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Warsaw more "blacked" than Moscow. See ~20 of them in a day, vs. 5 on a very bad day in Moscow (and almost none in Saint-Petersburg and down).
—@Karlin88[1]
I endorse Richard Spencer. He started no wars and provoked no riots — much less "extremist" than Ziocons or BLM.
—Anatoly Karlin, supporting white supremacist Richard Spencer in 2016[2]

Anatoly Karlin (Анатолий Карлин)[note 1] (1988–) is a Russian white nationalist, anti-vegan activist and global-warming denialist crank who espouses a bizarre form of anti-environmentalism called "Tropical Hyperborea".[note 2] Karlin's idea of "Tropical Hyperborea" is a white ethno-state and he will only grant entrance to "whites from the high-IQ European & Anglosphere countries" who are willing to "culturally Russify".[3] Among his other views are anti-feminism, HBD ("human-biodiversity") and anti-LGBT (for example, Karlin has argued that homosexuality should not be promoted[4]).

Karlin's views overlap with the alt-right to the extent that he admits he agrees with "about 70%" of the alt-right but denies being part of the alt-right movement (even though he has appeared at events alongside white supremacist Richard Spencer).[5] Polygraph.infoWikipedia describes him as a "Russian white nationalist blogger".[6] Although Karlin's views are white nationalist, he rejects that label calling himself a Russian nationalist and "white guardist".[note 3] He is a blogger for The Unz Review, where he promotes fake news, climate change denial, eugenics and race and intelligence pseudoscience. His writings have been reprinted by the extremist[8] Russia InsiderWikipedia with his permission, and he is mostly quoted in conservative to far-right publications.

One of Karlin's oddest racist behaviours is travelling around parts of Russia and Poland, complaining of seeing black immigrants as well as photos of black people on advertisement boards.[9][10]

In June 2020, Karlin was temporarily shadowbanned from Twitter.[11][12] Although the shadowban reason remain unknown, it could stem from Karlin being mass-blocked by users over racist and highly offensive tweets he made about Black Lives Matter such as describing it as a "Negrolatry religion" and "Cult of the Magical Negro".[12]

Perhaps unsurprisingly, given his batshit crazy views and bigotry, Karlin is a fan of Donald Trump and claims that if he was American he would vote for him.[13] He endorsed Trump in the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections.

Background

He describes himself as an "IQ researcher" despite having no qualifications in psychology or any field of science; he has authored or co-authored a small list of papers since 2019 in journals of poor repute (arcane Russian journals, Psych, and Mankind Quarterly)[14] However one of these publications is published in the controversial journal Mankind Quarterly[15] while another in Psych journal (published by MDPIWikipedia whose quality of peer review has been disputed[16]).

Karlin describes himself as a "journalist",[17] but there's no evidence for this and the only websites he writes for are alt-right and anti-Semitic, primarily The Unz Review where he has his own blog column. He received a bachelor of arts degree in political economy from the University of California Berkeley (though he has falsely claimed that it is a bachelor of science degree).[18][19][20][21] Karlin's lying about the degree that he received would seem to be an attempt at trying to make his racist statements look more legitimate than they actually are, a feeble attempt at credentialism by trying to make people think that he knows science.

He lived in UK for several years, but has since returned to live in Russia; he labels his politics as "Russian nationalism".[22]

Karlin notes that he had become a "race realist" (a euphemism for racialism) in 2012 and began blogging about HBD-themes since then.[23][24] His blog promotes Richard Lynn-type pseudoscientific theories about race and intelligence.[25] Like Lynn, Edward Dutton and many other so-called proponents of HBD, Karlin has a fixation with penis-sizes, claiming "average penis size (large – Africa; Latin America; small – East Asia). The latter example isn’t nearly as… flippant as it seems, since testosterone levels have a large effect on behavior."[25] Despite Lynn having used dubious and falsified data, this doesn't seem to bother Karlin.[26]

Karlin is envious of more successful alt-right bloggers and vloggers; in an article he complains his content gets far fewer views than The Golden One, whom he binge-watches.[27]

The Unz Review

Karlin has made more than 1700 blog posts at The Unz Review since January 2015.[28] His blog section is called "The Russian Reaction" and he writes mostly about HBD and politics.

In January 2018, Karlin wrote a blog post on The Unz Review defending paedophile apologist Emil Kirkegaard, whom Karlin maintains was quoted out of context by so-called SJWs.[29]

Views

An article published in 2020 about columnists for The Unz Review summarises Karlin's crank magnetism and racist views:

Anatoly Karlin– (a self-described journalist and IQ researcher, he studied political economy at UC-Berkeley and has only one peer-reviewed published article (in the Siberian Psychology Journal), he is a frequent poster to the Unz Review. In his writings, he has claimed that the human carrying capacity is 100 billion, while most other peer-reviewed and pro-science sources cite the human carrying capacity as being between 8 – 10 billion, with Australian Academy of Science finding only two out of 65 peer-reviewed papers coming to a similar conclusion as Karlin. He also has repeatedly tried [to] linked race and IQ together, relying on such controversial and academically questionable material like Richard Lynn’s research on the subject and The Bell Curve, falling for common assumptions about race and IQ. Karlin also has a Reddit account and, not uncommon for many Redditors, has voiced his own view on race, writing, "I am quite happy that few Blacks associate with Russia, considering the type of violence-ridden underclasses they tend to create in countries that open their doors to them… So yes, I am a racist and very happy with that,". He also has tried to link homosexuality and pedophilia. So, all around, someone who should not be given a platform, yet has been due to the Review).[30]

Global-warming denial

See the main article on this topic: Global warming

Karlin rejects the scientific consensus on climate change and argues that global-warming is a good thing totally ignoring negative effects that massively outweigh positives.[31]

Tropical Hyperborea

See the main article on this topic: Hyperborea
Anatoly Karlin supports increasing methane and CO2 emissions

Karlin has made a bunch of irrational tweets where he disregards the harmful effects of global-warming and wants to increase carbon and methane emissions in Northern Europe, Greenland and Russia as a "Tropical Hyperborea":

