10807Re: [evol-psych] Biological Theories of Race at the Millennium
- Mar 1, 2001In message <003f01c0a247$8e2a79e0$910d883e@pc>, you quote from
>The Emperor's New Clothes: Biological Theories of Race at the MillenniumBoth observation and reported incident lead me to believe that the race
>by Joseph L Graves Jr
>Only political orthodoxy in a
>racially stratified society has maintained the race concept for this long.
concept is strongly supported by Man's inherent xenophobia and to
suspect that it would persist even if political orthodoxy were opposed
to it. Is anyone working on the evolutionary reasons for xenophobia?
It must have given substantial benefits at some time in the past.
> IfWhy the conditional? The undefinability and biological undetectability
>race does not exist at the biological level, then its
>use in social and political policy is profoundly flawed."
of race is one of those things that I have known so long that I forget
how I learnt it.
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