In Practical Terms, Who Is White?

by James Harting

AS NATIONAL SOCIALISTS, we prefer to use the word “Aryan” when referring to our race. We have written about this before.

This is our favored designation for our people, and has been so since the early days of the Movement in Germany nearly a century ago. Adolf Hitler uses the term “Aryan” almost exclusively in Mein Kampf, although he does refer to the “White race” on a handful of occasions, such as in this celebrated passage:

“It was and it is Jews who bring the Negroes into the Rhineland, always with the same secret thought and clear aim of ruining the hated White race by the necessarily resulting bastardization, throwing it down from its cultural and political height, and himself rising to be its master.” (Volume II, Chapter 11, page 325 in the Manheim translation)

Nevertheless, whatever word we prefer as National Socialists, the reality is that in ordinary discourse in the United States on racial matters it is “White” that is employed.

Recognizing this fact, the Registered Supporters Application Form for the NEW ORDER requires that applicants state that they are “a non-Jewish White person.”

But what, exactly, does that mean in practical terms? Who is “White”? What is “White”?

In the first instance, being White (or Aryan) in a biological sense means being descended from any of the Caucasian peoples indigenous to Europe. Even in the US, where most Whites have mixed national descent, there is a basic awareness of who is White and who is not, based primarily on physical appearance, but also on cultural cues such as speech, dress and behavior. And here we are helped by the age-old tradition of classifying anyone of mixed White/non-White descent as non-White, in so far as this is readily discernable.

But there is the rub: What if someone has a fraction of non-White ancestry that does not show up in their appearance? Someone who is 75 percent White and 25 percent Black will still have noticeable Black physical characteristics, if not in their colorization then surely in their facial features. But what about someone who is only five percent Black? Or what if someone is 10 American Indian, and appears White for all practical purposes? How about someone who is one percent Asian? Where do we draw the line?

DNA Testing

National Socialists are not the only ones interested in fractional non-White ancestry. We note with interest the current fad of sending a DNA sample to such companies as and 23andme. For a small sum, these companies will analyze your DNA, and give you an impressive-looking report listing your ethnic and racial background in considerable detail. Might such testing not be the solution to deciding who is — and who is not — “White?”

Unfortunately, no, because these tests are not entirely reliable.

We call your attention to the case of the Dahm sisters. These young women are strikingly beautiful identical triplets from Minnesota. They are so similar, that even the fingerprints of one sister cannot be readily distinguished from those of the other two by advanced fingerprint technology.

Earlier this year, presumably a part of publicity stunt to advance their careers as models, sisters Erica, Jacklyn and Nicole submitted their DNA to 23andme to determine their exact ethnic background. The tests revealed that the triplets were, as supposed, absolutely genetically identical — but the company reported a different ethnic make-up for each of the three. Nicole, it was said, was 11.4 percent Scandinavian, but Jacklyn and Erika were only 7.4 percent. And whereas Nicole was listed as being 11 percent “German/French,” Erika was 22.3 percent and Jacklyn was 18 percent.

How is this possible? If they are all genetically identical, should they not have identical ethnic backgrounds?

The short answer is that is it not possible: the test results are simply wrong. It may be that the DNA technology that yields these results is defective or inexact, or it may be that the results themselves are subject to human error in analysis or reporting. Perhaps it is a combination of the two shortcomings.

But this much is clear: if DNA testing cannot yield reliable results with identical triplets, how can we count on it to give an accurate analysis for anyone?

We can’t.

Genealogical Research

DNA testing of this type is relatively new. Before its advent, the primary way of determining someone’s racial or ethnic background was through genealogy. This is done by examining a person’s ancestors, beginning with their parents and tracing their descent back a far as possible. Because the White population in the US has historically had greater social cohesion than most non-White populations, it is frequently possible to trace someone’s forebears a number of generations to when their family first arrived in the New World. But not always, and not for every given branch of the family tree. In any event, following someone’s direct ancestors back across the Atlantic Ocean to Europe is difficult, and often the thread of descent is lost.

In Europe, frequently with the aid of Church records, people can trace their genealogy back further, sometimes for many hundreds of years. But what does this really prove? Only that someone’s ancestors came from this region or that region, not that they were White in a biological sense. And beyond that, if a single wife cheated on her husband on a single occasion, a line of descent that one may have traced back to Charlemagne could be false.

