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The World According to Greenland: Inuit, Erqigdlit and Qavdlundt


“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth” – Marcus Aurelius

Erqigdlit? Erqigdlit?

Mankind has spent an inordinate amount of time pondering the question of why the dude that lives over the next hill doesn’t look like him, and such questions regarding the origins of racial diversity have preoccupied the human race pretty much since we started needing to answer the annoyingly persistent inquiries of our little Homo sapiens toddlers without sounding like complete morons.  The quick and dirty explanation is that it is all about in-groups and out-groups, or more accurately, the non-intersecting set of people we will ostensibly care about, and the set people that its okay to take advantage of (because they are not one of “us”).  Wolves form packs.  Monkeys form troops.  Humans identify races.  In our modern, enlightened world, there is a general consensus that race…

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