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[–] DrKevinMacDonald [S] 0 points 14 points (+14|-0) ago 

That's a tough one, partly because there are lots of different types of strategies. Historically, Jews were deeply concerned about keeping their gene pool separate, and other groups have done that. The Middle East is full of them. Recently though in writing about ancient Rome I had the idea that they had a strategy that was open to incorporating new peoples. They were not genetically exclusive but rather gradually absorbed other peoples and allowed them upward mobility--an exogamous group strategy if you wil, sort of like if the EU became a White superstate so that there was gradual mixture among the various European groups. http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2017/04/the-roman-variant-of-indo-european-social-organization-militarization-aristocratic-government-and-openness-to-conquered-peoples-part-2/ This probably made sense when they were dealing with closely related groups (like the different Italian groups) because it allowed them to expand militarily far beyond what would have been possible if they had kept everyone else out. But when they got too far afield, it really became a mishmash and not really an evolutioanary strategy any longer.