Race V (Conclusion)

Genetically speaking, some scientists believe that there is a very good reason why there is so little genetic diversity among large human populations: They all descend from the same group of survivors. Granted, Christians believe that the survivors in question happened to survive a flood. Scientists point to a supervolcano eruption. Point is, we are all of the human race and at some point we all share the same ancestors.

According to the Wikipedia page about the genealogical relationships of the current and former presidents of the United States of America, Barack Obama is a descendant of Edward I of England and William the Lion of Scotland, the eleventh cousin of George W. Bush, The tenth cousin of George H.W. Bush (once removed), eighth cousin of Jimmy Carter (twice removed), seventh cousin of Harry Truman (three times removed), fourth cousin of Lyndon Johnson (three times removed), and a third cousin of James Madison (nine times removed). If our former leaders can be this interconnected, then there is a possibility that most of us just as if not more interconnected. Six degrees of separation indeed. It has been estimated that as many as 150 million Americans, or half of the U.S. population are descendants of European royalty. You might not think you’re related to that other family with the same last name as yours, but chances are that you really are related, it’s just so long ago that neither of you remember.

So go ahead and talk about race, hatred, superiority, inferiority, stereotypes, intermarriage etc. It’s time to deal with our issues. Our pretending to have solved the problem isn’t helping anybody.


...Anyway, that's just how I feel about it ... What do you think?

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