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Daoud “The Sexual Misery of the Arab World”

February 25, 2016

The Sexual Misery of the Arab World
Kamel Daoud, NY Times, 12 Feb. 2016
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/14/opinion/sunday/the-sexual-misery-of-the-arab-world.html

This article by novelist Kamel Daoud is extremely rare for the NY Times, as it touches upon themes similar to what Wilhelm Reich wrote in his different works, and even more decidedly shines light on subjects I’ve been writing and speaking about for 30 years. Namely, that the sexual life of people living within the Muslim world is severely restricted and damaged, far beyond the conceptions of ordinary people living elsewhere in the world, with immense sexual misery and violence as a consequence. They have a 1400-year record of slavery, totalitarianism, genocide and conquest, now covering nearly the whole of the Saharasian Desert Belt. Islamic culture, driven by this one-same sexual dissatisfaction – and emotional plague hatred of all other world cultures who have a happier and more loving sexuality – continue the process of invasion and conquest all around their borderlands. Ergo the continuing terrorism and slaughter of more peaceable non-Muslims in sub-Saharan Africa, India, China, Russia and Europe, even reaching out by new technological methods of transportation by airplane, to commit mass-murder in the Americas. And such mass-murder elicits the kind of joy among average Muslim populations that typically is reserved in other nations for wedding celebrations, or winning a sports competition, or winning the lottery. Even (or especially) if the murder is accomplished by one of their own children being abused as a suicide bomber.

This takes a special kind of sexual sickness, where mothers and fathers are fully emotionally disconnected from their own children, who came into the world not out of loving sexual embraces, but by the deadness of loveless arranged marriages. Or by rapes of little girls or young women, "got" by vile and violent older males, purchased as chattel brides for donkeys, or booty-loot from a raided and massacred village. How many unwanted children from unwanted sexual rapes must a woman have before her soul is murdered, and she, like the unloved and loveless man, then becomes a killer of their own offspring. No other culture-type on the planet has this kind of psychopathic "normalcy". When parents are observed leading their child towards murder and death in all other world cultures, they are quickly identified as sick and pathological, quickly arrested and put into prison or a mental asylum. But not within Islam, where even in the case of laws against such things as rape of infidel women, "honor murder" or child-bombers, the police and the dominant males have a "wink and nod" approval for it, and ways to get around such inconveniences. And that’s the case even in such "reformed" Muslim nations as Turkey or Indonesia, which overall appear quite enthusiastic about Islamic State, and all what it represents.

But it all tracks back to the intensive and deep sexual misery, touched upon in minor ways by author Daoud. If he went into the matter in greater depth, he’d discover what Reich did, and gain a deeper understanding of the Emotional Plague of Mankind: the "why they hate us". And "us" includes the Christians, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists, Animists, and myriad smaller tribal groups like the Yizidis, Assyrians, Druze, and so on. It has nothing to do with American foreign policy, nor the foundation of Israel, nor "desperation" brought by "capitalism", nor petroleum politics, though each of those has a minor role to play in the excuse-making, and evasion of the essential.

This truth is about as "un-PC" as it gets, but my statements are backed up by my Saharasia work, the largest-ever global survey of human family and sexual life, involving a systematic review of 1170 different world cultures in a study-matrix of up to 63 different social variables. The data comes from the standard ethnographic data, used by generations of psychologists and social scientists for social theory testing. I was the first to make world maps of those ethnographic data, and the maps reveal the global patterns in stark regional patterns. It is neither "hypothesis" nor "theory" but a set of hard facts and discovery, as certain in human social issues as gravitation is to physics, a kind of historical-geographical "law of emotional gravitation" that used Reich’s sex-economic theory as a kind of telescope, to map out the locations of specific peaceful-loving versus hateful-violent cultures, for the first time.

My seminal work on this subject is known to many, but not within the Times, nor in many other "high" places, which have a habit of writing only nasty things about Wilhelm Reich, going back for even more than 30 years. And hence to also ignore my own findings supporting Reich (which do not support the popular new "genderism/polysex" concoctions of Kinsey inspirations). But I can nevertheless congratulate the Times on breaching the long-standing heterosexual taboo, which might open the door towards deeper understandings. Including about why 19 furious sex-frustrated Saudis crashed crowded airliners into crowded buildings just a few dozen blocks away from the headquarters of the NY Times.

