Re: What identifies a human? (DNA? Artifacts? ....)

Michael K. Thompson (
Wed, 05 Mar 1997 13:24:35 -0800

Glenn Morton wrote:
> I wrote:
> >> All of them. I would like to point out that if you exclude brother/sister
> >> marriage then within about 3 generation,
> At 07:15 AM 3/3/97 GMT-5, replied:
> >Not so, that these are all the possible matings. You have left out
> >the possibility that the descedents of Ham (for example)
> >intermarried. It is possible that there was no intermarriage
> >between Shem's descendents, Ham's descendents and Japheth's
> >descendents.
> Did you not read the first sentence in my post which I specifically excluded
> brother/sister marriage?
> glenn

But is the prohibition against brothers and sisters intermarrying
effective at this time? I do not think it is.