The Major and Minor Races of Mankind. Divides mankind into 4 macro-races, 11 major races and 115 minor races, generally on the sole basis of genetic distance, with only a few exceptions. 83 pages.
Get Small Or Die Explains the development of small and compact humans in the tropics. 7 pages.
The Development of Agriculture in Africa Traces it back to its origins up to 12,000 YBP. Africans may have been the first agriculturalists on Earth. 11 pages.
Black Males and Testosterone: Evolution and Perspectives Africans (Negroids) seem to have specifically evolved high testosterone, aggression and body strength in tandem with agriculture and polygamy. 18 pages.
The Birth of the Caucasian Race Traces the birth of the Caucasians from their movement out of Africa 45,000 YBP to their genesis in Southern Russia 40-45,000 YBP onward. 28 pages.
The Peopling of Indonesia Analysis of the peopling of Indonesia from prehistoric to modern times. 26 pages.
The Peopling of the Philippines Analysis of the peopling of Philippines from prehistoric to modern times. 49 pages.
Update to Races of Man Post 36 pages.
New Cavalli-Sforza Gene Maps 35 pages.
Australoid Genes in Southeast Asians Suggests that modern SE Asians possess few Australoid characteristic, either in skulls or in genes. 28 pages.
Genes and Language Match Well 14 pages.
Are Southeast Asians Australoids? Follow-up to the other post. Modern SE Asians in general are a separate race and cannot be thought of as Australoids, whatever their Australoid origins. 14 pages.
The Origin of the Amerindians Traces the origins of the Amerindians back to the Altai region and the mouth of the Amur River in Russia. 38 pages.
Are Amerindians Related to Polynesians? Apparently they are not related, however, the Paleoamerindians did resemble modern Polynesians. 5 pages.
A Little Black in All of US Most, if not all, White ethnic groups have a small amount of Black in them. Other Caucasoid groups have more than a small amount. 36 pages.
A Few Observations About Race 37 pages.
The Racial Makeup of US Chicanos The notion that Chicanos are either mostly White or mostly Amerindian is rejected. Modern Chicanos traditionally were mostly White with a smaller amount of Amerindian, however, they are becoming less White and more Amerindian with time. 15 pages.
The Racial Makeup of Hispanics Looks at the White-Amerindian or White-Black ratio in a number of Hispanic groups. Most cannot be characterized as pure races, as most if not all Hispanics are now mixed to some degree. 30 pages.
US Hispanic Racial Dynamics How White, Amerindian and Black are US Hispanics? A look at the evidence. 12 pages.
More Race in Latin America 6 pages.
Modern Hunter-Gatherers in Africa and Elsewhere Pours water on the notion that modern Africans were hunter-gatherers. There were and are a few hunter-gatherers in Africa, but their numbers are small. Africans have been agriculturalists for thousands of years. 18 pages.
Berber Genes in Europeans Many Southern Europeans especially also have Berber genes. In some groups, these genes are very prominent. 11 pages.
The Purest Whites of Them All The purest Whites of them all are Jews and the people of the Caucasus. That is, they have little or no Black in them. Choke on that, Aryans. 6 pages.
The Peopling of India 44 pages.
Some Nepalese Racial Types 9 pages.
Why Are Filipinos So Dark? Delves into the question of why tropical groups evolved a melanin layer on their skin. 10 pages.
A Reworking of Chinese Language Classification. Expands Macro-Chinese from 14 languages into 633 languages on the basis of mutual intelligibility. Praised by some of the world’s leading Sinologists (they have Wikipedia entries). 250 pages.
A Reworking of German Language Classification. Expands Macro-German from 20 languages into 137 languages on the basis of mutual intelligibility. Praised by top Germanists. 243 pages.
In 3 parts:
Part 1: Low German 63 pages.
Part 2: Middle German 79 pages.
Part 3: High German 101 pages.
A Reclassification of the Occitan Language Expands Macro-Occitan from 1 language into 23 languages on the basis of mutual intelligibility. 65 pages.
A Look at the Catalan Language Expands Macro-Catalan from 1 language to 2 languages on the basis of mutual intelligibility. 15 pages.
A Reclassification of the Dutch Language Expands Macro-Dutch from 15 languages to 31 languages on the basis of mutual intelligibility. 126 pages.
What Are The Hardest Languages To Learn? Analyzes 115 different languages to determine which languages are harder or easier to learn for an English language L2 learner. Rated on a scale of 1-5, easiest to hardest. 356 pages.
Part 1: Indo-European 42 IE languages examined. 180 pages.
Part 2: Non-Indo-European 73 non-IE languages examined. 176 pages.
Mutual Intelligibility of Languages in the Slavic Family Examines the languages of the Slavic family to determine to what extent they can understand each other. Figures are arrived at. Further, a number of new languages are added to Slavic based on this metric. 39 pages. Note: Now massively expanded to 247 pages!
Mutual Intelligibility Among the Turkic Languages Praised by major Turkologists, this piece was massively expanded into a 134 page document was published as an 83 page chapter in a recent peer-reviewed book series out of two universities in Turkey and Kazakhstan, The Handbook of Endangered Turkic Languages. A shorter version was published in English and Turkish in the peer-reviewed Journal of Endangered Languages. 11 pages.
Mutual Intelligibility in the Romance Family Examines the languages of the Romance family using the criteria of mutual intelligibility. 7 pages.
Some Scientific Intelligibility Studies It is often said, nonsensically, that intelligibility between various different lects cannot possibly be measured due to a variety of red herrings and straw men. This paper gives the lie to that notion. 11 pages.
Where is the PIE Homeland? 5 pages.
Final Katrina Death Toll at 4,081 Final toll is much higher than usually given because I counted indirect deaths via elevated mortality rates after the storm. 14 pages.
Final Katrina Direct Death Toll At 1,723 This toll is the generally agreed upon toll for direct deaths caused by the storm. 14 pages.
Secular Rise in Black IQ and Head Size: Evidence For a Eugenic Effect US Blacks have been breeding eugenically for 100 years now, selecting preferentially for more Caucasoid and progressive features and for higher IQ’s. At the same time, Black head size has increased dramatically, and Black IQ’s have gone up tremendously. All of these phenomena are related. 13 pages.
New Flynn Effect Study 5 pages.
Flynn Effect in North Africans/Turks Migrated to Western Europe Examines Flynn Effect IQ rises in North Africans and Turks who have migrated to Western Europe, showing up in the second generation. 5 pages.
Do the Yezidis Worship the Devil? 42 pages.
I Don’t Hate the Jews; I Hate Everyone Postulates the existence of a British analogue to the US neoconservatives – the Pro-War Left. 29 pages.
The Key to Understanding US Behavior in Iraq An examination of some aspects of Medieval Sephardic Jewish Greece. 26 pages.
The Greatest Great Books List Ever, in two parts, A-M and N-Z . An attempt to list the greatest books every written or translated into English from 1400-present. Emphasis on the modern era. Includes works from all of the Western canon lists, all of the classic great books lists and all of the world canon lists.
An attempt was made to be as selective as possible. Includes literature, poetry, and literary criticism, along with great nonfiction works in history, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, political science, travel, biography, autobiography, art criticism, art history, etc. Extremely long; the two parts combined are 1,076 pages!