Friday, May 6, 2022

What is the Human Race?



Convictions on Race

The topic of race is something of a taboo for most people given the amount of discrimination, hate, and societal suffering the concept of race has caused for most people.  You can say it is a universal oppressor of people and groups.  But this very concept of race is also something that is not well understood due to the massive amount of social stigmatism it has even to the point that some assert that race itself does not exist.  Others form theories or concepts on racial discrimination and its hidden occurrence within our current society.  Some go as far as to associate mundane objects or non-racial concepts as hinting at racial discrimination.  Therefore, I will be attempting to analyze the concept of race to find the truth about race and why people think it is not real.  


Foundations of Life

Every single entity that exists within this Universe has two compositional aspects.  These aspects are the constitution of the said entity and the quantitative representation of said constitution.  Rocks, water, forms of energy, and especially living things have both the said constitutive and quantitative composition which defines their very existence.  Within these two composing aspects of life, there is one aspect, which is the constitutive part of an animal, that can't be changed while the other quantitative aspect of said animal can be changed.  


The unchanged constitution of an animal of course is due to its DNA which is existing DNA that was copied and passed down from a progenitor living thing or organism which is the parent of said animal.  The DNA itself holds all the information needed to compose an organism but not all organisms are genetically identical on a quantitative, and not a constitutive, level.  These aforementioned quantitative differences are known as variations.


Even though these truths are blatantly obvious; these very truths are espoused within the so-called Theory of Evolution which states that animals can adapt to certain environmental and ecological conditions through a process called natural selection which selects certain variations of animals that are adaptable to said environments and conditions resulting in that particular variation of animal to be able to pass these variations or “new” traits on to their offspring, when their DNA is copied through reproduction, thereby creating a “new” species of animal.  The same process also applies to plants through the same process along with another similar process called artificial selection which is a process where certain variations of plants are selected by humans who farm them to extract the most edible parts of said plants for human consumption.


This same process is also applicable to humans as well and considering that humans are spread out in nearly every corner of the globe a large amount of variation is expected among the human world population.   But this is where the definition of race among humans becomes complicated and disputed.  I mentioned earlier how there is an assertion that the human race doesn't truly exist and so I will elaborate further on what this actually means.  


Is Race a Social Construct?

As humans have developed many variations among themselves as they spread throughout the world; a large part of the human world population has lived next to each other in multiple connected countries for centuries except in The Americas until a few hundred years ago.  This interconnected state of living meant that human populations within neighboring nations would often mingle with each other resulting in a mix of variations among most of the human world population.  These human variations will form in certain biomes or environments around the world and when humans migrated and conquered each other throughout human history; human variations, therefore, exist in more of a wide range of spectrums than as clear division.  In fact, all variations exist in a spectrum from the most vestigial traits to the most functional trait that is due to yet again quantitative differences. 


 It was for this reason that the idea of a race of humans was an unheard concept among the various human populations of the world until Europeans arrived and categorized all these spectrums of various human groups into races.  This was done for Europeans to justify their hierarchical position over said people when Europeans began colonizing and controlling large parts of the world.  The fact that human variations exist in a spectrum is the main assertion that is given to show that human races don't really exist which makes sense given the historic and current state of humanity.  


However, the fact that human variations exist in a spectrum does not necessarily mean that there aren't any variations that are highly distinctive, in a quantitative manner, within the said spectrum.  It is also worth noting that population density around the world isn't the same as some areas can hold as many as billions of people, like India or China, while others can hold up to only a few hundred thousand humans, like Scandinavia or the Baltic States, so human intermingling between people is not as frequently in certain areas while it is widespread in other areas.  So human variations within a spectrum only exist in an area of frequent intermingling between people while variations of a more distinctive nature exist in less populated areas with little human contact.  So is race entirely a social construct?  


Racial Classification 

The distinctive variations that are found within the spectrum of human variation can be classed into certain quantitative categories.  The best example of this would be the cephalic index which is the ratio of the axial length of the head, from front to back, and the width of the head from side to side.  If the axial length of the head is longer than the width of the head then someone can be classified as dolichocephalic or long-headed.  But if the width of a head is longer than the axial length of the head then that person can be classed as brachiocephalic or short-headed and if the axial length and width of the head are equal then they will be classed as mesocephalic or medium-headed.  The cephalic index was created by a 19th-Century Swedish professor named Anders Retzius as shown below.  


