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Should medical research embrace racial differences in treatment efficacy?
If the medical community takes actions which suggest that races are fundamentally different, this will validate the beliefs of white supremacists and racists.
'Human Biodiversity' is a term used by the alt-right to describe supposed genetic differences amongst groups of humans, which has been described as '
'. Having valid science use racial differences could add credence to alt-right viewpoints and therefore increase tension.
It is not racist to believe that differences exist between races. It is therefore not validating racist beliefs to act on the basis of demonstrable differences between races.
Socio-cultural increases in tension within the political climate do not necessarily outweigh the importance of life-saving treatment.