Global warming will make Russia into Tropical Hyperborea. All Russian patriots must support global warming.
—@akarlin88[32]
Liberals become gay when they start ranting about carbon taxes (we need Tropical Hyperborea) and now taxing meat and shit like that.[33]
One more reason (if indeed any are still needed) why global warming is good and we need Tropical Hyperborea.
—@akarlin88[34]
Have more children, more CO2, more global warming, faster immamentization of Tropical Hyperborea.
—@akarlin88[35]

He wants to create a "tropical Hyperborea" in Russia.[36][37]

In an article titled "Tropical Hyperborea Cometh" Karlin outlines his bizarre reasons why he thinks global warming is good for Russia:

In reality, I think the increase will be even steeper, because the loss of Arctic sea ice is proceeding far faster than even the most "pessimistic" climate models projected. The IPCC forecast ice-free Arctic summers in the late 21st century under a high emissions scenario, but linear projections of the past decade’s trends suggest that could be achieved as early as 2020. The Northern Sea Route is 35% shorter than the southern route, you don’t have to pay a toll at Suez, nor brave pirates off the Somali coast. It will be ultra-competitive once the ice is gone. Even non-summer shipping will be increasingly viable thanks to Russia’s growing nuclear-powered icebreaker fleet.

This is just the start. As the century progresses there will hopefully be intensive agricultural development, demographic settling, exploitation of the methane reserves in the permafrost and oceanic floor clathrates. This will hopefully accelerate warming further in a virtuous cycle. More warming means more carbon dioxide, more crops due to the carbonization effect, higher humidity leading to more rain (historically, it was colder periods of the Earth’s history that were associated with droughts/civilization collapses).[38]

These claims are all dubious:

  • While some northern regions in Russia could theoretically see their agricultural productivity improve with increased carbon emissions, but "any gains in agricultural productivity farther north could be offset by drought and wildfire in southern and western Russia and by the effect of melting permafrost on the country’s irrigation patterns, confounding any hopes of increased grain production."[39]
  • The idea that crops will grow with extra CO2, while theoretical, is disputed; a 17-year experiment on California flowers and grasslands found that plants growing with extra heat or CO2 did not grow more.[40]
  • Warming and thawing of the frozen ground causes problems for infrastructure, such as roads and pipelines.[41][42]
  • Forest fires and flash floods have already ravaged swathes of Siberia because of global-warming.
  • Melting of permafrost in Russia's north could alter river flow patterns to create water shortages.
  • As the permafrost in northern Russia retreats and sea levels rise, the country is reportedly losing 468 square kilometers to erosion every year resulting in destruction of coastal communities.
  • The view that polar-melting will be good for commercial shipping overlooks increased mobile hazards such as icebergs.

Karlin seems to not care that polar melting is detrimental to wildlife such as loss of polar-bear habitat; glacier retreat also increases the risk of reductions in seasonal freshwater availability to indigenous circumpolar peoples[43] and melting of permafrost negatively affects them in many other ways.[44]

Overpopulation denial

See the main article on this topic: Overpopulation
Nobody really knows the carrying capacity of our industrial world economy - all we can say for sure is that we are still far below the limits to growth. My guesstimate is that the planet can support 100 billion people.
—@akarlin88[45]

Karlin argues human carrying capacity is 100 billion[46] — a fringe view supported by very few scientists. Van Den Bergh & Rietveld (2004) performed a meta-analysis of 94 academic studies of human carrying capacity estimates and found only 11 (12%) are 100 billion or more. In contrast, 50 (53%) are under 10 billion and the median is 7.7 billion, while 2 to 3 billion is modal.[47] Similar figures were calculated in a 1995 study that showed the median was between 7-12 billion.[48] Although estimates widely vary for carrying capacity, most scientists appear to agree that human carrying capacity has either already been reached or will be by 2050. Karlin however disagrees that humans are overpopulated now or will be in the near-future.

Karlin's overpopulation denial seems to stem from his worldview as a capitalist who equates population growth with economic growth; his goal is increasing Russia's population by billions to compete with China and the US economy:

I don't buy the arguments that we've exceeded the Earth's carrying capacity, there's plenty of unused capacities. Russia by itself can support at least a billion people, probably several. Seriously competing with China, the US, and India is unrealistic with a population of 145mn.
—@akarlin88[49]

He also supports increasing birth/fertility rates across Europe to "help preserve white majorities" and "benefit whites and help Europeans maintain majorities in their historic homelands"[50] — a standard white nationalist and alt-right view, yet because of the stigma attached to the label of white nationalism, Karlin instead prefers just "Russian nationalist".

Karlin has written, "Hopefully 2019 will mark a final turnaround in the fertility collapse" in Russia.[51]

Anti-veganism and anti-vegetarianism

Karlin firmly opposes veganism and vegetarianism.[52] He does not eat pork, but says he eats beef, chicken and fish.[53]

I have consciously begun consuming more beef just to trigger these climate change moralists. It gives me pleasure to think I am canceling out the efforts of some Green vegan loser just through eating what I enjoy anyway. Helping bring about a warmer, wetter world is a nice bonus.[54]

I am eating more beef, not just because it's healthy and delicious, but because I get a warm feeling, a real sense of pleasure, knowing that I'm voiding the efforts of some Green vegan loser in the West - as well as doing my small part to help Tropical Hyperborea along.
—@akarlin88[55]

Karlin has claimed that vegetarianism makes people weak and reduces their IQ.[56] This idea is not supported by scientific evidence.

Age of consent and sexual attraction to 14 year olds

In a creepy tweet made in 2014 when in his late 20s, Karlin posted he finds Petro PoroshenkoWikipedia's daughters, at the time who were only 14, to be "quite hot":

Poroshenko a fecund man: 2 sons, 2 daughters. And the daughters are quite hot.
—@akarlin88[57]

The tweet was commented on at the time by various people who found it disturbing:

you are talking about a 14 yrs old child you freaking weirdo
—@njasalander[57]
They're 8thgraders:
—@antsvetov[57]
hot? they are 14…
—@Mirabella76<[57]

However, Karlin doesn't want to lower the age of consent to 14 in his country and has written that he thinks the age of consent should be 16 (the current legal minimum age in Russia).[58]

Anti-feminism

Karlin is an anti-feminist and claims to oppose gender studies being taught in schools.[59]

Trump

See the main article on this topic: Donald Trump
Anatoly Karlin in 2016 supporting Trump.

