use of sunlight to produce vitamin D” (Fish, 202). Also, rounded bodies radiate less heart
than lanky figures. “Hair in separated tufts, like tight curly hair, leaves space to radiate the
heat that rises through the body to the scalp; straight hair lies flat and holds in body heat, like
a cap” (Fish, 203). There are differences given about how these came about with the sun.
Overall, skin color and body do not make a difference on race. “There is no biological basis
for classifying race according to skin color instead of body form-or according to any other
variable, for the matter. all that exists is variability in what people look like- and the arbitrary
and culturally specific ways different societies classify that variability.” (Fish, 202).
A. What are folk taxonomies?