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Old 08-12-2019, 10:21 PM
 
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A race is a group of persons related by common descent, a large, partly-inbred extended family.
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Good job . You mean as in Homo sapiens i.e humans .
Homo Sapiens is a species. You could also use the term "race" to describe the whole group but it adds no meaning.
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Old Yesterday, 03:16 PM
 
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Homo Sapiens is a species.
Actually, it's Homo Sapiens Sapiens, which evolved after Homo Sapiens roughty 35,000 years ago or more.

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There is no such thing as European culture. Our European ancestors didn’t call themselves European, they identified as what ever country they came from.
That's right.

That's effectively what the 1648 Peace of Westphalia treaty did.

It transformed the supra-tribes into the nation-States we know today.

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All humans are related but we are not all genetically the same. Some of us have strands of DNA that are hundreds of thousands of years removed from other people. This isn't something trivial.
That's right.

It's just Political Correctness couched as "science."

The only thing that's true about all humans is that ~90% of our DNA is do-nothing DNA, because it doesn't do anything except function as some kind of place-holder.

You know those reptiles and amphibians that can lose their tails and regrow a new one?

We have that gene. That was discovered in the late 1970s and since then they've been trying to figure out why it doesn't work in humans. We have a lot of genes like that, from lower order organisms but they don't do anything.

But in that 10% that we all share, there is tremendous variation and that's what the PC crowd doesn't tell you.

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Question 2 - How many races do you think exist in the world and what common descents ( respectively ) do all these races have ?
Maybe 3 to 8 of which some are extinct.

60 Million years ago, every single square inch of Earth was triple canopy tropical rain forest.

Every square inch mean every square inch including Scandinavia, Siberia, Canada, Alaska, North, Central and South America and even Antarctica.

Primates over-ran Africa, Europe and Asia, and when a volcanic event created a land-bridge between Scandinavia and North America, primates crossed it and filled Canada/Alaska and North and Central America and stopped.

They stopped because they couldn't swim.

Then, about 23 Million years ago, the North and South American Plates collided to form the Panamanian Isthmus and the primates moved into South America.

That was also the beginning of the end, because it forever changed the climate on Earth. Seawater can no longer circulate between North America and South America and the Antarctic Continent moving at about 2 cm per year starts reaching critical mass in the Antarctic Circle. It retains more and more accumulated snow and ice.

The climate becomes cooler and drier and kills off most of the triple canopy rain forest. Of the 24+ species of primates in Canada/Alaska and North, Central and South America only 8 species survive and they're in the jungles of Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Belize and one or two species in the jungles of Brasil.

The primates follow the rain forests and as they shrink you end up with pockets in Southeast Asia, Central Africa, Southern Europe and probably somewhere around the Caspian or Aral Sea.

All those many different primate species coming together in these pockets of remaining rain forest create extreme population pressures as they compete for food and resources.

That's where humans eventually evolved.
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Old Yesterday, 03:17 PM
 
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We all share the same blood. There is only one race - the human race.

The idea that there are different races of humans is the foundation of what racism actually is.

Don't believe it. Unless you are a racist, that is.
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Old Yesterday, 03:30 PM
 
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Circa 1492 Europe was deforested and starving. Robbing NA and Asia gave enough of fuel for nascent capitalism that put Rennaisance science&technology to work amidst the nastiness and horror of early industrial age. The moment was building up for 500 years to end up with declining populations and inevitable payback from third world immigrants for old European sins.
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Old Yesterday, 04:13 PM
 
Location: Orange County, CA
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We all share the same blood. There is only one race - the human race.

The idea that there are different races of humans is the foundation of what racism actually is.

Don't believe it. Unless you are a racist, that is.
That sounds almost like a SJW-leftist talking point

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Old Yesterday, 05:10 PM
 
Location: San Jose
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"White supremacy" only exists as a concept because the last 500 years of history have been dominated by Europeans. How did that come about?
It wasn't within the last 500 years, just in the last 250 odd years or so. In the 1750's the two largest and most powerful economies on Earth were India and China. European countries were pretty far behind. The Ottomans were by far the wealthiest, most advanced and powerful empire of the 16th and 17th century in European and Middle East region.

The turning point for Europe (UK, France and Germany) was the Industrial revolution. Also large parts of Europe were pretty backward into the beginning of the 20th century. Russia, Finland and the Balkans spring to mind.
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Old Yesterday, 05:18 PM
 
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It wasn't within the last 500 years, just in the last 250 odd years or so. In the 1750's the two largest and most powerful economies on Earth were India and China. European countries were pretty far behind. The Ottomans were by far the wealthiest, most advanced and powerful empire of the 16th and 17th century in European and Middle East region.

The turning point for Europe (UK, France and Germany) was the Industrial revolution. Also large parts of Europe were pretty backward into the beginning of the 20th century. Russia, Finland and the Balkans spring to mind.
That doesn't sound correct. Do you have a source? I thought it was common knowledge the Spanish and certainly by the 1750s the British Empire was the most powerful and advanced by most any measure.
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Old Yesterday, 05:46 PM
 
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If you're going to claim that there is no such thing as a European American culture, you'll need base your argument in the present day, not historical examples.
Then if we are talking present day than it negates the previous posters claim that white Americans share some sort of “European” culture.
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Old Yesterday, 05:55 PM
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In the book After Tamerlane by Brit historian John Darwin, he dates the turning point as around 1500 AD. Before that he says that the West was either behind or on par with Islamic and Chinese civilization in tech and commerce. 1500 was when the West started to leapfrog both of them.
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/...fter_Tamerlane
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Old Yesterday, 06:02 PM
 
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We all share the same blood. There is only one race - the human race.

The idea that there are different races of humans is the foundation of what racism actually is.

Don't believe it. Unless you are a racist, that is.
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That sounds almost like a SJW-leftist talking point Moderator cut: trolling
My perspective is from the conservative Christan right.

This perspective is rational, scientifically sound and also consistent with Biblical teachings. It is the truth, regardless of how few people realize it or accept it.

SJW's are aggressively racist and regard these sorts of anti-racist perspectives as offensive.
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