The Sunic Journal: Interview with Dr. Richard Lynn, Part 1 of 2

June 29, 2010

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Tom Sunic & Dr. Richard Lynn discuss:

  • The political and cultural forces that deny or ignore well-established IQ differences among the races
  • The positive correlation of a nation’s IQ to its economic productivity
  • Some phenomena that affect IQ, such as the celibate priesthood, city-migration, & race-mixing
  • Some thoughts on the relationship between IQ and religion, and between IQ and Leftism/Marxism
  • The “criminal chromosomes” of certain non-White groups in the US

About Dr. Richard Lynn

Dr. Richard Lynn is a British Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of Ulster who has published several books on racial and ethnic IQ differences, eugenics, & dysgenics. For more information on Dr. Lynn’s life, and on Dr. Lynn’s books and other work, please visit his Web site at

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24 Responses to “The Sunic Journal: Interview with Dr. Richard Lynn, Part 1 of 2”

  1. Tony Ciapo on June 30th, 2010 12:26 pm

    So according to this theory, the IQ of the Serbs should be much higher that that of the Croats, since the former are Orthodox (their priests are allowed to breed) and the latter are mostly Catholic. Otherwise, they are ethnically indistinguishable.

  2. D on June 30th, 2010 12:56 pm

    IQ schmaiqu……….Nobody cares about this stuff. We need to start tapping into peoples emotions, and getting them excited about their Europeand heritage—not bombarding folks with a bunch of figures and data, that may not in fact be 100% correct.

  3. Gibson on June 30th, 2010 1:04 pm

    It’s great to hear Richard Lynn. Looking forward to part 2. Thanks Tom.

  4. Pall on June 30th, 2010 3:12 pm

    IQ is garbage. It’s the same numerical superstition comparable to skull measurements about one hundred years ago, which were then believed to be “supreme science”. Boring listing of statistics is not going to convince anyone of anything.

  5. Rich on June 30th, 2010 4:59 pm

    Great interview. Brain-drain I think hurt IQ scores in many former communist countries. US got a lot of those brains. Now that Croatia is a country at peace, doing well and no reason to leave, the IQ is rising, as Dr. Lynn said, and should find its natural level soon.

    I hope the comments about IQ stats being rubbish were made with tongue firmly planted in cheek !!!

  6. Kevin I. Slaughter on June 30th, 2010 6:17 pm

    I was surprised to see Lynn was your guest on the show, and am pleased that you’re allotting two episodes to have a robust conversation with such a great thinker.
    I’ve been wanting to read his “Eugenics” and “Dysgenics”, but the $100+ price for each of them has been a barrier. The lowest priced copy of Dysgenics on is over $500!

  7. Skeeter on June 30th, 2010 8:06 pm

    The idea of equality has been used throughout human history to stir up resentment against the status quo, to minimize resentment against the status quo, and to preserve the status quo. Which tells us that it has been a very useful fiction. And for that reason I don’t think we’ll ever get rid of it.

  8. crager on June 30th, 2010 11:27 pm

    Good stuff. thanks Tom

  9. Pall on July 1st, 2010 9:56 am

    You are all highly delusional if you think such boring and uninspiring piling up of numbers (IQ statistics and similar) is going to win over people for the preservation of anything (nation, race etc.) I agree with the second commentator: most people are totally indifferent to things like that.

  10. Howard Pulaski on July 1st, 2010 12:53 pm

    I am surprised at some of the reactions here. I think that different sorts of arguments need to be made to persuade different sorts of people. Dr. Lynn has many interesting points (admittedly some controversial ones!). I look forward to part 2.

  11. Tony Ciapo on July 2nd, 2010 4:10 am

    It’s not sufficient to make points. The Dr claims to be a scientist, so he needs to prove his points. The average IQ of Croatia is 90 and of Serbia is 93. Is that due to their respective religions as the Dr claims? On the other hand, the IQ of Italy — which has been very Catholic for centuriies — is 102. So I don’t think he made his point; this puts his other points in question.

  12. Matt on July 3rd, 2010 11:39 am

    Thanks for the great interview Tom. Looking forward to the second part. I don’t agree that this ‘satatistical’ stuff doesn’t convince anyone. It convincis those about the jump the fence form ingrained liberal ‘givens’ and sows seeds of doubt (even if inconscoius) in the minds of many. Given the right terrain, seeds of doubt soner or later sprout! Let’s all work on preparing that terrain – each one in their own way.

  13. Once Uponatime on July 4th, 2010 8:50 am

    Two anti-Catholics meet and the result is this.
    Intelligence is inherited from the mother so it does not matter how many priests live in celibacy.

    Galileo was required to provide proof for his thesis, which he could not at the time.

  14. Spike Angew on July 7th, 2010 9:38 pm

    Is it a vacation week in Sunic City?