Karlin supported Trump in the 2016 and 2020 presidential elections.[60][61] *launches civil rights investigation* Princeton: *surprised pikachu face*] by @akarlin88 (10:57 AM - 1 Nov 2020) Twitter (archived from December 23, 2020).</ref> In 2016 he walked around UC Berkeley with a MAGA hat.[62] In 2020 Karlin endorsed Trump on the basis he opposes "SJWism".[63]

White nationalism and alt-right

Karlin denies being a white nationalist,[64] but he blatantly is one. His pointless denial is similar to Nick Fuentes. For example, in a 2015 blog post Karlin said:

Yes, I know, they are sort of dorky and even SJWish at times. But technology has ideological load, as Michael Anissimov put it (in an article I can’t find), and it just so happens that transhuman techs are perfectly in line with Alt Right, NRx, Identitarian, and even white Nationalist agendas. Raising IQs via genetic editing will arrest the dysgenic trends increasingly affected[sic] all peoples on the planet. Degenerating into a global idiocracy serves absolutely no-one’s interest: Not of Europeans, nor Asians, nor Africans. Automation will (hopefully) redistribute resources from the NAM-pandering welfare systems of today to something more fair and equitable. It will also probably help even the gap between indigenous and immigrant fertility rates in Europe and the US. Radical life extension will help preserve white majorities in Europe. The reason that they are declining isn’t just a matter of birth rates, but also of death rates; Europeans are simply much older than your typical immigrant “youth.” Plummeting mortality and morbidity rates – apart from their general desirability – will from an ethnic perspective overwhelmingly benefit whites and help Europeans maintain majorities in their historic homelands.[50]

Karlin notes his views are in line with white nationalist agendas to "preserve white majorities" in European countries by increasing white birth rates while supporting eugenics and transhumanist technology so White people can remain a larger population size than immigrant populations. If Karlin isn't a white nationalist why does he care about "preserving white majorities" in European countries that he's never lived in or even visited, outside of Russia? Anyway, he is known to get into a hissy-fit if you call him a white nationalist… instead he prefers to call himself a Russian nationalist and "liberal-conservative-neoreactionary".Do You Believe That?

Typical of white nationalists, Karlin promotes the white genocide conspiracy theory:

Trump's best chance to win in 2020 is if the Dems go into hardcore white genocide mode, so yes, I'm more than ready!
—@akarlin88[65]
The Immigration Trilemma: Liberal decadence; open borders; indigenous ethnic group survival. Choose two.
—@akarlin88[66]
Karlin classifies himself as a "race realist" not a "low IQ racist" like Stormfront users, despite the fact that he opposes non-white immigration and posts explicitly racist content online such as claiming that black people are violent with low IQ's - views typical of Nazis on Stormfront.

Despite holding standard white nationalist and alt-right political views, Karlin tries to distinguish himself to make himself feel special by identifying as a "racial realist" opposed to a "racist". This laughably is seen in a drawing he made where he classifies himself alongside Richard Lynn and Steve Sailer, not the Nazi knuckle-draggers and boneheads from Stormfront.[67]

Throughout 2016 and 2017 Karlin was openly supportive of the alt-right, for example he shared a podium with neo-Nazi Richard Spencer and delivered a speech at a white nationalist "Safe Space for Europeans" demonstration at U.C. Berkeley:

Near the end of the evening, I was called up to the podium by Richard Spencer to give an impromptu speech. I went up and started rambling about my journey of discovery, my disillusionment, my “awakening”… LOL no I didn't, faggots. Your "Alt Right" is otherwise known as "common sense" in Eastern Europe – it's really quite funny how actually existing Marxism cocooned them from cultural Marxism.[5]

Karlin claims he agrees with the vast majority of alt-right ideology and views:

Although I do not strictly consider myself Alt Right (or NRx), I do support about 70% of their positions, so I was happy to turn up with them to troll my alma mater.
Anatoly Karlin

Furthermore, he supports the white nationalist Paul Nehlen.[68]

Karlin tried to introduce the alt-right and HBD to far-right Russian nationalists, but by his own admission, failed.

My own modest aims are twofold. First, I want to help introduce the Alt Right to Russian nationalists, and vice versa. Second, I am trying to place Russian nationalism on a firmer, more scientific ideological footing, by importing useful concepts developed primarily in the West and applying them to Russian realities, such as IQ/HBD-realism.[69]

He has also claimed that "Russia Insider has good relations with AltRight.com, and they reprint my articles semi-regularly (with my permission)." The main editor of the former, published a controversial article called "It's Time to Drop the Jew Taboo"{{efn|

The most vitriolic and obsessive Russia-bashing journalists in the media are mostly Jewish. The publications which push these writers most energetically are ALL Jewish-owned, and as a publisher, I know very well, that is where the buck stops. On the policy side, the neo-conservative movement, Russia's harshest foe, was conceived of, is led by, and consists mostly of, Jews. And their trouble-making extends far beyond Russia – they are responsible for America’s disastrous debacle in the Middle East over the last 20 years – where their crimes have been stymied by precisely one country – Russia. The psychotically anti-Russian recent UN ambassadors, Nikki Haley and Samantha Power, were put there by the Israel lobby, and given an independent brief, in other words, they answer not to their presidents, rather to their Jewish sponsors.[70]

and Karlin controversially published a defence of the article, arguing it is "objectively true".[71] The article has been described as "a lengthy anti-Semitic manifesto",[72] with even its title being antisemitic ("Russia Insider Names Jew"),[71] Karlin is openly antisemitic, scoring himself 7/11 on a scale of anti-Semitism writing: "I suppose I deserve my “accolades” from the SPLC and RationalWiki after all."[73]

In 2019 Karlin began denying he was a white nationalist or alt-right, the same time he reinvented himself as an "intelligence researcher" (a self-description on his social media[74]). He realises no one will take his writings on race and intelligence serious if they know he's a political ideologue. Secondly, he has said the alt-right's main political goals have failed:

I think the Alt Right by and large realizes that none or almost none of their political goals are going to be accomplished due to ongoing demographic changes and the failure of Trumpism anyway (e.g. see the NPI's pessimistic 2018 outlook).[75]

White ethno-state

Typical of white nationalists, Karlin supports a white ethno-state almost-entirely limited to white people from Europe and from Anglosphere countries:

@akarlin88 What percentage Russian/East Slavic ancestry would be enough to qualify for entry into your desired Russian ethno-state? Also, what about Western Slavs such as Poles, Czechs, and Slovaks?.
—@Go321D[76]
As general rule, all whites from the high-IQ European & Anglosphere countries would be welcome given a willingness to culturally Russify. But it's not an absolute rule, individual exceptions can be made, for instance, I happily accept Benes Ayo[note 4] as Russian.
—Anatoly Karlin[77]

When asked if Armenians & Georgians could enter, Karlin responded, "no".[78]

Fascism, nationalism and totalitarianism

Anatoly Karlin and Richard Spencer.

