The Importance Of Race To The Environment

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This weeks assignment highlights the connection that of race to the environment and the human ability to adapt. Race refers to physical traits and genetics shared by individuals within a group (merrier Webster, 2015). Race is a blanket term that groups rather than individualizes, this grouping may lead to stereotyping and misconceptions regarding a variety of issues. On a the contrary, the word plasticity describes the evolutionary changes that organisms [primarily humans], have undergone in order to adapt to their living conditions and environment (Bogin, 1998, p. 185). Bogin, dismisses the rigidity of race and genetics, and embraces the Homo sapiens' ability to adapt to their environment. It has been well argued that both socioeconomics
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