  15. Rich on July 7th, 2010 11:34 pm

    The notion that “intelligence is inherited from the mother” seems to be a point of debate. Is there a particular paper/link that demonstrates that there is a consensus on this matter ? I have never heard that this is an agreed upon fact.

    While searching, I have noticed that the web is filled with duplicate websites, sites with so many ads that the page loads very slowly, etc. Unless Google points to a Wikipedia article it seems like it is really difficult to find anything…

  16. Fred Clouds on July 8th, 2010 7:29 am

    There are seldom scientific consensuses on anything, but this one should be easy to prove (or disprove). I have also heard that boys inherit somewhat more from their mother while girls inherit 50/50.
    It is odd that the IQ for Croatians and many other groups in that book were merely estimated by extrapolating the IQs of their neighbors. Sounds pretty unscientific. Which may explain the rather hefty “adjustment” upwards professor Lynn mentions.

    Rich, your claim about the IQ of Serbs being supposedly higher than that of Croats would wreak Lynn’s theory entirely, wouldn’t it? Serbs are way poorer than Croats, aren’t they?
    Despite all that intelligence, apparently nothing came of it.

  17. Pedro on July 10th, 2010 2:17 pm

    Tom, why didn’t you raise your objections to Christian thought during your interview with E. Michael Jones? What’s the point of attacking Catholicism in the presence of an atheist?
    And how could you not have challenged Lynn’s idiotic proposition that the celibate priesthood system “stole” the best minds from the “reproductive market”? Just how many priests do you think ever existed at one time in one country, even at peaks of evangelization?

  18. Earl Holt III on July 10th, 2010 4:28 pm

    Pall (4th entry, above) is an idiot, and clearly doesn’t have the first inkling of what science is. He must be a post-modern Lysenko…

    (Someone please explain that historical reference to him…)

  19. Pall on July 10th, 2010 4:41 pm

    Yes, sure, I am an idiot. And you just keep on measuring skulls and IQs in a hope to impress somebody and to convince people of the necessity of White preservation on the basis of that. Every fool has some little pleasure of his own, so do these IQ enthusiasts.

    On a serious note, Lynn reminds of some kind of Lysenko for his abuse of scientific methodology and for his superficiality. First of all, intelligence is something extremely complex and cannot be neasured. Secondly, apart from dubiously collected statistical data, he has absolutely no hard evidence for all this gibberish of his (mostly just-so stories).

    Greetings from an “idiot” who prefers not to take pseudo-science (like that of Mr. Lynn) seriously.

  20. Earl Holt III on July 10th, 2010 5:53 pm

    Hey Pall, I have a novel idea! Read The Bell Curve BY Herrnstein & Murray.

    Better yet, study psychometrics: Evaluate the 650 empirical studies that have been conducted that demonstrate a 15 to 20 I.Q. point difference between blacks and whites.

    Just because intelligence is “complex,” doesn’t mean it cannot be studied or measured.

    If Lynn’s methodology is faulty, then peer review and lack of reproducibility would demonstrate that fact.


    Our side ain’t afraid of facts, evidence, logic and reason, it’s YOU LEFTISTS who reject these things, and science with them.

  21. NeoCon Hysteria on July 11th, 2010 6:54 pm

    There is nothing in Catholicism that requires priest to become celibate. That is to say from the roots and foundation of the Church. Nothing in the Bible either.

    Eastern Orthodox Priest are required to marry a woman before becoming a priest. Something that is in consideration within the Vatican last i heard.

    Infact the Vatican and the Eastern Churches are in talks on many things.

    I can understand being anti-liberal catholic, because that movement is mostly coming from mexican sources.

    Traditional Catholics have been one of the main pillars keeping Europe strong for 2000years

    Being anti-catholic is simply lazy thinking and stupid

  22. NeoCon Hysteria on July 11th, 2010 7:19 pm

    The protestants are the ones who have sent Europe into ruins multiple times and introduced multi-culturalism and homosexuality into their doctrines (Anglican, Episcopal)

    The Protestant Thirty Years’ War is when Europe started its slow decline into what it is today. A divided continent open for exploitation.

    The rise of the Holy Roman Empire 2.0 with new Russia will fix all that.

  23. Inquisition on July 11th, 2010 9:30 pm

    I have read similar ideas to Dr. Lynn’s from Phillipe Rushton and others. However, everywhere I look now there is an idea that geneticists have shown human are so indistinguishable from each other on DNA that the idea of race itself is obsolete. As if to say: “All you people with genetic theories about racial differences must now shut up. There is no such thing as race.” I wonder what the response would be from Dr. Lynn on this idea.

  24. Akira on July 12th, 2010 6:53 pm

    It’s good to see NC Hysteria not so hysterical, for a change.

    Yes, the Protestanters, esp the Jewbified Masonic majority — have wrecked the West, Europe, Christendom, the World.