Darwin: "to some races an elongated skull of the dolichocephalic type"


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Darwin
literature.org/authors/darwin-charles/the-descent-of-man/chapter-07.html
_ _ Increased bodily stature, without any
_ _ corresponding increase in the size of the brain, may
_ _ (judging from the previously adduced case of
_ _ rabbits), have given to some races an elongated
_ _ skull of the dolichocephalic type.

Compare:

T.H. Huxley’s 1890 essay "The Aryan Question and Pre-Historic Man"
aleph0.clarku.edu/huxley/CE7/Aryan.html
He talks quite a bit therein about a [Huxley on 284 of my Huxley
book copy]“blond, long-headed race,” i.e. [Huxley on 305]“an Aryan
race.”

[1872 Darwin]“Blushing is evident in all the Aryan nations of Europe… The
Semitic races blush freely, as might have been expected, from their
general similitude to the Aryans.”
[Darwin]“Dr. Saviotti in… 1871… remarks that it more frequently
occurs in prognathous skulls, not of the Aryan race, than in others”
[1871/ 74 Darwin]"Europeans and Hindoos… belong to the same Aryan stock… Jews… belong to the Semitic stock"
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//////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
In a 29 September 1890 letter to Joseph Hooker, Huxley called Huxley’s
1890 “The Aryan Question and Pre-Historic Man” essay “scientific”:
Huxley, Leonard, editor. 1901. Life and Letters of Thomas Henry
Huxley: by his son Leonard Huxley
, in two volumes (NY: D. Appleton
and Company), 539pp. and 541pp. On 286 of volume 2:
_ _ Providence has, I believe, specially devolved on
_ _ Gladstone, Gore, and Co. the function of keeping “'ome
_ _ 'appy” for me.
_ _ I really can’t give up tormenting ces droles.
_ _ However, I have been toiling at a tremendously scientific
_ _ article about the “Aryan question” absolutely devoid of
_ _ blasphemy.

Darwin: "The remarkable success of the English as colonists, compared to other European nations, has been ascribed to their ‘daring and persistent energy’; a result which is well illustrated by comparing the progress of the Canadians of English and French extraction…"
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1859 Darwin vs. the Judeo-Christian conception of the unity of man
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Multi-Pronged Role of Darwinian Thought in Shoah’s Arrival
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Hitler’s actions make sense given his atheism and eugenic, social Darwinist vision
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#2

more Darwin: extracts:

 the internal pressure of the brain will
 also have influenced the form of the
 skull; for many facts shew how easily
 the skull is thus effected.
 ==
 or if the mental powers were to be
 much increased or diminished,
 without any great change in the size
 of the body, the shape of the skull
 would almost certainly be altered.  I
 infer this from my observations on
 domestic rabbits
 ==
 these rabbits the skull had become
 elongated or dolichocephalic
 ==
 One of the most marked distinctions
 in different races of men is that the
 skull in some is elongated, and in
 others rounded;
 ==
 tall men may be compared with the
 larger and longer-bodied rabbits, all
 of which have elongated skulls or are
 dolichocephalic.

fuller Darwin
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#3

I’m sorry…I missed the point of your post, davidford. What are you trying to say here?


#4

cath << What are you trying to say here? >>

You had to ask. No one knows. Not even davidford. :rolleyes: He could at least clean up the damn formatting, rather than copy/paste some Google post. Spend the time to format. Like I do, always. Good night, I’m taking February off. :eek:

Phil P


#5

You know, I recently had a thread on souls and how we might go about figuring out if someone had one. Or more specifically, how we’d tell the difference between two physically identical people, one with a soul, one without. I’ve realized that there actually is a practical application for that discussion! So let me ask: can we distinguish davidford’s posts from those made by a spambot equipped with a library of quotes and a keyword identifier?


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