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The Challenges We Face: An Open Letter to Elon Musk

Elon_MuskAmerican Dissident Voices broadcast of May 23, 2015

On today’s program, Mr. Strom shares the letter he wrote to Elon Musk (pictured), the founder of Paypal and the man behind Tesla Motors and the pioneering private space exploration company SpaceX.

by Kevin Alfred Strom

Mr. Elon Musk
Space Exploration Technologies Corporation
Rocket Rd
Hawthorne CA 90250

DEAR MR. Musk:

I recently watched the interview you gave to the World Post, and I was struck by your insights into the demographic decline of that part of the human population of this planet on which we absolutely depend for the continuance of our civilization. I was honestly amazed that you — unlike most men who have achieved eminence, and who hence have a great deal to lose — took on, without any apparent hesitation, an issue that is surrounded by a quasi-religious taboo even greater than the taboo the imams put on images of their prophet: the issue of human quality. As a man of the world, I am sure you know about that taboo. Yet, like both Crick and Watson, you nevertheless chose to violate it. This speaks well of you: It speaks of your concern for our looming demographic death, and it also speaks of courage — and passion. It is a passion I have shared for the last 33 years. I hope you will not think me arrogant when I say that I write you to expand your knowledge on this issue: There are vital aspects to it — aspects also subject to an equal or even greater taboo — that must be considered.

I will intersperse my comments between your answers, mostly from the section of your interview titled “What Challenges Lie Ahead?”

You were asked about the three greatest challenges to our civilization, and you answered:

I think demographics is a real issue. People are not having kids in a lot of countries. And very often people will say, “We’ll solve it with immigration.” But immigration from where? Many parts of Europe have an average birthrate of only 50 or 60 per cent. of what’s needed for replacement. Or China for that matter — they’re at 50 per cent. of the replacement rate. Where, exactly, are we going to find 600 million people to replace the ones that were never born?

After making that statement, you were chided by some writers for supposedly ignoring the huge problem of overpopulation. But I suspect that you were not ignoring that problem in your own mind, though you did fail to mention it — and it would be preposterous to suggest that you are unaware of it. What these writers were saying, in effect, was “What the Hell?! Here we are on track to have 9 billion people in the world, with all the environmental disasters that entails, and Musk is saying the major challenge we face is lack of people? Is he crazy, or what?”

No, you are certainly not crazy. But you knew very well that you were stepping into the minefield that surrounds the forbidden (yet indubitably true) idea that human beings are not equal — not equal as individuals, and not equal as races, nations, or populations. And you wanted to get your ideas across without the screaming banshees of Political Correctness drowning you out. I really don’t blame you for failing to use the more frank and direct approach that I’ve been using, which would be to say this: We have far too few of the right kind of people, and far too many of the wrong kind.

What you were saying — without saying it too bluntly — is that the people we need, the kind of people we’d prefer to have, the kind of people who more than pull their own weight, who more than support themselves, the kind of people who invent great things — are not reproducing themselves. Yet I am sure that you — and all of us with eyes to see the devastation of our natural world — would acknowledge that we have far too many of the other kind of people.

You continued:

The Chinese have just lifted their one child policy, but I doubt it will have an effect. That is not the reason couples are having only one kid. There hasn’t been a one child policy in Europe, in Russia — or in Japan. Why are they having only one child?

Here you are talking about Russia and the rest of Europe. Here you are talking of Japan and China. You are talking of the two major intelligent races of mankind, races which founded great civilizations. You are not, I notice, talking of Mestizos or Africans or Arabs, whose surging (and, frankly, lower-quality) populations are flowing into the West, and who — because of the policies of our own governments — are poised to replace us in the nations we founded. You are making a crucial distinction here, and that distinction is between the general nominally-human population (which is not, to put it mildly, in decline), and the population of civilization-bearers (parts of which face near-term extinction).

Surely you realize that the real danger here is the demographic death of the White race, since you can easily see that Japan and China (which, as you point out, is phasing out its one child policy) are not so insane as to commit suicide via immigration and miscegenation. This is something that is only happening to White countries. The only White country that has seriously addressed its own demographic decline is Russia, which (instead of importing non-Whites) has recently instituted policies — which don’t go nearly far enough, in my view — to increase the native Russian birthrate. The Russian ambassador to NATO, Dmitry Rogozin, spoke of the same distinction you made when he spoke of our endangered “Northern civilization,” of which Russia, the rest of Europe, and America, are leading members — peoples who, in Rogozin’s view, must become concerned for the survival of their common civilization.

