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Re: Races of Man
I Still maintian there is only one race..Human! ... Regards..Gordon
Jean Stokes wrote:
> Privateers, in a world where we are still trying to work through the
> nightmare of the Holocaust, Bosnia, Ruanda, Tibet and various other
> bits of "racial cleansing" why do you need to bring this kind of
> message into a network of people who are connected by thin lines of
> blood and a strong common interest? We have a connection that could
> work for peace not disharmony!!
> At 02:26 PM 23/05/00 +0100, you wrote:
> > I'm quite surprised to find out that the Caucasian people of India
> > and Pakistan have become Black!
> > There are only 5 races of man.
> > Johann Frederich Blumenbach, a German anthropologist studied skulls
> > and broke all of mankind down into the five races.
> > Caucasian - which covers Europe, Middle East, North Africa and their
> > descendants elsewhere
> > East Asians - the largest race of man, including Native American
> > Mongoloids - Chinese, Japanese, Koreans - the term means "like
> > Mongols"
> > Micronesians - laying between the Asiatics or Mongoloid people and
> > Melanesians
> > Negro - those originating from south of the Sahara
> > Over the centuries there has been a lot of in-breeding. Indigenous
> > populations such as the Aborigines of Australia, although they are
> > dark skinned, are not related to the Negroids. They are usually
> > qualified as a sub-race of the Caucasian family similar to the Vedda
> > of Sri Lanka. In strict scientific terms "race" refers to the
> > genetic composition of a population. Many individuals can be
> > classified as belonging to more than one race due to intermarriage.
> > Racial characteristics are biological. Ethnicity brings divergent
> > languages and cultures. It is taught rather than inherited. Racial,
> > linguistic and cultural origins are independent of one another.
> > Racial concepts are often misapplied. There is no difference in
> > race in inherit intelligence or mental capacity that cannot be
> > explained by environment.
> > As Ever,
> > Sinclair
> > P.S. Sometimes one race will act as if it is superior to another.
> > Only in the case of Scots is this true- we are clearly superior to
> > everyone. Those of us Scots or of Scots descent have known this for
> > centuries. The rest of the world has simply been failed to be
> > informed of this. While not actually a race of man, we are a unique
> > breed of man. It is probably the result of good whisky :p
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