Apr 06, 2022
In General Discussions
The science of human difference was born in the years of colonialism and slavery; the world was divided into races and the white race was placed on mobile phone number list a higher biological scale than the rest, to justify the conquest of territories, the theft of wealth and the annihilation of populations. Inevitably, these facts have left a mark on scientific mobile phone number list research to date and Saini addresses this fact without hesitation. Superior , published in English in 2019, was considered mobile phone number list "Book of the Year" by media such as the Financial Times, The Guardian or The Telegraph , as well as being included among the ten best books of 2019 by Nature magazine4. As the author explains, this book provoked angry reactions among white supremacist groups, but also mobile phone number list caused many scientists and institutions to want to count on her to work towards a study of the human being away from scientific racism. In fact, Prospect magazine included Angela Saini in the list of the 50 most important thinkers or intellectuals of 20205. Taking advantage of the publication in Spanish of mobile phone number list her book, we speak with her in this interview. His book shows how the biological concept of race never works and never provides reliable data. Why do so many researchers still use it in their work? I think it has to do with the way we started thinking about differences between humans early on, from the Enlightenment onwards, at the birth of modern Western science.