For those who don’t have it, here’s the basic info:

Saharasia: The 4000 BCE Origins of Child Abuse, Sex-Repression, Warfare and Social Violence, In the Deserts of the Old World
http://www.amazon.com/Saharasia-Origins-Sex-Repression-Warfare-Violence/dp/0980231647

Islam badly needs an authentic Reformation, Women’s Rights movement, and Sexual Revolution, or it will continue to remain backwater, retrograde, and a danger to itself and everyone else. But the major part of this can only be accomplished from within, by Muslims themselves. Meanwhile, the non-Muslim world must vigorously protect itself. The West can also help by lending strong military support overseas to non-Muslim cultures currently being attacked and exterminated by the worst of the Islamic psychopaths. At home we must end "tolerant acceptance" of Islamic fanatics setting up Sharia Law enclaves in the West. We should also give aid and support to the many rational critics of Islam, especially the ex-Muslim apostates who have quit Islam for the very reasons mentioned above. They are an excellent resource of information about the Islamic cultures they departed, and typically raise warnings about Islam quite similar to what I write.

James DeMeo, PhD

"The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it."
– George Orwell

Also see:
In Defense of Wilhelm Reich:
Opposing the 80-year’s War of Mainstream Defamatory Slander
Against One of the 20th Century’s Most Brilliant Physicians and Natural Scientists
http://www.amazon.com/Defense-Wilhelm-Reich-Mainstream-Defamatory/dp/0980231671/

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July SUMMER CONFERENCE AT ORGONON, Wilhelm Reich Museum

February 19, 2016

Courtesy Announcement
Go to the weblink for full information
http://wilhelmreichtrust.org/update_16_02.html

SUMMER CONFERENCE AT ORGONON
July 11-15, 2016 – RANGELEY, MAINE


WILHELM REICH’S ORIGIN OF LIFE AND CANCER RESEARCH
A Laboratory Course

At the Wilhelm Reich Museum

Monday Morning – July 11

9:00am: "Reich’s Bion Experiments and the History of Their Development"
Presenter: James E. Strick, Ph.D.

10:45am: Hands-on Workshop: Laboratory Techniques and Observations of Preparations 6 – Soup, Earth, Iron and Carbon Bions

Monday Evening – July 11

7:30pm: "An Introduction to Optical Microscopy"
Presenter: Stephen S. Nagy, M.D.

Tuesday Morning – July 12

9:00am: "The Bions: Biological Characteristics and Culture Experiments"
Presenter: C. Grier Sellers, Ph.D.

10:00am: "Natural Organizations of Protists in Bionously Disintegrating Plant Material"
Presenter: C. Grier Sellers, Ph.D.

11:15am: Hands-on Workshop: Laboratory Observations of Grass Infusions

Tuesday Afternoon – July 12

2:30pm: Further Laboratory Observations (optional) – supervised by C. Grier Sellers, Ph.D.

5:00pm: Reception at the Orgone Energy Observatory

Wednesday Morning – July 13

9:00am: "Bionous Processes, From the Test Tube to the Living Organism: Cancer"
Presenter: Stephen S. Nagy, M.D.

10:45am: Hands-on Workshop: Continuing Laboratory Observations of Bions (And cancer cells if available)

Wednesday Afternoon – July 13

2:30pm: Hands-on Workshop: Further Laboratory Observations (optional) – supervised by James E. Strick, Ph.D.

7:30pm: Reich’s Films of Preparation 6 & Natural Organization of Protists in Moss and Grass Preparations

Thursday Morning – July 14

9:00am: "Experimental Orgone Therapies of the Cancer Biopathy"
Presenter: James E. Strick, Ph.D.

10:00am: "The Reich Blood Test: Promise and Problems"
Presenter: Stephen S. Nagy, M.D.

11:15am: Hands-on Workshop: Laboratory Observations Demonstrating the Reich Blood Test

Thursday Afternoon – July 14

2:30pm: Hands-on Workshop: Further Laboratory Observations (optional) – supervised by Stephen Nagy, M.D.

7:30pm: Reich’s Film of Natural Organization of Cancer Cells

Friday Morning – July 15

9:00am: Summary and Review
Presenter: James E. Strick, Ph.D.

Panel Discussion: Implications of Reich’s Finding in Bions and Cancer for Contemporary Biology and Medicine
Panelists: Stephen S. Nagy, M.D., C. Grier Sellers, Ph.D., & James E. Strick, Ph.D.

