Using dogs and science, Bill Nye explains that humans created RACE – @bigthink

Bill Nye states the obvious at the Big Think – Race, humans, and what we can learn from ‘purebred’ dogs….

“We obsess about whether our dog is a pug-Jack Russell terrier mix with corgi overtones and an oaky finish. ‘An approachable little dog,’ whatever. They’re all dogs, okay? And so the idea of a purebred is just a human construct. There’s no such thing – in a sense there’s no such thing as a purebred dog.”

Bill Nye Talks Dogs and Explores the Lessons of Canine Evolution

Bill Nye the Science Guy returns to Big Think to discuss evolution, this time from a canine point of view. Nye explains how dogs evolved out of an early human-wolf interaction which today benefits both species. He also draws a comparison between dog breeds and the social construct of race, claiming that both are man-made myths not steeped in science. Bill’s latest book is “Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation.”

Read more at BigThink.com: http://goo.gl/O8uR

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