The Burkean an online conservative publication controversially published an article defending race and intelligence pseudoscience in February, 2019 "thanking" Karlin as a source saying:

The Burkeans' rebrand this year has been matched by an ominous shift away from conservatism and into populism... More troublingly still, the article credits Anatoly Karlin, a well known member of the Russian far right who has appeared at events alongside American white nationalist Richard Spencer, as the source of many of the ideas expressed in the piece.[79]

He is supporter of the Russian ultra-nationalist Liberal Democratic Party of Russia and claims to have voted for Vladimir ZhirinovskyWikipedia in the 2018 Russian presidential election.[80][81] Karlin has said that his main political goals as a Russian nationalist are "An end to mass immigration from Central Asia", "no more prosecutions for hate speech", and seizing formerly-Russian lands, "Belorussia, North Kazakhstan, Novorossiya, and Malorossiya".[82]

Karlin… once wrote for “Sputnik & Pogrom”, an ultra-nationalist website that was even too much for Putin based on the evidence of it being shut down on July 6th, 2017. In 2015 the website called for “crushing Ukraine” and establishing a “Russian ethnic state.”
—Louis Proyect[83]

In a controversial article, Karlin praises the fascist dictator Benito Mussolini, arguing that he "did nothing wrong":[84]

However, Italians have no particular need to be ashamed of Mussolini.

Racism and Islamophobia

See the main articles on this topic: Racism and Islamophobia
…the pedantic neo-Nazi pseudo-intellectual Anatoly Karlin.
—Russia Without BS[85]

After Karlin started blogging about HBD, his website attracted white nationalists and other racist basement dwellers in the comments section. Instead of deleting or censoring their racist comments like any normal person would do, he wrote a blog post "Policy On Racism", mostly defending them. According to Karlin the boundary between "race realism" and racism is blurry and because of that, "I will not as a general rule be censoring racist comments, unless they are couched in the most explicit and offensive language."[86] In the same post, Karlin bizarrely writes, "arguing on the basis of statistics that apartheid wasn’t all that bad for black South Africans probably isn’t racism."[86]

In comments on his Reddit and Disqus accounts, Karlin is explicitly and openly racist; he has mentioned how much he dislikes black people whom he describes as violent with low IQs and that he is happy so few live in Russia; elsewhere he has described his opposition to Islam and Muslim immigrants.[87] He is a proponent of the Eurabia conspiracy theory.[88]

I am quite happy that few blacks associate with Russia, considering the type of violence-ridden underclasses they tend to create in countries that open their doors to them. Not to mention the extreme chutzpah and aggressive sense of racial grievance they tend to act out towards their host countries. So yes, I'm racist and very happy with that. If /r/europe SJWs or Islamists such as yourself have a problem with that, oh well. Don't care, really.[89]

He has described Sargon of Akkad as "based" for using racial slurs such as "'n****r’ and ‘sp*c'.[90]

Karlin opposes interracial dating and describes white women who date black men as "cucks". He also uses the word 'cuck', popularised by the alt-right, to describe Western countries that accept non-white immigration and refugees.[91][92][93]

Anti-LGBT

Karlin has written numerous homophobic blog posts on his website.[94] One of these is titled "Why Homosexuality Shouldn’t Be Promoted" in which he claims there is a connection between homosexuality and pedophilia.[4]

Karlin has described himself as a homophobe and has quoted a study that he interprets as saying "homophobia is a natural part of the human condition."[95]

He has criticised Tommy Robinson for going on stage at an anti-Islam rally with a transexual.[96]

Transhumanism and eugenics

See the main articles on this topic: Transhumanism and Eugenics
What is wrong about modifying your population to be healthier and more intelligent?[97]
—Anatoly Karlin

Karlin supports eugenics, but clarifies he only supports voluntary and incentive-based eugenics, not coercive.

Black Lives Matter

Karlin opposes Black Lives Matter purely for racist reasons, describing it as "Negrolatry religion".

What you have in #BlackLivesMatter is an emerging religion, complete with its own pantheon of saints and martyrs and the latest iteration of what some have called negrolatry, or the Cult of the Magical Negro.[98]

He uses instead the label "Russian Lives Matter".[99]

Spiteful mutant hypothesis

On 13 August 2020 Karlin appeared with Edward Dutton on The Jolly Heretic livestream to discuss their similar views and the spiteful mutant hypothesis.[100] Karlin has also promoted the spiteful mutant idea on his social media.[101] What attracts Karlin to the spiteful mutant theory is probably his own psychological projection — the theory primarily attacks childless individuals who it claims are maladaptive and bad because they have not passed on their genes. Karlin however has no children of his own despite being 33.

HBD ("human-biodiversity") pseudoscience

Karlin identifies as a hereditarian and "race realist". In his articles he promotes the pseudoscientific work of discredited individuals associated with the Mankind Quarterly such as Gerhard Meisenberg.[102] He lists his main influences as the controversial psychologist J. Philippe Rushton and Charles Murray, co-author of The Bell Curve.[103][104] One of his favourite books is Rushton's Race, Evolution, and BehaviorWikipedia that he claims "is still, perhaps, the book about the validity of HBD theory... this book raised my confidence in the HBD view of reality from “likely” to “almost certain.”[104] The book however is widely regarded by psychologists and anthropologists to be racist pseudoscience.[105][106] Concerning race and intelligence, Karlin has posted "I went from considering it primarily but *not exclusively* cultural (already a very un-PC view, esp. in 2010) to around ~50%/50% racial/cultural."[107]

As a HBD proponent, Karlin holds pseudoscientific views on racial origins. In December 2019 he appeared in a video interview about HBD and discussed his views.[108] Near the beginning of the video, Karlin erroneously claims three major races of humans exist and split from each other 50,000 years ago. This racialist idea has been discredited, for example, one study showed: "Because of the extensive evidence for genetic interchange through population movements and recurrent gene flow going back at least hundreds of thousands of years ago, there is only one evolutionary lineage of humanity and there are no subspecies or races under either the traditional or phylogenetic definitions."[109] Karlin however still clings to pseudoscientific racialism.

