On Violence

"However, we humans “belong to a club of species that kill adults at an exceptionally high rate—a small club that includes a few social and territorial carnivores such as wolves, lions and spotted hyenas. That’s worth stressing in order to avoid readers leaping to the conclusion that there is nothing surprising about human violence. Humans really are … Continue reading On Violence

Hispanic, Latino, and Native American over-representation in the armed forces of the USA- the warrior culture.

Let's get one thing straight. Pretty much all Hispanic, Latino, or Native Americans are going to have mixed DNA ancestry, and they all have DNA roots from Native American groups, along with their other admixtures. Native Americans have a cultural propensity to defend their homeland, and as such, they enlist in the US military at … Continue reading Hispanic, Latino, and Native American over-representation in the armed forces of the USA- the warrior culture.

CDR Salamander’s blog post on Scots Irish followed by my commentary.

CDR Salamander's blog post on Scots Irish Commander Salamander's blog about the current Scots Irish leaders of the US military is an interesting commentary about the long legacy and history of famous US military leaders from this broad cultural group. "Author (and U.S. Senator) Jim Webb puts forth a thesis in his book Born Fighting (2004) to suggest that … Continue reading CDR Salamander’s blog post on Scots Irish followed by my commentary.

On Education

One major flaw with current education practice is that the people running our school systems don't not recognize that human diversity also equates to differing rates of development. By diversity, I'm talking about the differences between all children, and not anything to do with ethnicity or culture. For the record, I don't think race exists. … Continue reading On Education

The destruction of human populations by disease was not genocide, but could be now.

Neanderthals may have been infected by diseases carried out of Africa by humans I'm fairly certain that the extinction of the various other hominid groups followed a similar pattern that includes initial contact, the spread of disease, and then followed by warfare and conflict, absorption and subjugation. Without a doubt some human groups have knowingly … Continue reading The destruction of human populations by disease was not genocide, but could be now.

Are you a descendant of Irish King Niall of the Nine Hostages?

My DNA profile says I’m a descendant of Niall of the Nine Hostages. I’m adding this to my blog.

Florida Irish Heritage Center

Millions of people around the world today are descendants of Niall of the Nine Hostages, the legendary 5th century A.D. High King of Ireland. Wherever the Irish settled, also live Niall’s posterity. Niall was a wise, stout and warlike man, fortunate in all his achievements and conquests, and was therefore called “Mór“ (meaning “Great”). He was also called “Niall Naoi-Ghiallach”, meaning “Niall of the Nine Hostages”, from the nine royal hostages held by him from lands and peoples that he had conquered and made tributary: Munster; Leinster; Connacht; Ulster; Britain; the Picts; the Dal Riada; the Saxons and the Morini (a people of France near Calais and Piccardy).

Niall was the son of Eochaid Mugmedón, King of Tara, and Carthan Cais Dubh (also known as Carinna, who was supposedly the daughter of the Celtic King of Britain). According to legend:

“Young Niall had to survive the malice…

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My Hypothesis on why the Neaderthals and Denosivans went extinct, and why we didn’t.

I found this article showing that Scientists are already exploring this question, and we have some findings: Latest news article linking human borne diseases to the extinction of Neanderthals If you study the genetic make up most surviving Native Americans, Latinos, and Hispanics of the New World, you will find that they are all hybrids, … Continue reading My Hypothesis on why the Neaderthals and Denosivans went extinct, and why we didn’t.