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Humans aren’t designed to be happy – so stop trying

Humans aren’t designed to be happy – so stop trying

A huge happiness and positive thinking industry, estimated to be worth US$11 billion a year, has helped to create the fantasy that happiness is a realistic goal. Chasing the happiness dream is a very American concept, exported to the rest of the world through popular culture. –>> via Pocket https://ift.tt/2LArwof
There is no point sending your children to Eton because education is in your genes, says geneticist

There is no point sending your children to Eton because education is in your genes, says geneticist

Sending children to private schools like Eton is a waste of time because academic success is written in the genes meaning youngsters would do just as well at the local comprehensive, a leading scientist has claimed. –>> via Pocket https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/06/02/no-point-sending-children-eton-education-genes-says-geneticist/
Genetically Speaking, Race Doesn’t Exist In Humans

Genetically Speaking, Race Doesn’t Exist In Humans

Race doesn’t matter. In fact, it doesn’t even exist in humans. While that may sound like the idealistic decree of a minister or rabbi, it’s actually the conclusion of an evolutionary and population biologist at Washington University in St. Louis. Alan R. Templeton, Ph.D. –>> via Pocket http://bit.ly/1jsLlKT
How Not To Talk About Race And Genetics

How Not To Talk About Race And Genetics

Race has long been a potent way of defining differences between human beings. But science and the categories it constructs do not operate in a political vacuum. This open letter was produced by a group of 67 scientists and researchers. The full list of signatories can be found below. –>> via Pocket http://bit.ly/2Jku7Bh
The Concept of “Race” Is a Lie

The Concept of “Race” Is a Lie

The plague of racism has, in many ways, been increasing in the last few years. Whether one looks at Hungary, Germany, Myanmar, India or Brazil, racists are becoming more visible and getting elected to public office. Then there were the horrors of the slaughters in New Zealand and Sri Lanka. –>> via Pocket http://bit.ly/30iKuDP