Talk:Hbdchick

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ho hum[edit]

This could really be one entry in a subsection of race realism. There's a cloud of these bloggers who aren't of that much individual note - David Gerard (talk) 14:54, 21 February 2014 (UTC)

I don't think it warrants even an entry in a list, unless the blogger in question is prominent enough in that scene. RW should not aim to duplicate dmoz.org. And the article's effective content can be summed up in one sentence. Delete?--ZooGuard (talk) 15:37, 21 February 2014 (UTC)
FWIW, subject responds - David Gerard (talk) 14:55, 21 February 2014 (UTC)
The article is the sole* contribution of User:CharlieBass, who has created a number of mostly contentless articles about alleged "HBD" sites. (* Well, SmoTlö added a spelling fix.) I have deja vu with the psychics guy. Any idea what to do with the rest of his contributions? Before the wikicuckoo effect sets in...--ZooGuard (talk) 15:37, 21 February 2014 (UTC)

Hbdchick meets a high enough level of notability along with Steve Sailor. They are the two post popular HBD bloggers online, trying to rebrand scientific racism as "HBD" or "race realism". They are mentioned in the following article as the most well known:

And in regards to Hbdchick's response - we've heard it all before: "I'm not a racist, i'm a race realist!". Stormfront users now even adopt this line. Like other HBDer's, Hbdchick is obsessed to present herself as apolitical and neutral through the image of a bookworm, this is despite the fact in the interview linked they claim they discovered HBD through Steve Sailer. Mr. Sailer is a racist VDARE.com columnist, writer for The American Conservative and has many links to white nationalism. Most of Hdchick's blog commentators are also neo-nazis, and she links to Holocaust deniers and white supremacists at the bottom of her blog. CharlieBass (talk) 16:03, 21 February 2014 (UTC)

FWIW, she does appear to be fairly well connected within that branch of the neoreactionary community; having been wading through that swamp for the past month or so, I can say that her name comes up fairly often. She's well recognized enough to merit an entry on that "map of the neoreactionary movement" image that's been circulated a couple times. - Smerdis of Tlön (talk) 17:02, 21 February 2014 (UTC)
hm, fair enough then - David Gerard (talk) 17:04, 21 February 2014 (UTC)
I count strawman, ad hominem and guilt by association. Did you even read her response or did you just pattern-match it to what you wanted it to say? She doesn't write much about black/white differences in IQ, or IQ in general for that matter. The blog's niche is looking at the fine-grained differences between ethnicities: their mating patterns, levels of inbreeding/outbreeding, clannishness, trust and all that jazz. Why would anybody take Rationalwiki seriously when it lies about this kind of easily-verified information? 82.27.120.14 (talk) 18:36, 21 February 2014 (UTC)
She disavows responsibility for the racists commenting on her site, yet actively screens all posts. The most telling aspect of the IPs post is that fixation on race as a means of contextualizing everything is a reasonable path to understanding. Neolibertarian (talk) 04:11, 28 February 2014 (UTC)