From my new column in Taki’s Magazine:
The Hunt for the Great White Male
by Steve Sailer
May 22, 2019
Jared Diamond, who became a famous public intellectual when his 1997 best-seller Guns, Germs, and Steel was widely proclaimed to have refuted The Bell Curve by arguing that the variation in achievement among races today is a cultural side effect of ancient differences in agricultural potential among the continents, is now under fire for himself being white.
The Boston-born Diamond, who wears his beard in that peculiar Amish look of Captain Ahab in Moby-D**k (Harvard political scientist Robert D. Putnam, whom Diamond cites admiringly, is another Ahab-bearded academic), is now himself the subject of the ongoing hunt for the Great White Male.
In a New York Times review of Diamondâs...Full review >>