I wonder what the anthropologists are hiding now?
The reason I ask that is that there is now a ridiculous theory, that is being ramrodded through academic journals.
I would be willing to bet that Somebody has found something very inconvenient to Their world view. To say nothing of the horror of disproving past papers They have written.
The anthropologists want this new theory in place and generally accepted as the academic standard before whatever was found comes out. It’s easier to get an outlandish theory with no proof at all behind it accepted than it is to present something with concrete evidence because you have to make sure all the “I”s are dotted and the “T”s are crossed. A lie can be halfway around the world before the truth gets its pants on.
The ridiculous theory in question is that modern Native Americans are the neotenizied decedents of Naia and Kennewick Man. Which is why there is no morphological resemblance between these 12,000-year-old remains and modern Native Americans.
Quick primer for those who don’t know. Neotony is the stalling out of development in an immature state. This is frequently found in pretty much all domesticated animals. Dogs, for instance, are neotenizied wolves. Adult dogs retain the hallmarks of wolf pups. Shorter snout, shorter floppy ears, shorter legs and so on.
The theory that the Anthro set is trying to force down everyone’s throats is that the New World was incredibly dangerous and that the thrill seekers like Naia and Kennewick Man died young, creating selective pressure that resulted in the neotenizied version of Native Americans that we know today.
This theory is a knee slapper on just about every level First and foremost this is not how neoteniziation works. Second, modern adult Native Americans clearly and obviously don’t resemble Caucasian children. And third, if you think Native Americans are risk averse you haven’t fucking met one.
Like I said, somebody has found something. My money is that something most likely indicates that Caucasians (which Naia and Kennewick Man resemble) were here first and were wiped out by the Native Americans who are here today.
It undermines a lot of grievance mongering if Whites were subjected to genocide.
So far as Anthropology is concerned. Politics comes before science.
This is nothing new.
During the 1980s when I was in college the study of genetics was dominated by Sociology departments and I’m not kidding.
Well, it was all opinion anyway, so whoever had the strongest opinion got the funding. Marxists had very strong opinions about genetics and were experts at extracting funding to support them.
I will graciously grant that they weren’t entirely in the dark about some of these ideas. They did have some supporting data courtesy of Gregor Mendel. What they were imposing on reality made sense from a clinical standpoint.
The meat of the matter is that they were claiming that women are compelled by some very strong instincts to find genetic material outside of their own local communities.
They cited a number of pagan religious rites concerning the seeking out of foreign seed to fertilize virgin fields. Although the rites sited were almost entirely guesswork based on a few vases and reliefs and no contemporary surviving documentation at all.
A few sociologists claimed that Prima Nocta (A.) was really a community’s belief system that was being imposed upon the foreign overlord. Rather than an act of rape on his part (astonishing for Lefties I know). Also that it was actually a vestigial pagan rite, that the lord was putting up with to ensure a peaceful rule of his community.
And (B. prime) that Prima Nocta existed in the first place. Which it didn’t.
You had to look to find it in popular culture, but you didn’t have to look hard. It wasn’t in movies all that much but it was certainly in books. Jean Auel’s young adult Clan of the Cave Porn books comes irresistibly to mind.
That genes got around a lot in the ancient world was an “important and popular fact”. Mostly because it allowed Lefty sociologists to bury themselves in their favorite fantasies both political and sexual. The New Soviet Man was far from discredited then (and remains in inarticulate vogue today). Plus, for whatever reason Lefty men have a very strong attraction to the cuckold fetish.
As I said, this theory made sense from a standpoint that knows all about Gregor Mendel and the vital need to avoid inbreeding especially, in small communities.
The problem is that ancient peoples knew nothing about Gregor Mendel.
An even bigger problem is that Genetic Science has now been seized from the grasping claws of Sociologists by actual Geneticists. The horrors that lie beneath the thin facade of leftwing theory are beyond imaging…if you are Lefty.
It turns out that:
There was no single ‘Celtic’ genetic group. In fact the Celtic parts of the UK (Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and Cornwall) are among the most different from each other genetically. For example, the Cornish are much more similar genetically to other English groups than they are to the Welsh or the Scots.
*Which is obvious to anyone with a pair of eyes and functioning logical faculties. The Welsh, in particular, are extremely distinct. They are probably the oldest residents of the isles that walk on two legs. There is documentation of that going back to Roman times. To include physical descriptions of people that clearly match the current inhabitants of Cardiff.
All of this data was (in an amazing act of Lysenkoism), dismissed as inaccurate, regressive and unfashionable. The view of Progs from twenty years ago appears to have been, ‘what did the Roman’s know? They never went to Cambridge.’
There are separate genetic groups in Cornwall and Devon, with a division almost exactly along the modern county boundary.
That one is the most interesting.
The dividing line between these counties is a river. And that river was never crossed. The people of Devon and Cornwall are Other to each other. And have been that way since the Anglo-Saxon migration.
The population in Orkney emerged as the most genetically distinct, with 25% of DNA coming from Norwegian ancestors. This shows clearly that the Norse Viking invasion (9th century) did not simply replace the indigenous Orkney population. They bred into them to be sure but did not wipe them out.