This example and many like it show that a variation is considered highly distinctive when there is a great difference in a quantitative representation such as the aforementioned long and short heads.  Another example of distinctive variations would be the difference between tall or short people or the difference between people with a protruding or a vertically flat upper jaw.  So any quantitative differences that are great in number will be grounds for distinction among humans which is how the human races, which were created by European anthropologists and anatomists, came about.


But is this basis of human difference scientifically valid?  We need to consider that the process of natural selection which creates “new” species of animals is a process that chooses quantitative differences of a distinct character because for an animal to adapt and survive in a certain biome or environment; there needs to be a quantitative distinction because the norm of variation among a group of animals is not able to adapt to an environment and any variations similar to the aforementioned variations will also not be able to adapt as well.


  So a distinctive variation, that is not quantitatively close to the previous variation, which can enhance an existing trait or enable a vestigial function in an animal can offer a “new” trait that is capable of adapting to a new environment and given that environments and biomes are themselves are quite distinct, such as deserts, forests, and mountains, having distinctive variations to adapt to these environments makes sense. 


So when humans with distinctive varieties are classified as races; it mirrors the distinction that is made between species of animals for adaptation.  Therefore, human races themselves are obviously the result of a group of humans who are successfully adapted to certain environments around the world.  So ultimately human races, despite the spectral nature of human variation, do exist in certain parts of the world since time immemorial.


Racial Supremacy?

When human races were being classified by European anthropologists and anatomists, the original intention of such classification was for scientific purposes only.  But there was an element to this classification that unintentionally brought the field of human racial classification under ridicule and opposition.  This element uses human racial differences to justify racial supremacy.  


While most human variations are just quantitative differences that arose as a result of adaptation; there were some quantitative differences, such as cranium size, brain size, and depth of convolutions within a brain which were concluded to show that certain human races were mentally undeveloped or inferior, almost to the level of an animal, which was used to prove that European imperialism over certain people, with said variations, was a necessary and blissful gift that would uplift them to their level of civilization so long as they remained under imperial control.  The struggles that the Europeans apparently had with said people in giving them their idea of civilization is what the Europeans would call “The White Man’s Burden”. 


This sense of mental inferiority for certain people by Europeans is also what was used to keep said people within a segregated state away from Europeans as well as not providing them with any political or social rights that would bring said people to the level of Europeans within their societies.  This claim of inferiority among certain human races is quite hard to explain.  We know that highly distinctive human variations result in human races and some of these distinctive varieties can occur anywhere within the human body, including the brain. 


 In fact, the explanation given by racial supremacists for the differences between the brain size of certain human races is that humans were entered into environments that were not abundant in food and freshwater and adapted to these environments by growing larger brains that would help them come up with ways to survive without any physical advantage like an animal while those humans who lived in areas with access to plenty to food and water didn't need such large brains as a result.  


This explanation, while it makes sense, is something that is a misused fact about human variations and races.  While some humans may not have large brains or high cranial capacity because of natural variations and environmental adaptation; this does not necessarily mean that they are doomed to their seemingly inferior status because human variations can always change throughout generations within the right environment that would select larger brain variations as a result.  


But it is worth noting that because variation exists in s spectrum through widespread human intermingling; human brain size varies by quite a lot and this high amount of variation means that a wide range of mental functions can exist among most humans so one can properly divide human brain sizes into a large superior brain or a small inferior brain.  So while there is a degree of so-called racial supremacy in a mental sense due to brain and cranial variations; such differences that mark this supremacy are not permanent or even solidly existent which makes this idea of racial supremacy an unscientific claim.  


The "White" Exception

Now that we know that human variations encompass all of humanity which differentiate them into distinctive variation groups that are classed as races; it is evident then that all variations of humans are constitutionally or genetically the same and so when it comes to these quantitative differences among humans; we can conclude with certainty that all humans with various traits all came from a common progenitor or ancestor.


