In fact, I know of my fellow Indians who have undergone genetic testing and found out that they are more closely related to European Caucasians than anyone else.
Should they mark themselves as "white" in the Census data?
These species-particular behavior patterns provide a context for aspects of human reproduction, including dating.
This has tremendous untapped potentials and certainly implications.
I have a friend who recently got his genetic testing done and found out that he has more close relatives in his deep ancestry in West Asia and the Middle East than in his native country (Louisiana, USA).
A while ago, while living in Mississippi, someone asked me if I am black.
Took me by surprise and after looking at the census categories, I was appalled by the way US government measures race/ ethnicity.
While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two or more people exploring whether they are romantically and/or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.
With the use of modern technology, people can date via telephone or computer or meet in person.This period of courtship is sometimes seen as a precursor to engagement or marriage.Dating as an institution is a relatively recent phenomenon which has mainly emerged in the last few centuries.When we start using race as a proxy for socioeconomic status, that fabric gets torn - stereotypes are born.Many researchers and evaluators have paid scant 'professional' attention to recent advancements in human genomics.But wait, there's more - if you are from Siberia which is way east of Afghanistan, you check White - Wow!