    I would say Dr. Flynn is very naive if he thinks better healthcare and technology will compensate for stupider people. You can’t fix stupid.

    • journey

      Exactly. There is not enough data in this article to really tell the composition of the population they are measuring.
      The environment can enhance superior genes but it cannot magical turn inferior genes into superior ones.

    • Periapsis

      Except by removal from the gene pool, like the drunk black man on top of the train who grabbed the power line and was toasted like a marshmallow.

  • David Ashton

    This is the deadly policy in Britain too. We shall see tomorrow (August 23, the European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Communism – hoo, wot?) if the serious Sunday papers here print my little letter suggesting sterilization for criminal members of the expensive underclass who not only have more offspring than they are able or willing to support but also treat them cruelly.

  • David Ashton

    Autism does seem on the increase rather than just noticed more, maybe also homosexuality. Something that affects unborn children or the parental seed, not necessarily genetic mutation?

  • Charlie

    I don’t care what anyone says…but, 1945 was the beginning of the end, for Western Civilization and the entire White Race…for starters, if you go to Paris right now, you will see hordes of mixed race children in strollers, being pushed by French mothers, you will see armies of gay Frenchmen, willingly ignoring, ridiculing, and rejecting, their time honored culture and heritage, you will see Gothic cathedrals, virtually empty, because the French have been brainwashed into believing that, Christianity is a racist and oppressive religion…the sad fact of the matter is, that, what is seen in today’s Paris, is replicated in Berlin, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Oslo, Amsterdam, Brussels, London, and Dublin, not to mention the many urban locales in the United States…what was the two World Wars fought over? Nothing more than a genocidal conflict, a massive culling operation, which actually also occurred in the interwar period in the Soviet Union and the Civil War in Spain…from 1914 to 1945, from Gavrilo Princip who shot the Archduke, to the American pilot who dropped the bomb from the Enola Gay, over 50 million proud Europeans, died…did you know that, in 1900, Europeans made up 33% of the world’s population? Now, in 2014, Europeans make up just 7%, and by 2100, it’s estimated that, Caucasians will be only 3% of the world’s people…countries which led the world, in terms of technological achievement and excellence of expertise, like Britain, France and Germany, have birthrates that are so low, that they virtually don’t have a replacement population…in those three aforementioned countries, in an average year, more people die, than are being born…factor that in, with forced Multiculturalism, Cultural Marxism, Homosexuality, Miscegenation, Atheism, White Guilt, Consumerist Capitalism, etc, and you have a recipe for disaster, the slow and steady suicide of a once glorious race of human beings…sadly, I don’t think that this process, will ever be reversed…

    • LHathaway

      Europe is over populated as it is. They need to greatly restrict non-white immigration and they will be fine. Also, on occasion, those promoting immigration (non-whites into white nations) say immigration is needed in order to maintain total population numbers. It never seems to occur to them that non-white immigration may be the very thing that is somehow lowering the birth rate. I’m not sure it is. I suspect non-white immigration is raising the birthrate. The catch is that the ‘white birthrate’ only follows white mothers. There is no tabulation on the race of the father. So, in this case, even a higher birthrate could cause a decline in white population? Especially if the mother is only having children with men of color?

      Regardless, it’s kind of dumb to call for immigration, to stabilize population, and never question at all if it is immigration itself that has caused the white birth rate to go down. If this is true, calling for more immigration as a solution to population loss could potentially be like throwing gasoline on a fire in order to put it out.

      I’ve never seen a respectable news source ponder whether or not immigration has had anything to do with lower birth rates, even in articles making an issue the birth rate.

      • Charlie

        Countries that have a higher number of non-Whites, tend to have higher taxes for the indigenous White population…for instance, Sweden has a tax rate of nearly 50%…

  • Charlie

    One of the main culprits of this, is that, many ethnic groups in Europe have been totally estranged from their ethnic and racial counterparts in other countries…let me explain…if a German who was born and raised in a farming community in say, northwest Germany, emigrates to the United States…within a few years, he/ she will totally ridicule, reject, ignore, and destroy all traces of their previous existence in their home country, while wholeheartedly accepting and wildly imbibing the poisonous tonic of Multiculturalism that the U.S. media has to offer…hence, a person who was once part and parcel of their “core” community, has now ventured far from that core community, to eternally lose themselves in the community of the “periphery”…the whole concept of the United States, in particular with the importation of African slaves, was a massively stupid and disastrous idea from the start…Europeans, and in particular, Europeans of Germanic stock, could have had an eternal paradise, with land and living space, from “sea to shining sea”, with a true “Monroe Doctrine” of keeping the lands of the New World, free from non-European infiltration and settlement…the fact of the matter is, that, liberally-minded Puritans, who believed in “civilizing the heathen”, and affording the heathen the “fruits of Western Civilization”, along with Yid bankers, created a Frankenstein of a society, which is clearly in its death throes at this point…unfortunately, the process cannot be reversed, simply because the majority of White Americans, have been brainwashed into accepting the status-quo, which is, that, non-Europeans, are and must always, be a permanent fixture in all Western countries, wherever they may be…

    • Cecil Broomsted

      It is far too monetarily profitable for the corporatists to just say no. They use all the influence their money can buy to keep the cheap flow of labour poring in. Republican, Paul Ryan, is now trying to convince House Republicans to go along with an amnesty bill he favors. He is boldly doing this even though the majority of Americans are against it.

