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Peter Sayles Responds On The "Myth" Of Jewish Superior Intelligence
Re: Peter Sayles's article Report From Newport: American WASPs—Dispossessed, Degenerate…Or Both?
From: An Anonymous Reader [Email him]
I was disappointed to read high Jewish intelligence being referred to as a "myth" by Peter Sayles, without any source other than "The Myth of American Meritocracy."[By Ron Unz, November 28, 2012] While in the Unz article, evidence is shown that the Ivy League Admissions policy is corrupt, and that there is disproportionate Jewish representation, it does not disprove the large body of evidence the higher Jewish intelligence, usually estimated at about 110 on the IQ scale.
Peter Sayles writes: I fully agree with the reader that Ashkenazi Jewish IQ scores are slightly higher based on both Stanford-Binet and Wechsler IQ testing results. They indicate a Jewish mean of 107-110 compared to a European average of 100.
However, please keep in mind that the Jews are a small tribe of only a few million people scattered across the globe. There are more Europeans with IQs over 140 than there are Jews in the entire world!
Remember, the Jews produced Albert Einstein but the English, (one nation among Europe's family) produced both Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking. Yet this tiny band of Semitic desert wanderers comprises over thirty percent of Ivy League students. This statistic reveals far more regarding Jewish ethnocentric networking in Ivy League admissions and American power relations than it does natural intelligence.
"For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again."
Matthew 7:3 KJV
James Fulford wrote last night: Peter Sayles doesn't mean that Jewish IQ isn't higher on average. In context, he said
WASPs have begun to believe the myth of Jewish superior intelligence and have abandoned their own institutions. A culture which once valued education, ability and striving now looks upon these qualities as optional accoutrements. Intellectualism is also frowned upon within these circles—that’s for Jews and nerds. It’s certainly good to be intelligent, but one must never be a bore.
What he's talking about is pre-emptive surrender, like young white students refusing to go out for track, because they know that blacks run faster. (Many suburban white track teams can actually beat inner-city teams at the high school level—training and self-discipline pays.
The other point is that Sayles is talking about whites abandoning "their own institutions," I. E. the Ivy League. There the myth, as Ron Unz points out, is that merit is solely responsible for the admissions rate.
But we're familiar with the facts of IQ life at VDARE.com. See
- IQ And Disease: The Curious Case of the Ashkenazi Jews
- Peter Frost's Explanation For High Average Ashkenazi Jewish IQs--And Why Anthropologists Aren't Cool Anymore
- David Brooks: The Tel Aviv Cluster