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Race, Culture and Nation
JEWISH INTELLECTUAL SUPREMACISM: A REFUTATION
by Andrew Ryan and Peter J. White
"The Jew has no monumental history. He has
never had any literature, science or art; he has none yet."
"The Jews still cannot claim any true genius,
any truly great man. All their talents and skills revolve around stratagems
and low cunning; these in a word are the true and only Jewish reason."
"The Jewish theory that the Goyim envy the
superior ability of Jews is not borne out by the facts. Most Goyim,
in fact, deny that the Jew is superior, and point in evidence to his
failure to take the first prizes: he has to be content with the seconds.
Unless you have been living on planet Pluto, you should be aware of the fact that today Jews are boasting about their intellectual (and sometimes) financial achievements. Superior Jewish intelligence is celebrated in many publications.  Ernest van den Haag in The Jewish Mystique  has stated that Jews have given essential meaning to the last two thousand years of Western history. He sees the Jews as a people racially superior to all others. A full page advertisement for this book occurred in the New York Times 5 January 1970 and contained the recommendation of the Jew Ashley Montagu, an advocate of racial equity. Clearly, some races are more equal then others. Weyl and Possony alleged that Jews were inherently more intelligent than other people. They were never vilified or abused as Shockley or Jensen were. The writer C.P. Snow also stated that Jews were intellectually superior to all other people  and was "patted" on his head by the "American" press. Our aim in this essay is to debunk this myth of Jewish intellectual superiority. We deal first with the IQ argument.
MacDonald  makes much of alleged superior
Jewish intelligence in his theory of the Jewish group evolutionary strategy.
Through eugenics (e.g. the learned Rabbis having many children, the
learned Christian priests, none)  Jews have established an IQ advantage.
MacDonald cites an average Ashkenazi Jew IQ of 117, with a verbal IQ
in the range of 125 and a performance IQ in the average range. Other
psychologists have said that Jews score significantly lower on visuospatial
reasoning, especially against Scandinavian Nordics.  There are surprisingly
few IQ studies of Jewish-Gentile IQ differences. But it is important
to note that it always Ashkenazi Jews who are alleged to be superior.
Oriental Jews have a poorer performance on IQ tests and academic achievement.
Richard Lynn in his paper "The Intelligence of American Jews"  has given a downgrading of the Jewish intelligence IQ score. He notes that earlier studies such as the Backman 1970 study  were based on small samples: the number of Jewish boys was only 65! Other studies use similar small samples and have not been drawn to be nationally representative. One further study by Backman in 1972 which Lynn considers representative had sample sizes of 1236 Jews, 1051 White Gentiles, 488 Blacks and 150 Orientals. IQs for six factors were calculated and the Jews scored: verbal comprehension factor 107-8, English language 99.5, mathematics 109.7, visual reasoning 91.3, perceptual speed and accuracy 102.2 and memory 95.1. Lynn feels that the "Differences in the IQs for the various abilities are so great as to raise doubts about the results," and he says that the verbal IQ of 107.8 is at the lower end of estimates of Jewish verbal ability - even though these other estimates are non-representative and therefore technically flawed.  It is worth noting that in IQ studies conducted earlier in the century Ashkenazi Jews did worse than Nordic ethnic groups such as the Scots.
Audrey Shuey  administered the American Council
Psychological Examination to freshman students entering Washington Square
College, New York in 1935-37 to 2,985 students as follows:
Lynn is correct in stating that although the sample size is large, the sample is not representative. And, we should add, nor are most of the studies yielding results of Jewish supremacy on IQ tests. He says that a more recent study by Hennessy and Merrifield with a sample size of 2,985 students, which found a difference of less than 1 point on the verbal ability and reasoning tests "may not have been representative of the populations".  By the same methodological strictness, few studies, including Lynn's are truly representative.
