Re: A question about sex and race

EkBalam (
12 Jul 1995 01:00:53 -0400

Your ideas seem to be based on quite unscientific principles. If
anything, there is probably an innate attraction to the "exotic" [to
members of other races] because there is the underlying change of
injecting new material into a gene pool. An unscientific survey of some
of my [white, black] male friends indicates that women who have biracial
backgrounds may seem more appealing because there is both the "exotic" and
familiar in their appearance. Over all, world-wide, most people not only
mate within their race, but actually chose someone who has very similar
features and skin color. For more, see Jarrod Diamond's "The Third