Genealogy is a fascinating and important field of knowledge. It teaches us about our ancestors, to whom we owe our identity both individually and an as a race. But in itself, genealogy proves nothing.

Likewise, oral family histories are sometimes erroneous, and are not reliable for establishing a person’s biological descent. We have encountered the “Cherokee princess” phenomenon on numerous occasions: a family may have a tradition that a distant ancestor was a noble redskin, when, in fact, no such ancestor ever existed.

A Practical Approach

All theory aside, a practical, utilitarian method for the Movement of deciding whether or not someone is of acceptable White descent is by examining the following criteria:

1. Do they look White?
2. Do they self-identify as White?
3. Do they have any immediate non-White ancestry?
4. Are they culturally White?
5. Do they display White values and behavior?
6. Are they accepted as White by their neighbors and co-workers?
7. Are they committed to the racial struggle?

As a practical matter, the answer to these questions tells us more about someone’s racial value than does reviewing dubious DNA tests or examining the paper trail of a person’s forebears. These criteria are more important to us than whether someone has a trace element of non-White descent in the distant past.

Robert Mathews, a White revolutionary who attempted to form a guerrilla army in the 1980s, boiled this policy down to a single sentence: “If you think you’re White, and we think you’re White, then you’re White.”

The Struggle for the Ideal

Racial purity is a central value of the National Socialist worldview. But we do not live in an ideal world. The migration of peoples; the conquest of one folk or race by another; and the establishment of global multiracialism with porous borders: all of these have contributed to what scientists term “genetic drift,” and which we National Socialists call racial pollution. In a future NS state, advances in genetic technology will allow us to comb through our collective genome, fixing defects or shortcomings, and establishing absolute standards of racial purity.

In the meantime, we should heed the words of Adolf Hitler concerning the struggle for the ideal:

“We are not simple enough, either, to believe that it could ever be possible to bring about a perfect era. But this relieves no one of the obligation to combat recognized errors, to overcome weaknesses, and to strive for the ideal. Harsh reality will of its own accord create only too many limitations. For that very reason, however, man must try to serve the ultimate goal, and failures must not deter him any more than he can abandon a system of justice merely because mistakes will creep into it, or any more than medicine is discarded because there will always be sickness in spite of it. Care must be taken not to underestimate the force of an idea.” (Volume II, Chapter 2, p. 437)

The undeniable reality that non-White genes have contaminated our race to some minute extent must not be used as a reason to exclude valuable racial comrades from our ranks.

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Source: Do Right and Fear No One

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  1. 4 October, 2017 at 3:04 am — Reply

    Hmmm. I’m not sure I fully agree here. To avoid dysgenics, we simply cannot abandon genetic testing with the catch-all excuse that it’s supposedly not perfected, yet. In fact, genetic testing becomes even more essential for those who know nothing about their family history. We must bring back the pride that used to exist in knowing one’s own history and having the gallery of forebears in one’s home. Genetic testing is even more crucial now because so much race-mixing has gone on in the last 100 years that a person who comes from several generations of mixed people can sometimes pass for White, especially those with Italian, Greek or even Spanish ancestry. Those countries were overrun by non-Whites long ago, which affects those with related heritage today. Even so, it’s never a good idea to assume mixed people to any degree are actually White and include them in a White society that would then mate with them. This cannot be allowable. We must also remember that countless Ashkenazi jews who have Christianized their surnames can easily pass as White and without genetic testing, there would be no way to discover them.

    Of course, only a trusted source of genetic testing could be used for such purposes. I have my reservations about public services like 23andMe. Not only can DNA information be stored for nefarious purposes in some NWO biometric databank, but I believe the results may be intentionally skewed to give the false impression to many White people that “we’re all mixed anyway”, so we might as well continue mixing it up. Even the National Socialists didn’t leave the issue of race to chance or simple physical characteristics, referencing the number of jewish grandparents a person had to determine their jewishness, but even mishlings with a single jewish grandparent weren’t permitted to marry a German. I think we would do very well to use a combination of physical traits and characteristics, along with genetic testing, while encouraging everyone to investigate the glory of their own family tree and ancestors. If we’re not going to be as strict as we possibly can about race, then why are we even involved in this movement? Let us not allow subconscious political correctness lead us to abandon strict principles when it comes to racial hygiene. This isn’t about being insensitive; it’s about science and our future.