RationalWiki

Karlin has rather bizarre and contradictory views about RationalWiki.

In January 2017 he requested for a RationalWiki entry claiming he felt "left out" without one.[110]

In February 2018, his article was created and he claimed to like the page at the beginning of 2019:

You can certainly call me a fascist, or even a super-fascist like Evola, if you wish - I don't mind. However, accurately defined, I am merely a Russian nationalist. PS. I do like my RationalWiki profile, though it's nowhere near as good as Sailer's.[111]

In June 2019, however, he did a 180-degrees turn and started complaining about having an article, now calling it a "hit-piece":

I know that I am a small fish and all. But even in my case, Google spits out the RationalWiki hit piece on me (written by an actual basement dwelling troll) before my Unz column or even my own fucking website literally titled "Anatoly Karlin."
—@AKarlin88[112]

He's spent the past two years whining about this page and attacking editors of the article on his social media.

See also

External links

Notes

  1. His Twitter username akarlin88 is noteworthy in that the "88" is a reference to Nazism: see Fourteen Words.
  2. Specifically, Karlin supports melting Greenland's ice sheet and Siberia's permafrost for agricultural development and building cities. He further wants to melt sea ice in the Arctic for commercial shipping.
  3. White guardist refers to the counter-revolutionaries who fought the Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War.[7]
  4. Normally transliterated as Beness Aijo,Wikipedia a Latvian-born Russian citizen with Ugandan and Russian ancestry.

