Oh dear, DNA and facing the old story. Bias In Research

This story is important to read

“…The famed American anthropologist Daniel Garrison Brinton, for example, described the Celts in 1890 as having conspicuous mental traits: “turbulent, boastful, alert, courageous, but deficient in caution, persistence and self-control, they never have succeeded in forming an independent state, and are a dangerous element in the body politic of a free country. In religion they are fanatic and bigoted, ready to swear in the words of their master rather than to exercise independent judgment.”…”

Stopped me in my tracks…

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/man-s-discovery-of-bones-under-his-pub-could-forever-change-what-we-know-about-the-irish-a6936991.html

How on earth could Brinton or anyone even guess at the Celts. This is a made up…

 

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