Monthly Archives: July 2013

Impulsive Violence, Executive Control, Locus of Control

Mob violence is generally impulsive — a crime of opportunity. There is safety in numbers, and one is less likely to be caught and punished if he participates in a mass crime. Small groups and individuals can commit impulsive acts … Continue reading

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Imagine a World Without the Jobs That Men Do

A large number of occupations are performed mainly by men. Many of these jobs are not only dirty, but quite dangerous — quite possibly helping to explain why very few women apply to do these jobs. Here is a list … Continue reading

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How Much of Black Crime Could the MAOA Variants Account For?

Blacks commit violent crimes at far higher rates than most other races, including whites and asians. Wherever blacks make up a significant percentage of the population, overall violent crime rates tend to be higher. It would be natural for someone … Continue reading

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Zombie Genes Arise!

Biological evolution has been in operation for a long time, billions of years. Our genomes are chock full of hitch-hiking sequences of nucleic acids that we had always thought were just “junk DNA” or “dead DNA,” without a purpose. But … Continue reading

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Blacks and Violence: Is It In the Genes?

The problem of race-based violent crime is not likely to go away any time soon, in North America, Europe, or Oceania. In fact, a previous article here quoted the eloquent black American author Thomas Sowell as claiming that blacks in … Continue reading

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Interracial Violent Crime a Growing Worry

When reading the content below, consider which society would likely fare better in the face of these trends: A society such as the UK, where defending oneself against an attack is considered a crime, or a society of Dangerous Children, … Continue reading

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Genetics of Personality: Fear

Fear is a useful emotion, which can help to keep a person away from overly dangerous situations. But too much fear can be paralysing, and can put the person in much more danger than he might have faced otherwise. Scientists … Continue reading

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Everything You Think You Know, Just Ain’t So Part II

Human beliefs and belief systems are important and necessary methods to help us to make sense of our worlds, and to plan our futures. Unfortunately, they are all wrong — to a greater or lesser degree. In the original article, … Continue reading

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Genetics of Personality

Parents observe the emergence of distinct personalities in children from the earliest days of infancy. Personality is determined largely by a person’s genetic makeup. And a person’s personality goes a long way toward determining how that person will adapt to … Continue reading

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