How is Jared Diamond's Guns, Germs, and Steel an Anti-Racism Argument?

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The heart of Diamond's research comes from the evidence that settler colonialism and it's subsequent horrors (for instance, the Trans-Atlantic slavery of African peoples or the genocide of the indigenous peoples of the Americas) are the result of geographic luck. This means that Eurasian colonizers did not gain systemic power,...

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The heart of Diamond's research comes from the evidence that settler colonialism and it's subsequent horrors (for instance, the Trans-Atlantic slavery of African peoples or the genocide of the indigenous peoples of the Americas) are the result of geographic luck. This means that Eurasian colonizers did not gain systemic power, which they still hold today, through greatness of skill or mind. Pure chance created the circumstances of the way racism works.

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