Monday, 18 January 2021

Today, a few scientists and anthropologists may still refer to the categories Negroid, Caucasoid, and Mongoloid. But if they do so with any self-consciousness at all, they do so as a matter of habit and convenience. The convenience we owe to the genius of the old French naturalist Baron Cuvier who, if more modern than the Bible, was still as careless in his delineation of the species.