Wednesday, 12 December 2007


Just as “there are no human races, just the one species: [H]omo sapiens”, [1] so there are no equine breeds, just the one species: Equus caballus; for, since intra-specific categories are subsumed by definition under just the one species, those categories are somehow obviated.
[1] Simon Underdown, “Race against time”, Comment is Free (The Guardian’s weblog), 12th December 2007. (Italics and capitalisation added.)


dearieme said...

He's memorised his creed very well.

Bretwalda Edwin-Higham said...

Yes, Deogolwulf???