Global perspectives response 3

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Kate Campbell Global Perspectives Reading Response 3 February 25, 2008 Dr. Spencer Wells traced all of human origin back to the San Bushman tribe in Africa. He was able to trace one marker on a Y chromosome of one of the San Bushman all the way to India, then Australia, also to the Middle East, then to Europe, through Russia, and eventually to what now is the United States of America. Ultimately, all mankind is descended from Africans. This says a lot about racism. Wells makes that claim that old fashioned theories on race are wrong. Since all people are descendants of one tribe, racism should be null and void since people are all related dating back only 2,000 generations ago, which in the history of the world, really is not a long time. This also can make one think of the relationship between the genetic theories and the biblical story of Adam and Eve. If what Wells found is true, did Adam and Eve really exist? Were they Africans if they did in fact exist? Or are Adam and Eve simply a parable? Since all
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