But then you have humans with unusual traits that exist in the north of Europe who have a kind of coloration that is exceptionally different from the coloration of most humans.  These differences have nothing to do with the color of the skin, hair, or eyes, but rather the biological systems that create such color within the eyes, skin, and hair.  In fact, the existence of these non-black colors does not make much sense from an evolutionary standpoint because humans that have brown hair, eyes & skin are able to & have adapted to all kinds of environments from scorching deserts to cold forests.  In fact, the existence of light brown hair and very light skin is proof of this adaptation of brown coloration towards colder climates such as the Inuits and Mountain Dwellers. So then why do people with non-black coloration or blue eyes and light yellow hair exist despite there being no evolutionary reason for them to do so?  


The answer to this very question is that blue eyes and light-yellow hair are not variations of human coloration.  Common brown human coloration is produced within the hair, eyes, and skin through specialized cells called melanocytes which create organelles called melanosomes which are deposited into neighboring cells in large numbers, through the dendrites of melanocytes, where the amount and concentration of melanosomes within the pigmented cells determine the degree of brown coloration within the body, especially the skin.  When these melanocytes are absent from skin and hair cells; it leaves the skin and hair into a white translucent color while the eyes are bright red due to the presence of blood vessel exposure within the iris.  Here is a diagram of dark pigmentation for reference.


 

But when it comes to the mechanism of coloration for blue eyes; the following passage by the Journal of Physical Chemistry describes the different non-variable mechanism that produces blue irides. ”The most characteristic and most readily observed properties of the so-called 'Tyndall blues^^ (of third media) are 1. Minute particles, <0.6m, of different refractive indexes from the surrounding medium. 2. Scattered light is blue; transmitted light is yellowish. 3. Scattered light is more or less polarized; vibration in-plane normal to the direction of the incident beam. Other properties, such as changes in swelling, permeation, pressure, etc. are applicable only when the particles are pores or cavities. The aim of this investigation was to demonstrate either that a blue pigment was present, or that the blue was of the typical Tyndall type, analogous to the blue of the sky, smoke, skimmed milk, blue feathers, etc. Human material was not available but the same methods may be applied to it as were employed in this study.


Mr. Irvine H. Page kindly furnished us with specimens and aided in the dissection. Several eyes of two weeks old kittens were studied. These were of a clear blue, rather better than the blue eyes of most people. (It should be mentioned that very few blue eyes are really better than a blue-gray. The blues do not compare in brilliance or purity with those of the other blue media mentioned above). The material was examined within four hours of death, was not treated with any preservative, and physiological saline solution was used as a mounting medium.


Observations with transmitted light were carried out with daylight, while the scattered light was observed with a dark-field illuminator, and also by sending a horizontal beam of light through the preparation in the field of the microscope, a concentrated-filament lamp and bulls-eye condenser being employed.  Polarization was observed by placing a cap Nicol prism over the ocular of the microscope and revolving this to the position of the minimum intensity of the light scattered by the preparation. A selenite plate ("1st. order red'’) gives a red to green color change when placed below the Nicol in the above system.


The horizontal beam across the field of the microscope was employed for this observation. Care was taken to distinguish between effects due to the irregularities of the external surface and those due to the polarizing action within the tissue itself. The iris was separated into the stroma layer, and the black pigment layer (uvea). The stroma, by transmitted light, was turbid yellow—of the same hue as that of other turbid media; the color was not localized <l in pigment granules. Against a dark ground, the stroma scatters whitish-blue light and with a 3 mm objective, a haze of tiny points of blue light was observed. The scattered light was partially polarized, and the vibrations were in the plane normal to the direction of the illuminating beam. No evidence of a blue pigment was noted; the yellow appearance by

transmitted light would preclude the possibility of such a pigment being present...


The pigment of the uvea is not purple but dark brownish-black (melanin) and serves as a background for the turbid stroma. In like manner, the choroid serves as a dark background for the sclera though the latter is frequently so thick and so opaque that the dark background is really not necessary and the sclera appears almost white.


The retina presents a bluish-gray appearance, and shows the properties of a Tyndall blue medium, though to a less degree than the stroma or sclera. This is no doubt due to the scattering of light by the various minute structures of the retinal nerve endings. The ‘‘visual purple” is another thing. It is a true pigment, has been isolated and studied chemically, and it fades rapidly in the light...It would also be interesting if someone with an abundance of exf>erimental material would compare different shades of blue eyes and blu<e eyes of persons of different ages, to establish a more definite relationship between the size and number of the particles of the turbid layers and the color of the eye, A study of the increase in whiteness and opacity of the sclera with age might also be interesting.


