Emil O. W. Kirkegaard
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Emil Ole William Kirkegaard (online aliases: Deleet, Deleetdk, EmilOWK) is a HBD blogger, malicious doxxer and pseudo-intellectual. Since peer-reviewed science journals often reject his submissions, he co-founded the OpenPsych pseudojournals with Davide Piffer to publish his own. Kirkegaard is associated with the alt-right. Although he denies this, most his followers on Twitter are white nationalists where he spends his time moaning about SJWs and feminists, uses alt-right memes (e.g. Pepe), and has described a promotional video of the alt-right as "really nice".
Kirkegaard describes himself as a "polymath" and "scientist" on his personal blog as well as a "Polymath, philosopher, politician, logician, linguist, psychologist" on his Twitter. However, his only qualification is a BA in linguistics; he has no expertise in any of these subjects, nor is he a scientist. He posts weird photos of himself trying to look like a lecturer.
On his Facebook and ResearchGate pages, Kirkegaard says he is a research fellow at the Ulster Institute for Social Research. This institute is phony, racist and associated with publishing controversial hereditarianism research.
Doxxing and harassment
On his forum OpenPsych, Kirkegaard has doxed users who disagree with him or criticize his pseudojournals; posting their private sign-up emails and IP-addresses, even including geographical location of their IPs.
Kirkegaard showed up on RationalWiki in August, 2017 and proceeded to harass users by doxxing their real names to try to intimidate them. This resulted in his permanent ban within a short space of time. Later Kirkegaard showed up on Reddit doxxing these same users, which resulted in his posts being removed. He has also used Twitter for the same purpose.
In 2016, Kirkegaard published the data of nearly 70,000 OkCupid users, as a study in one of his own pseudojournals. Although Kirkegaard claims he was publishing already public information, this is disputed by others.
Race, IQ and eugenics
Kirkegaard makes a sickening compromise for pedophiles on his blog:
Perhaps a compromise is having sex with a sleeping child without them knowing it (so, using sleeping medicine). If they dont[sic] notice it is difficult to see how they cud[sic] be harmed, even if it is rape.
Despite Kirkegaard's insistence otherwise, OpenPsych and its journals are pseudojournals: they do not use peer review and are filled with Kirkegaard's publications. For example the OpenPsych journals show typical signs of a pseudojournal: high percentage of content written by one of the journal's creator, Kirkegaard himself. As of 23 August 2017:
- Kirkegaard wrote for 17 out of the 30 papers in Open Differential Psychology
- Kirkegaard wrote for 1 out of the 7 papers in Open Behavioral Genetics
- Kirkegaard wrote for 8 out of the 11 papers in Open Quantitative Sociology & Political Science
Kirkegaard was an author for 26 of 48 total papers, or 54.17%.
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- Wikipedia account
- Reddit account
- EmilOWK (banned RationalWiki user).
- See this example.
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- Screenshot (web.archive.org)
- Screenshot 1, 2 (note the dox is blanked).
- Blog log for EmilOWK
- Example of Kirkegaard doxing someone and having his post removed.
- OkCupid dataset
- Researchers Caused an Uproar By Publishing Data from 70000 OkCupid users. Fortune.com.
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