Alien Nation: Common Sense About America's Immigration by Peter Brimelow

By Peter Brimelow

A provocative examine America's out-of-control immigration obstacle argues that the us should still shut its doorways to immigrants, at the very least briefly, as a way to preserve monetary preeminence, social concord, and nationwide identification. 35,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo. travel.

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18 Why then are such arguments put forward? They are part o f the general reluctance to admit any legitimacy to the notion o f inherent group differences. The most com m on explanation for this reluctance is that knowledge of group differences is dangerous, that such knowledge can be used by dominant groups to deny opportunities to less favored groups. The gist o f the argument appears to be that if one asserts that Americans of African descent, for instance, have lower IQs on average than Americans o f European descent, then one is therefore condoning the blanket denial of opportunities to black Americans.

As A. ’” This attack was “a clear threat to her position. ”58 But that appears to be the point. Immigration policy is remarkably similar in all Western countries in its encouragement o f large-scale ThirdWorld immigration, while at the same time, in all countries, the native population, by wide m ajorities, opposes those policies. In England, for instance, some 7 5 % of the population believes that laws on immigra­ tion should be much tougher or immigration stopped altogether. Only 6 % thought laws should be more lenient.

This was because they believed that European culture was materially and morally superior to other cultures. It was also the case that their superior power and wealth allowed them to settle almost anywhere without any need to assimilate to the native cultures they colonized. Whenever European migration involved large numbers it drastically altered the cultures in which Europeans settled. In other words, they turned those societies into multicultural societies that came to resemble European cultures in many respects, at least as long as they remained in sufficient numbers.

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