Entries by F. Roger Devlin, Ph.D.

National Intelligence and its Consequences

The Intelligence of Nations Richard Lynn and David Becker London: Ulster Institute for Social Research, 2019 British psychologist Richard Lynn and Finnish political scientist Tatu Vanhanen published their first study of national IQ differences, Intelligence and the Wealth of Nations, in 2002. The book found that a nation’s average IQ correlated at .62 with its […]

Ed Dutton with an Evolutionary Perspective on the Rape of Finland

The Silent Rape Epidemic: How the Finns Were Groomed to Love Their Abusers Edward Dutton Oulu, Finland: Thomas Edward Press, 2019 Finns enjoy an unusually high-trust society. Longtime British resident Ed Dutton describes unmanned roadside vegetable stands that operate on the honor system, with customers reliably leaving the correct price for what they take. Travelers […]

The Rise and Decline of the West: Review “At Our Wit’s End” by Edward Dutton and Michael A. Woodley of Menie

 At Our Wit’s End: Why We’re Becoming Less Intelligent and What It Means for Our Future Edward Dutton and Michael A. Woodley of Menie Exeter, UK: Imprint Academic, 2018 We in the West have long become accustomed to the idea that scientific and technological progress is the normal state of things, although decline—technological deterioration and […]

Joyeux Noёl: The Beginnings of WWI and the Christmas Truce of 1914

Editor’s note: Christmas is a special time of year, and over the years TOO has posted some classic articles that bear on the season. This article by F. Roger Devlin was originally posted in December, 2013. It is an important reminder of the disastrous intra-racial wars of the twentieth century—wars that may yet deal a death blow […]

The Criminalization of Masculinity, Part 1 of 2

The New Politics of Sex: The Sexual Revolution, Civil Liberties, and the Growth of Government Power (pdf download; Amazon) By Stephen Baskerville Kettering, OH: Angelico Press, 2017 For half a century, conservatives have been putting their readers to sleep with denunciations of the sexual revolution as a kind of anarchic free-for-all where men’s sexual impulses […]