      • Charlie

        While it is true, that there are people who are more than willing to sell their race down the river, for thirty pieces of silver, why is it that, millions of Whites who don’t have the economic prowess and financial privilege of a Paul Ryan, willingly accept the ultimate and total destruction of their race? Trust me, if a massive war of the races were to commence tomorrow, every single affluent and rich White, would pack up their families, and leave to some “undisclosed location”, while the 200 million other Whites, who remained, would have to fend for their lives, all the while, trying to secure the increasingly scarce resources that remain…why are politicians, important? Why can’t a simple, heart-to-heart talk with your fellow neighbor, about problems that truly ail the community, country, civilization, and above all, race, be conducted? Ask yourself that fundamental question…

      • I haven’t been able to pay attention to much news other than the Fergaza Strip in the last two weeks, but I did see out of the back of my eye that Paul Ryan is advising Republican candidates openly to run on amnesty and open borders. It’s either he’s living in a pure bubble disconnected from reality, or the checks from the open borders lobby are that fat.

        • LHathaway

          I had to give you a positive vote just for ‘fergaza strip’.

  • none of your business

    Michael Mason
    More than feminism and moral degeneracy is economics. Wages have stagnated since about 1972 while prices keep rising. Then there is the very high cost of living in safe White neighborhoods and the taxes Whites pay that the govt givers to blacks and hispanics to breed. How many White children do you have? If it is less than 4, don’t knock those who have 1 or 2.

  • none of your business

    “Evidence suggests that the IQs of people in the UK, Denmark and Australia have declined in the last decade.”
    Are these national averages? Since those countries have imported africans and arabs with IQs ranging from 60 to 85 obviously the national averages are going down.

  • none of your business

    “Duke David Ashton • 5 hours ago
    For the same reason white men don’t date African women.They are not feminine or attractive.”

    White men might not have dated african women but for 300 years they sure impregnated hundreds of thousands of them. Were it not for White man african woman miscegenation from about 1640 to 1950 we would have millions less blacks than we have now. Jesse Jackson’s Father was White, the son of the county sheriff. It was a teen age romance. Ever seen him in person close up? I have. His features are african and his skin is the color of a banana skin. Frederick Douglas’ always claimed his Father was White.

    • LHathaway

      “for 300 years they sure impregnated hundreds of thousands of them”.
      They were just trying to make the nation more white. The only way to do so outside of segregation. If we did it once, we can do it again. And it’s all for the cause, of course.

      • Spikeygrrl

        I sure hope you just forgot the “/sarc.”

        If not, THAT’S DISGUSTING. No man is ever gonna stick that thing into me if it has also been stuck into THAT. Even once.

      • Garrett Brown

        You’re sick.

  • LHathaway

    As much as I favor positive eugenics, in theory, and negative eugenics, encouraging the less healthy, whoever they may be, to have less children or only one child, this all may be moot.

    We may reach a time where, only by selecting sperm and egg, even ‘dumb’ people can have intelligent children.

    No matter what I think or say, women in the US seem quite happy to carry out their own eugenics program on their own.

    I’m not sure I would favor a eugenics program where scientists would ‘engineer’ a child to more closely favor the white parent of these interracial couples so as to preserve whiteness. It is sad in a way when a child favors one parent so much more than the other that it’s almost as if they had nothing to do with the birth. It’s been brought up here before, perhaps scientists will be able to engineer white people again, after we are gone, from the genes of the people of color who follow us. Things probably wont get that bad. The irony is whites may end up being most safe in North America if we ever vote for a homeland for whites in the Northwest.

  • Usually Much Calmer

    Hey M&S.

    This post was a little jargon heavy for a general audience, but I really appreciate your making it.

    Change is afoot, its fun to try to figure it out! Aside from the two books you plugged, do you have any suggestions for further reading?

  • Martel

    Which professor?

    • David Ashton

      Just what the doctor (leftist) ordered.

