Category Archives: Kevin MacDonald

Is Kevin MacDonald’s Theory of Judaism “Plausible”? A Response to Dutton (2018)

Nathan Cofnas writes: Dutton (2018, p. 2) says that his argument reduces to six basic claims: (1) “[G]roup selection is a robust model.” (2) “[P]eople tend to act in their ethnic interests.” (3) “Jews are more ‘group selected’ than gentiles,” … Continue reading

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Respect For The Alt Right

Richard Spencer says the Alt Right’s premiere intellectual is Kevin MacDonald. Spencer has apparently not read the Nathan Cofnas critique of Kevin’s book Culture of Critique but he has praised Kevin’s response to Cofnas. Oxford scholar Nathan Cofnas writes: …MacDonald’s … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Kevin MacDonald won’t accept evidence supporting alternative theories about Jewish influence

Here are some of Nathan’s latest tweets: * Since I think MacDonald’s theory is wrong, obviously I think it has a “non-educative effect” on people who buy into it. * Setting out to understand Jewish behavior without being committed to … Continue reading

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Analyzing Kevin MacDonald’s ‘Culture of Critique’ and the alt-right’s embrace of anti-Jewish ideology

Nathan Cofnas writes: The biblical commentator Rashi observes that in order for a falsehood to be successful, it has to contain at least some element of truth. According to one falsehood—the mother of all conspiracy theories—Jews have gained control over … Continue reading

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WSJ: The Theory Behind That Charlottesville Slogan ‘The Jews will not replace us,’ they chanted. What do they mean, ‘replace us’?

Oxford PhD student Nathan Cofnas responds to my inquiry: “Miller might be right–he probably is right–but this article standing alone is not very convincing. These half-baked refutations of MacDonald aren’t really helpful.” Abraham Miller (retired political science professor) writes in … Continue reading

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