Genetics

Intelligence and Human Evolution: Lessons from Hominid Evolution, and their Implications for Homo Sapiens

By Bernie Douglas

The less ecologically rich environments of Europe and other non-tropical ecosystems when compared with the more varied and complex landscapes of tropical Africa can be convincingly argued to select for reduced levels of fine discernment and/or complex reasoning ability in various homo species. Evolutionary evidence relating to Homo erectus, for example, suggests that the further he traveled from equatorial Africa the lower his cognitive capabilities became in contrast with those of other erectus lineages that remained in Africa or closer to the African continent. The lineages of Homo erectus, in fact, can be hierarchically arranged in descending order from the most behaviorally complex to the least, based entirely on its lived distance from equatorial Africa. 1) Homo sapien sapiens remained and evolved in tropical Africa and is the most behaviorally complex 2) Neanderthals would evolve in ice age Europe, and 3) Peking man evolved in East Asia.

Athletics: Highly Selective and Dominated by Blacks

In 1973 while 11.1 per cent of the United States population was black, about a quarter of all major league baseball players, a third of all pro football players and two thirds of all pro basketball players were black. Black players also appeared to earn more than white players in these sports, which would suggest a superior athlete. In more recent years it has been shown that while African Americans make up approximately 12.5% of the American population, they comprise nearly 79 per cent of pro Basketball players, close 67 per cent of pro football players and are dramatically overrepresented among professional boxing champions and other professional athletes.

Ancient African Medicine, Egypt (Khemit) and the World

Interestingly, certain remedies prescribed by Egyptian physicians were way ahead of modern anticipation. For instance, celery and saffron which were used for rheumatism, are currently hot topics of pharmaceutical research, and pomegranate was used to eradicate tapeworms, a remedy that remained in clinical use until 50 years ago. Acacia is still used in cough remedies while aloes forms a basis to soothe and heal skin conditions. The knowledge and the uses of essential oils and resins were introduced to the world by the ancient Egyptians.”

Haplogroup K2-M70

Other regions that have been found to contain a significant proportion of haplogroup K2 individuals include South India (18/305 or 5.9%), United Arab Emirates (8/164 or 4.9%), Ethiopia (6/126 or 4.8%), East India (14/367 or 3.8%), South Iran (4/117 or 3.4%), and Turkey (13/523 or 2.5%). One must recall that East India, Arabia, and south Iran have a huge population of Dark Brown people of African descent living there even today. Those are the K2 type people.

Race and Brain Size: Blacks Have Bigger Brains

Three times Nobel nominated anthropologist Philip Tobias, compared 7 racial and national groups in a study on brain size/weight, in which he reported that the brain size of American blacks was larger than any white group.

The Mad Scientist and Emeagwali's Genius

If European genes conferred an advantage, we would expect that the smartest blacks would have substantial European heritage. But when a group of investigators sought out the very brightest black children in the Chicago school system and asked them about the race of their parents and grandparents, these children were found to have no greater degree of European ancestry than blacks in the population at large.