And surely, a man such as you can see that the White race — though slightly less intelligent on average than the Asians — has a uniquely creative intelligence and a class of uniquely gifted geniuses that has made it the driving force of innovation, science, and culture without which civilization as we know it could scarcely exist. The Bell Curve that describes our intelligence is broader, with a higher percentage of our population in the IQ stratosphere — and the nature of that intelligence is different in kind as well as magnitude. But European civilization is committing suicide — its members having, as you said, one child, even without having a government policy mandating that.

The truth is, Mr. Musk, that the Jewish power structure is very strong in the West, and that Jewish power structure is determined to undermine the founding White majority in every nation where such a majority still exists. They do this not by legislating one-child laws, but by fiercely lobbying for open borders, promoting miscegenation of Whites with humanity’s lowest-quality stocks, encouraging non-procreative sex among Whites, and by creating — with their financial power over politicians and their media and academic power over public opinion — a moral climate in which it is considered “wrong” and even “evil” for Whites to fight, or even express concern about, their own dispossession and looming extinction. Yet we know that the Jewish state itself — which these same financiers and media moguls support — is the most intensely racially-conscious nation on Earth. Paradoxically, it appears that the Jewish leadership intends their people to be the only White or White-appearing people allowed to exist beyond the next few generations. Not only is this selfish hubris almost beyond belief, it is also doomed and unworkable — and it is also genocide. The Jewish leaders are certainly powerful, but it would be hard to make a case that they are rational. And they are leading us all to a disaster of cosmic proportions.

Perhaps your experiences with Mark Zuckerberg’s pro-immigration gave you some insight into this.

You continued:

I think people are going to have to come to regard, to some degree, the notion of having kids as something of a social duty. Within reason, if you can and you’re so inclined, you should. Otherwise, civilization will just die, literally. There is one thing that is certain: if the people go away, so will civilization.

Indeed. If the civilization-bearers go away, so does civilization. It is doubtful that the masses of the Third World can even maintain a civilization that is given to them, much less create one or advance the one they were handed. Liberia is a perfect example. Founded with all good intentions by anti-slavery activists who wanted to give the freed slaves there every possible advantage and even a near-duplicate of the United States Constitution, Liberia has degenerated into just another African basket case, as the video I republished yesterday on National Vanguard makes abundantly clear. I’ll embed that video here, so everyone who reads this open letter can see it.

While you are building spaceports, Mr. Musk, the Liberians are eating each other — and wallowing in superstition and degradation so low that they can hardly be thought of as human, and cannot be witnessed without physical revulsion and sickness. The discomfort of the White narrator of this film is obvious — he tries to laugh it off, but again and again his face shows the shock of having all his implanted illusions of “equality” shattered in the most dramatic ways imaginable. The pit of subhumanity called Liberia is clearly where Baltimore, Maryland and Ferguson, Missouri are headed. They’re already halfway there. So is Johannesburg in the country of your birth — something which I doubt I have to point out to you. South Africa has gone from a White-run First World country of astounding scientific innovation to a pesthole of AIDS and ju-ju in just a single generation. We in America, and in all of the White world under American domination, are headed at superlocomotive speed in the same disastrous direction. You could have a role in stopping that genocidal, intelligence-killing and consciousness-killing train.

You continued in your interview:

The birthrate is strongly inversely correlated to wealth, inversely correlated to education, and positively correlated to religion. So the more religious you are — the less educated — and the poorer you are, the more kids you will have. This is true between countries, and within countries….

I think if you were to state the threats to civilization, the lack of people is obviously a threat to civilization. We are going to face, in the mid part of this century, and particularly in the latter part of this century, a demographic implosion the likes of which we have never seen — including the Black Plague. The math is obvious. When did China ever experience a 50 per cent. reduction in its population? The answer is never. Basically, [if it ever did happen, it happened] pre-writing — because no one’s ever written of such a thing. Even when the Black Plague came through Europe, they might have lost a quarter — but never a half — of the population. And yet, we have modern Spain with a birthrate that is 50 per cent. of replacement. It’s as if someone went through and killed half the population — the future population.

Something better happen to turn this around. Because otherwise, you have an inverted demographic pyramid. And it’s going to collapse. At this rate, the only thing that’ll be left will be robots.

I think I need to correct you here: The only things that will be left will be the civilized Asians, a small (and probably temporary and unsustainable) elite of Jewish financiers, and a crumbling, doomed remnant of Western civilization tenanted mainly by the likes of the Liberians and Mestizos. With all due respect to the civilized Asians, this means our death and the death of the hope that our civilization can transcend the bounds of Earth. You go on:

Three generations of a 50 per cent. of replacement birthrate gets you to 12 per cent. of your former population. And those 12 per cent. — all they’re going to be doing is taking care of their grandparents. Eventually, there just won’t be people, at that rate.