11:00am: Questions and Answers and General Discussion

http://wilhelmreichtrust.org/update_16_02.html

Marxism, “Comrade Thomas” (aka “Yakov Reich”, “Arnold Rubinstein”) and Wilhelm Reich

February 14, 2016

Marxism, "Comrade Thomas" (aka "Yakov Reich", "Arnold Rubinstein") and Wilhelm Reich

Of late I’ve been undertaking historical research on the Russian Revolution as it relates to the various mass-murders committed by Lenin and Trotsky, and in one of my references I came across a passage about a Soviet spy who used the pseudonym "I.S. Reich", and whose life-path eventually crossed that of Wilhelm Reich:

"When in the summer of 1919, Lenin instructed I.S. Reich (known in the Comintern as ‘Comrade Thomas’) to establish a Comintern base in Germany, he referred him both to Dzerzhinsky – for the Vecheka [Cheka] to facilitate his clandestine mission – and to Ganetskii, who maintained a secret Party fund at Lenin’s entire disposal. To finance [Comrade Thomas] enterprise, Ganetskii gave him the pick of a huge hoard of precious stones and other valuables, which had been seized by the [Cheka] on Lenin’s orders and deposited in the vaults of the Palace of Justice."

– George Leggett, The Cheka: Lenin’s Political Police, Clarendon Press, 1981, p.300.

For those who haven’t read it, the book Wilhelm Reich and the Cold War by James Martin, identifies "I.S. Reich" as an iteration of "Yakov Samojlovic Reich", the real name of "Comrade Thomas", as detailed in Martin’s book, p.65 (Natural Energy Works 2014 edition).

For those who have read Martin’s Wilhelm Reich and the Cold War, and the parallel confirmation of Martin’s findings as detailed in my In Defense of Wilhelm Reich, there is nothing dramatically new in this. But it does provide some additional interesting detail that further confirms this lesser-known part of W. Reich’s biography, and the various characters who moved in and out of his circle, some of whom became his deadly enemies.

Yakov Reich or "Comrade Thomas", under an additional false name of Arthur Rubenstein, would later become the new husband for Wilhelm Reich’s ex-wife Annie Pink, and temporary step-dad for Reich’s two children Lore and Eva Reich. Meanwhile Wilhelm Reich – a man marked for death by both the Nazis and the Soviet NKVD – fled to Denmark and later Norway and America. It also underscores the Communist extremism and top-spy nature of "Comrade Thomas Rubenstein", who got instructions direct from Lenin, and then met with two top Communist Party mass murderers, Dzerzhinsky and Ganetskii. Rubenstein-Thomas then received exceptional funding from that "huge hoard of precious stones and other valuables", with orders in the summer of 1919 to move to Germany and undertake Comintern activity to destabilize the young Weimar Republic. One can imagine Comrade Thomas stuffing his briefcase with confiscated Russian Royal jewels, necklaces and gemstones, before departing off to Berlin.

Shortly after Hitler gained power, Wilhelm Reich’s troubles in Germany multiplied, being attacked by the Nazis who wanted him dead, and by the German Communist Party (KPD), which at that time was secretly drafting up name-lists of thousands of "troublemaker" people for reporting to the NKVD for arrest and probable execution. As detailed in my writings, Reich’s name was included on a list of around 3000 such people, of which a sample of notable cases was extracted in a 1936 document recently uncovered in Soviet Archives, "Memorandum on Trotskyists and Other Hostile Elements in the Emigre Community of the German CP", where Reich’s name appeared several times. It was a death-list, wherein a high percentage of those so listed wound up either executed or deported to the Siberian Gulag, never to be heard from again.

Reich’s marriage with Annie Pink was on the rocks even earlier than the NKVD document, and by 1933 they separated. Reich fled to Denmark, then later to Oslo Norway, and finally in 1939 to the USA, just ahead of the outbreak of WW2. Annie fled to Czechoslovakia with her children, where she met up with "Comrade Thomas/Arthur Rubenstein", later fleeing with him to the USA. Once safely in America, Rubenstein-Thomas and W.R’s. ex-wife Annie would slander Wilhelm Reich severely, with the lies that he was "promoting masturbation therapy" and other ugly things. As detailed in Wilhelm Reich and the Cold War and In Defense of Wilhelm Reich, most of Reich’s troubles in the USA came at the hands of such slander whisperers, but also from leftist writers working within Communist-Soviet circles and spy rings. Both Martin’s book, and my own, provides an astonishing amount of documentation on the profoundly Hard-Left sentiments and Soviet spy-ring connections of Reich’s major detractors in the USA, who successfully engineered public slanders of him, pulling strings within medical and psychoanalytic circles where Reich was also hated, to stimulate a phony "investigation" by the FDA, and a subsequent derailing of his legal defense through various surreptitious measures. But this element of Reich’s ex-wife hooking up with a major Soviet spy who carried Russian Royal gems and other loot into Germany, gains heightened emphasis with the above quotation from the independent Cold-War scholar Leggett.

