Tag: Culture

Identity in today’s world
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Identity in today’s world

The idea that identity is not a fixed instance or an unchangeable essence, would not appear to deserve more serious discussion. _ Claudio Chipiana* In the time of the revolution in communication, the ever shrinking world and the possibility of establishing simultaneous contact between people at the four corners of […]

Race, ethnicity and community
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Race, ethnicity and community

What does ‘race’ mean today, to a biologist? The ‘candelabra’ model of racial development is now rejected in favour of a ‘trellis’ model. . Nigel Pocock . Even with Neanderthals, cross-species mating was occurring. Modern Europeans consequently have between 2%-5% Neanderthal DNA. The trellis model allows for constant movement of […]