What a strange and angry response to a clearly un-racist mistake. First, let me say that the notion of race is easily dismissed by modern science — we can organize people into groups based on certain characteristics if we want (skin colour being the most obvious) but “when individuals are sampled homogeneously from around the globe, the pattern seen is one of gradients of allele frequencies that extend over the entire world, rather than discrete clusters.” (Serre & Pääbo, 2004). Race is not a thing. And now I’ve got that out of the way…
What a strange and angry response to a clearly un-racist mistake.
Ben
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Would you characterise “male” and “female” as unscientific terms? Your quoted excerpt is true, but allele frequency clearly separates populations, and the difference distinguishes the ethnic and cultural distinctions we fuzzily refer to as races.

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