Another small correction: They’ll be taking care of their grandparents only if they can successfully prevent themselves from being slaughtered by the teeming and starving and angry masses they have brought into their nations and who implacably hate them.

Another threat to civilization is religious extremism — obviously a concern. If that grows over time — particularly if it’s a form of anti-science, anti-technology Luddite religious extremism — then it’s an obvious threat.

I won’t mention the third threat to civilization.

…for me you’d want to have a future where there is a space-spanning civilization where our species is out there exploring the stars…. From an evolutionary standpoint, human consciousness has not been around very long. A little light just went on after four and a half billion years. How often does that happen? Maybe it is quite rare. In fact, it would appear to be quite rare. Or, others out there with a consciousness are very good at hiding. If it is such a rare thing, then we should do whatever we can to ensure its long-term survival.

Indeed we should, Mr. Musk. There was a bright light that went on some 50 or 60 thousand years ago, when the northern hemisphere’s extreme environment brought a new human subspecies into being: European man. From that explosion of light came the Parthenon, Maxwell’s equations, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, the double slit experiment, and SpaceX Corporation. We have a responsibility to that heritage — and to the possible future in the stars that that heritage has made possible.

How can you best serve the purpose of Higher Consciousness and Higher Man?

Again, I hope you do not see me as arrogant when I suggest that you probably must denounce or ignore me in public or — even with your billions and your considerable wit — risk being crushed by the same forces that crushed James Watson when he spoke the truth.

But, in private, I hope you will use all the wealth and all the force and energy at your disposal to ensure that the human colonies on other worlds — that we yet have a chance to found with your help before we are subsumed by the rising tide — are populated entirely and only by the highest types of European Man, and that we do not make the most tragic mistake possible: that of exporting our own devolutionary racial problems to the surface of another world.

And I hope that you will also, with proper prudence and precautions, make certain that those who are now risking their lives, reputations, fortunes, and personal futures to prevent the genocide of our uniquely beautiful and creative race — and bring Higher Man into being on this planet — are provided with the support they need to expand and succeed in their noble endeavors.

Sincerely and with all good wishes,

Kevin Alfred Strom.

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23 May, 2015 9:17 am

Once again, an excellent ADV broadcast by KAS! What would be of most considerable interest to me is what response, if any, Mr. Musk gives to you, and either privately or in public or here. Those with the most ability and the most means and are natural leaders have the most ethical responsibility to uphold the truth and insure and ensure the survival of our Race and Life on this planet and beyond it, itself. Any such that fail to recognize this moral imperative and refuse to take any personal responsibility by a failing to act, should all rightfully be damned with extinction. That is the ultimate price species pay for not adhering to the Creator’s own Laws of Nature–all painstakingly discovered and/ or invented–and almost entirely by only ONE… Read more »

23 May, 2015 7:43 pm

A fine broadcast – as usual. I know many white South Africans and they are by far more in tune with the problems associated with blacks than anyone. I was talking with a dentist from South Africa just a few weeks ago, and they told me that the only reason they emigrated to my “neck-of-the-woods” was to avoid death. I said well no one wants to die, but they told me they were talking about premature death. They then went on to tell me about their aunt who was shot in the side by a black. They said she could not get medical treatment because doctors would not attend the local medical centre after 5 PM. I said you have guns to defend yourself, but this is no help. If… Read more »

25 May, 2015 5:24 am

If Mr. Musk wants to focus his energies in a way with which he is most familiar, I suggest he facilitate a population exchange between South Africa and the United States. Mr. Musk, you have some presence in Texas, which is in its climate and the spirit of its white population not unlike the South African republic. Can you not do something to remove the objections of politicians to bring the Afrikaners to Texas? Free passage in return to Africa for American blacks would be helpful as well.

William White Williams • Chairman, National Alliance
William White Williams • Chairman, National Alliance
Reply to  Ron
31 January, 2021 4:09 pm

Earlier this year, the billionaire sold two of his Bel Air homes in Los Angeles. In October, he quietly merged his charitable arm (Musk Foundation), founded in 2001 in California, with a newly created entity in Austin. And last month, his Boring Company posted a few job openings in Austin and hinted that an expansion could be coming to the area.California’s strict lockdown rules during the coronavirus pandemic are believed to have encouraged his decision, too. In May, Musk angrily tweeted that Tesla would move its headquarter to Texas (or Nevada) “immediately” after local governments refused to let the company reopen its Fremont factory… More about Elon’s and other Silicon Valley’s high tech industries’ exodus from bankrupt California, here: Now if Elon will discretely slip the National Alliance a mere $one billion, that will be more of a… Read more »

L.B. Blakeney
L.B. Blakeney
22 July, 2021 8:53 am

I don’t like the part where Mr. Strom said the Chinese are more intelligent than Whites, or even mentioning Asia at all.

Other than that, great

Filippo Albuquerque
Filippo Albuquerque
Reply to  L.B. Blakeney
13 September, 2022 8:22 pm

Sometimes National Vanguard makes some flaws. In “Brain Size and Intelligence: A Positive Correlation” (, David Sims gives an information that reads like race realist (Brain size differences can also be readily observed between the various races of man, and here too those differences in weight, development, and overall size show a marked correlation with intelligence. In the book cited above, Lynn refers to more than fifteen studies which all point to measurable differences in brain size from one race to the next. In one table, he gives an extensive list of brain sizes for different races which shows that Australian Aborigines have the smallest brains (approximately 1225 cubic centimeters, on average), followed by the Bushmen (1270 cc), African Negroes (1282 cc), Europeans (1369 cc), and Northeast Asians (1416 cc).5 The… Read more »

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Reply to  Filippo Albuquerque
15 September, 2022 7:01 am

Your photo doesn’t “prove” anything, Filippo.

First of all, David Sims didn’t write the article you cited. And while I appreciate your assessment of National Vanguard and the National Alliance to which I belong, you obviously have never studied this matter in detail.

I ask you not to rely solely on Ben Klassen, as practically all serious authorities on this topic agree with the article’s thesis as well as its supporting points. It must be kept in mind that we are dealing with averages here, and therefore many Whites do have higher IQs (and, presumably, larger brains) than most Asians.

Finally, your “Caucasoid” is wearing a yarmulke, so I’m having a hard time taking you seriously. No offense.

Will W. Williams * National Alliance Chairman
Will W. Williams * National Alliance Chairman
Reply to  RCavallius
15 September, 2022 1:06 pm

Filippo Albuquerque: The National Alliance is the most serious Aryan instituition for the survival of the White/Aryan race. You can completely trust in this organization. But if you don’t like National Vanguard, the only option avaiable is to follow Ben Klassen and become a Creator. Ben Klassen would never say somethig like in the article above. — Thanks for your endorsement of NA, Filippo. However, you’re incorrect about BK. He oftentimes made mistakes, allowing that back in the 1970s and 80’s he had no researchers assisting him, nor the tools at his fingertips to research that we take for granted today. But he was a pioneer in getting the big picture right. R.C.: — …[Y]our “Caucasoid” is wearing a yarmulke, so I’m having a hard time taking you seriously. No… Read more »

Filippo Albuquerque
Filippo Albuquerque
Reply to  Will W. Williams * National Alliance Chairman
16 September, 2022 11:38 am

You’re right Mr. Williams, I have much to learn.

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Jim - National Alliance Staff
Reply to  Filippo Albuquerque
16 September, 2022 1:28 pm

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22 July, 2021 6:18 pm

When I was working in the offshore oilfields in Southeast Asia, the Chinese were running a copycat operation on White technology. In fact, the Far East is covered with White technology.

On Bended Knees? | National Vanguard
5 November, 2022 8:40 am

[…] enough, and positive enough for the possible future of our race, that they prompted me to write an open letter to Musk in 2015, asking for support — anonymous if necessary (we have a Monero address) — for the […]

William W Williams * National Alliance Chairman
William W Williams * National Alliance Chairman
6 June, 2023 10:31 pm

Elon never responded to Kevin’s letter, but he quoted him a week or so ago: — politics Elon Musk tweets quote by neo-Nazi wrongly attributed to VoltaireThe Twitter CEO on Saturday came in for criticism after incorrectly attributing a quote to Voltaire in a tweet Sheila Flynn Monday 29 May 2023 08:37 8 Comments Twitter users on Saturday were quick to point out that a quote shared by CEO Elon Musk had been misattributed to Voltaire – when it had in fact originated with a neo-Nazi. The billionaire tweeted a joke featuring a meme that showed a large hand crushing struggling figures with the accompanying words: “’To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize.’ – Voltaire” Underneath that, the meme includes the joking comment: “we need… Read more »

William W Williams * National Alliance Chairman
William W Williams * National Alliance Chairman
13 January, 2024 8:08 pm

He’s inching closer to racial truth:
Alaska Airlines shows Elon Musk is right: Boeing DEI could kill people (

“People will die due to DEI,” he thundered on X…

Specifically, he pointed out that Boeing in 2022 began rewarding execs financially for hitting climate and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion targets — shifting sole focus away from safety and quality, where it had been before.

“Do you want to fly in an airplane where they prioritized DEI hiring over your safety?” Musk asked.

Per a 2023 report from Boeing, “Our goal was to achieve diverse interview slates for at least 90% of manager and executive openings” — with an actual “92% of interview slates being diverse, resulting in 47% diverse hires.”