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Old 4th April 2019, 01:29 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by RecoveringYuppy View Post
There's also the point that every species in the genus Homo is human.
I'm not sure about that, but humans (all races thereof) do fall under the family of great apes. So we are all equally "apemen" (and "apewomen").

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human
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Old 4th April 2019, 03:20 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by Cainkane1 View Post
There is an angry young black man belonging to some strange religion that says Caucasians are part ape-man. He says that since Africans in Africa never bred with a nonhuman that black Africans are the only true humans.
This sounds like a retread of a philosophy that had some purchase around 20 years ago, that declared all evolution away from the African original as inferior corruption.
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Old 4th April 2019, 04:51 AM   #43
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Originally Posted by mgidm86 View Post
Being human isn't something to brag about.
It's better than the alternatives.
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Old 4th April 2019, 04:53 AM   #44
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Originally Posted by Beerina View Post
This sounds like a retread of a philosophy that had some purchase around 20 years ago, that declared all evolution away from the African original as inferior corruption.
Which is kind of amusing. Other racists are claiming that since we came out of Africa and became white in the process, black people are more primitive. I guess bigots will always find a way to support their bigotry with made-up reasoning.
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Old 4th April 2019, 07:19 AM   #45
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Originally Posted by Puppycow View Post
I'm not sure about that, but humans (all races thereof) do fall under the family of great apes. So we are all equally "apemen" (and "apewomen").

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human
If you'll read to the third paragraph of that article you'll seem human applies to all species in Homo and that it sometimes is applied to predecessors even.

And, yes, we are all apes. We're also all primates, etc.
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Old 5th April 2019, 08:37 AM   #46
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Originally Posted by Cainkane1 View Post
There is an angry young black man belonging to some strange religion that says Caucasians are part ape-man. He says that since Africans in Africa never bred with a nonhuman that black Africans are the only true humans.

I told him that Africans in Africa had indeed interbred with homo habilis. I went on to say that all hominids had intelligence and that being vaguely related to them is no insult to your heritage.

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Post a link so we can give the vid a "Dislike".
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Old 6th April 2019, 11:42 AM   #47
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I'm not sure that the alleged video actually exists. It's an April 1st OP.
I tried to google the significant words from the OP, but all I found was this, and it's quite sensible:

YouTube Video This video is not hosted by the ISF. The ISF can not be held responsible for the suitability or legality of this material. By clicking the link below you agree to view content from an external website.
I AGREE

If anybody's interested, there are white boobs at 3:15!
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Old 6th April 2019, 03:21 PM   #48
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Originally Posted by dann View Post
I'm not sure that the alleged video actually exists. It's an April 1st OP.
I tried to google the significant words from the OP, but all I found was this, and it's quite sensible:

YouTube Video This video is not hosted by the ISF. The ISF can not be held responsible for the suitability or legality of this material. By clicking the link below you agree to view content from an external website.
I AGREE

If anybody's interested, there are white boobs at 3:15!
Terry Swoope gets a lot of hate from the so-called pro-black crowd, but he's a bit of an oddball himself. I think his heart is in the right place he just has no formal education in any of this and he tends to attract a lot of "woke" internet armchair theorists.
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Old 6th April 2019, 09:22 PM   #49
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Originally Posted by dann View Post
I'm not sure that the alleged video actually exists. It's an April 1st OP.
I tried to google the significant words from the OP, but all I found was this, and it's quite sensible:

YouTube Video This video is not hosted by the ISF. The ISF can not be held responsible for the suitability or legality of this material. By clicking the link below you agree to view content from an external website.
I AGREE

If anybody's interested, there are white boobs at 3:15!
Gotta say I was expecting a pic of Trump and Pence
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