This structural basis of the blue of eyes fits the observed fact that the blues g<uu‘rally IxTome lighter and grayer with age, for a slight increase in the size of the tiny particles would accomplish this. The development of a yellow to brown pigment in the turbid stroma would of course give shades ranging from green to hazel or brown.


The conclusion of this paper confirms those of Bancroft s article- and is as follow’^s:

1. In blue eyes there is no pigment in front of the uvea, which is brownish-black (melanin).

2. The blue color is the color of turbid media (Tyndall blue) and is localized in the stroma.

3. The uvea serves as a dark background and permits the maximum appearance of blue from the turbid stroma.

4. Pigmentation in the stroma may combine with blue to give green, hazel, or brown eyes.

5. Increase in the size of the particles of the turbid layer would account for the lessened clearness of the blue with age.

6. The sclera consists of a thick layer of dense whitish Tjmdall blue, backed by the black choroid”. (Mason, C. W. (1924). Blue Eyes. American Journal of Physical Chemistry, 28, 500-501.   https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.229329/page/n5/mode/2up)


So blue eyes are colored by the presence of a turbid media which is a heterogeneous medium that contains particles in fine suspension within the medium that each collectively reflects back blue light as light is transmitted through the eye as a transmitted yellow color which gets absorbed by the uvea or the pigmented back layer of the iris which actually makes the brightness of the reflected blue light more apparent.  If there is an excess of collagen in the iris the color from the light reflection will produce a blue-gray or gray eye color as well.  


So blue & gray eyes are really light-reflective eyes and not pigmented eyes although pigment can mix with these kinds of eyes to create an eye color like green, hazel, and semi-bright brown color, which is based on the reflection of blue light and strong brown pigment.  This mechanism of eye color is therefore certainly not due to the production and deposit of melanosomes by melanocytes within the iris, which produces dark brown eyes, making blue eyes a non-variable trait of eye coloration.  But what about yellow hair?  Brown and yellow hair are pigments that are produced and distributed by melanocytes into neighboring cells.  


However, brown hair is produced from an amino acid called tyrosine while yellow, which also comes from tyrosine, is produced when it is combined with a different amino acid called cysteine.  Here is a diagram of melanin synthesis of black/brown and yellow pigment.  


 

The amino acid tyrosine is composed of the elements Carbon, Nitrogen, Oxygen, and Hydrogen as indicated by the diagram.  However, the amino acid cysteine is composed of all these previous elements plus one more element called Sulfur as also indicated by the diagram.  Sulfur is an element that is bright yellow in its solid pure form which is the reason why cysteine, when combined with the gaseous and colorless elements of Nitrogen, Oxygen, Carbon, and Hydrogen forms bright yellow hair.  Brown/black hair meanwhile goes through a process of melanin synthesis without cysteine which makes black/brown pigment.  So black and yellow hair have fundamentally different chemical compositions when they are produced which makes the difference between black and yellow a non-variable one as well. 


So ultimately, these non-black forms of coloration are a genetic exception to the highly various human world population and because these traits are non-variable; mixing these non-black color traits with black color traits will result in both forms of coloration being present within the DNA of someone and expressed in various ways such as someone having brown hair and blue eyes or someone having light yellowish-black hair and green eyes and when these traits mix together the black coloration traits are always dominant because the black color, which is a heavily dark pigment and a light absorber,  always overtakes the non-black coloration traits in general.  Ultimately, non-black forms of coloration among humans in a non-variable trait that is the exception from the same kind of black pigmentation and genetic constitution that most humans have all over the world. 


Race in General 

So we now know that humans more or less exist within a quantitive setting while being genetically the same in constitution except for those with non-black forms of coloration as well as those who are mixed with both forms of coloration.  But despite all of these differences among humans; non of these variational differences that make up humanity make one kind of human better than the other and vice versa.  All humans have the same capacity for intelligence and the same capacity for physical strength despite the existence of these adaptation variations.


