Mapping the Gap

It goes without saying that many things that are good are too rare in the Gap, whiel many things that are bad are two common. Hence this map…


… of inbreeding. Cousin-marriage occurs in roughly 30% of the population of Iran, 30% of the population of Israeli Arabs (v. 1% of Israeli Jews), 40% of the population of Iraq, etc. etc.

3 thoughts on “Mapping the Gap”

  1. I glanced at the source data tables. I wonder why they had specific data for Winsconsin, but not any other state? Is Jeff Foxworthy missing a market for “You might be a cheesehead if. . .” jokes?

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