Re: What Are the Race Deniers Denying?

Ukali Mwendo (
1 Nov 1996 19:31:29 GMT

Gerold Firl <> wrote in article

> I see two problems with your statement above: first, you confuse the
> concept of "race" and "species". different races can, and do,
> interbreed and produce viable offspring. In many cases, the hybrid
> offspring show superior vigor compared to the parent stock. "Race" is
> equivalent to *subspecies*, not species.

Gerold, please help me understand what you are saying...

If "race" is equivalent to *subspecies*, then, doesn't it follow that since
the Neanderthals and Cro-Magnons are extinct, and since we living human
beings are the only surviving Homo sapien subspecies - i.e. Homo sapien
sapien - that there are no other known human "races" (or, as you say,
subspecies) in existence?

...a simple question, no?

Toward understanding,