Re: Cultural Survivability - Is Africa dead?

Date: Mon Jan 24 2000 - 10:43:02 MST

Africa has been around for a huge amount of time as far as homo sapien is
concerned. Better to ask whether advances in medicine, or the resulting
die-out in self destructive behavior will win the day?

In a message dated 01/24/2000 11:10:31 AM Eastern Standard Time, writes:

> Further, of course, there is the continuing practice of female
> circumcision which has been linked to the spread of AIDS. Combining
> this with intolerance between different tribal groups and recent
> genocides in Africa it suggests to me that Africa retains cultural
> aspects which is very dangerous to long-term survivability.
> Any thoughts?
> Thanks,
> -Mike

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