This is the closest you get to the dreams of 1980s sociologists. They will hold on this fact with desperate longing and dismiss all others. Although the facts on the ground are that the Orkneys are about the only landmass in the British Isles that could be permanently colonized across a sea using freaking long boats, (max capacity, 40 Vikings).
The Welsh appear more similar to the earliest settlers of Britain after the last ice age than do other people in the UK.
See the above.*
There is no obvious genetic signature of the Danish Vikings, who controlled large parts of England (‘The Danelaw’) from the 9th century.
So all the rapine came to nothing apparently. A lack of crossbred children has two possible connotations. One that the Norse men didn’t bother with rape as much as Hollywood thinks they did or two that the English viewed half Danish children as racially unacceptable and culled them. Regardless, the Danes left their language but nothing else. They packed up and went home when it was time to call the 10th century a day.
There is genetic evidence of the effect of the Landsker line – the boundary between English-speaking people in south-west Pembrokeshire (sometimes known as ‘Little England beyond Wales’) and the Welsh speakers in the rest of Wales, which persisted for almost a millennium.
The analyses suggest there was a substantial migration across the channel after the original post-ice-age settlers, but before Roman times. DNA from these migrants spread across England, Scotland, and Northern Ireland, but had little impact in Wales.
Many of the genetic clusters show similar locations to the tribal groupings and kingdoms around end of the 6th century, after the settlement of the Anglo-Saxons, suggesting these tribes and kingdoms may have maintained a regional identity for many centuries.
The historic truth of the matter is that women preferred to cope with the problems of inbreeding than seek mates outside of their community.
This should be a minor matter of no real importance. The only people who have an urgent need to believe otherwise are Marxists.
Unfortunately, these people are the ones completely in charge of the EU, The American Deep State, and the entire globalist media complex. And Marxism has a new unofficial tenant born of desperation. The complete denial of reality.
From John C. Wright: “The central tenet of the cultic and hysterical mental disorder called Leftism is what I call ‘the unreality principle.’ This is the principle, baldly stated, that reality is bad and unreality is good, therefore unreality is real.
The second tenet coming out of this first principle is that anything one would like to believe about Leftism is real, and the that facts are not real. Hence, the Leftist believes his cult is not a cult.
To the Leftist, the Christians are cultists; but the Leftist and his fellow are merely awake and aware people in a land of foggy sleepwalkers.
He and his are the only people who see the true danger from Global Warming, the danger of Zionism, the danger of Theocracy, the danger of Capitalism, and the danger from racism, sexism, and homophobia.
All these threats are clear, present, impending, terrifying and justify any action, from simple suppression of the truth to riots to state-sponsored mass murder, that the imagination of man can conceive in his dark heart. Leftism is scientific and enlightened.
The third tenet is that there is no war, there is only rebellion. Any action fought overseas is merely the Vietnam war over again, and not the real Vietnam war, which was meant to protect the innocent from slaughter and slavery at the hands of inhuman totalitarianism (and which American was winning) but the make-believe version of Vietnam the television generation saw over their televisions: the world where dope-addled psychopaths and draftees burned villages in order to save them, fighting against a dignified yellow-skinned people who sought only the preservation of their lives and property against the evils of spreading world capitalism. The unreal Vietnam War was a pointless expression of pure evil by The Establishment.
By the logic of the Unreality Principle, every war is that make-believe war: futile, useless, cruel, meaningless, evil, and something that sinister moneyed forces stir up for their own profit. I am old enough to recall when the Crusades of the Middle Ages were a matter of pride rather than shame. I am old enough to recall seeing World War Two portrayed in films and television as a noble war fought for a noble cause, not merely the collection of the firebombing of Dresden, the atom bombing of Hiroshima, the aggression of FDR and Churchill, and excuse for rounding up Japs into internment camps. Nowadays, even in comic books, our own government is always the enemy or in cahoots with the enemy: there is no foe but the Establishment.
In Unreality, all overseas wars are meant to extend or conserve the evil power of the evil powers. The only enemy is here, and rules us. Hence, the only fight is a rebellion.
This is all is eerily similar to the Gnostic belief that the world is an illusion created by an evil demiurge in order to trap the souls of us, we enlightened who are actually gods in disguise. Thou art God.“
What are the anthropologists trying to cover up I do wonder?
Whenever there is a problem between Leftist Policy and Reality. It’s always reality that’s got it all wrong.
The approved reality is that thousands of years of unique micro-cultural development in the shires and meadows, each unique in and of itself can be swept aside with the stroke of a pen in Brussels or Washington.
Except they can’t. Genetics just proved that.
The West is too fat for its own good right now. It’s children don’t believe in a world where their children going hungry in the night is a possibility. The urgency of survival has been extinguished and people need that urgency.
Humans need challenges or they fall apart. Big Challenges. Important challenges. Life or death challenges or they just collapse into self absorbed, man-bun wearing Gnostics, who never have children.
The champions of a culture of guilt ridden self-loathing are insisting that we should let darkness fall over them.
They wish neoteny on themselves and their children.
Since it will only be on their children and not ours I have no objection.
UPDATE: ALL OTHER BLACKPILLERS WILL ALSO BE BANNED FOR LIFE AT THE DARK HERALD AS WELL. THIS IS NOT A PLATFORM FOR DEFEASTISM.