Is race a socially constructed idea or a biological fact?

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    I find this question very interesting and am wondering what kind of opinions people hold regarding this question. So, please share your opinions:)
     
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    Races of people behave the same no matter where they are in the world, It's biological
     
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    Depends. You you believe in science or not?

    [ame=http://www.amazon.com/Race-Reality-Differences-Vincent-Sarich/dp/0813340861]Amazon.com: Race: The Reality Of Human Differences (9780813340869): Vincent Sarich, Frank Miele: Books[/ame]
     
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    'Race' is an imaginary construct of humans too old to play video games and too bored to do something useful with their lives.
     
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    I don't think Darwin played video games
     
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    Its social, in America I'm black, but in Brazil I could one of several racial categories, its social.
     
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    Which catagory do you fit into?
     
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    The NASCAR race is a socially constructed idea.
     
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    Flagwavrusa "Stop complainin!"

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    Here's a stumper. Which one qualified for affirmative action in college?

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    If you placed a white woman there then what?
     

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