  • Mark Hillyard

    I found this article a few weeks ago…CAN ‘LIBERALS’ BE EDUCATED?, by Professor Revilo P. Oliver

    “The student’s real difficulty arises from the fact that the self-styled “liberal intellectuals,” by methods described in the two books (*Keynes At Harvard* and *The Great Deceit*) published by the Veritas Foundation, have attainted a strangle-hold on American education, and very few college students can escape the ministrations of the “liberal” professor, who urges or requires them to follow him down the rabbit hole or behind the looking glass into the Wonderland in which “intellectuals” live, and in which the hapless student must emulate the White Queen, who, you will remember, was able, with just a little practice, to believe six impossible things before breakfast every morning.”

    I’ve also saved one person from the effects of daily ‘pot smoking’. People will argue that there is no noticeable problem with smoking but this person, although very talented, would not get off his tail and work. After a while I showed him how using his abilities he could pay his rent with ease. It is related to the whole problem of intellect though I lay no claim to genius.

  • Anglokraut

    Then we disagree on this issue. I’m fine with this–no skin off my nose.

  • Anglokraut

    My boyfriend might have an issue with this, but hey, whatever gets him off his butt and into a jewelry store. J/K (no I’m not).

    • captainc

      in order to ensure survival, one must adapt, old values and beliefs can become hindrances. i believe the world is getting utilitarianism and materialistic. those who make it will be whiter, those who are not, will be colored and stunter.

      • Nonsense! Whites have known all along that the key to our survival is strong, intact, healthy families – and NOT fractured, divorce-ridden and broken families such as is common among Blacks.

        I’m all for white breeders, but that should occur only in the context of a solid marriage and family structure. That has always worked well for whites, and it will continue to do so even in the future.

  • David Ashton

    Some white men are attracted to young mixed-race females with lighter skin and slender bodies, with the full lips, wide eyes and flared nostrils adding an erotic extra. I am not pleased about this.

  • IA_Adam

    No, it’s because of lowering birth rates among whites and asians and the welfare state paying dumber races to breed like rats.

  • Anglokraut

    I’m talking about what is happening right now, which is that women have been trained to shun children and marriage, and far too many women internalize that propaganda. Undoing such damage will take longer than White women have fertile years, so for a while I really think we’re all going to have to encourage our best women to go for the White babies, and reintroduce the propaganda for a married, two-parent family to their children.

    • I’m talking about right now too, and especially the nonsensical idea that whites should be breeding like crazy without the foundation of a solid marriage and family structure.

      Yes, many white women and men have been taught by the feminist elite to shun marriage and children and to pursue ‘careers.’ But the solution doesn’t lie in encouraging these same white women to have babies outside of the context of marriage, thereby producing another underclass that’s very similar to the black undertow.

      This is not as hard as you’re making it seem, and you’re projecting your own failures to get a decent man (along with your ‘daddy issues’) that you’re not thinking clearly. What is it about the mindless breeding practices and fractured families among blacks that you don’t understand? This is NOT the pattern that we should be following regardless of the low birth rate among whites.

      • Anglokraut

        I’ve already said I don’t agree with you. I’ve already stated my reasons for babies now (are you opposed to welfare going to White babies born out of wedlock? If so, why? They are your racial kin, after all.)
        And finally, I HAVE A GAWDAMN BOYFRIEND.

        Cripes, talk about your selective reading comprehension.

  • LHathaway

    Impossible. ‘Neanderthals’ are an invention. Let me see if I understand the story correctly. . . . ‘Neanderthals’, who quite possible had bigger brains than we do constitute approximately 3% of our current DNA. The only place Neanderthals ever lived is in Europe. They are now completely extinct.

    I would say there is a much greater likely hood ‘Neanderthals’ are a complete invention. One made up in order to scare white people.

  • MikeofAges

    It is somewhat difficult to believe national statistics unless they are broken down by the ethnicity and race of the components of the national population. What I would like to know, regarding Denmark, for example, is if the IQs of those of historic Danish ancestry are seeing their IQs decline or not. In the United States, I have to think that the IQs of those of exclusively of European decent are declining. Without this ethnic data, the numbers tell us very little about what is actually happening.

  • Carlos Geary

    The level of intelligence, regardless of our genetics, can be increased, but perhaps due to high unemployment and our modern way of life, young people today feel under more pressure, and it seems that most students today, are not really interested in knowledge, science, humanities, or arts. The problem is the growing movement of anti-intellectualism, the idea that intellectuals are boring and money is more important than knowledge.
    The sad truth is that too much emphasis on money interferes with knowledge and intellect. Kids, should develop the fondness for gaining knowledge and do not
    get into the mad rush for money, because, knowledge will stay forever, but money
    might vanish over a period of time. Young people should read a variety of books and not get restricted to textbooks, and learn to read for pleasure, so they can expand their knowledge and probably money will follow.
    They should, also, know the difference between science and faith and understand that science should never be mixed with politics, money, myths and religion.

  • gah

    Most of it probably comes from all the breeding with blacks.