There’s a comedy film from decades past, touching upon the secret sales in Paris of Russian royal jewels by Communist Party spies, to fund their "revolution": Ninotchka. The communists wind up being seduced by capitalist pleasures, something that also seems to have happened with the spy Arthur Rubenstein and his new wife Annie Pink. From what I can determine, Rubenstein and Pink were far more Red in the true Communist sense than Wilhelm Reich ever was (the same is true with nearly all of Reich’s European-period slanderers). But in the end they, too, fled to safety in the "evil" capitalist America, carrying whatever Soviet loot was remaining. Anyhow, the movie is worth to see.

I’ve a new book in preparation that significantly expands upon the materials in my on-line essay "The Marx-Engels Genocide Quotes". Whatever ferocious and deadly quotes I found being written by Marx and Engels, the writings, letters, speeches and telegrams of Lenin and Trotsky were far worse! Some of the older materials are posted up at my webpage.
http://www.orgonelab.org/MarxEngelsQuotes.htm
The new book in preparation significantly expands upon it.

What monsters of boiling hatred and genocidal fanaticism were all of these early Reds, condemned out of their own mouths and scribblings, and by dirty deeds far worse! And the later Reds were following in the same path, of committing mass-murder, then covering it up or lying about it, or blaming their butchery on their victims, and on the "evil" Western democracies. Pure emotional plague.

Unfortunately, today in formerly old-liberal circles, extremism has taken root, and "Communism is Cool!" One of the major two political parties is today running two extreme Left candidates for president, one of whom is openly socialist-communist, the other still cloaked. And Americans flock to them, not merely in spite of it, but because of it.

One hopes this phenomenon will be short-lived, formulated upon ignorance of the many Red genocides and chronic lying which characterizes their rise to power in every historical case. But the New Left leaders today, who thrived within capitalist society, getting advanced university degrees and living the life of the "1%" they claim to hate so much, seem pretty enthusiastic about shredding the US Constitution, imprisoning dissenters, or even killing them as some fanatics have stated. And not for merely political dissent! They speak about silencing dissenters to the CO2 theory of global warming, or to the "infectious HIV" theory of AIDS, which are de-facto evidence of how badly science has been so totally mixed with political agendas. Over years, I’ve posted up many essays and articles documenting the speeches of the leftist politicians and leftist "scientists" calling for "prison" or "death" to dissenters, so the reader will understand if I don’t provide the documentation on that again and again. Simple internet searches will turn it up.

Meanwhile in Europe, the left-politic is busy destroying their generally decent and peaceful democratic post-war societies by inviting massive invasions of severely armored and collectively psychotic, woman-hating cultures (95% of whom are military-age men) directly from the most violent Saharasian regions. And just like Hitler before them, they openly tell everyone what are their genocidal goals, to take over Europe, suborn the non-Muslim into slavery, and take whatever they want in money, property and women. When one understands what Marxism, Leninism and Socialism-Communism are all about, however, it becomes very clear why the political Left in Europe is so hysterically supporting this Islamic invasion. But I digress….

To repeat a point made some years back, I can find nothing in Reich’s biography or writings which indicates that, during his own early period of Marxist/Communist interests, he knew anything about the early Red genocides, nor the central role of Marx, Engels, Lenin and Trotsky in formulating them, or carrying out such mass-murder as is very well documented today. Conditions degenerated even worse after Stalin and Mao, who turned out to be the two top mass-murderers in human history, with lesser communist tyrants appearing in North Korea, SE Asia, Cuba, Etc.