References

  1. Warsaw more "blacked" than Moscow. See ~20 of them in a day, vs. 5 on a very bad day in Moscow (and almost none in Saint-Petersburg and down). by @akarlin88 (4:39 PM - 29 Dec 2019) Twitter (archived from January 9, 2020)./
  2. I endorse Richard Spencer. He started no wars and provoked no riots - much less "extremist" than Ziocons or BLM. by @akarlin88 (9:46 PM - 25 Nov 2016) Twitter (archived from 22 Aug 2020 14:08:07 UTC).
  3. As general rule, all whites from the high-IQ European & Anglosphere countries would be welcome given a willingness to culturally Russify. But it's not an absolute rule, individual exceptions can be made, for instance, I happily accept Benes Ayo as Russian. by @akarlin88 (3:10 PM - 22 Jun 2020) Twitter (archived from June 22, 2020).
  4. 4.0 4.1 Why Homosexuality Shouldn’t Be Promoted by Anatoly Karlin (February 17, 2013).
  5. 5.0 5.1 Open Thread, 05/28/2016 - Alt Right Safe Space in Berkeley by Anatoly Karlin (May 28, 2016) The Unz Review (archived from 17 Jun 2019 21:47:29 UTC).
  6. Russian State TV Calls Video Game Metro Exodus "Russophobic" by William Echols (February 21, 2019) Polygraph.info.
  7. White Guardist Lexico.
  8. Russia Insider Media Bias/Fact Check.
  9. Warsaw more "blacked" than Moscow. See ~20 of them in a day, vs. 5 on a very bad day in Moscow (and almost none in Saint-Petersburg and down). by @akarlin88 (4:39 PM - 29 Dec 2019) Twitter (archived from January 9, 2020).
  10. I saw BLM style propaganda, heard priests calling for tolerance towards immigrants. Also Witcher ads (the blacked Netflix series, not the game) are everywhere. This problem is going to get worse. I feel Poland is where Ireland was c.2000. by @akarlin88 (4:42 PM - 29 Dec 2019) Twitter (archived from January 5, 2020).
  11. Can't even do threads on a shadowban, so here's a screen capture. by @akarlin88 (10:52 AM - 11 Jun 2020) Twitter (archived from June 11, 2020).
  12. 12.0 12.1 Open Thread 105 by Anatoly Karlin (June 12, 2020) The Unz Review (archived from April 17, 2021).
  13. Well, I would be a Trump voter, if I was in the US. The BLM and SJW stuff is more dangerous in the long term. by @akarlin88 (4:22 PM - 20 Jun 2020) Twitter (archived from June 20, 2020).
  14. Anatoly Karlin Google Scholar.
  15. National Intelligence Is More Important for Explaining Country Well-Being than Time Preference and Other Measured Non-Cognitive Traits by Emil O. W. Kirkegaard & Anatoly Karlin (2020/12/01) Mankind Quarterly 61(2). doi:10.46469/mq.2020.61.2.11.
  16. MDPI and racism by Leonid Schneider (December 29, 2020) For Better Science.
  17. Anatoly Karlin Academia.edu.
  18. Anatoly Karlin 'Linkedin (archived from 24 Apr 2021 07:40:10 UTC).
  19. Anatoly Karlin University of California, Berkeley.
  20. Political Economy University of California, Berkeley (archived from September 8, 2015).
  21. Couple more things. "He *claims* to have studied Political Economy at UC Berkeley and at one point was also living in UK." Yep, exactly. I went to all the trouble of faking a certificate. (Smudged just in case to prevent ID theft). /31 by @akarlin88 (2:20 PM · Jun 17, 2019) Twitter (archived from April 29, 2021). His own posting about his degree confirms that it is a bachelor of arts.
  22. I am a good example of this. Having migrated (well, my family did) at the age of six to the West, I returned to Russia a couple of years ago and am much happier here. Western values basically turned me into a Russian nationalist, LOL. by akarlin (c. 2018) Reddit (archived from 16 Jun 2019 15:51:22 UTC).
  23. Race by anatoly Karlin (archived from January 30, 2021).
  24. HBD by Anatoly Karlin (archived from February 4, 2021).
  25. 25.0 25.1 Through A Glass Ceiling Darkly: Racial IQ Disparities And The Wealth Of Nations by Anatoly Karlin (April 16, 2012). Archived from February 13, 2021.
  26. The Pseudoscience of Race Differences in Penis Size: A paper's claim about racial differences in penis size are unfounded. by Scott A. McGreal (Oct 16, 2012) Psychology Today.
  27. From Blogosphere to Vlogosphere by Anatoly Karlin (June 10, 2019) The Unz Review.
  28. Anatoly Karlin The Unz Review (archived from February 3, 2021).
  29. SJWs Attack UCL Neo-Nazi Cabal by Anatoly Karlin (January 11, 2018) The Unz Review (archived from January 2, 2020).
  30. A Collection of Inaccurate, Disgusting, and Controversial Perspectives Largely Excluded from the Mainstream Media (and rightly so): The Unz Review Reviewed (2020) The Fake News Resource.
  31. Positives and negatives of global warming by G. P. Wayne (Last updated on 5 July 2015) Skeptical Science.
  32. Global warming will make Russia into Tropical Hyperborea. All Russian patriots must support global warming. by @akarlin88 (3:21 AM · Jul 11, 2017) Twitter (archived from 24 Apr 2021 19:32:48 UTC).
  33. Well, I agree with all of that - it's already happening under Gentrification Tsar Sobyanin, and that's a good thing. Liberals become gay when they start ranting about carbon taxes (we need Tropical Hyperborea) and now taxing meat and shit like that. by @akarlin88 (3:15 PM - 9 Sep 2019) Twitter (archived from September 25, 2019).
  34. One more reason (if indeed any are still needed) why global warming is good and we need Tropical Hyperborea. by @akarlin88 (1:26 PM - 30 Aug 2017) Twitter (archived from 22 Mar 2020 18:44:25 UTC).
  35. Have more children, more CO2, more global warming, faster immamentization of Tropical Hyperborea. by @akarlin88 (7:19 PM · Jul 13, 2017) Twitter (archived from 24 Apr 2021 19:45:06 UTC).
  36. warming will be extremely good for Russian. We need to recognize Green activists as hostile foreign agents and deport them. by @akarlin88 (2:30 AM - 4 Mar 2020) Twitter (archived from 4 Mar 2020 10:30:55 UTC).
  37. I am eating more beef, not just because it's healthy and delicious, but because I get a warm feeling, a real sense of pleasure, knowing that I'm voiding the efforts of some Green vegan loser in the West - as well as doing my small part to help Tropical Hyperborea along. by @akarlin88 (6:03 AM - 11 Sep 2019) Twitter (archived from 29 Apr 2020 16:31:39 UTC).
  38. Tropical Hyperborea Cometh by Anatoly Karlin (August 3, 2018) The Unz Review (archived from March 20, 2020).
  39. Russia and Climate Change: A Looming Threat: Recent rhetoric notwithstanding, there is reason to be skeptical about Moscow’s attitude to climate change. by Quentin Buckholz (February 04, 2016) The Diplomat.
  40. Future climate change field test doesn’t make Earth greener by Alicia Chang et al. (Published: September 5, 2016 at 3:09 p.m. | Updated: July 27, 2018 at 8:31 a.m.) The Marin INdependent Journal.
  41. Global warming could happen quicker in Russia's coldest region by Anna Liesowska (24 February 2015) The Siberian Times.
  42. Russia’s Thawing Permafrost May Cost Economy $2.3Bln a Year: Russia’s oil and gas infrastructure isn’t ready for rising temperatures and melting ice. by Yuliya Fedorinova & Olga Tanas (Oct. 18, 2019) The Moscow Times.
