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Chapter 22: Mixed Blood1.He answered the question by stating that race does not exist. He continued to explain that race is a myth and our racial classification scheme is loaded with pure fantasy. The evidence that he gave was that human beings are species 2.Examples of physical variability dependent on environmental factors include, people from anywhere on the planet can mate with others from anywhere else and produce offspring. Thus, when someone travels to a different place other than their home, they canmate with anyone that they meet and reproduce at any time that they desire. Also, he explained that our species evolved in Africa and eventually spread around the planet. Meaning, everyone looks different because of those factors. Mutation and natural selection also play an important role in determining the various varieties among humans.3.Folk taxonomy is how people traditionally identify their surroundings based on their

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