Skip to comments.Scottish people's DNA study could 'rewrite nation's history'
Posted on 08/22/2012 7:05:20 AM PDT by Renfield
Evidence of African, Arabian, south-east Asian and Siberian ancestry in Scotland, says author of book tracing genetic journey
A large scale study of Scottish people's DNA is threatening to "rewrite the nation's history", according to author Alistair Moffat.
Scotland, he told the Edinburgh international book festival, despite a long-held belief that its ethnic make-up was largely Scots, Celtic, Viking and Irish, was in fact "one of the most diverse nations on earth".
"The explanation is simple. We are a people on the edge of beyond; on the end of a massive continent. Peoples were migrating northwest; and they couldn't get any further. We have collected them."....
(Excerpt) Read more at guardian.co.uk ...
These young men, he said, brought brand-new techniques with them, planting grass-derived crops that could be turned into porridge and fed to young children. This new improved food production reduced the period, argued Moffat, that the hunter-gatherer mothers had to devote to breast-feeding, and thus increased their fertility. This led to a population explosion, he said, laying the seeds of a recognisable society in northern Britain. "It is a revelation. Porridge, and I'm not joking about this, is absolutely crucial to our history."
Probably science under a big media veneer of multi-culti spin.
Mutts are the healthiest and be nicest creatures.
I’m willing to credit DNA analysis as accurate unless you have something more credible to offer.
Let’s go with my second sentence.
WHAT INSANE HERESEY IS THIS???? Everyone, simply EVERYONE, knows it was women sitting around in their menses huts, shooing flies, who conceived of the idea of planting food and staying in one place and creating shopping centers. Men just did their bidding./s
Story says 1% has Berber ancestry and the African comes from the 18th century slave trade......and Moffat, a Borderer’s name is English......shocking!
Still overwhelmingly Pict, Celt, and Norse with a leavening of English usurpers it seems.
Wow. What a non news event. This is diversity in uniformity from the looks of it.
Newsvendor’s Voice: Read all about it! Read all about it! Man turns into Scotsman!
(Mix through to Potter’s front gate. His with is being interviewed by obvious plainclothes man.)
Inspector: Mrs Potter - you knew Harold Potter quite well I believe?
Wife: Oh yes quite well.
Wife: He was my husband.
Inspector: Yes. And, er, he never showed any inclination towards being a Scotsman before this happened?
Wife: (shocked) No, no, not at all. He was not that sort of person...
Inspector: He didn’t wear a kilt or play the bagpipes?
Wife: No, no.
Inspector: He never got drunk at night or bought home black puddings?
Wife: No, no. Not at all.
Inspector: He didn’t have an inadequate brain capacity?
Wife: No, no, not at all.
Inspector: I see. So by your account Harold Potter was a perfectly ordinary Englishman without any tendency towards being a Scotsman whatsoever?
Wife: Absolutely, yes. (suddenly remembering) Mind you he did always watch Dr Finlay on television.
Inspector: Ah-hah! ... Well that’s it, you see. That’s how it starts.
Wife: I beg your pardon?
Inspector: Well you see Scottishness staffs with little things like that, and works up. You see, people don’t just turn into a Scotsman for no reason at all... (goes rigid with Scots accent.) No further questions!
Grease trap theory in operation
Unfortunately we have have equivalent areas that function
same way: Florida, Texas, California
All the nuts go there and not being able to move any farther
That’s only 3,000 years ago ~ whata about way back when ~ there’s cut stone in Scotland MUCH OLDER THAN THAT.
I’m not seeing something I’d call a veneer. Can you elaborate?
There are some hints that humans had it going on right before the ice age ended. If I had a time machine I’d head right for 12,000 BC.
Post #11 sums it up pretty well.
Found Celts in western China (Sianking) - even today some
of the usually Mongolian populations show umistakable
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