Aboriginal Australians are Earth’s oldest civilization: DNA study, by Emiko Jozuka on CNN (very PC). It is stretching the meaning of the word “civilization” to apply it to Aboriginal culture, but this seems to be the latest push by the PC.
“We were trying to break down the distinction between scientists and indigenous people,” added [David Lambert, study co-author and evolutionary biologist at Griffith University], who asserted the importance of indigenous communities playing an active role in research about themselves.
Oh, sounds very trendy. But why? It’s useful to have distinctions between completely different things, which is why humans make them. Lots of them, all the time.