So there are really only three kinds of human races that exist which are the Black (Pigmented) Race, The Colorful (Light Reflection & Sulfur-Based Non-Black Pigmentation) Race, and a Mixed Race (A combination of Black and Non-Black Coloration from the other two races.  The Black Pigmented Race is the most genetically dominant and the most common of the three races which numerous variations of people who form distinctive appearances such as the Caucasoid, Mongoloid, and Negroid varieties.  

The second most common race is the Mixed Race which only inhabits most of Europe, The Americas, Oceania, and parts of Asia and Africa and is mainly of the Caucasoid variety with some people being of the Mongoloid & Negrtoid variety as well.  This race is genetically mixed with both kinds of coloration which may not always be genetically expressed, especially when it comes to the genetic expression of the non-black forms of coloration. 

Lastly, the least common race of the three is the colorful race which is only of the Caucasoid and other similar variety of humans that only inhabits the northwestern parts of Europe and is the most genetically weak in its expression of coloration when compared with the more dominant Black-coloration races.  The reason behind this is the potency and strength of Black coloration which, when mixed with non-black coloration, tends to blacken the more lightly colored yellow hair and reduces the brightness and color of blue eyes when there is a lot of black pigment in the eye which creates an overall appearance of someone having dark eyes with minimal or no brightness of light from the iris.             


However, human differences in variation and constitution are no grounds for valuing one human over another because human variations themselves can always change and differences in human coloration are just differences in coloration which provide their own advantages to whoever has them.  So one kind of person who is really smart or strong can become less intelligent and physically weak over time by living in certain environments while less intelligent and weak people can become strong through certain environments as well.     





Works Cited

Mason, C. W. (1924). Blue Eyes. American Journal of Physical Chemistry28, 500-501.   https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.229329/page/n5/mode/2up)



4 comments:

  1. Hello, how are you today? Feel free to take the time to read my wall of text, whether or not it's TL;DR. The information is sourced. Feel free to ask me questions if you're interested in finding out more, hopefully we can keep the chat civil.

    I hold the opinion that your essay is based on information that was invented in part by jewish supremacists, they remain the biggest promoters of Critical Race Theory.

    Judaism itself is racially supremacist; it has remained the most hateful and discriminatory ethnoreligious group in the world for almost 3,000 years.

    A video on the video sharing platform called 'Odysee':

    Dark Kabbalah Secrets ESOTERICA Failed to Mention | Know More News LIVE w/ Adam Green

    Article from 'Renegade Tribune':

    - Profs: Scientific Objectivity Reinforces ‘Whiteness’

    Articles from the blog 'Thuletide' on 'Wordpress':

    - Debunking Race Denialism

    - 'Imperialism and Colonialism: White Guilt and Historic Non-White Conquests of European Territories'

    - Race, Ethnicity, and “Racism” in Greco-Roman Society:

    According to Globalists, the concept of race was fabricated during the 18th century by evil European colonialists who, for some reason, needed a convoluted scientific excuse to justify their imperial conquests and domination of non-European peoples. Globalists argue that “racism” — i.e. the act of classifying humanity into distinct biological groups and treating them as such — is an “ideology” or an “unnatural, learned behavior,” that is drilled into the minds of innocent, young children by the omnipotent force of “White supremacy.”

    Naturally, humans had no concept of race or ethnicity until they were invented by nasty White people during the 18th century. Race- and ethnicity-based oppression, persecution, and exploitation simply did not exist. Nobody was pre-judged or discriminated against due to their ethnic origin or appearance. In fact, no attention was paid to skin color, eye color, hair color, or any other notable phenotypic characteristics. The entire world was one big happy, progressive family — or so these lunatics would have you believe.

    The insane myth that ‘race’ and ‘racism’ are modern inventions can be debunked by studying almost any pre-modern civilization. There is copious written and archaeological evidence that humans have always racially and ethnically categorized one another in some shape or form, just as we have always categorized plants, animals, landscapes, and so on. Although this categorization was not always conducted in the precise and systematic manner that it is today, the fact that humans are natural-born categorizers cannot be denied.

    The practice of cataloging and dividing humanity into distinct tribal, ethnic, or racial groups dates back to the beginning of recorded history; see the Egyptian Book of Gates (1500 BC), for example. Ancient civilizations, from Rome to China, produced lengthy ethnographic texts, comparing and contrasting the behaviors and appearances of the various peoples they encountered throughout the world. These include Herodotus’ Histories (430 BC), Sima Qian’s Records of the Grand Historian (94 BC), and Pliny’s Natural History (77 AD).


