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  •  Yesish (4+ / 0-)

    I would substitute the terms "cultural hierarchy" instead of racial.  Its not that he thought Polynesians were biologically inferior to the Inca, only that they had not attained the same level of sophistication and smarts.  He was wrong, of course, but it wasn't a racially based mistake.

    "Empty vessels make the loudest sound, they have the least wit and are the greatest blabbers" Plato

    by Empty Vessel on Mon Sep 13, 2010 at 09:18:09 AM PDT

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