These findings also suggest the power of the left-sympathetic news media of Reich’s day, to censor out the reality of the dire situation in Soviet-controlled territory, and also Reich’s naivete about the Marxist politic of his European period. The Soviets and German CP was then publicly self-defining as the only possible force that could effectively oppose Hitlerism, even while behind a curtain, secretly supporting German militarism and later Hitler’s regime. Today we have good documentation that the Soviets under Lenin make secret alliances with the German High Command during the Weimar years, as early as 1922, with the subsequent construction of massive armaments factories run by German engineers deep in Soviet territory, beyond the Urals to conceal them from Allied inspectors trying to insure that Germany would live up to its post WW1 disarmament agreements. But they did not, and plotted with Lenin, Trotsky and later Stalin, for world conquest in yet another big world war. When Hitler took power in 1933, massive munitions were shipped by the trainload into Germany in the dark of night, to appear "miraculously" in German military parades, leading to the false image of Hitler as "miracle worker"! Their dirty plot was finally unmasked a month before the invasion of Poland in September 1939, in the Hitler-Stalin Pact. I make a brief mention of this with citations to the primary sources in the Timeline Chapter of my In Defense of Wilhelm Reich, but the fine details on that gigantic betrayal of the anti-Hitler German liberals by their Communist "comrades" must wait for another article in preparation. For now, it is simply important to note that Wilhelm Reich and all the decent liberal workers in the Sex-Pol movement, such as Max Hodann and Willy Brandt (who later became Chancellor of post-WW2 Germany) were all betrayed by the European Communist organizations. I will resist the temptation to recount some personal examples of quite serious injurious betrayals, slanders and dirty-tricks I also experienced from Marxist "Reichians", who turned out to be far more Marxist than Reichist.

In any case, there’s nothing in Reich’s English-translated books or biography journals which indicates he knew any of the monstrous words and deeds of the various Saints of Communism. In historical retrospect, it is clear Reich wrote naive and undeservedly kind words about Marx, Engels, Lenin and Trotsky, without knowledge of how those monsters had been preaching mass-murder and genocide in lesser-known writings, or in the case of Lenin and Trotsky, had actually committed such atrocity.

Thankfully Reich’s primary focus was always on bettering the life of ordinary people, helping them overcome neuroses and self-defeating behavior, working with mothers and babies, emphasizing love and human happiness, and improvement of public health. Where he ventured into politics, it was towards that same goal, of changing laws which drove people into difficult corners, as with the laws against contraception, abortion and divorce. He emerged from the political quagmire with many new insights about the emotional plague of mankind, about the similarities between Nazism and Communism, and then turned to questions on the emotional-sexual life-energy in biology and natural science. Even more amazing discovery emerged thereafter, with the bions, bioelectric experiments, and various aspects of orgone biophysics and cosmology. Marxist ideas quickly became a distracting irrelevancy, and so eventually vanished from his lexicon. For most of his American period, he was decidedly anti-Communist, and accurately identified as Communists the central-most people who were slandering him. They were out to destroy him for his insights and public writings about the cloaked fascism and chronic betrayals of life and love by the Left-politic – something we see today very clearly, once again, in their falsification of history and apologetics for blood-soaked Islam and Communism. Many of his later biographers claimed Reich became paranoid or somehow wrong for writing as he did against Communism in the later part of his life. But they were proven wrong, and Reich proven correct. He was correct also to abandon Marxism as anything of merit for serious scientific or health-related work. Orgonomy and the world would be better served if his example was followed.

James DeMeo, PhD

Ancient Violence in Kenya Confirms, does not Refute the 1986 Findings in Saharasia

February 8, 2016

Ancient Violence in Kenya Confirms, and Does Not Refute the 1986 Findings in Saharasia

http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2015/09/why-dont-we-know-the-age-of-the-new-human-ancestor-homo-naledi/405148

This above article details a fascinating archaeological find, recently published in Nature magazine. But I would refute any assertions that this provides proof for an inherent or genetic disposition towards human social violence.

There are few such massacre sites of this age, Jebel Sahaba and now Nataruk, plus a few isolated and often far more ambiguous finds dated to around the same early epoch — c.10,000-14,000 BP. As I detail in my Saharasia research and book, 2nd Edition with the "Update on Saharasia" Appendix, this epoch was characterized by intensive dry conditions across North Africa and adjacent regions, in a condition similar to what we have today. In between those two dry epochs was the North African Wet Phase, which was characterized by a general absence of evidence for warfare or violence, in either archaeological remains or cave-paintings.

After c.6000 BP, which marks the start of the most recent dry epoch, social violence and war becomes abundant in archaeology, and remains so all the way down into modern times. My Saharasia study provided the first detailed analysis of this timeline and geographically-correlated association between epochs of desertification with mass migrations, famines, starvation and subsequent serious disturbances in human social behavior which leads to violence and war. This body of work has been around since the 1980s, and secures evidence of a desertification-violence mechanism which appears at work in these very early finds in Jebel Sahaba and Nataruk as well.

