Ethnicity Vs Race

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We are classified into races, contingent upon common physical characteristics and ancestry, commonly considered as bloodlines. Often we adopt culture associated with our ancestry. Ethnicity is different than race as we can choose to be any of any culture. However, ethnicity and race are often linked despite its inaccuracy. An example than can demonstrate this is an adopted child from another country.

Classifying race as per physical characteristics depicts race as genetic but this is also not accurate. Humans genetics are common to most people. Blood is typed but race is not able to be determined, except perhaps due to associated illness, ex. Sickle Cell anemia. Examination of a skeleton can perhaps tell whether the individual was a

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