  43. It's time to listen to the Inuit on climate change: Because temperatures in the Arctic are rising faster than anywhere else in the world, we must look to the experiences of Inuit as a harbinger of what is to come — and seek their guidance on how to live sustainably by Sheila Watt-Cloutier (November 15, 2018) Canadian Geographic.
  44. Russian Land of Permafrost and Mammoths Is Thawing: Global warming is shrinking the permanently frozen ground across Siberia, disrupting everyday life in one of the coldest inhabited places on earth. by Neil MacFarquhar (Aug. 4, 2019) The New York Times.
  45. 30. Nobody really knows the carrying capacity of our industrial world economy - all we can say for sure is that we are still far below the limits to growth. My guesstimate is that the planet can support 100 billion people. by @akarlin88 (2:37 PM - 3 Sep 2019) Twitter (archived from September 13, 2019).
  46. AOMI IV: What Is the Maximum Population Earth Can Support? by Anatoly Karlin (January 30, 2019) The Unz Review (archived from 22 Mar 2021 23:02:19 UTC).
  47. Reconsidering the Limits to World Population: Meta-analysis and Meta-prediction by Jeroen C. J. M. Van Den Bergh & Piet Rietveld (2004) BioScience 54(3):195–204. doi:10.1641/0006-3568(2004)054[0195:RTLTWP]2.0.CO;2.
  48. Population growth and earth’s human carrying capacity by J. E. Cohen (1995) Science 269(5222):341-346. doi:10.1126/science.7618100.
  49. I don't buy the arguments that we've exceeded the Earth's carrying capacity, there's plenty of unused capacities. Russia by itself can support at least a billion people, probably several. Seriously competing with China, the US, and India is unrealistic with a population of 145mn. by @akarlin88 (5:42 AM - 29 May 2018) Twitter (archived from April 25, 2021).
  50. 50.0 50.1 I Talk Alt Left on the Stark Truth by Anatoly Karlin (November 11, 2015) The Unz Review.
  51. Russian Demographics in 2019 by Anatoly Karlin (Feb 16, 2019 - 2:01:17 PM) OCnus.Net (archived from August 14, 2020).
  52. This Indian writer makes a lot of sense: "Vegetarianism is India's curse, it must be ditched." by @akarlin88 (3:19 AM - 20 Dec 2012) Twitter (archived from 29 Apr 2020 16:23:48 UTC).
  53. Personally, I follow a cognitive ethics on vegetarian/meat debate. I abstain from pork, as pigs =~ dogs; but do eat beef, chicken, fish. by @akarlin88 (11:44 AM - 18 Nov 2014) Twitter (archived from 29 Apr 2020 16:28:38 UTC).
  54. The University of Cambridge has said removing beef and lamb from its menus has cut food-related carbon emissions by a third (2020) Reddit.
  55. I am eating more beef, not just because it's healthy and delicious, but because I get a warm feeling, a real sense of pleasure, knowing that I'm voiding the efforts of some Green vegan loser in the West - as well as doing my small part to help Tropical Hyperborea along. by @akarlin88 (6:03 AM - 11 Sep 2019) Twitter (archived from 29 Apr 2020 16:31:39 UTC).
  56. But vegetarianism makes one weak & depresses IQ (a balanced veg. diet is theoretically possible, but v. difficult to achieve). by @akarlin88 (3:53 AM - 20 Dec 2012) Twitter (archived from 29 Apr 2020 16:26:52 UTC).
  57. 57.0 57.1 57.2 57.3 Poroshenko a fecund man: 2 sons, 2 daughters. And the daughters are quite hot. by @akarlin88 (4:34 AM - 28 May 2014) Twitter (archived from 29 Apr 2020 21:12:05 UTC).
  58. 1) Have sex (age of consent) - 16 2) Get tattoo - 18 3) Produce sexual video content - 18 4) Vote - never, at least so far as most people are concerned 5) Buy alcohol - 16 6) Join army - 18 7) Drive a car - 15 8) Get hormonal treatment for transitioning - 22 by @akarlin88 (3:13 PM - 26 Oct 2019) Twitter (archived from 25 Apr 2021 19:06:01 UTC).
  59. Gender feminism, affirmative action/equal impact, homosexual agenda, demasculinization, ethnic/gender studies, PC culture, etc. by @akarlin88 (4:02 AM · Nov 7, 2012) Twitter (archived from 23 Jun 2020 01:48:41 UTC).
  60. Trump Train Converges to c by Anatoly Karlin (November 9, 2016) The Unz Review (archived from December 7, 2020).
  61. Why Trump needs to win: Do you really want the trolling to stop? Princeton: "We are so sorry for our systematic racism that continues to hold down POC." DoE: "Really?" by @akarlin88 (10:57 AM - 1 Nov 2020) Twitter (archived from December 23, 2020).
  62. Doing my small bit to help make America great again - walking with this hat through Berkeley to trigger shitlibs. by @akarlin88 (9:29 PM - 1 Mar 2016) Twitter (archived from 22 Aug 2020 14:22:19 UTC).
  63. HABBENING: US Elections 2020 by Anatoly Karlin (November 3, 2020) The Unz Review (archived from December 24, 2020).
  64. I am not a White Nationalist, as I am not an American ethnonationalist, which is the main perspective from which it makes sense. But two important points: 1. The OG Nazis were not WNs - they were Germanic supremacists. Modern WNs and even Neo-Nazis don't tend to fit that bill. by @akarlin88 (16:02 - 20 juil. 2019) Twitter (archived from 25 Apr 2021 19:27:45 UTC).
  65. Trump's best chance to win in 2020 is if the Dems go into hardcore white genocide mode, so yes, I'm more than ready! by @akarlin88 (10:12 PM - 20 Nov 2018) Twitter (archived from 23 Apr 2021 20:51:45 UTC).
  66. The Immigration Trilemma: Liberal decadence; open borders; indigenous ethnic group survival. Choose two. by @akarlin88 (9:03 PM - 18 Sep 2015) Twitter (archived from 23 Apr 2021 20:51:15 UTC).
  67. Race Denial vs. Racism — A False Dichotomy by Anatoly Karlin (April 13, 2012) The Unz Review (archived from January 31, 2021).
  68. Is this guy the most intelligent Alt Right politician or what? Actually addressing real problems, while President Stable Genius tries to get books about himself banned. by @akarlin88 (9:57 AM - 11 Jan 2018) Twitter] (archived from 3 Feb 2018 02:45:09 UTC).
  69. Russian Nationalism 101 by Anatoly Karlin (April 11, 2017) The Unz Review (archived from December 6, 2020).
  70. It's Time to Drop the Jew Taboo: It's making serious discussion of Russian geopolitics and history next to impossible by Charles Bausman (Jan 15, 2018) Russia Insider (archived from January 15, 2018).
  71. 71.0 71.1 Russia Insider Names Jew by Anatoly Karlin (January 16, 2018) The Unz Review (archived from Januyar 18, 2018).
  72. Prominent Russian Website Publishes Virulent Anti-semitic Screed. Tablet. 15 January 2018.
  73. Anatoly Karlin: Anti-Semite: Karlin has fun answering a questionnaire. We think he's on to something, and think everyone should answer it. by Anatoly Karlin (Feb 26 2018) Russia Insider (archived from September 29, 2020).
  74. Anatoly Karlin (archived from April 1, 2020).
  75. I think the Alt Right by and large realizes that none or almost none of their political goals are going to be accomplished due to ongoing demographic changes and the failure of Trumpism anyway (e.g. see the NPI's pessimistic 2018 outlook), so if they can't have an ethnostate they will at least take their $1,000. The idea of regulating social media like utilities also appeals to the Alt Right, who are frequently banned from Twitter. by Anatoly Karlin (c. 2019) Reddit (archived from 26 Apr 2021 03:34:23 UTC).
