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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Friday, October 10, 2014

Race As A Social Construct

I would add to this that America's long infatuation with race purity did give "race" a superficial scientific veneer.

As laws against miscegenation fell by the way side, the lines of race blurred.  We are certainly moving in a direction where "race" falls away and is replaced by more specific ethnicities.  Both are social constructs, but one ultimately is more definable.

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