Lynn examined the vocabulary scores of Jews,
non-Jewish Whites, Blacks and others obtained in the American General
Social Surveys carried out by the National Opinion Research Center in
Chicago in the years 1990-1996. The survey collected information about
the respondent's religion and ethnic group (among other things) as well
as the respondent's score sheet on a 10-word vocabulary test.
MacDonald observes that Jews have received a disproportionate number of Nobel Prizes in all categories from 1901 to 1985. Likewise for other scientific and cultural awards. For those such as Lynn and Vanhanen  there is a high correlation between IQ and success, not only for individuals, but for entire nations. (Mean national IQ is said to correlate 0.71 with GNP Lynn and Vanhanen believe.) However considering the IQ of Jews, we would expect that the Jewish population would produce individuals with an IQ over 130 at four times the White rate. If the Jewish proportion of the US population is taken to be 3 per cent (absurdly low in our opinion) Jews should constitute 12 per cent of US high achievers. Instead of this Jews constitute 76 per cent of influential intellectuals, 30 per cent of the faculty at elite universities and 23 per cent of the wealthiest Americans.
High IQ does not adequately explain success. It does not adequately explain the success of groups such as the Southern Italians who would generally have scored below average in IQ tests, yet have excelled in money-making in modern America, Australia and Canada through, if dishonest, hardcore (the Mafia) or softcore (tax evasion) criminal activities, or if honest, through good old-fashioned hard work for which Italians are renowned.  Dickens (et al) analyzed how much of the variance in income could be explained by scores on the Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT) (which Herrnstein and Murray believe is a better measure of IQ than other tests) and found that the AFQT could explain only 15 per cent of differences in income.  Jewish success, at the level at which it is at present is a product of Jewish ethnocentrism and nepotism as Kevin Alfred Strom explains:
"Jews have a higher degree of group consciousness
- of racial identity - than Whites, and this intense ethnic identity
makes Jews willing and eager to put their group interests above other
interests, even individual economic interests. Thus Jews are more willing
to help their fellow Jews because they are Jews (which experience tells
us they do in so many different ways that it boggles the mind) than
Whites are willing to help their fellow Whites because they are Whites
(which happens far too seldom, and which is socially unacceptable anyway
- even illegal - in the insane social and "moral" system which
crafty Jews and decadent Whites have imposed on us). So Jews will preferentially
hire other Jews; Jews will openly organize themselves to advance Jewish
interests; Jews will portray Jews as sympathetic characters in their
entertainment media; Jews will show Jewish interests as morally right
in their news media; and, most importantly in my view, Jews will demonize
any who oppose Jewish interests or who promote White interests. All
of these things have an effect on the Jewish success rate in various
fields, and the last mentioned has a profound effect in making many
Gentiles, many Whites, act to promote Jewish success and Jewish interests
and also makes them, in many cases, act against their own individual
interests and their own racial interests. In fact, Jewish influence
has been paramount in constructing the "liberal" moral paradigm
of the 20th century, which in effect says that acting in the interest
of White people and doing anything which tends to support our continued
existence in the world - whether opposing racial mixing or working for
an exclusive living space for Whites - is "racism" and of
course "racism" is the ultimate in evil according to this
This reasoning explains the Jewish success in obtaining prizes in science far better than the IQ argument because at best their spatiovisual and mathematical IQ is only slightly above the White average and at worst, slightly less. As the American racialist David Duke has said:
"Disproportionate Jewish success in winning
scientific and cultural awards is a reflection on both their abilities
and their team strategy. Both the Academy Awards and the Pulitzer Prizes
have a large contingent of Jewish voters who have from an early age
been taught to favor their own
This networking process is well illustrated by the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Jewish terrorist Menachim Begin who would not have received such a prize if it was not for the support given to him by the global news media. The role of the news media in promoting Albert Einstein as the epitome of Jewish scientific genius will be discussed in another essay.
