Correlation: "In statistics, dependence refers to any statistical relationship between two random variables or two sets of data. Correlation refers to any of a broad class of statistical relationships involving dependence."
In-Breeding: "Inbreeding is reproduction from the mating of parents who are closely related genetically. Inbreeding results in increased homozygosity, which can increase the chances of offspring being affected by recessive or deleterious traits."
Xenophobia: "Xenophobia is the irrational or unreasoned fear of that which is perceived to be foreign or strange."
Okay, so in simple terms I am asking whether a strong statistical relationship exists between people who's family tree is "closely related genetically" and people who irrationally fear that which is to be "foreign or strange."
Now this isn't going to be a scholarly article. This is mainly a humor blog so the questioning into the relationship of these two variables will remain in the domain of light hearted observational comedy and not in the form of a professional essay. So yeah, I'm not scientist or nuthin', that's for sure.
The Notion of "Pure Blood"
Many if not all xenophobic sects around the globe tend to refer to the term pure blood all the damned time. Take these examples from notorious nationalistic groups:
1. In Filthy Old Nazi Germany:
"Blood purity was very important to the leaders of Nazi Germany. According to Hitler, blood purity would ensure the survival of the Aryan race and the ‘1000 Year Reich’. Laws were introduced to ensure blood purity within Nazi Germany and anyone who acted outside of these laws was deemed to have committed the crime of ‘rassenschande’, which translates roughly as ‘racial pollution’ or ‘racial crime’.(from: History Learning Site)
2. In J.K. Rowling's Hacky-Boring Harry Potter Book:
"Pure-blood is the term for wizards and witches who have a purely or approximately pure magical heritage. This means that there are no Muggles in their family trees"
3. In Israel (the following are statements from Shas party politician Eli Yishai)
When asked on foreigner laborers having babies in Israel..."Our people shall be contaminated!"
4. Quebec's Favorite Nationalist Lionel Groulx (there's still a lot of things named after this guy):
Groulx was a nutcase whacko who preached that quebec people's pure blood has been ruined by immigrants and stated...
"the children of ethnically mixed marriages suffer from a form of schizophrenia because they are inhabited by two different souls."
Enough of These Fucking Examples
I don't want to go on with these awful examples anymore from these awful people. I was going to get one from the British Royal Family but everyone knows those jokers are "pure" already. I wanted to put the Harry Potter one instead because popular culture is usually familiar to everyone and usually works as a good example. Harry is heroic and pure...he has no dirty stinky "muggle" blood in him. He doesn't have "subhuman" or "low caste" or "peasants" blood in him...he's pure.
You get the idea? To these xenophobic Pure Bloodists it is cool to have a small gene pool. It's not good to breed with people who are not 100% similar to you. It's only acceptable to breed with exact replicas of yourself (same race, same language, same religion, same mother).
Basically, they are recommending and encouraging in-breeding.
Take the last example we used, the Quebec french "race" (as Groulx calls them). In-breeding in Quebec was very popular. The settlers in the 17th century from New France only numbered in under 9000 and every "pure" Quebec person is a descendant from that group. That's one of the smallest gene pools ever. In fact scientists the world over know and love Quebec because of this. They refer to it as a "Founder Population" and they go to Quebec all the time to study large groups of people with identical genes.
"The French Canadians of Quebec are a classical example of founder population. Over 150 years of French colonization, between 1608 and 1760, it was estimated that 8,500 pioneers married and left at least one descendent on the territory. While the French Canadians of Quebec today may be partly of other ancestries, the genetic contribution of the original French founders is predominant, explaining about 90% of regional gene pools"
(from H. Charbonneau, B. Desjardins, J. Légaré, H. Denis, in A Population History of North America)
Thanks to writings of Lionel Groulx and other pure bloodists a large portion of "French Canadians" have only bred with the descendants of the original 8,500 settlers for over 400 years. They scientifically have possibly the smallest gene pool of any sect of humans on earth at this moment (another good candidate for that title would be an isolated island nation such as Japan).
Quebec's government has made worldwide headlines of late in some peculiar ways. Recently it banned the word "pasta" from society for not being considered a "quebec enough" word (I'm not even joking). Now it's under more fire for trying to ban certain fashion accessories for not being "quebec enough," the accessories that have people up in arms are the proposed ban of the hijab scarf and the kippah hat. People are accusing Quebec folks of being xenophobic.
Honestly, you can't really be mad at them though. When you understand that this society's gene pool is 90% identical for the core base of the population...how could they possibly not be xenophobic? They are one big family (literally).
In the above video the man is accused of incest with his daughters. He states in a pidgin' creole version of french something along the lines of..
"I never hit my daughters! I never slept with my daughters...oh wait...except for that one time at the cottage."
