Brain Drain Hyper-Hypocrisy of the Left

Brain Drain Hyper-Hypocrisy of the Left. By David Cole.

Let’s take a trip back to Nazi Germany. There was a period between 1933 and the start of the war when German Jews were basically living under Jim Crow-style exclusionary laws.

During this period of “Jim Crohen,” Jews could live freely…to an extent. Much like blacks in the American South, there were laws against intermarriage, there were property ownership proscriptions, and most important, Jews were excluded from a host of jobs. They couldn’t own media outlets, and 1933’s Law for the Restoration of the Professional Civil Service purged Jews from a wide variety of professions, including schoolteachers, university professors, doctors, judges, and a slew of other white-collar endeavors.

During this period Jews could still own their little shops, their kosher restaurants, their religious schools; they could still marry their own kind and have kids, they could even travel freely.

They just couldn’t engage in activities that the Nazis saw as likely to “influence” the German public (Jews: the first people to be banned from being “influencers.” The schmucks who gave us Zuckerberg got Zuckerberg’d fifty years before the bastard was born!).

Initially, many German Jews thought they could ride out what they considered a temporary inconvenience. …

I mention all of this because the topic of Nazi exclusionary laws came up last week when MIT canceled a lecture by … renowned University of Chicago professor [Dorian Abbot, a geophysicist] because … Abbot had compared Nazi Germany’s exclusion of Jewish intellectuals to the current exclusion of whites via “diversity” quotas:

Ninety years ago Germany had the best universities in the world. Then an ideological regime obsessed with race came to power and drove many of the best scholars out, gutting the faculties and leading to sustained decay that German universities never fully recovered from.

We should view this as a warning of the consequences of viewing group membership as more important than merit, and correct our course before it’s too late. …

Among Western Jews, it’s indeed taken as canon that the professional exclusions during the Jim Crohen period badly debilitated Germany as a nation. You’ll find this 1930s “brain drain” discussed at length in hundreds of Holocaust books, essays, and lectures. …

But wait…I’m confused. Leftist Jews (i.e., most Jews) are the primary intellectual and financial movers and shakers behind the notion that nothing is lost when Americans use quotas and diversity bullying to replace skilled workforce whites with Third World immigrants. In theory, the Jewish elites tell us, there’s nothing a white can do that Umbabwe the Ghanaian ditch-digger, Ixtpatl the bare-assed Peruvian tree-dwelling Indian, or Al-Suqdiq the Afghan pedophile can’t do as well or better.

Yet as the [2011 IZA (Institute of Labor Economics)] paper outright states, the removal of a high-IQ people led to severe negative consequences because some groups are just better than others — smarter, more skilled — and if that group dominates a particular field it’s because of the natural order, and when you monkey with that natural order by removing the members of that group to satisfy racial quotas set by political leaders, your nation suffers.

Well, son of a bitch. Who knew?

The IZA paper is missing only one thing: an explanation of why this principle only applies to 1930s Germany but not anywhere in the present-day West.

Don’t expect that explanation anytime soon. …

Spelling it out:

The white West must be brought down. That’s the left’s goal. And the tactics are in service of it, which is why they so often seem contradictory.

In Germany, you convince the indigenous whites that they ruined their nation by removing the people with the good genes. Irrational Jew-hatred blinded the Germans to the fact that they should’ve recognized the natural skills of Jews and respected them. Now that Germans have dumbed down their nation, they must import millions of immigrants, because the detrimental effects of the 1930s purge show that Germans can’t hack it on their own.

But in America, you say the opposite. There are no “good genes.” In fact, there are no genes at all, and there’s no such thing as a “naturally skilled” group. Replacing skilled workers is fine. IQ is a myth, as anybody can do anything as well as anyone else. All groups are interchangeable, so caps and quotas in the name of equity do no harm. …

In Germany, assert that removing skilled workers for racial reasons led to disaster.

In America, assert that removing skilled workers for racial reasons is the only way to avert disaster.

In Germany, claim that labeling everything bad as “Jewish” (“Jew math,” “Jew media,” “Jew science”) led to a dumbing-down of the nation.

In America, claim that labeling everything bad as “white” (“white math,” “white media,” “white science”) will lead to a smarter and more prosperous nation.

By the time the U.S. brain-drain purge bears its fetid fruit, by the time everything collapses like that “diversity bridge” a few years ago that was championed as proof that engineering requires neither white males nor engineering know-how, the damage will have been done.

What’s next for American whites? And will the rest of the West copy?