  76. @akarlin88 What percentage Russian/East Slavic ancestry would be enough to qualify for entry into your desired Russian ethno-state? Also, what about Western Slavs such as Poles, Czechs, and Slovaks? by @Go321D (2:50 PM - 22 Jun 2020) Twitter (archived from 23 Apr 2021 21:03:25 UTC).
  77. As general rule, all whites from the high-IQ European & Anglosphere countries would be welcome given a willingness to culturally Russify. But it's not an absolute rule, individual exceptions can be made, for instance, I happily accept Benes Ayo as Russian. by @akarlin88 (10:10 PM · Jun 22, 2020) Twitter (archived from 23 Jun 2020 01:09:23 UTC).
  78. No. by @akarlin88 (3:34 PM - 22 Jun 2020) Twitter (archived from 23 Apr 2021 21:04:17 UTC).
  79. The Burkean’s Mission Has Changed. Conservatives Are Right to Worry: The Burkean's rebrand this year has been matched by an ominous shift away from conservatism and into populism, writes Matthew Murphy. by Matthew Murphy (Feb 12, 2019) The University Times.
  80. An Analysis of Zhirinovsky's Program by Anatoly Karlin (November 28, 2017) The Unz Review (archived from November 9, 2020).
  81. I see no reason I should care about the Balts, apart from trolling them. Zhirinovsky is great at that. The LDPR is my party by Anatoly Karlin (2018) Reddit (archived from 17 Jun 2019 02:22:49 UTC).
  82. Russian Nationalism 101 by Anatoly Karlin (April 11, 2017) The Unz Review (archived from January 15, 2021).
  83. The one degree of separation between Valerie Plame and white supremacy by Louis Proyect (23 September 2017) Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist (archived from March 6, 2021).
  84. Mussolini Did Nothing Wrong by Anatoly Karlin (March 14, 2019) The Unz Review (archived from January 3, 2020).
  85. Russia and the Far Right (17 January 2018) Russia Without BS (archived from 22 Jan 2018 08:33:00 UTC).
  86. 86.0 86.1 Policy On Racism by Anatoly Karlin (August 20, 2012). Archived from January 16, 2021.
  87. The West Isn't a Friend to Russia. Neither Is Islam by Anatoly Karlin (Sep 29 2015) '"Russia Insider (archived from October 24, 2020).
  88. Eurabia Update by Anatoly Karlin (December 1, 2017) The Unz Review (archived from February 20, 2020).
  89. Source and archived screenshot
  90. "a now-deleted 2015 video showing him repeatedly using the racial slurs ‘n****r’ and ‘sp*c’. He described two people as a ‘fag’ and a ‘retard’, and said it was ‘just f***ing fine’ to call an Asian woman a ‘ch*nk’." Never would have guessed Sargon was so based. by @akarlin88 (9:19 AM - 5 May 2019) Twitter (archived from 16 Jun 2019 15:42:56 UTC).
  91. The Cucks of Europe by Anatoly Karlin (September 22, 2015) The Unz Review (archived from January 3, 2020).
  92. Incidentally, "Sweden, Yes!" is a great rejoinder to the Culture of Critique folks. Has few/no Jews but still determined to cuck themselves. by @akarlin88 (9:34 PM - 14 Aug 2015) Twitter (archived from 21 Sep 2019 11:58:15 UTC).
  93. /pol/ - "Anatoly Karlin is quite based." by @akarlin88 () Twitter (archived from 23 Apr 2021 21:09:50 UTC).
  94. LGBT. Anatoly Karlin (archived from January 28, 2021).
  95. Well, if this article that is cited is to believed, homophobia is a natural part of the human condition. You could try doing a replication study to prove it wrong. But in any case, I don't see what you're so crazy about, anyway. While I may be a homophobe (actually it's more accurate to say I don't care about gays one way or the other), I do think Poland will get gay marriage within a decade. So that should make you happy. by akarlin (2019) Reddit (archived from 16 Jun 2019 15:18:59 UTC).
  96. O Tommy Tommy Tommy's Trans Outreach Didn't Do Him Much Good by (Anatoly Karlin (May 26, 2018) The Unz Review (archived from January 2, 2020).
  97. What is wrong about modifying your population to be healthier and more intelligent? Judeo-Christian fundamentalists and SJWs (two sides of the same coin really) are not likely to not allow it in the West, enabling China to outcompete it. by akarlin (c. 2019) Reddit (archived from 28 Apr 2021 06:59:39 UTC).
  98. Negrolatry, #BlackLivesMatter, and the West's New Religion by Anatoly Karlin (June 6, 2020) The Unz Review (archived from June 8 2020).
  99. @akarlin88 Twitter (archived from 7 Jun 2020 22:16:47 UTC).
  100. Myself and @akarlin88 Anatoly Karlin will be imbibing at The Jolly Heretic at 7pm UK time (2pm NY). Come join us for some vodka and caviar! by @jollyheretic () Twitter (archived from 23 Apr 2021 21:10:25 UTC).
  101. Discussion of spiteful mutants with @Starktruthradio and @jollyheretic. by @akarlin88 (12:06 PM - 11 Sep 2020) Twitter (archived from 5 Nov 2020 19:25:55 UTC).
  102. Meisenberg in Defense of Group Differences Research by Anatoly Karlin (June 2, 2019) The Unz Review (archived from January 2, 2020).
  103. "You were fanatically anti-HBD when you first learned about it." LOL "You used to say that the Flynn Effect means that there are no raicial differences in intelligence, just ones stemming from uneven economic development." Relevant post: The main difference was that I went from considering it primarily but *not exclusively* cultural (already a very un-PC view, esp. in 2010) to around ~50%/50% racial/cultural. "For onlookers, he came around to IQ-realism eventually." To be more precise, in March 2008, two months after I started blogging: "Same for the shouting at random people stuff." I am not the voices in your head. by akarlin (c. 2018) Disqus.
  104. 104.0 104.1 My Top 5 Most Influential Books (2017) by Anatoly Karlin (June 20, 2017) The Unz Review (archived from January 3, 2020).
  105. Oysters, rabbits and people: A critique of "Race differences in behaviour" by J. P. Rushton. by Marvin Zuckerman & Nathan Brody (1998) Personality and Individual Differences 9(6):1025-1033. doi:10.1016/0191-8869(88)90136-5.
  106. Of Genes and Genitals by Richard Lewontin (1996) Transition 69:178-193. doi:10.2307/2935246.
  107. akarlin Disqus.
  108. Interview with Anatoly Karlin - Trailer. (Dec 27, 2019) YouTube. What is Human Bio-Diversity? - Anatoly Karlin - Part 1 - #RH97 (12/26/2019 17:37) Niconico.
  109. Human races: a genetic and evolutionary perspective by A. R. Templeton (1998) American Anthropologist. 100(3):632-650.
  110. Why do I never get on these lists? No RationalWiki hagiography either. Feeling left out. :( by @akarlin88 (1:42 PM - 4 Jan 2017) Twitter (archived from April 23, 2021).
  111. Reddit. Archived from the original on April 29, 2021.
  112. I know that I am a small fish and all. But even in my case, Google spits out the RationalWiki hit piece on me (written by an actual basement dwelling troll) before my Unz column or even my own fucking website literally titled "Anatoly Karlin." by @akarlin88 (12:33 PM - 10 Jun 2019) Twitter (archived from April 23, 2021).