Corona Virus or COVID-19 (data)
is mistrust of science a factor?
What does Saini want you to get in the preface and first chapter?
what is race?
- stories to draw you in
- what do we consider to be advanced societies
- how our view of history affects the way we see
the world and things like museums
- history is written by the winners
- can you imagine what history/museums... would
look like from the perspective of another culture
how built into our
culture is the idea of racial superiority?
- skin color
primary in the way people look at it but not enough to
- by region
or great grandmother or 1/64th
- in some
states even one drop of African blood
- the way the US
has though about race is weird scientifically and weird
compared to some other colonial cultures
the genetic differences within races are greater than the
differences between races
are we all the same underneath by biology, or are cultural
it was convenient for Europeans to believe that if native
people didn't have settled agriculture then they didn't count
as owning the land
are people like indigenous Australians less evolved?
Europeans tried to
wipe out their culture and way of life
- no, they are
just as evolved to their particular environment
- is control
over nature the scale on which cultures should be
- or did homo
sapiens evolve separately in different places (probably