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  2. An article from Thuletide's blog on Wordpress:

    'Imperialism and Colonialism: White Guilt and Historic Non-White Conquests of European Territories'

    Date: January 6, 2021
    Author: thuletide
    11 Comments
    1500 words

    Contents:

    1. Imperialism: Everybody Does It

    2. Good or Bad, Moral or Immoral?

    3. Historic Non-White Imperialist Invasions of White Territories

    4. Why Does Whitey Get All of the Blame?

    Conclusion

    Note: To keep things simple, I’ll be using “imperialism” as synonym for both imperialism and colonialism throughout this article."

    4. Why Does Whitey Get All of the Blame?

    Why are Whites expected to apologize for imperialism when every other race on the planet is not only completely unapologetic for their conquests, but smug about them? Long story, but here’s the short version:

    The pseudo-religious founding myth of the postwar global order is that “Whiteness” (lit: White people) must be crushed in order to protect “our wonderfully tolerant, racially diverse, Democratic Utopia.” White Supremacy is the ultimate enemy; “dismantling” “Whiteness” is the highest social goal; the Straight White Male is the singular most “oppressive” force in the Universe; White people as a collective — including women and even children — are solely responsible for all worldly suffering, and an unrivaled force of tyranny that must be usurped, impoverished, disenfranchised, and, fundamentally, destroyed; all for the good of “human progress.”

    Under this system, Whites must always be framed as the oppressors and aggressors, and non-Whites as the eternal victims. Any inconvenient victimization of Whites at the hands of non-Whites, historic or contemporary, is a direct refutation of the founding myth of the postwar global order. Any historic non-White imperialist aggression against Europeans — of which there are countless examples — is point-blank denied or hurriedly brushed under the rug. The Arab, Barbary, and Ottoman slave trades, responsible for the kidnapping of millions of Europeans, mostly women and children, are flat-out ignored. The Leftist myth of “Systemic Racism” claims that any non-White who criminally victimizes a White person is actually the true victim in the scenario. This is due to the “systemic oppression” that “People of Color” face in their day-to-day lives, relative to the “systemic privilege” that Whites are born into. The criminal blame, thus, fundamentally lies with Whites themselves, the mythical “great oppressor.”

    This anti-White bias exists to destroy Whites’ sense of racial and ethnic identity, to trick us into embracing our own ethnic displacement via an endless torrent of violent and hostile mass migration, to destabilize our societies, to prevent us from speaking out against these injustices, and to prevent us from uniting against the tyranny of our globalist, technocratic overlords. In other words, if the White masses understood that our European homelands have been under constant invasion for the past 2,500 years, they may start to view modern mass migration in a slightly different light.

    Note: These anti-White narratives are primarily derived from Western Marxism and Critical Theory, see: Post-colonialism, anti-imperialism, Third Worldism, decolonization etc.

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  3. Article from Renegade Tribune:

    Profs: Scientific Objectivity Reinforces ‘Whiteness’

    "Indeed, new liberal science tell us a skyscraper is no better than a mud hut and penicillin is no better than a witch doctor’s voodoo.

    We can just throw out these charts of scientific accomplishment compiled by political scientist Charles Murray for his book Human Accomplishment:

    'Whether measures in people or events, 97 percent of accomplishment in the scientific inventories occurred in Europe and North America.'"

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  4. Everyone interested in human nature should read the written accounts of Australian Aboriginal oral folklore. This oral history goes back 100,000 years, more or less, probably more. The stories encode very well defined family and tribe information. There are strong warnings against fraternizing with the wrong people. And yet, there is much mixing between different language groups as well. However, there is always a balance of power between different groups. If one groups has clubs and spears, the other group does as well. When conflicts occur between groups (in the fables, maybe or maybe not in fact) both sides are often completely slaughtered. Kinda like nukes and MAD deterrence. (Nukes are a hoax, therefore MAD is fiction, but that's a story for another day). People have distinguished between each other for thousands of generations. They do this because people are the greatest threat to people. Poisonous snakes are much more easily identified than dangerous people. One aspect of aboriginal tales is that the dangerous people look a lot like us. Treat everyone with respect!

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