Inbreeding in West Virginia

Inbreeding in West Virginia

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College Student

Bolivar, MO

#1 Oct 19, 2011
Hi, I have ancestors from West Virginia and I want to do an essay about the state for my history class. I have always heard that West Virginia was bad for inbreeding but I can't find many articles about it on the internet, at least not ones with the kind of info about it that I need. If anybody can provide some links or info about this, please do. I would really appreciate it. I also need info about the history of coal mining and country music in West Virginia too. Thanks.
John Connor

United States

#2 Oct 19, 2011
College Student wrote:
Hi, I have ancestors from West Virginia and I want to do an essay about the state for my history class. I have always heard that West Virginia was bad for inbreeding but I can't find many articles about it on the internet, at least not ones with the kind of info about it that I need. If anybody can provide some links or info about this, please do. I would really appreciate it. I also need info about the history of coal mining and country music in West Virginia too. Thanks.
Uhhh, maybe because it's not true? I think you have us confused with Kentucky..
JustSayin

Williamsburg, WV

#3 Oct 19, 2011
Well said!

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#4 Oct 19, 2011
I see what you did there College Student! Bravo... but dont be posting from Kentucky when you want to know about inbreeding and country music! That is like the pot calling the kettle black.
mmhmm

United States

#5 Oct 19, 2011
Troll in the dungeon.

“I'm happy when it rains ”

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Wherever I Wander

#6 Oct 19, 2011
I have 3 second cousins ( all siblings ) in another county in WV who are inbred. Their parents are second cousins. 2 of them actually turned out alright. One is a nurse and one is a coal miner. The other one was on drugs really bad though and living with his grandma the last time that I heard about him. Inbreeding is not good for many reasons but it happens in many places.
Loco

Brandon, FL

#7 Oct 19, 2011
Maybe you should do a research paper on the practice of inbreeding that royal families from other countries have done for centuries to keep their blood line "royal" Check out England's royal blood line and see what you find! Even the future King of England William is distantly related to his new bride! I'm not saying I agree with families inbreeding I absolutely do not!! I'm just saying when past royals did it was acceptable and keeping the family blood line pure and royal! Probably why they were all crazy haha

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Wherever I Wander

#8 Oct 19, 2011
Loco wrote:
Maybe you should do a research paper on the practice of inbreeding that royal families from other countries have done for centuries to keep their blood line "royal" Check out England's royal blood line and see what you find! Even the future King of England William is distantly related to his new bride! I'm not saying I agree with families inbreeding I absolutely do not!! I'm just saying when past royals did it was acceptable and keeping the family blood line pure and royal! Probably why they were all crazy haha
True, lol.

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Since: Oct 11

Charlotte, NC

#9 Oct 19, 2011
That's such a joke anyways. WV doesn't have anymore inbreeding than any other state. Good luck on your essay
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West Hamlin, WV

#10 Oct 19, 2011
Ky inbreeds

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Wherever I Wander

#11 Oct 19, 2011
[QUOTE who="?"]Ky inbreeds[/QUOTE]

I lived in Kentucky for a while and I know quite a few people from Leslie, Pike and Breathitt Counties who say that they personally knew a lot of people in those counties who were somewhat inbred and some of them even say that they themselves are somewhat inbred. I do know of quite a few people in West Virginia who are inbred too, including 3 cousins of mine which I have already mentioned, but I read somewhere that Virginia and Vermont are actually the most inbred states in America, not West Virinia or Kentucky like most people just assume due to the reputation of the 2 states.

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#12 Oct 19, 2011
I read somewhere that Virginia and Vermont are actually the most inbred states in America, not West *Virginia or Kentucky like most people just assume due to the reputation of the 2 states, is what I meant to say. I hate typos.

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#13 Oct 19, 2011
And I would be willing to bet that every state has some inbred people in it.
redneck

Huntington, WV

#14 Oct 19, 2011
College Student wrote:
Hi, I have ancestors from West Virginia and I want to do an essay about the state for my history class. I have always heard that West Virginia was bad for inbreeding but I can't find many articles about it on the internet, at least not ones with the kind of info about it that I need. If anybody can provide some links or info about this, please do. I would really appreciate it. I also need info about the history of coal mining and country music in West Virginia too. Thanks.
and i do believe yal r called kinfuckians
Mountain Man

London, KY

#15 Oct 20, 2011
Hey folks! I'm a native West Virginian myself but I'm currently living in Kentucky and I can tell you that there are inbred people in both states but from what I hear Rainy Day Lady is right! Virginia and Vermont have us beat in the inbred population! Don't worry about it though because if you believe in the Bible then you'd have to believe that we're all a little bit inbred because we all came from two people - Adam & Eve! Then Moses family! So aren't we all just a little bit inbred? And related?

“It Is What It Is!”

