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The Concept of Race Has No Scientific Basis

Dawn with sun partially obscured by smoke from forest fires 200 miles north

Here’s the thing: the whole concept of Negroid, Caucasoid, Asiatic, that is the whole idea of “race” is completely without scientific foundation according to a consensus of current-day physical anthropologists.  190 more words

Medicine

The sociology of quantitative methods in the U.K. 

    This thought-provoking article offers a new spin on the familiar problem of the quantitative deficit within U.K. sociology. Many accounts of this sort are concerned with the explanatory implications of this deficit (the phenomena that defy explanation without quantitative terms) while digital sociology is concerned with its implications for quantitative skills. 1,175 more words

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    My name is Jennifer, and as cliché and passive as it may sound.. I am a child of the world. Not in the hippy sense of the meaning of that statement, more in the technical significance of coming from many different places, one of which the far away exotic land of Uganda. 1,196 more words

    Sociology

    Andrei S. Markovits, PhD

    Title: Political Science Professor

    Company: University of Michigan

    Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

    Andrei S. Markovits, PhD, Professor at the University of Michigan, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Political Science.

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    Education

    My Ántonia

    Read 08/10/2017-16/10/2017

    Rating: 4 stars

    I chose this book for Nebraska in the US Road Trip reading challenge that The Reader’s Room ran from July to September. 1,860 more words

    Book Review

    Lateinamerika - Kontinent vor dem Morgengrauen

    Nachdenken uber ein schwieriges Verhaltnis Lateinamerika und Deutschland

    George, Uta und Mark Arenhövel (Hrsg.)

    A near fine paperback 1st edition, with minor crinkle on corner of cover as in image, text fine. 26 more words

    Old Books

    34 Things Atheists are Tired of Hearing

    It seems that as atheists, there are a lot of arguments brought against us that people think we haven’t heard before. After my apologetics teacher said a number of these in class over the past week, including the watchmaker analogy, I realized that there are a lot of things that atheists have to hear all […]

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    Life