Wednesday, 12 December 2007

Anthropozoology

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.
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[1] Simon Underdown, “Race against time”, Comment is Free (The Guardian’s weblog), 12th December 2007. (Italics and capitalisation added.)

2 comments:

dearieme said...

He's memorised his creed very well.

Bretwalda Edwin-Higham said...

Yes, Deogolwulf???