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Subject: Re: [DNA] Out of Africa
Date: Thu, 16 Feb 2012 01:21:40 +0000 (UTC)
> important to know, because it means that it is, I repeat, C in the Africans but G in
> the Europeans, therefore, the Europeans did not descend from Africans.
>From: "Lawrence Mayka"
>The presence of a mutation in one particular llving individual and not in another does not in itself tell us anything about where their common ancestor lived, much less about the entire continental populations to which they belong..
I am glad that you found something which you picked on. However, in all the eagerness to pick on, you misread my words. I agree that they were deliberately simplified, and all I in fact said that the Europeans did not descend from haplogroup A1. It seems that you now agree that we do not know that the common ancestor of Europeans lived in Africa. If so, this is correct.
Frankly, I expected your comment on your grossly incorrect "calculations" using 67 marker haplotypes (or whatever available) and obtaining 70,000 ybp. Do you understand now that it was wrong? You can simply say "yes, now I understand", or "no, I do not understand".
Both answers would be honest, at least.
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