02 Mar '11, 3pm

Holy shit > DNA suggests China Chinese originated from SoutheastAsia you pendatangs are Bumis who left town 20k yrs ago

A lot of things going on, but I just want to say that the article and my write-up have nothing to do with which group or which language is more superior; it’s simply an attempt to trace human history using more objective data. Attributing superiority is a nonscientific endeavor and the current article’s findings can be used creatively to support superiority of any one group if you want to. Fox argued that the greater genetic diversity in Southeast Asian populations is due to greater admixture. Admixture (e.g., intermarriages) is, of course, an important element of human history but such scenarios can be statistically tested and have been rejected in this paper as well as in others. E.g., a simple admixture scenario would predict that the closer geographically the populations are to the sources of admixture (India and China, in this case), the closer the genetic distance to...

Full article: http://theonlinecitizen.com/2009/12/dna-suggests-chinese-...

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