Additionally, as detailed in my "Update" Appendix article, there are long stretches of ancient archaeology where skeletal finds and general archaeology shows no evidence of violence at all. But those diverse findings don’t make too much sense until they are plotted on world maps, and then correlated with modern and ancient regions of intense hyperaridity, and migration patterns that bring disturbed violent people from a region of hyperarid conflict into moister areas previously characterized by peaceful conditions. My Saharasia provided that evidence in spades, but because the findings cannot be reconciled with modern academic prejudices towards a genetic causation for human violence, it rarely gets mentioned.

Backing up a bit, the massacre site at Jebel Sahaba in the Upper Nile region of Southern Sudan, is close to this new one at Nataruk, which I note in Saharasia has an oldest date estimate at around 14,000 BP (Before the Present — subtract 2000 years to correct to BC). The Nature article referenced above puts Jebel Sahaba at an even older date, farther back into a very early epoch of hyperaridity, than those at Nataruk (c.10,000 BP). Dating methods for archaeological finds in the hard-pan desert regions are largely approximations, given how blowing winds or rare torrential rains tend to wash away sediments and leave artifacts and skeletons sitting close to the bare surface.

Significantly, however, in both these cases of Nataruk and Jebel Sahaba, those early dates place them towards the end of a very early North African Dry phase, and near the start of the well-documented North African Wet phase. The climate cycled between wet and dry several times over Africa, and Lake Turkana underwent many fluctuation in its depth, as part of the climate-affected Rift Valley and Nile River system. For example:

~20,000 BP to ~10,000 BP ==>> hyperarid conditions across North and East Africa, dry hardpan, rocky and sand dunes deserts, punctuated by rare oases or exotic rivers flowing in from the moister tropics or mountain ranges only.

~10,000 BP to ~6,000 BP ==>> North African Wet Phase, abundant rains, streams, rivers, giant lakes, with bones of big browsers such as elephant, giraffe, hippo, crocodile, fish, and some human settlement remains.

~6000BP (or 4000 BCE) to Present ==>> Dry North Africa, hyperarid, similar to the same condition of pre-10,000 BP. Hardpan, rocky desert & sand dunes predominates.

On pages 221-222 of my Saharasia, there are several graphics detailing the periodicity of the North African Wet Phase (c.10,000-6000 BP) and an even drier period before then, lasting from around 20,000 BP through c.10,000 BP. Both Nataruk and Jebel Sahaba, and the outliers mentioned in the video accompanying the above weblink, fall within a period of change from severe aridity to wet conditions. Whatever was the condition of the human character structure in the centuries or millennia prior to either Nataruk or Jebel Sahaba, it would have gone through a similar desert-famine-migration-starvation-violence transformation, though not at the same levels of human population as existed in the period after c.6000 BP (or 4000 BCE), where extensive and explosive evidence for human violence is found across North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia (Saharasia) and spreading out into the borderlands.

Confirmation on that much earlier arid phase, with more discussion on Jebel Sahaba can be found on pages 433-434 of the 2nd edition of my Saharasia book, in the Appendix article "Update on Saharasia". I reproduce two climate maps from J. Adams at Oak Ridge Nat. Lab, showing African conditions during the earliest dry phase of c.21,000 – 8,000 BC (or 23-10,000 BP), followed by the North African Wet Phase of c.8000-4000 BC (10-6000 BP). The current dry period came after c.6000 BP or 4000 BC and is of course associated with the appearance of developing city-states, and very widespread social violence that developed in the wake of that serious and devastating, and basically permanent (over millennia) climate change.

It is logical to assume the same desert-famine-migration-starvation-violence mechanism was at work in those areas of very early dry conditions, to create a similar violence, though of more greatly limited geographical extent, as what happened after the c.6000 BP drying event.

James DeMeo, PhD

Author of Saharasia: The 4000 BCE Origins of Child Abuse, Sex-Repression, Warfare and Social Violence, In the Deserts of the Old World
http://www.amazon.com/Saharasia-Origins-Sex-Repression-Warfare-Violence/dp/0980231647

UPDATE:
I just came across another author who has criticized the Nature article, arguing as I do that it does not affirm any genetic basis to human social violence and war. See:

10,000-Year-Old Massacre Does Not Bolster Claim That War Is Innate, by John Horgan
http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/cross-check/10-000-year-old-massacre-does-not-bolster-claim-that-war-is-innate/