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Robert Plomin (1948–) is an American-British behavior geneticist who advocates an absolutist version of biological determinism and eugenics. Plomin practices racial inexplicitness, the tactic of advancing racist policies without directly mentioning race.
Plomin argues that differences in intelligence and academic outcomes are caused by differences in genetic ability — a standard white nationalist claim. In a typical biological determinist fashion, he also thinks that his weight problem is influenced by his genes rather than only his lifestyle and diet. He has partnered with Steve Hsu, the head of China's eugenics program.
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