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#16 Oct 20, 2011
look up the dancing outlaw lol you get all you need
John Connor

United States

#17 Oct 20, 2011
Interesting article:
Muslim Inbreeding
Nicolai Sennels is a Danish psychologist who has done extensive research into a little-known problem in the Muslim world: the disastrous results of Muslim inbreeding brought about by the marriage of first-cousins.
This practice, which has been prohibited in the Judeo-Christian tradition since the days of Moses, was sanctioned by Muhammad and has been going on now for 50 generations (1,400 years) in the Muslim world.
This practice of inbreeding will never go away in the Muslim world since Muhammad is the ultimate example and authority on all matters, including marriage.
The massive inbreeding in Muslim culture may well have done virtually irreversible damage to the Muslim gene pool, including extensive damage to its intelligence, sanity, and health.
According to Sennels, close to half of all Muslims in the world are inbred. In Pakistan, the numbers approach 70%. Even in England, more than half of Pakistani immigrants are married to their first cousins, and in Denmark the number of inbred Pakistani immigrants is around 40%.
The numbers are equally devastating in other important Muslim countries: 67% in Saudi Arabia, 64% in Jordan and Kuwait, 63% in Sudan, 60% in Iraq, and 54% in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar .
According to the BBC, this Pakistani, Muslim-inspired inbreeding is thought to explain the probability that a British Pakistani family is more than 13 times as likely to have children with recessive genetic disorders. While Pakistanis are responsible for three percent of the births in the UK, they account for 33% of children with genetic birth defects.
The risk of what are called autosomal recessive disorders such as cystic fibrosis and spinal muscular atrophy is 18 times higher and the risk of death due to malformations is 10 times higher.
Other negative consequences of inbreeding include a 100 percent increase in the risk of stillbirths and a 50% increase in the possibility that a child will die during labor.
Lowered intellectual capacity is another devastating consequence of Muslim marriage patterns. According to Sennels, research shows that children of consanguineous marriages lose 10-16 points off their IQ and that social abilities develop much slower in inbred babies.
The risk of having an IQ lower than 70, the official demarcation for being classified as retarded, increases by an astonishing 400 percent among children of cousin marriages.
(Similar effects were seen in the Pharaonic dynasties in ancient Egypt and in the British royal family, where inbreeding was the norm for a significant period of time.)
In Denmark, non-Western immigrants are more than 300 percent more likely to fail the intelligence test required for entrance into the Danish army.
Sennels says that the ability to enjoy and produce knowledge and abstract thinking is simply lower in the Islamic world. He points out that the Arab world translates just 330 books every year, about 20% of what Greece alone does.
In the last 1,200 years of Islam, just 100,000 books have been translated into Arabic, about what Spain does in a single year. Seven out of 10 Turks have never even read a book.
Sennels points out the difficulties this creates for Muslims seeking to succeed in the West. A lower IQ, together with a religion that denounces critical thinking, surely makes it harder for many Muslims to have success in our high-tech knowledge societies.

COntinued -
John Connor

United States

#18 Oct 20, 2011
Part II -

Only nine Muslims have ever won the Nobel Prize, and five of those were for the Peace Prize. According to Nature magazine, Muslim countries produce just 10 percent of the world average when it comes to scientific research (measured by articles per million inhabitants).
In Denmark, Sennels native country, Muslim children are grossly over represented among children with special needs. One-third of the budget for Danish schools is consumed by special education, and anywhere from 51% to 70% of retarded children with physical handicaps in Copenhagen have an immigrant background.
Learning ability is severely affected as well. Studies indicated that 64% of school children with Arabic parents are still illiterate after 10 years in the Danish school system. The immigrant drop-out rate in Danish high schools is twice that of the native-born.
Mental illness is also a product. The closer the blood relative, the higher the risk of schizophrenic illness. The increased risk of insanity may explain why more than 40% of the patients in Denmark �s biggest ward for clinically insane criminals have an immigrant background.
The U.S. is not immune. According to Sennels, One study based on 300,000 Americans shows that the majority of Muslims in the USA have a lower income, are less educated, and have worse jobs than the population as a whole.
Sennels concludes:
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. This has produced overwhelming direct and indirect human and societal consequences.
Bottom line: Islam is not simply a benign and morally equivalent alternative to the Judeo-Christian tradition. As Sennels points out, the first and biggest victims of Islam are Muslims.
Simple Christian compassion for Muslims and a common-sense desire to protect Western civilization from the ravages of Islam dictate a vigorous opposition to the spread of this dark and dangerous religion.
These stark realities must be taken into account when we establish public policies dealing with immigration from Muslim countries and the building of mosques in the U.S.
John Connor

United States

#19 Oct 20, 2011
Part 1 was posted, hopefully it shows up.
Idea

Independence, WV

#20 Oct 20, 2011
Actually, all but 15 states allow marriage of first cousins on certain conditions. Of the 15, most require that the parties be of a certain age, generally 55 or older, and be sterile.

Kentucky and Ohio prohibit the practice and West Virginia only allows it in the case of adopted cousins.

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