Does a white person’s DNA results sometimes act like an opiate for their white guilt when it shows they aren’t “just white”?

Dr. Geoffrey Nelson PhD, sits down with Miguel to answer this question and more regarding the ever-growing popular mail-in DNA tests.

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Dr. Nelson and Miguel

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    Links:

    Race,ethnicity,nationality

    https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/05/06/arts/dna-testing-race.html

    https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/dna-testing-forced-me-to-rethink-my-entire-racial-identity_us_5a8311b8e4b00ecc923ee61b

    https://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2017/07/06/535767665/why-you-should-think-twice-about-those-dna-by-mail-results

    https://gizmodo.com/how-dna-testing-botched-my-familys-heritage-and-probab-1820932637

    https://qz.com/765879/23andme-has-a-race-problem-when-it-comes-to-ancestry-reports-for-non-whites/

    https://www.ispot.tv/ad/w7fK/23andme-mothers-day-gift

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    Geoff was born in Northern Utah and raised primarily in Central California. He received a BS in Biomedical Physics from Fresno State, a MS and PhD in Bioengineering from Stanford, and is now an Assistant Professor at the University of Utah working as a Clinical Medical Physicist. He served his LDS Mission in Donetsk Ukraine. He's married and has two boys and two girls. He is currently the ward organist and primary pianist.

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