    • 4 October, 2017 at 10:32 am — Reply

      Thanks for your thoughtful comments, Zach.

      As for “results [that] may be intentionally skewed to give the false impression to many White people that ‘we’re all mixed anyway,’ so we might as well continue mixing it up,” that is a very great danger so long as Jewish-run companies are involved. I believe there is a (((television program))) now that cherry-picks examples of people who took genetic tests and had an “epiphany” about how mixed they are and how “awesome” it is to be mixed in ways they didn’t expect. This is just a sophisticated form of lying — and psychological warfare to enable genocide.

      However, I would add that both sides misunderstand racial purity. Racial purity isn’t something that once existed and is barely hanging on. No. The current human races were once one. They had a common ancestor. But now they have diverged — and, in the long term, whatever our current troubles, they are becoming more different, more pure, as time goes on. Racial purity, the next step of which is full specieshood, is something that exists in the future.

      I would also add that admixture which is below a certain level (at which it is not noticeable) only causes variations which are within the normal White range anyway. They are “lost in the noise” like a weak electronic signal. Dr. Pierce’s take on Amerindian admixture is relevant here: (Revilo Oliver reports that a Jew, Nossig, theorized that any degree of Jewish admixture corrupted the minds of otherwise pure Whites, but this is speculation.)

      I don’t think that “those with Italian, Greek or even Spanish ancestry” ought to be regarded as less White than other nationalities. (All White nationalities could use a healthy dose of eugenics, of course.) My experiences with the Scandinavian-descended Minnesota communities of my extended family and with the southern European Whites I worked with in Baltimore (Italian community events I did sound engineering for, among other things) and Washington (Radio Marti staff; I helped build their studios) convince me I am right about this.

      The White race of the future will be composed of those who, whatever their nationality, have what it takes to survive as a race and build a new consciousness, a new order, and a new people.

      • 4 October, 2017 at 3:13 pm — Reply

        Thanks for the reply. Yes, I’m aware of the TV (((program))) and have also suspected these so-called epiphanies about mixed race background results were fabricated to fool the TV audience and the show’s unwitting guests. There is also the possibility that the “guests” may very well be in on the hoax to deceive the White audience and thus drive them to the 23andMe-like services for their own erroneous results.

        Not sure what you mean that the various races were once one. The Out of Africa theory has only ever been exactly that, a theory, mostly to promote the falsity that there’s no such thing as White people because well, we’re all African anyway. Much actual research exists to show that people didn’t migrate out of Africa, but into it from far flung locations. I believe that when truth is finally known, we’ll find the races were created and evolved independently of each other. Time will tell.

        With regard to Italians, I had an Italian friend who was born on the island of Sardinia. His whole family is still there, but he’s been in the U.S. for about 20-25 years. I can only describe his personality as fiery and volatile. Get on his bad side, and he goes from 0 to 60 in a split second with lots of yelling and gesticulating, very much in the same way one sees in the Middle East. This easily agitated disposition reminds me very much of the interactions I witnessed when I worked for two separate family companies owned by Middle Easterners (Southern Iranian and jewish). The Italian “hot head” characteristic is a real thing which for many people, I believe, comes from Arabic or jewish admixture and should be a concern. In fact, when I tried to explain to him the real reason Italy was being flooded with fake refugees, he exploded and it ruined our friendship. That’s the kind of volatility I’m talking about.

        Yes, race is an evolutionary process toward optimal form and function, and I agree that those that will be considered White in the end will be those courageous enough to do what it takes to survive, not feminists or other agitprop group members, regardless of what their genetics are.

        • 4 October, 2017 at 5:41 pm — Reply

          Hello again Zach. You said — “Not sure what you mean that the various races were once one.” Simply this, and it doesn’t depend upon whether Out of Africa is true or not: All life has a common ancestor. Go back far enough, Leonardo di Caprio and Leonardo da Vinci had a common ancestor. A little farther, and you and a hamster had a common ancestor. Go even farther, and both you and I — and a blade of grass — had a common ancestor. So therefore the human races were once one.

          To me, that makes it clear that purity is something we are in the process of attaining; something to be found to the greatest extent in the future, not the past. (That doesn’t mean that we should throw away the degree of “purity” — that is, difference from other races — that we have already attained. Far from it — that would be a sin indeed.)

          Look at this genetic distance chart, based on the work of Cavalli-Sforza:

          Genetic distance chart

          Note how the center, or average, of all these races’ genetic distance is relatively empty. Note also that the major racial groupings are each in their own corners, evidently evolving away from one another and more or less at the distances that our instincts tell us they should be. And also reflect on the fact that these genetic distances were once zero; the long-term trend is increased separation, which continued long enough would become speciation, provided we survive.

          • Vincenzo 'vinnie' Costa
            5 December, 2017 at 7:59 am

            According to this map, near easterners (presumably Arabs and Jews they’re talking about) are about three quarters of the way between between Africans and Europeans. That essentially makes arabs and ‘pure blooded’ semites quadroons and ocotoroon doesn’t it?

            So is it the negro and hamitic admixture in semites that makes them prone to ritual sacrifice and criminal behaviour?

            Please answer my question as i’m not asking for selfish reasons. I’m in the school of thoiught that the ancient middle east was white (and if you look at the ancient civilisations especially Mesapotamia and Egypt they resemble a lot of ancient greek and roman culture) until hamitic invaders and negro slaves mixed with the native population creating todays Israeli’s, Lebanese, bahraini’s etc.


            as I feel that that will increase our understanding of them, and once we do we can neutralise their threats more effectively.

            so please i’m interested to know mr. strom?

          • Darius Abtin
            5 December, 2017 at 9:54 am

            so if there’s accurate maps like this then why do people need to do dna tests?

            I don’t trust all these lab tests, they could be easily altered by a liberal scientists who wants to please Jewish and black affirmative action groups which want to create pseudo-scientific theories

  2. ReverendT
    5 October, 2017 at 12:51 pm — Reply

    I have an issue with these DNA ancestry tests beyond their accuracy or potential for abuse/misinformation.

    Hypothetically, let’s say I take a test and I’m 100% White. Okay, great. Now my wife (who by all appearances, actions, and knowledge, is a White woman) takes one. Turns out there’s a small measure of non-white ancestry nobody knew about. Now what? I’m certainly not abandoning my wife and child because according to some arbitrary measurement they’re not White enough. So that then puts me outside the ranks of the white nationalists. And, the “movement” (to the extent it exists in that capacity) has lost a racially conscious White man, and, in fact, and entire family. Now what about my sister and her family? Even assuming they’re all White by whatever genetic standard is being applied, they’re pretty close with my own family. Now that MY family is outside of what is deemed “acceptable,” any chance of steering my sister’s family towards a White nationalist mindset has just gone out the window. So now, you’ve lost TWO nuclear families, some of whom are racially conscious, ALL of whom did the right thing by marrying and having children with spouses that looked, acted, and by all knowledge, were White. All on the basis of one person’s test.
    Now multiply that by thousands. Tens of thousands.

    Can White Nationalism afford that? Are our ranks so filled with eager, racially conscious White folks that we can afford to turn away and turn off entire extended families in the manner described above? Is whatever minute measure of genetic purity or improvement that might be gained worth the cost?

    It seems to me that we have a hard enough time selling our ideas to the average White person as it is, without having the added burden of trying to convince them to work towards a future where a racially conscious White person might suddenly find themselves and/or their family designated as persona non grata because of a DNA test.

    Thus, I believe in the Robert Matthews quote in the article above. Look White. Act White. Are White.

    • 6 October, 2017 at 2:54 pm — Reply

      By the same token, we cannot ignore the potential cumulative biological effect of, as you say, thousands and tens of thousands, of people in the White society with a certain percentage of non-White DNA, particularly if a preponderance of those people are coupling together. Is this a legitimate factor? I don’t know. I’m not a scientist, but this is definitely an issue we need to iron out if we intend to win people to our cause. Whatever the science supports is what we must go with, as everyone in this movement understands the realities of race.

      If a tiny genetic non-White percentage isn’t a major factor–great, but we need to know that quantitatively, especially for future generations and the long-term. These are hard questions, but they must be answered scientifically and dispassionately, especially if we value the society we fought so hard to create. If a small non-White DNA percentage in hundreds of thousands of people is shown to a pose cumulative biological danger to society over time, then other decisions need to be made, as well. I recall an experiment (not made in this context) where a huge fish bowl of clear water received intermittent drops of black dye. At first, the effect of a single drop was imperceptible but over time, the water would turn gray and then eventually black. It was an absolute certainty, but only a matter of time.

      Regardless of the answer to this issue, there will already be clearly mixed race families that will have to make tough decisions, but my guess is that they will remain with their families, as the fact that they married blacks, Asians, Mexicans or other non-Whites proves that they weren’t and likely still aren’t racially conscious anyway.

  3. 5 October, 2017 at 2:09 pm — Reply

    Yes, I recall reading the original piece that featured this graph. It’s good to be reminded of it again, as it makes some important points. Thanks for your insights.

  4. cc
    5 October, 2017 at 3:47 pm — Reply

    I think those DNA companies are criminal. Lab testers who actually do the work have the answer. It’s easy to alter the test, especially against White people.

    • darius abtin
      5 December, 2017 at 9:58 am — Reply

      good point cc i trust actual geneticists like cavalli sforza and menozzi rather than ambiguous companies like 23 and me who are more motivated by profit and impressing the race deniers rather than actual scientific work!

  5. cc
    5 October, 2017 at 3:53 pm — Reply

    How many Mongoloid DNA markers does the light skinned Jew have with slope head and hook nose?

  6. Waffen
    8 October, 2017 at 4:05 pm — Reply

    If you have one or two percent of this or that and 98 percent white and then you become aware and practice good eugenics would you not breed out the this and that over time?
    The same way farmers have been doing it for centuries.

  7. 10 October, 2017 at 12:18 pm — Reply

    I am 100% in agreement with Kevin Alfred Strom and Reverendt regarding this issue.

    In a future White society we would want to promote a Cosmotheist outlook and this in turn would lead us to the creation of a ‘priesthood’ that would be responsible for the pastoral care of our communities and the implementation of a eugenic program in order to improve and uplift each successive generation.

    Through this eugenic program we would progressively eliminate all unwanted genes: those that are responsible for hereditary diseases; those that are responsible for ugly and undesirable characteristics; and those that are remnants of some distant miscegenation by our ancestors. Through such a system we would also increase the incidence of genes that bestow health, beauty and intelligence on our children.

    Such a eugenic program need not involve sterilisations or enforced childlessness upon the less fortunate among us, as it is important that everyone of our White racial comrades has a shared posterity and a stake in the wellbeing of our future generations. Such a program would simply require those with undesirable genes to have children at below replacement rate, and those with desirable genes to have children at greater than replacement rate.

    Together with advances in genetic engineering, such a simple selective breeding program as outlined above would bestow significant improvements upon our race within just one or two generations and in time the improvements would be massive.

    This would be the self-directed evolution that Dr Pierce often spoke of and it would set us off along an evolutionary trajectory that would bring about the fulfilment of the Creator’s mission.

    Therefore, as Robert Matthews asserted: if we look White and act White, we are White.

  8. john smith
    18 October, 2017 at 1:31 pm — Reply

    what are white values and behavior?

  9. 18 October, 2017 at 11:07 pm — Reply

    Here are a few:

    * Couples should be married before having children;
    * Men should treat women, children and animals with respect, dignity and affection;
    * All productive work is honorable; all theft, drug-dealing and other crime is dishonorable;
    * The pimp is not a culture hero;
    * A person should be able to articulate their thoughts without using vulgarity and obscenity;
    * One should control their emotions, and not let their emotions and sudden impulses dictate their behavior;
    * The attitude that “It’s only wrong if I get caught” is non-Aryan.

    Get it?

  10. john smith
    2 December, 2017 at 11:39 am — Reply

    I work hard, i’m in fact a banker. I don’t want children as I find them unbearable! Women are stuck up and difficult to talk to, and frankly I have no respect for them, so staying single is much more convenient to me!

    I don’t owe respect to anyone, because I work for myself! Survival of the strongest is my only form of morality.

    • 2 December, 2017 at 7:27 pm — Reply

      John, you state that survival of the strongest is your only morality, however your kind is not going to survive, is it, if you don’t find a way to build an agreeable relationship with a woman and have children?
      If you can’t productively interact with women and you can’t abide children, then in a world of survival of the fittest, you — your kind — is not fitted for survival beyond the remainder of your individual lifetime.
      Selfishness of the kind you appear to espouse is one of the primary causes of numerical decline within the White race. It is a major factor in limiting fecundity and it is not something to be proud of.

      • john smith
        12 December, 2017 at 10:53 am — Reply

        I’ve got a question for you Max musson sir? You do know the average Jewish IQ is ten points marter than us! How am I supposed to feel pride in being inferior to others! What’s the pride in that?

        I’m sorry but i fail to see the point your trying to make!

        • 15 December, 2017 at 6:35 pm — Reply

          Hi John,
          Firstly, I would ask ‘are you inferior to others?’ and ‘are White people inferior to Jews?’ You would appear to be suggesting these things.

          Personally, I have an IQ in the top 2% of the population, and this means that I don’t tend to meet many people of any race that are smarter than me.

          Secondly, my experience of others with very high IQs is that they tend very frequently suffer from Asperger’s syndrome, which is a high functioning form of autism.

          In nature most things come at a price. The price of that superb physique that some people perfect is that they must spend several hours every day in the gym and that they must stick to a strictly controlled diet.

          Where IQ is concerned, the price paid is usually some degree of autism and what we find is that societies like Mensa exist solely to provide a kind of social club for highly intelligent Aspergers sufferers, and a disproportionate number of those who pay for their high IQ with autism are Jews, and this is why Jews take a particular interest in studying ways to overcome the socially limiting aspects of autism and Aspergers syndrome. The film ‘Rain Man’ springs to mind.

          If we were to discount all of the high IQ Jews with socially crippling autism or Aspergers syndrome, I don’t think the average IQ of Jews would be higher than that of Europeans generally.

  11. Jeremiah Johnson, Jr.
    2 December, 2017 at 11:48 pm — Reply

    From what I’ve read, DNA can only be traced back a thousand years (correct me if I’m wrong on this). There fore it is impossible to know for certain if our ancestors lived in Caesar’s Rome or Cleopatra’s Egypt. It also means that if one has an ancestor from, say 2000 years ago who was an Arab or Jew, that ancestor’s DNA would be effectively disintegrated from a living person’s DNA, assuming that the descendants of the non-white mated only with whites. The subsequent generations of white DNA would have filtered out the non-white DNA as each generation would have more white DNA (again, correct me if I’m wrong, I’m not a scientist). Now what if someone who was thought to be 100% white turned out to have a Pocahontas or Aunt Jemima in the family tree a few generations ago? As long as that person’s descendants were racially conscious and mated only with 100% whites, then the non-white DNA will eventually be filtered out after a few generations or less. As far as I know, I’m 100% white but I’ve had girlfriends who had mentioned that they had a Native American ancestor or two. If I had mated with any of them, would our offspring have to filter out the non-white DNA over a few generations to be considered truly white?

  12. ?
    11 July, 2018 at 11:32 am — Reply

    Has anyone heard of the work of Hans FK Gunther? Is his work legitimate anthropology?

    • 14 July, 2018 at 3:02 pm — Reply

      Yes Gunther wrote a number of books around the turn of the 20th Century that were valid to a certain extent in that they made sense of the palaeoanthroplogical information known to science at that time, but they were overly Nordic fixated and would appear unnecessarily divisive today in view of the parlous state of the White race generally and the dire need for us to unite in our common cause.

  13. 14 July, 2018 at 10:18 pm — Reply

    Gunther continued to write and publish throughout the period of the Third Reich, and, indeed, continued his work after the Second World War. He was critical of National Socialism (after the fact), claiming that it was too centered on mass man and urban civilization. Instead, he advocated an unrealistic back-to-nature utopianism.

    Dr. Pierce was an admirer of Gunther’s racial research, and much of Pierce’s series “Who We Are” are based on Gunther’s early work. This included Gunther’s Nordicism, although Pierce deliberately played it down in the interests of a broad pan-Aryan unity.

    In any event, the extinction of the Nordic sub-race is not merely undesirable, but would in fact be catastrophic.

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