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Will China Become the Next Hegemonic Superpower?

Richard Lynn


Published: 2002/09/01


The author agrees with Ellis's comment that the Chinese have shown less creative achievement than Europeans during the last five centuries, but argues that over a longer time span Oriental achievements have matched those of Europeans and that if they were to embark on a eugenic program they could surpass Caucasoids. He also accepts Ellis's second point that if and when the Chinese secure world hegemony they might well repopulate the remainder of the world.