Whites with Epicanthic Folds

Here’s Pekka-Eric Auvinen, a Finnish teenager who shot up a school in 2007, killing eight people.

And here’s German politician Günther Beckstein:

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The fold is often pronounced enough in Asian infants to give rise to Pseudostrabismus—the false appearance of being cross-eyed. It generally disappears with age, as the bridge of the nose rises. In the meantime, it doesn’t make then any less cute.


2 thoughts on “Whites with Epicanthic Folds

  1. Instead of clearly delined “races”, maybe it makes more sense to chart isogenes and isophenes, in analogy of isoglosses in comparative linguistics. A wave model instead of a tree model.

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