Open Borders, IQ, and Western Civilization

10 March 2022

It is essentially verboten to discuss IQ as it relates to nationalities and Western Civilization. Yet substantial research has been conducted on the average IQ of nations and the impact of IQ on the quality of civilization. With that understanding, here is a 12 minute overview of Open Borders, IQ, and Civilization, by Black Pigeon Speaks, 28 May 2021. You may want to skip from 1:56 to 2:30 in the video.


Average IQ by nation Cognitive ability by nation

Also see:

National IQ - the modern taboo, 21 July 2017.

Yes, IQ Really Matters, by David Z. Hambrick and Christopher Chabris, Slate, published in American Renaissance, April 14, 2014:

... Indeed, we know as well as anything we know in psychology that IQ predicts many different measures of success. Exhibit A is evidence from research on job performance by the University of Iowa industrial psychologist Frank Schmidt and his late colleague John Hunter. Synthesizing evidence from nearly a century of empirical studies, Schmidt and Hunter established that general mental ability—the psychological trait that IQ scores reflect—is the single best predictor of job training success, and that it accounts for differences in job performance even in workers with more than a decade of experience. It’s more predictive than interests, personality, reference checks, and interview performance. Smart people don’t just make better mathematicians, as Brooks observed—they make better managers, clerks, salespeople, service workers, vehicle operators, and soldiers.

IQ predicts other things that matter, too, like income, employment, health, and even longevity...

Richard Lynn on Race Differences in Intelligence, Edward Dutton, Mankind Quarterly, published at American Renaissance, Summer 2016. Review of the book Race Differences in Intelligence: An Evolutionary Analysis, by Richard Lynn.

New Estimates on the Relationship Between IQ, Economic Growth and Welfare, American Renaissance, February 13, 2017.

Book: The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life, by Richard J. Herrnstein and Richard J. Herrnstein, 1996.

Human Biodiversity (HBD)

Here is a small collection of books, blogs, websites, and articles that focus on HBD, followed by a few articles. This material is offered as the basis for further research.


Blogs and websites: