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Thursday, January 21, 2016

STUDY: BRAINS GET PERMANENTLY REWIRED BY HABITS, particularly bad ones - ALSO: The sciences of genetics and epigenetics show how ISLAM's inbreeding, indoctrination and traditional practices cause inheritable damage leading to violence, rape and cognitive deficiency

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One of the many reasons why Muslim migrants cannot transform themselves into liberal Europeans is that their brains have been rewired by generations of Islamic indoctrination and adaptation to their particular culture.  Both their minds and genetics have been modified in a certain way.
The following article refers to general acquired habits in the public at large, and how those habits rewire the brain permanently.  But this can be extrapolated to other cultural habits as well.
While violence, fanaticism, and cruelty are not exclusive to followers of Islam - and most definitely are not adopted by all Muslims in the same way - the ongoing wave of Muslim violence all over the world raises the question of what mental and genetic factors are at play. 
Jeremy Hunt wants Britain to become the first country in the world to routinely test children's entire DNA at birth to identify diseases Although racism is abhorrent, the latest advances in genetic studies show that culture and race are connected at the most intimate level of neurology and genetics.
The science of epigenetics has demonstrated that the physical and emotional environment in which we live, and our own experiences  can change the way our genes are expressed, and that those genetic changes are inheritable, generation after generation.  
We are what we do.  We are what we think.  We are what we are taught in our earlier years.  We are what we learn from our cultural environment.  And we are what we inherit from our parents. 
We tend to characterize Germans as being different from Italians, or the French from the British, and can even make fun of it.  That's not regarded as racism. 
But when anyone correlates race and culture in non-European populations, that is automatically rejected as racism.  However, race, culture, and national ethos go together. 
Ask yourselves what the practice of watching beheadings is doing to young minds.  And we're not talking about ISIS videos only.  Even in 'moderate' Saudi Arabia beheadings are carried out in public squares for everyone to watch, even children.  Saudi authorities behead hundreds every year.  It's the Islamic way of life, according to the Koran.
The latest wave of Muslim mass rapes in Europe have people asking themselves what could be wrong with men who can't be in proximity to a woman without wanting to rape her. 
Rape and inability to restrain emotions is so much a part of their culture that in Islam women are forced to fully cover themselves, in some countries from head to toe in black burkas, in order not to arouse uncontrollable desires in men. 

What have centuries of Islamic lifestyle and indoctrination done to the genes and brains of Muslims?  Epigenetics tell us that what our experiences do to us produce changes in the expression of genes that are inheritable.  And life in the Muslim world is traumatic and dehumanizing.

Discover Magazine: EPIGENETICS -  Our parents' and grandparents' experiences become a part of us and our genes. The DNA remains the same, but psychological and behavioral tendencies are inherited. 
The West is immersed in denial when it imports millions of Muslims and then acts in shock when they behave in a way inherent to their culture.  Naïve European authorities now are asking Muslims to attend courses in western etiquette, as if that is going to change centuries of indoctrination that are deeply ingrained in the minds and genes of the newly arrived migrants. 
Not only that, but their very sacred texts - the voice of Allah -  condone and even encourage practices that horrify us, such as child marriage, physical abuse of women and children, and the murder of the Infidel.  Now, how do Europeans propose to change the religion, the mindset, and the genetic problems of this population?   Sadly, too many leaders are resigned to adapt to Islam, instead of requiring migrants to adapt to the European culture.
On this page: 
  • Daily Mail article on how repetitive behaviours rewire our brains causing lasting damage.
  • Islam customs, such as child marriage at an early age, and the rape of children.
  • Egypt's former president Anwar Sadat's daughter was forced into an abusive marriage at age 12.  Watch VIDEO interview.
  • Palestinian's high rate of child abuse and rape in Gaza.
  • Scientists find the intelligence gene.
  • The effect of epigenetics - Environment and personal experiences change gene expression, making those changes permanent and inheritable.
  • A psychologist report:  How Muslim inbreeding affects intelligence and health in the population.
  • How Islamic doctrine promotes a culture of rape and violence.
  • How Islam's sacred texts authorize and encourage the rape of non-Muslim women  - Quotes   
DAILY MAIL - So that's why it's so hard to break a habit! Scans reveal repetitive behaviours rewire our brains and cause lasting damage 
  • Forming habits alters the brain's circuitry, leading to lasting changes
  • In sugar-addicted mice, two main signalling pathways were altered
  • The 'go' and 'stop' signals in mice with a habit were cranked up
  • The findings could help researchers better understand why habits form, and provide more insight into how they can be broken
    Scientists at Duke University in North Carolina have found that forming a habit alters the brain's circuitry, leading to lasting changes which make us crave food, or repeat behaviours. Stock image
    Habits change
    brain circuitry
    It takes just three weeks to form a new habit, or so the adage goes, but the impact on your brain could last a lifetime.
    Scientists at Duke University in North Carolina have found that forming a habit alters the brain's circuitry, leading to lasting changes that make us constantly crave food, or repeat behaviours. 
    The findings may help us to better understand why our sweet tooth brings us back to treats again and again, and could offer more insight into how habits can be broken.
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    To study the brain changes that occur during habit forming, the researchers weaned mice onto sugary treats to develop a range of sugar dependent habits. When they pressed a lever, the mice received a treat.
    As would be expected, those mice with the strongest addiction kept going back for more. Even after the treats had stopped coming, they continued to paw at the pedals.
    Brain scans of the mice showed clear differences in the brain connections of those mice that had formed a habit, compared to those that hadn't.
    To study  habit forming, the researchers weaned mice onto treats to develop a range of sugar-dependent habits.  In the addicted mice, certain brain circuits were more active, with 'go' and 'stop' signals cranked right up. This was unexpected as a dialled-up 'stop' signal would have been expected to cancel out any impulse
    To study habit forming, the researchers weaned mice onto treats to develop a range of sugar-dependent habits. In the addicted mice, certain brain circuits were more active, with 'go' and 'stop' signals cranked right up. This was unexpected as a dialled-up 'stop' signal would have been expected to cancel out any impulse
    In particular, they zeroed in on the basal ganglia – the part of the brain involved in motivation and reward, and which plays a key role in compulsive behaviours including drug addiction. 
    Within this brain region are two main circuits, carrying competing pathways that transmit 'go' and 'stop' signals.
    In the addicted mice, these circuits were more active, with the 'go' and 'stop' signals cranked right up.
    This was unexpected as a dialled-up stop signal would have been expected to cancel out any impulse.
    But the timing of the two signals was also found to have switched in the sugar-craving rodents. 
    Normally, a stop signal would come first, then a go signal, but in the addicted mice this was switched, from stop-go to go-stop.
    The change was so substantial that they were visible, with researchers able to identify addicted mice simply from samples of brain tissue.
    The researchers were able to see cells involved in both the 'go' and 'stop' pathways in the same tissue samples. Pictured is a section of tissue showing cells of the 'go' pathway (green) and the 'stop' cells (red). The changes were so substantial they were visible, with researchers able to identify addicted mice from this tissue
    The researchers were able to see cells involved in both the 'go' and 'stop' pathways in the same tissue samples.
    Pictured is a section of tissue showing cells of the 'go' pathway (green) and the 'stop' cells (red).
    The changes were so substantial they were visible, with researchers able to identify addicted mice from this tissue.
    It is thought that in animals which have formed a habit, the 'go' signal gets a head start, changing the animal's behaviour.
    'One day, we may be able to target these circuits in people to help promote habits that we want and kick out those that we don't want,' said Dr Nicole Calakos, an associate professor of neurology and neurobiology at the Duke University Medical Center and senior investigator on the study. 
    'The go pathway's head start makes sense. It could prime the animal to be more likely to engage in the behaviour.'
    Furthermore, the changes are so widespread within the basal ganglia they may prime the brain to for addiction to other actions or substances. 
    This is a trait which has been reported in humans, where someone addicted to one substance may be more likely to develop additional addictions or engage in risk-taking or unhealthy behaviour.

    In terms of breaking a habit, mice were encouraged to reverse their habit, receiving a reward if they stopped pressing the lever.
    Further analysis showed that successful quitters had weaker 'go' cells.
    While the findings indicate that targeting the basal ganglia could be a potential option for treating those with drug addiction, the brain regions numerous other functions make it difficult to target treatment.
    Inhibiting 'go' cells in humans could spill over to the region's other functions, such as controlling eye movements.
    According to Dr Calakos, one avenue could be using electromagnetic pulses to temporarily disrupt the pathways. 
    She added that using a technique known as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) could provide 'inroads' to treating sever diseases by targeting the basal ganglia and wider cortex.
    The team is reported to be looking into the mechanisms and brain changes behind how a habit can become a problem. 
    Their findings are published in the journal Neuron


    • The brain's basal ganglia is a group of brain cells involved in learning through a trial and error type system.
    • Experiments have shown that forming habits involves a sequence of key steps within the brain: Stimulus-response-reward.
    • Researchers discovered that this loop can strengthen the association in the brain and can cause changes to its structure.
    • In terms of breaking a habit, mice in the recent study were encouraged to reverse their habit, receiving a reward if they stopped pressing the lever.
    • Further analysis showed that successful quitters had weaker 'go' cells.
    • While the findings indicate that targeting the basal ganglia could be a potential option for treating those with drug addiction, the brain regions numerous other functions make it difficult to target treatment.
    • Inhibiting 'go' cells in humans could spill over to the region's other functions, such as controlling eye movements 


    • Mice were trained to press pedals to receive sugary treats in order to develop a range of sugar-dependent habits.
    • Scans of the mice showed clear differences within the basal ganglia region of the brain in addicted mice.
    • Within this region there are two main circuits, which transmit 'go' and 'stop' signals.
    • In the addicted mice, these circuits were more active, with the 'go' and 'stop' signals cranked right up.
    • But the timing of the two signals was also found to have switched. 
    • In the addicted mice it flipped from stop-go to go-stop.
    • The brain changes were so substantial that they were visible, with researchers able to identify addicted mice just from brain tissue.


    Sexual abuse of children in Islam:

    Egyptian man rapes his 2 year old  granddaughter,

    The mother of the child kills her for disgracing the family ‘honor.’ A Muslim mother awoke one night to her screaming toddler being brutally raped by the child’s grandfather. In a sickening effort to preserve the family honor, the mother decided that there was only one thing to do that would save them from scandal in their town. 

    Source -


    Child sexual abuse does not only happen in villages and among the uneducated population.  It's a well-established custom all over Islam.
    Camelia Sadat, daughter of President Sadat of Egypt, the same president awarded a Nobel Peace Prize, tells of how he forced her at age 12 to marry one of his collaborators.  The marriage was abusive and violent.  Once she grew up she managed to divorce him.  Here she is telling her story.

    She said the “harshness with which my husband treated me went beyond words, curses, or even physical [abuse]. It reached a very severe level.”
    “He would explode at me, whenever he felt like it,” Sadat said. “He could do anything. He treated me just as he treated his soldiers, or maybe even worse.”
    Sadat said she had two miscarriages, at age 13 and 14. To give birth to her only daughter Iqbal, named for her mother, she had to spend the first five months of pregnancy on her back, with her legs propped up on cushions.
    “I received stabilizing injections, because I had a uterus of a child, which could not carry a pregnancy,” she said.
    Camelia Sadat said she went to her father after suffering regular beatings by her husband. When her husband came to retrieve her, Anwar Sadat confronted him about the beatings.
    “My husband would say: ‘By God, she’s a child,” Camelia Sadat said. “She hides behind doors and goes: Boo! She wants to play … I say to her: ‘Not now’ … After a while, she decides to hit me, and I have to defend myself.
    … Anwar Sadat would accept these excuses.”
    Read more on Camelia Sadat's forced marriage here:


    Hundreds of children are sexually molested by Palestinians in Gaza every year
    Note that there are no longer any Jews in Gaza, since Israel's withdrawal in 2005.  Arabs can't blame the "occupation" or the Jews, and Hamas is in full charge of the territory.
    The Palestinian Center for Democracy and Conflict Resolution has issued a press release saying that some 700 children were sexually abused in each of the past two years in Gaza, and over a thousand were victims of similar crimes in 2013.
    The abuse includes molestation and rape.
    The victims tend to be male and were most often between the ages of 7 and 12.
    The attacks happened in family homes, but also in schools and even in public places.
    Out of these thousands of cases, only 27 of the attackers have been brought to justice, according to the center's director Said Makadmeh. He blamed existing customs and traditions which influenced the judges and parents' fears of scandal as the main reasons.



    Scientists find
    the intelligence genes

    - Scientists discover genes that determine intelligence 
     - There are plans to manipulate them 
     - Nicholas Wade's book A TROUBLESOME INHERITANCE was pilloried for presenting links between genes, race and human development

    Scientists identify clusters of genes directly linked to human intelligence
  • Called M1 and M3, these so-called 'gene networks' appear to determine how smart a person is by controlling their processing speed and reasoning Albert Einstein
  • These networks are likely to be under the control of 'master switches'
  • Earlier this year a team at King’s College London discovered that up to 65 per cent of the difference in pupil’s GCSE grades was down to genetics, after analysing genetic data from, 12,500 twins.
  • In contrast, shared environmental factors such as home and school contributed between 14 and 21 per cent. The rest was made up by individual external influences such as diseases or friends.
  • When these genes are mutated or in the wrong order, it can lead to dullness of thinking, or even serious cognitive impairments.
  • Researchers are now keen to identify these switches and manipulate them

    • Read more about the intelligence genes, and how the study was conducted.
    • The recent book A TROUBLESOME INHERITANCE, by Nicholas Wade, unleashed a storm of criticism from liberal academics for presenting facts that link race, genes and intelligence. 
    • How the study of EPIGENETICS shows the influence of environment and emotions on a person's gene expression within his lifetime.  These genetic changes can then be passed on to his or her children. 
     From the book: 
    Because populations stayed in place for thousands of years, substantially isolated from one another, evolution has proceeded independently on each continent, giving rise to the various races of humankind.
    The book explores the possibility that recent human evolution has included changes in social behaviour, and hence in the nature of human societies.   
    He points to findings that middle class social traits - thrift, literacy, nonviolence - have been slowly but surely inculcated genetically within agrarian populations, a process that culminated in the Industrial Revolution and the emergence of modern societies. 
    The notable achievements of Jewish communities are explored as another possible example of human evolution within the historical period. 
    Rejecting unequivocally the notion of racial superiority, A Troublesome Inheritance argues that the evolution of the human races holds information critical to the understanding of human societies and history, and that the public interest is best served by pursuing the scientific truth without fear.  
    Read more

    Epigenetic studies have not addressed the case of Islamic anger and violence as an endemic and inherited trait, but here is another side of epigenetic inheritance:

    Epigenetic Inheritance:  Memories pass between generations - or the effects of them.

    Generations of a family

    BBC - Behaviour can be affected by events in previous generations which have been passed on through a form of genetic memory, animal studies suggest.
    Experiments showed that a traumatic event could affect the DNA in sperm and alter the brains and behaviour of subsequent generations.
    A Nature Neuroscience study shows mice trained to avoid a smell passed their aversion on to their "grandchildren".
    Experts said the results were important for phobia and anxiety research.
    The animals were trained to fear a smell similar to cherry blossom.
    The team at the Emory University School of Medicine, in the US, then looked at what was happening inside the sperm.
    They showed a section of DNA responsible for sensitivity to the cherry blossom scent was made more active in the mice's sperm.
    Both the mice's offspring, and their offspring, were "extremely sensitive" to cherry blossom and would avoid the scent, despite never having experienced it in their lives.
    Changes in brain structure were also found.
    "The experiences of a parent, even before conceiving, markedly influence both structure and function in the nervous system of subsequent generations," the report concluded.
    Family affair
    The findings provide evidence of "transgenerational epigenetic inheritance" - that the environment can affect an individual's genetics, which can in turn be passed on.
    One of the researchers Dr Brian Dias told the BBC: "This might be one mechanism that descendants show imprints of their ancestor.
    "There is absolutely no doubt that what happens to the sperm and egg will affect subsequent generations."
    Prof Marcus Pembrey, from University College London, said the findings were "highly relevant to phobias, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorders" and provided "compelling evidence" that a form of memory could be passed between generations.
    He commented: "It is high time public health researchers took human transgenerational responses seriously.
    "I suspect we will not understand the rise in neuropsychiatric disorders or obesity, diabetes and metabolic disruptions generally without taking a multigenerational approach."
    In the smell-aversion study, is it thought that either some of the odour ends up in the bloodstream which affected sperm production or that a signal from the brain was sent to the sperm to alter DNA.

    Another problem: Muslim Inbreeding, and its Impacts on intelligence, sanity, health and society
    By Nicolai Sennels
    Nicolai Sennels is a psychologist and author of “Among Criminal Muslims. A Psychologist’s Experiences from Copenhagen Municipality.”
    Massive inbreeding within the Muslim culture during the last 1.400 years may have done catastrophic damage to their gene pool. The consequences of intermarriage between first cousins often have serious impact on the offspring’s intelligence, sanity, health and on their surroundings
    The most famous example of inbreeding is in ancient Egypt, where several Pharaonic dynasties collapsed after a couple of hundred years.
    In order to keep wealth and power within the family, the Pharaohs often married their own sister or half-sister and after a handful of generations the offspring were mentally and physically unfit to rule.
    Another historical example is the royal houses of Europe where royal families often married among each other because tradition did not allow them to marry people of non-royal class.
    The high amount of mentally retarded and handicapped royalties throughout European history shows the unhealthy consequences of this practice. Luckily, the royal families have now allowed themselves to marry for love and not just for status.
    The Muslim culture still practices inbreeding and has been doing so for longer than any Egyptian dynasty. This practice also predates the world’s oldest monarchy (the Danish) by 300 years.
    A rough estimate shows that close to half of all Muslims in the world are inbred: In Pakistan, 70 percent of all marriages are between first cousins (so-called "consanguinity") and in Turkey the amount is between 25-30 percent (Jyllands-Posten, 27/2 2009 More stillbirths among immigrants"
    Statistical research on Arabic countries shows that up to 34 percent of all marriages in Algiers are consanguine (blood related), 46 percent in Bahrain, 33 percent in Egypt, 80 percent in Nubia (southern area in Egypt), 60 percent in Iraq, 64 percent in Jordan, 64 percent in Kuwait, 42 percent in Lebanon, 48 percent in Libya, 47 percent in Mauritania, 54 percent in Qatar, 67 percent in Saudi Arabia, 63 percent in Sudan, 40 percent in Syria, 39 percent in Tunisia, 54 percent in the United Arabic Emirates and 45 percent in Yemen (Reproductive Health Journal, 2009 Consanguinity and reproductive health among Arabs.).
    A large part of inbred Muslims are born from parents who are themselves inbred - which increase the risks of negative mental and physical consequences greatly.
    The amount of blood related marriages is lower among Muslim immigrants living in the West. Among Pakistanis living in Denmark the amount is down to 40 percent and 15 percent among Turkish immigrants (Jyllands-Posten, 27/2 2009 More stillbirths among immigrants".).
    More than half of Pakistani immigrants living in Britain are intermarried:
    The research, conducted by the BBC and broadcast to a shocked nation on Tuesday, found that at least 55% of the community was married to a first cousin. This is thought to be linked to the probability that a British Pakistani family is at least 13 times more likely than the general population to have children with recessive genetic disorders.” (Times of India, 17/11 2005 Ban UK Pakistanis from marrying cousins).
    The lower percentages might be because it is difficult to get the chosen family member to the country, or because health education is better in the West.
    Low intelligence
    Several studies show that children of consanguineous marriages have lower intelligence than children of non-related parents. Research shows that the IQ is 10-16 points lower in children born from related parents and that abilities related to social behavior develops slower in inbred babies:
    "Effects of parental consanguinity on the cognitive and social behavior of children have been studied among the Ansari Muslims of Bhalgapur, Bihar.
    IQ in inbred children (8-12 years old) is found to be lower (69 in rural and 79 in suburban populations) than that of the outbred ones (79 and 95 respectively). The onset of various social profiles like visual fixation, social smile, sound seizures, oral expression and hand-grasping are significantly delayed among the new-born inbred babies." (Indian National Science Academy, 1983 Consanguinity Effects on Intelligence Quotient and Neonatal Behaviours of nsari Muslim Children").
    The article "Effects of inbreeding on Raven Matrices" concludes that "Indian Muslim school boys, ages 13 to 15 years, whose parents are first cousins, were compared with classmates whose parents are genetically unrelated on the Raven Standard Progressive Matrices, a nonverbal test of intelligence. The inbred group scored significantly lower and had significantly greater variance than the non-inbred group, both on raw scores and on scores statistically adjusted to control for age and socioeconomic status." (Behaviour Genetics, 1984).
    Another study shows that the risk of having an IQ lower than 70 goes up 400 percent from 1.2 percent in children from normal parents to 6.2 percent in inbred children: "The data indicate that the risk for mental retardation in matings of normal parents increases from 0.012 with random matings to 0.062 for first-cousin parentage." (Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 1978 Effect of inbreeding on IQ and mental retardation").
    The study A study of possible deleterious effects of consanguinity concludes, that "The occurrence of malignancies, congenital abnormalities, mental retardation and physical handicap was significantly higher in offspring of consanguineous than non-consanguineous marriages."
    Mental and physical diseases and death
    The risk of stillbirth doubles when parents are first cousins (Jyllands-Posten, 27/2 2009 More stillbirths among immigrants). One study analyzed the risk of perinatal death (the child dies during its own birth), infant death (child dies while still infant) and autosomal recessive disorders (serious and often deadly genetic diseases such as cystic fibrosis and spinal muscular atrophy):
    Perinatal mortality in the Pakistani children was 1.5 times higher than that in the Norwegian children, and infant mortality in the Pakistani children was more than double that in the Norwegian children. Deaths due to autosomal recessive disorders were 18 times more common in the Pakistani children. Similarly, deaths due to multiple malformations, which may be part of unrecognized autosomal recessive syndromes, were 10 times more common.

    There are also evidence suggesting that inbred people has a higher risk of developing mental disorders: "The clinical observations indicated that depression is very high in some communities where the consanguinity of marriages is also high." (Indian Journal of Psychiatry, 2009 "Relationship between consanguinity and depression in a south Indian population".
    Another study focused on the relationship between intermarriage and schizophrenia: "The closer the blood relative, the more likely was there to be a schizophrenic illness." (American Psychiatric Press, 1982 The role of genetic factors  in the ethiology of the schizophrenic disorders.
    The increased risk of insanity among children of marriages between cousins might explain why immigrant patients are stressing the psychiatric system and are strongly overrepresented among insane criminals: "In Sct. Hans Hospital, which has the biggest ward for clinically insane criminals in Denmark, more than 40 percent of the patients have an immigrant background." (Kristeligt Dagblad, 26/6 2007 Ethnic minorities overrepresented among the criminal insane).
    Implications for the Western and the Muslim World
    The consequences for offspring of consanguineous marriages are unpleasantly clear: Death, low intelligence or even mental retardation, handicaps and diseases often leading to a slow and painful death. Other consequences are:
    Limited social skills and understanding, limited ability to manage education and work procedures and painful treatment procedures. The negative cognitive consequences also influence the executive functions. The impairment of concentration and emotional control most often leads to anti-social behavior.
    The economic costs and consequences for society of inbreeding are of course secondary to the reality of human suffering.
    However, inbreeding among Muslims has severe implications for both the Western societies and the Muslim world.
    Expenses related to mentally and physically handicapped Muslim immigrants drains the budget for other public services: "When cousins have children together, they are twice as likely to have a disabled child - it costs municipal funds dearly. Disabled immigrant children costs Danish municipalities millions. In Copenhagen County alone, the number of disabled children in the overall increase of 100 percent at 10 years. ... Meredith Lefelt has contacted 330 families with disabled children in Copenhagen. She estimates that one third of their clients have a foreign cultural background." (BT, 10/11 2003 Immigrants inbreeding costing one million.
    On top come the expenses for Muslim immigrants who - because of different consequences of being born from blood related parents - are not able to live up to the challenges of our Western work market: Muslim immigrants and their descendants in Europe have a very high rate of unemployment.
    The same goes for Muslims in USA, where the Gallup Institute made a study involving 300.000 people concluding “The majority of Muslims in USA have a lower income, are less educated and have worse jobs than the population as a whole.” (Berlingske Tidende, d. 3. marts 2009: Muslims thrive in USA.
    The cognitive consequences of Muslim inbreeding might explain why non-Western immigrants are more than 300 percent more likely to fail the Danish army's intelligence test than native Danes: "19.3% of non-Western immigrants are not able to pass the Danish army's intelligence test. In comparison, only 4.7% of applicants with Danish background do not pass." (TV 2 Nyhederne, 13/6 2007 Immigrants flunk army test.
    It probably also explains - at least partly - why two thirds of all immigrant school children with Arabic backgrounds are illiterate after 10 years in the Danish school system: "Those who speak Arabic with their parents have an extreme tendency to lack reading abilities - 64 percent are illiterate. ... No matter if it concerns reading abilities, mathematics or science, the pattern is the same: The bilingual (largely Muslim) immigrants' skills are exceedingly poor compared to their Danish classmates." (Rockwool Foundation Research Unit, May 2007: Ethnic students does not make Danish children worse.
    The high expenses on special education for slow learners consumes one third of the budget for the Danish schools. “Immigrant children are clearly overrepresented on Copenhagen’s schools for retarded children and children with physical handicaps. … 51 percent of the children on the three schools in Copenhagen for children with physical and mental handicaps har immigrant back ground and on one of the schools the amount is 70 percent. … These amounts are significantly higher than the share of immigrant children in the municipality, which is 33 percent. The many handicapped children are a clear evidence that there are many intermarried parents in the immigrant families.” (Jydske Vestkysten, 4/4 2009 Tosprogede i overtal på handicapskoler).
    Our high level of education may also make it harder for inbred students to follow and finish their studies: "Young people with minority backgrounds have a significantly higher dropout rate at secondary schools than youth with a Danish background. For trade school education, the dropout rate among immigrants is 60 percent, twice as high among adolescents with a Danish background....
    There is great variation in educational outcomes when compared with national origin. For example, dropout among young people with Lebanese or Iranian background is far greater than among people of Vietnamese background." (Center for Knowledge on Integration in Randers, May 2005 “Youth, education and integration“). ”Among immigrant children that are born and raised in Denmark, more than a third has no education. Among native Danes it is less than one fifth that do not get an education. (Statistics Denmark: “Indvandrere i 2007”.
    The negative consequences of inbreeding are also vast for the Muslim world. Inbreeding may thus explain why only nine Muslims ever managed to receive the prestigious Nobel Prize (5 of them won the "Peace Prize" - for peace that turned out not to last for very long).
    The limited ability to understand, appreciate and produce knowledge following a limited IQ is probably also partly the reason why Muslim countries produce 1/10 of the World average when it comes to scientific research:
     "In 2003, the world average for production of articles per million inhabitants was 137, whereas none of the 47 OIC countries for which there were data achieved production above 107 per million inhabitants. The OIC average was just 13." (Nature 444, p. 26-27, 1. November 2006 ”Islam and science: The data gap”.
    The lack of interest in science and human development in the Muslim World is also clear in the UN Arab Human Development Reports (AHDR). AHDR concludes that there have been fewer books translated into Arabic in the last thousand years than the amount of books translated within the country of Spain every year:
    "The Arab world translates about 330 books annually, one fifth of the number that Greece translates. The cumulative total of translated books since the Caliph Maa'moun's [sic] time (the ninth century) is about 100,000, almost the average that Spain translates in one year." (Eugene Rogan ”Arab Books and human development”. Index of Censorship, vol. 33, issue 2 April 2004, p. 152-157). "70 percent of the Turkish citizens never read books."(APA, 23 February 2009 “).
    There is no doubt that the wide spread tradition of first cousin marriages among Muslims has harmed the gene pool among Muslims. Because Muslims’ religious beliefs prohibit marrying non-Muslims and thus prevents them from adding fresh genetic material to their population, the genetic damage done to their gene pool since their prophet allowed first cousin marriages 1,400 years ago are most likely massive. The overwhelming direct and indirect human and societal consequences have been explained above.
    Compassion for the health of future generations should be enough to ban intermarriage among first cousins. The economic and societal consequences do also count. Such a ban would also lessen Muslim immigration to the West because many Muslim families would like to be able to continue their practice of intermarriage in order to live up to cultural and religious traditions and keep wealth and power inside their family.
    A legislative ban on first cousin marriages is a logical and compassionate imperative for both the Muslim world, for EU and our Western national governments.
    Other articles by Nicolai Sennels:

    Interview to the Finnish Hommaforum, December 17th 2009: An interview with Nicolai Sennels
    Gates of Vienna, April 11th 2010: The Stigmatization Fallacy Article in New English Review, May 2010: Muslims and Westerners: The psychological differences

    Review on Gates of Vienna, May 8th 2010: Islam Means Never Having to say you’re sorry

    Interview in FrontPage Magazine, May 5th 2010: Among Criminal Muslims
    Conference on FrontPageMagazine, June 21st 2010: A psychiatric Conference on Truthful Girl

    Article on, 5. februar 2010: Sexual abuse widespread among Muslims
    180Grader,, GatesofVienna etc., July 28th 2010: Open letter to David Cameron regarding Turkey

    Nicolai Sennels is a psychologist and author of “Among Criminal Muslims. A Psychologist’s Experiences from Copenhagen Municipality.”
    Why Islam creates rapists and killers
    By psychologist Nicolas Sennels
    Psychopathic people and behaviour are found within all cultures and religions. But one tops them all — by many lengths.
    The daily mass killings, terror, persecutions and family executions committed by the followers of Islam are nauseating, and the ingenuity behind the attacks — always looking for new and more effective ways of killing and terrorising people — is astonishing: hijacking jumbo jets and flying them into skyscrapers, hunting unarmed and innocent people with grenades and automatic rifles in shopping malls, planting bombs in one’s own body, using model airplanes as drones, attaching large rotating blades to pickup trucks and using them as human lawn movers, killing family members with acid or fire, hanging people publicly from cranes in front of cheering crowds, etc. It makes one ask oneself: what creates such lack of empathy and almost playful and creative attitude towards murdering perceived enemies?
    This is a question for psychologists like me.
    Studying the Muslim mind
    Nobody is born a mass murderer, a rapist or a violent criminal. So what is it in the Muslim culture that influence their children in a way that make so relatively many Muslims harm other people?
    Palestinian calling for more stabbing of Jews in Israel
    As a psychologist in a Danish youth prison, I had a unique chance to study the mentality of Muslims. 70 percent of youth offenders in Denmark have a Muslim background. I was able to compare them with non-Muslim clients from the same age group with more or less the same social background.
    I came to the conclusion that Islam and Muslim culture have certain psychological mechanisms that harm people’s development and increase criminal behaviour.
    I am, of course, aware that Muslims are different, and not all Muslims follow the Quran’s violent and perverted message and their prophet’s equally embarrassing example. But as with all other religions, Islam also influences its followers and the culture they live in.
    One could talk about two groups of psychological mechanisms, that both singly and combined increase violent behaviour. One group is mainly connected with religion, which aims at indoctrinating Islamic values in children as early as possible and with whatever means necessary, including violence and intimidation.
    One can understand a Muslim parent’s concern about his offspring’s religious choices, because the sharia orders the death penalty for their children, should they pick another religion than their parents. The other group of mechanisms are more cultural and psychological. These cultural psychological mechanisms are a natural consequence of being influenced by a religion like Islam and stemming from a 1,400 year old tribal society with very limited freedom to develop beyond what the religion allows.
    Classical brainwashing methods in the upbringing
    Brainwashing people into believing or doing things against their own human nature — such as hating or even killing innocents they do not even know — is traditionally done by combining two things: pain and repetition. The conscious infliction of psychological and physical suffering breaks down the person’s resistance to the constantly repeated message.  
    Totalitarian regimes use this method to reform political dissidents. Armies in less civilized countries use it to create ruthless soldiers, and religious sects all over the world use it to fanaticize their followers.
    During numerous sessions with more than a hundred Muslim clients, I found that violence and repetition of religious messages are prevalent in Muslim families.
    Muslim culture simply does not have the same degree of understanding of human development as in civilized societies, and physical pain and threats are therefore often the preferred tool to raise children.
    This is why so many Muslim girls grow up to accept violence in their marriage, and why Muslim boys grow up to learn that violence is acceptable. And it is the main reason why nine out of ten children removed from their parents by authorities in Copenhagen are from immigrant families. The Muslim tradition of using pain and intimidation as part of disciplining children are also widely used in Muslim schools — also in the West.
    Combined with countless repetitions of Quranic verses in Islamic schools and families, all this makes it very difficult for children to defend themselves against being indoctrinated to follow the Quran, even if it is against secular laws, logic, and the most basic understanding of compassion.
    And as we know from so many psychological studies, whatever a child is strongly influenced by at that age takes an enormous personal effort to change later in life. It is no wonder that Muslims in general, in spite of Islam’s inhumane nature and obvious inability to equip its followers with humor, compassion and other attractive qualities, are stronger in their faith than any other religious group.
    Four enabling psychological factors
    Not only does a traditional Islamic upbringing resemble classical brainwashing methods, but also, the culture it generates cultivates four psychological characteristics that further enable and increase violent behaviour.
    These four mental factors are anger, self-confidence, responsibility for oneself and intolerance.
    When it comes to anger, Western societies widely agree that it is a sign of weakness. Uncontrolled explosions of this unpleasant feeling are maybe the fastest way of losing face, especially in Northern countries, and though angry people may be feared, they are never respected. In Muslim culture, anger is much more accepted, and being able to intimidate people is seen as strength and source of social status.
    We even see ethnic Muslim groups or countries proudly declare whole days of anger, and use expressions such as “holy anger” — a term that seems contradictory in peaceful cultures.
    In Western societies, the ability to handle criticism constructively if it is justified, and with a shrug if it is misguided, is seen as an expression of self-confidence and authenticity.
    As everyone has noticed, this is not the case among Muslims. Here criticism, no matter how true, is seen as an attack on one’s honor, and it is expected that the honor is restored by using whatever means necessary to silence the opponent. Muslims almost never attempt to counter criticism with logical arguments; instead, they try to silence the criticism by pretending to be offended or by name-calling, or by threatening or even killing the messenger.
    The third psychological factor concerns responsibility for oneself, and here the psychological phenomenon “locus of control” plays a major role. People raised by Western standards generally have an inner locus of control, meaning that they experience their lives as governed by inner factors, such as one’s own choices, world view, ways of handling emotions and situations, etc.
    Muslims are raised to experience their lives as being controlled from the outside. Everything happens “insha’ Allah” — if Allah wills — and the many religious laws, traditions and powerful male authorities leave little room for individual responsibility. This is the cause for the embarrassing and world-famous Muslim victim mentality, where everybody else is blamed and to be punished for the Muslims’ own self-created situation.
    Finally, the fourth psychological factor making Muslims vulnerable to the violent message in the Quran concerns tolerance. While Western societies in general define a good person as being open and tolerant, Muslims are told that they are superior to non-Muslims, destined to dominate non-Muslims, and that they must distance themselves socially and emotionally from non-Muslims.
    The many hateful and dehumanising verses in the Quran and the Hadiths against non-Muslims closely resemble the psychological propaganda that leaders use against their own people in order to prepare them mentally for fighting and killing the enemy. Killing another person is easier if you hate him and do not perceive him as fully human.
    Why Islam creates monsters
    The cultural and psychological cocktail of anger, low self-esteem, victim mentality, a willingness to be blindly guided by outer authorities, and an aggressive and discriminatory view toward non-Muslims, forced upon Muslims through pain, intimidation and mind-numbing repetitions of the Quran’s almost countless verses promoting hate and violence against non-Muslims, is the reason why Islam creates monsters.
    The psychological problem within Islam
    The problem with Islam and Muslim culture is that there are so many psychological factors pushing its followers towards a violent attitude against non-Muslims that a general violent clash is — at least from a psychological perspective — inevitable.
    With such strong pressure and such strong emotions within such a large group of people — all pitched against us — we are facing the perfect storm, and I see no possibilities of turning it around. For people to change, they have to want it, to be allowed to change, and to be able to change — and only a tiny minority of Muslims have such lucky conditions.
    Far too many people underestimate the power of psychology embedded in religion and culture. As we have already seen, no army of social workers, generous welfare states, sweet-talking politicians, politically correct journalists or democracy-promoting soldiers can stop these enormous forces.
    Sensible laws on immigration and Islamisation in our own countries can limit the amount of suffering, but based on my education and professional experience as a psychologist for Muslims, I estimate that we will not be able to deflect or avoid this many-sided, aggressive movement against our culture.
    I do believe that we, as a democratic and educated society can become focused and organised concerning the preservation of our values and constitutions, can win this ongoing conflict started by the often inbred followers of sharia. The big question is how much of our dignity, our civil rights, and our blood, money and tears will we lose in the process.