It is also worth noting that throughout world
history there exists an aristocracy of the skin, where lighter skinned
people have ruled the darker: the lighter skinned Indians dominate the
darker skinned Indians; Ashkenazi Jews in Israel dominate Sephardic
Jews; the Japanese ruling class is typically lighter-skinned than the
rest of the nation; in South America e.g., Brazil, a White/light skinned
minority rules a vast discolored majority and in Italy a fairer Northern
people are more advanced culturally and their "Northern League"
seeks separation from the darker, less culturally advanced Italian of
the South. 
2. Jewish Intellectual Superiority?
So who then is superior? In terms of IQ even given the standard arguments, the White gentile (Aryan) bell curve is flatter than the Jew curve with less Whites clustered around the mean and more at the higher and lower ends of the curve. Even if the status quo population statistics for the number of Jews in America is rejected there are still many times over, greater numbers of intelligent Aryans than Jews in fields requiring high non-verb, problem-solving intelligence - such as medicine, engineering, physics, mathematics and biology. Verbal-skills are not the principal civilization-building tools but problem-solving and analytical skills are. Strom has said on this point:
"White civilization is unmatched in terms of inventiveness, creativity, and progress. It has produced a wildly disproportionate number of cultural, scientific, and technological achievements. It literally invented science - another word for "science," after all, is "Western science". It is the only civilization which has sent men to walk on the surface of another world. It has understood the laws of nature beyond the understanding of any people and has used that understanding to create a whole new world of possibilities for the future. Jews, on the other hand, lack a great deal when it comes to civilization-building and certain kinds of creativity. Their record of artistic achievement is sparse, and they exist almost exclusively as a small, privileged class attached to an always much-larger Gentile host population". 
Earlier, C.G. Jung said:
"The Jew, as relatively a nomad, has never
produced, and presumably never will produce a culture of his own, since
all his instincts and gifts require a more or less civilized host-people
for their development. Therefore, the Jewish race as a whole has, according
to my experience, an unconsciousness which can only conditionally be
compared to the Aryan.
The Oriental Institute in Chicago has one of the world's most outstanding collections of fine arts and it specializes in the Near East, which is the area in which the Jews claim as their origin. The Jewish collection could not contrast more with the collections of Egypt and Assyria. Instead of exquisite art we find broken pieces of clay pots, crude unglazed utensils and other items associated with a Nomadic peoples. The Hebrews held that the mathematical constant pi was 3 until a few centuries ago.  A nomadic lifestyle in past centuries is hardly something to be ashamed of and nor for that matter is a fear of the infinite in mathematics. Nevertheless, the supporters of the racialist Jewish intellectual supremacy thesis must deal with such uncomfortable facts if they wish to support their thesis.
There have been "anti-Semitic" Jewish intellectuals who have been sharp critics of the Jewish intellectual supremacism thesis. The Jewish philosopher Wittgenstien said that "Even the greatest of Jewish thinkers is no more than talented".  He said that Jews lack creative power, as did the Jewish philosopher Otto Weininger.  Weininger recognized that his work would be seen as anti-Semitic  but said that the greatest of genius 'have nearly always been anti-semites".  He listed Tacitus, Voltaire, Pascal, Herder, Goethe, Kant, Jean Paul, Schopenhauer, Grillparzer, and Wagner. A longer list would name: St Thomas Aquinas, St. Augustine, Francis Bacon, Ludwig von Beethoven, Hillaire Belloc, Johannes Brahms, Giordano Bruno, Jakob Burckhardt, Sir Richard Francis Burton, Robert Burton, Samuel Butler, Lord Byron, Thomas Carlyle, Geoffrey Chaucer, Anton Chekov, St. John Chrysostom, St. Justin Martyr, Cicero, William Cobbett, Samuel T. Coleridge, Constantine, Diderot, Diogenes, Laertius, John Donne, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, John Dryden, Eugen Duhring, George Eliot, T.S. Eliot, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Euphrates, Ferdinand I, Ludwig Feuerbach, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, Charles Fourier, Charles de Gaulle, Edward Gibbon, Nickolai Gogol, Graham Greene, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Lord Harrington, Georg W. Hegel, Victor Hugo, David Hume, Thomas Huxley, Thomas Jefferson, D.H. Lawrence, Franz Liszt, Martin Luther, Christopher Marlowe, Moliére, Montesquieu, Nickolai I (Tsar of Russia), Origenes, Peter the Great, Petronius, Pliny the Elder, Plutarch, Alexander Pope, Posidonius, Pierre Proudhon, Johann von Schiller, Seneca, William Shakespeare, George Bernard Shaw, Percy B. Shelley, Frederick Soddy, Aleksandr Solzhentisyn, Georges Sorel, Jonathan Swift, Tertullian, Alphonse Toussanel, Tritheim of Wurzburg, Mark Twain and H.G. Wells. All would be prosecuted today under Canadian, French, German and Australian race hate legislation.
