Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies Essay | Student Essay

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Pretenses on the Paleohistory of Race

Summary: (Based off of Jared Diamonds "Guns, Germs, and Steel and the article "Skin" by Nina Jablonski and George Chaplin) the definition of race is drawn into question. The influence of environment in predetermining a civilization's progression is a crucial factor.
Patrick Schafer

World History

Mr. Tamari

6 September 2005

Pretenses on the Paleohistory of Race

When looking at the chronological advancement of technology, it is easy and quite common to derive that certain civilizations were simply not as smart as others. Although a country as technologically advanced as the United States exists (among others), there are still areas in our world where people are more technologically ignorant than most people could possibly imagine. One might presume differing genetic or physical traits could contribute to the "delayed" advancement of these civilizations. Perhaps a more general explanation could be applied; that some particular "races" are simply less intelligent than others. How can this be, is it that simple, are some people inferior to such advanced civilizations that exist in our present day"

Jared Diamond would certainly disagree with some of my prior suggestions (which are nothing more than...

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