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monogeny

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(48) Through this imagery of two trees from same stock, Mill presents the monogenist argument which claims that human beings all originated from the same source/stock, but the racial hierarchies and differences still remain.
Keen to confirm monogenist speculation, based on models of dispersion, that Amerindians had originally migrated from Asia, Morgan extended his inquiries into South India.
The evidence shows that it was the other way around (if one is a monogenist.) This result doesn't invalidate the Amerindian creation narratives because they don't assume that there was only one God.
Monogenist theories assumed as their foundational premise that all humankind was descended from a single origin and that racial differences were thus superficial and mutable.
At the egalitarian side of the monogenist spectrum were the staunchest opponents of slavery, one Saint-Simonian, one atheist progressive republican, and one provincial author sympathetic to Christianity.(3)
(14.) My aim here is not to open a discussion on the theories of these authors and their differences, such as, for example, the debate between monogenist and polygenist anthropologists or their appropriation of the ideas of Buffon and/or Darwin.
George Mosse (1981) points out this Nazi opposition to the monogenist theory that all races evolved from one source.
They constituted an alternative past, "Another Rome." To root the new industrial civilization of the 19th century in this alternative history, European intellectuals - a cast of characters ranging from Thomas Carlyle to the Brothers Grimm - now began to reconstruct the histories of different racial types, building on a bewildering variety of shaky monogenist, polygenist, transformist, creationist, vestigialist, environmentalist, and evolutionist authorities.
As a staunch Presbyterian who may have daily read the Bible while in the Comanche camp (Clarke 1969, 20), Burnet's viewpoint was compatible with that of Schoolcraft, himself a pessimistic monogenist and Presbyterian revivalist driven by an interest in the uses of ethnology in missionizing (Beider 1986, 146-193).
Racism and land greed easily outweighed any Christian belief in the monogenist view emphasised in the teachings of St.
Horton argued that degeneration was not so much a problem with blacks as with whites: he was a monogenist Christian who believed that societies can improve over time with increasing civilization, although he qualifies that claim with the observation that, when they reach their zenith, civilized European societies can also degenerate.
Dowie sympathized with the monogenists, who argued that the Genesis creation account of a single human race could be understood literally (Kidd 2006: 128).