Contrast the work of these intellectual giants with that of rising Jewish intellectual of today, Bernard-Henri Le'vy, Nouveaux philosophes. Here is the male equivalent of the "new feminism", "philosophy is dead, but my clothes look great". He seems, as a good postmodernist, to invent history as he goes, claiming for example in one book that Himmler stood trial at Nuremberg, when in fact he committed suicide. He has founded anti-racist groups in France to oppose Le Pen.
Another leading French intellectual Jacques Derrida in his deconstructionism sees language as purely arbitrary constructions and words themselves as arbitrary signifiers.  What this means is that truth and knowledge is impossible because reality can only be grasped through language and language is indeterminate. The Jewish writer Norman Cantor in The Sacred Chain after discussing Derrida's work says "The Jews are a superior people intellectually "  After basing his argument on the likes of Freud, Boas, Lé vì-Strauss and Derrida, that statement can only be taken as comic relief. Cantor, being on a roll goes on to say that postmodernism is compatible with Jewish Talmudic thought. Thus Derrida "is propounding a hermeneutic theory of the text that is fully within Talmudic, Cabalistic, and Hasidic traditions".  That is difficult to comprehend if language is ultimately indeterminate and a purely construct, and if "true", would reduce these traditions to absurdity. 
The thesis of Jewish intellectual supremacy does not withstand critical examination. This is not to say that apart from the contributions of the Jewish Left the mainstream Jewish community has had little positive impact as real anti-Semitists and race haters propose. On the contrary, many hard-working Jews with no interest in criticizing or undermining Gentile culture have made important contributions to science and polity. The opening quotations to this essay are of historical interest and are not the opinion of the authors. However these contributions, as critics such as Kevin MacDonald have shown are unfortunately over-shadowed by the "culture of critique" of Leftist Jews who, like Leftist Gentiles, see Western culture as flawed.
There is concern by Jews and other people of
goodwill about the spread of real anti-Semitism (i.e. genuine hatred
of the Jews and not merely concern with the "culture of critique")
in Europe today. Those of us knowledgeable about Asia are well aware
that phenomena such as Hitler-fascination and Holocaust denial are popular
amongst the Chinese and especially the Indians. None of these peoples
have guilt about the holocaust and none accept the Jews as a "chosen
people".  How "smart" is it to adopt a group evolutionary
strategy (to use Kevin MacDonald's terminology) which will undermine
the people with whom one has lived for centuries? How "smart"
is it to expect the Chinese and Indians, the likely powers to replace
Whites after the fall of America, to fall for the same ruse? Insightful
Jewish critics such as Stephen Steinlight, are already questioning the
rationality of the "culture of critique" and we must do the
1. K. Knox, "Races of Man," (Lea and
Blanchard, Philadelphia, 1850), p.263.
This work is published using information which the authors genuinely believe to be true. It is done reasonably and in good faith in the course of making statements for a genuine academic and scientific purpose in the public interest. The essay aims to give a fair and accurate report of matters of public interest, as well as give fair comment on matters of public interest, the comment being an expression of genuine beliefs held by the authors: Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) subsection 18D (a), (b), (c).
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