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Mormon Fertility in the 21st Century and America’s Destiny

A recent post by Steve Sailer speculates on the future of Mormonism in the USA. “Ever since roughly 1890, Mormons have been trying to compensate for the weirdness of their founding era by closely emulating mainstream middle class white American … Continue reading

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USA: White Fertility and Intelligence (or, Dysgenics Quantified)

Quantifying Dysgenics The previous post, “Dysgenic Fertility Trends in Generation-X” reported on the negative correlation between white fertility and educational-attainment (a proxy for intelligence) among women ending their reproductive lives in the early 2010s (i.e., those born in the late … Continue reading

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USA’s Total Fertility Rates by Race, 1980-2008

NOTE: New data has allowed me to post a new version of this graph through 2010: USA’s Total Fertility Rates by Race, 1980-2010 White fertility rate: A caveat: Race-fertility calculations in the USA are based on race of mother. One … Continue reading

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U.S. fertility: Baby-Boomers did not replace selves

U.S. fertility fell below replacement level with the first of the “Baby-Boomers”, and has not recovered. I present the data below. It was even more dramatic in Europe, I understand. Question: Is a sub-replacement Total-Fertility-Rate really “what people naturally want”, … Continue reading

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