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Response to M Kitt (Reply #12)

Tue Jul 30, 2013, 05:08 AM

13. Racism can be defeated the same way Veganism was created.

The vegan diet doesn't make sense from a biological point of view. So how did it show up?
A moral framework was created and a decision was made.
Intelligence.
That's why we don't see dogs going vegan. (The ability to behave illogical is actually one of the definitions of intelligence.)

That's how we got racial inter-mixing: People DECIDED that it doesn't matter.
(For animals: The desperation to procreate was simply stronger than the urge to preserve resources for genetic kin.)

And your definition of race is very narrow. "Race" as in "Racism" can be any population that shares enough genes for a somewhat similar phenotype.
A mortal conflict between two families fits the definition of racism.
A mortal conflict between two nations fits the definition of racism.
A mortal conflict between two continents fits the definition of racism.
A mortal conflict between humankind and an extraterrestrial species would fit the definition of racism.

Any conflict where the opponents define themselves and each other along genetic lines can be described as racism.

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