Only having babies with people who look, act, dress, talk, think the same as you will only end up regressing your gene pool.
You remember that scene in Fiddler on the Roof where the Jew guy's daughter brings home a nice young man who doesn't happen to be Jewish? Yeah, and then the lead character casts her out of his family, threatens to kill her, and proceeds to never ever talk to her again? Wow, what a cool dad.
"Accept them? Deny everything I believe in? Abandon my faith? NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! NO THERE IS NOOOOO OTHER HAND! NOOOOOOOOOOOOO! NOOOOO!"
Okay we get it....you're mad she doesn't want to marry a jewish guy...good for fucking you. Shutup already, fuck.
As usual the USA has to do things bigger and better than everyone else. USA! USA! USA!
The Americans have the most in bred family ever, they are the Fugates...and they have BLUE SKIN.
This family's genes have gone whack. They have in-bred themselves into smurfs. That's pretty bad.
Pure bloodists used to lie and say nobles had beautiful blue blood and peasants had red blood. Well, having blue tinted humors doesn't really make you anything special. It is just a sign to tell you to start expanding your gene pool. Seriously.
Blue skin is an extreme but in-breeding in general is a super health risk. In-breeding dogs is known to breeders to cause an obscene amount of health and body problems. There's a good reason why in-breeding is so taboo. It's bad for you.
If small gene pools lead to xenophobic clan mentalities and health problems, then what about the opposite? What about cross-breeding? Where everyone who's anything bangs whoever they want and makes cute babies. It's actually really good. Let my main man, the deceased but still awesome, Buck Fuller explain:
The United States of America is not a nation. Nations are large tribes of humans that have been geographically isolated for millennia and have progressively inbred the physical types surviving under those unique geographical conditions. As mentioned, the U.S.S.R. had 146 naturally evolved nations" to integrate, the physiognomies of each U.S.S.R. nation looking quite different from the others'. The United States of America is a crossbreeding integration of humans from all the nations of the planet Earth; though often speaking of itself as the United States of America, it is not America. Its population is only one-half that of North and South America. The North Americans, consisting of Canadians, the U.S. citizens, and Mexicans, are evolutionarily cross-breeding into a single hybrid family of world humans. (Fuller)...
|B.U.C.K Everyone Accusin' Me!!|
My homie Buck Fuller believes that thanks to air travel and open borders to immigrants...the metropolis cities of America are quickly becoming a "hybrid family of world humans". He believes the era of "nation cages" is ending. The hybrid family of world humans era is going to make in-breeding tribal nations 100% obsolete.
We are going to expand the global gene pool into a fully cross bred human nation. I love that shit. I don't want to have anything to do with Pure Bloods and their philosophies on breeding n' mating after knowing what Buck knows.
Cross breeding doesn't give you "dirty blood" like those weirdos or J.K Rawling want you to think. Cross breeding brings our asses together as one big chill global unit.
To avoid in-breeding and therefore xenophobia brought about from tribal/endogamic inbreeding, we must accelerate the rate of cross-breeding amongst gene pool tribes of the world. So...
If you are a white dad and your son brings home a black woman. Don't hate, let 'em procreate.
If you are a jew and your daughter wants to marry a christian. Don't run n' duck...just let 'em fuck.
If you are an arab and your son tells you he's seeing an ecuadorian chick. Don't go crazy...just let 'em make a baby.
If you are a russian and your daughter is infatuated with a mexican. Don't freak out and hide...let him stick it inside.
If you are lutheran and your son is in love with a mormon. Don't throw up...tell him to knock her up.
Okay, I can write these all day but the last one sucks...I'm gonna stop now. You get it. Anyway to recap, yes indeedidly, tribal breeding does lead to xenophobia. The answer to this problem as explained by Bucky "Big Time" Fuller is just to hop on a plane and fly outta town and bang a hot chick until there's no tribes left but just one...the Human Tribe.
Note (Sept. 18/2013): I'm not trying to offend anyone or call anyone "in-bred" with this, my main point when referring to the Quebec example in this article was just to point out that Montreal is one of those "hybrid world human metropolis" cities mentioned, and the surrounding regions around it are not even close to having this distinction. Meaning that rules that apply to a "hybrid world human metropolis" will have to be different than rules applying to a one-tribe rural area such as Lac-Saint-Jean.
Yo, the first time I ever met someone from Lac-Saint-Jean was at a workplace in Montreal and the Lac-Saint-Jean guy was scared of a black man working at the company because he thought he could catch the "black demon" living inside him if he got too close to him, and he'd do the "sign of the cross" after every time they brushed by each other. That's fucked up. The mentalities of people living in a metropolis and people living in a rural isolated area are VASTLY DIFFERENT. That's the only point I was trying to make in regards to that. I honestly believe that xenophobia is the result of being isolated in a single tribe area.