    It is against Islam to rape Muslim women, but Muhammad actually encouraged the rape of others captured in battle. This hadith provides the context for the Qur’anic verse (4:24):
    The Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) sent a military expedition to Awtas on the occasion of the battle of Hunain.  They met their enemy and fought with them.  They defeated them and took them captives. Some of the Companions of the Apostle of Allah (may peace be upon him) were reluctant to have intercourse with the female captives in the presence of their husbands who were unbelievers.  So Allah, the Exalted, sent down the Qur’anic verse: (Sura 4:24) "And all married women (are forbidden) unto you save those (captives) whom your right hands possess." (Abu Dawud 2150, also Muslim 3433)
    Actually, as the hadith indicates, it wasn't Muhammad, but "Allah the Exalted" who told the men to rape the women in front of their husbands - which is all the more reason to think of Islam differently from other religions.

    Note also that the husbands of these unfortunate victims were obviously alive after battle.  This is important because it flatly contradicts those apologists who like to argue that the women Muhammad enslaved were widowed and thus unable to fend for themselves.  (Even if the apologists were right, what sort of a moral code is it that forces a widow to choose between being raped and starving?)

    There are several other episodes in which Muhammad is offered the clear opportunity to disavow raping women - yet he instead offers advice on how to proceed.  In one case, his men were reluctant to devalue their new slaves for later resale by getting them pregnant.  Muhammad was asked about coitus interruptus in particular:
    "O Allah's Apostle! We get female captives as our share of booty, and we are interested in their prices, what is your opinion about coitus interruptus?"  The Prophet said, "Do you really do that? It is better for you not to do it. No soul that which Allah has destined to exist, but will surely come into existence.” (Bukhari 34:432)
    As indicated, the prophet of Islam did not mind his men raping the women, provided they ejaculated within the bodies of their victims.

    As one might imagine, Muhammad's obvious approval of raping women captured in battle and his own personal participation as recorded in many places is of intense inconvenience to the Muslim apologists of our time.  For this reason, some of them attempt to explain away these many episodes and Qur'anic references to sex with captives by pretending that these are cases in which women have fled bad marriages and sought refuge with the Muslims.  Some apologists even refer to them as "wives," even though the Qur'an makes a clear distinction between "those whom thy right hand possesses" and true wives (see Sura

    Beyond the desperation of the 21st century apologist however, there is absolutely nothing in the historical text that supports this rosy revision of Muslim history.  The women of the Banu Mustaliq were sold into slavery following their rape:
    "We went out with Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him) on the expedition to the Bi'l-Mustaliq and took captive some excellent Arab women; and we desired them, for we were suffering from the absence of our wives, (but at the same time) we also desired ransom for them. So we decided to have sexual intercourse with them but by observing 'azl (Withdrawing the male sexual organ before emission of semen to avoid-conception). But we said: We are doing an act whereas Allah's Messenger is amongst us; why not ask him? So we asked Allah's Messenger (may peace be upon him), and he said: It does not matter" (Sahih Muslim 3371)
    In fact, female slaves were traded like any other simple commodity by Muhammad and his band of devoted followers:
    "Then the apostle sent Sa-d b. Zayd al-Ansari, brother of Abdu'l-Ashal with some of the captive women of Banu Qurayza to Najd and he sold them for horses and weapons." (Ibn Ishaq/Hisham/Hisham 693)
    Is it Islamic to sell one's wife for horses?  Clearly these were not wives!

    More importantly, by definition a "captured" woman is not one who is fleeing her husband.  She is fleeing her captor (ie. the Muslim slave raider).  This hadith describes a typical raid, in which the women and children are captured as they are attempting to flee the attacking Muslims:
    “…and then we attacked from all sides and reached their watering-place where a battle was fought.  Some of the enemies were killed and some were taken prisoners.  I saw a group of persons that consisted of women and children [escaping in the distance].  I was afraid lest they should reach the mountain before me, so I shot an arrow between them and the mountain.  When they saw the arrow, they stopped.  So I brought them, driving them along” (Sahih Muslim 4345)
    The Muslim narrator sees the women trying to escape (following the massacre of their men) and cuts off their route by shooting an arrow into their path.  These aren't women trying to seek refuge with the Muslims.  They are trying to avoid capture by the Muslims.

    The same hadith goes on to recount that Muhammad personally demanded one of the captured women for his own use:
    I drove them along until I brought them to Abu Bakr who bestowed that girl upon me as a prize.  So we arrived in Medina.  I had not yet disrobed her when the Messenger of Allah (may peace be upon him) met me in the street and said: “Give me that girl.” (Sahih Muslim 4345)
    The prophet of Islam and his companions used war to collect women for personal sexual use and for trading.  Unless she was arbitrarily declared as someone's wife, the woman became a sex slave.  In no case was her fate tied to anything that she had personally done, nor was she given a choice about her future. 

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