“Only” a few inches? o_O
Map of the World by Natural Skin Color
i’m really dumbfounded that i never realized skin colour is literally just caused by being closer to or farther from the equator and the resulting sun exposure and skin darkening
actually, its an adaptation. natural selection. people with darker skin are selected for in areas near the equator, where the melanin that causes the darker color protects them from radiation and protects them from skin cancer and other health defects, and because they are healthier they can pass on that trait more. people near the poles have lighter skin because it allows them absorb more of the limited sunlight to convert to vitamin d.
THIS IS THE THING SOME PEOPLE HATE OTHER PEOPLE OVER.
Evolution of melanin levels based on geographical location.
Notice the correlation between racists and those who don’t believe in evolution?
- Tumblr is like my journal. No one really reads it.It doesn't matter what I say here because I never interact with anyone hereI'm pretty sure I'mUnlovable by any man except.... My ex boyfriend said that the only people who will accept me as I am are people as fucked up as me. There's lots of times I think he was right. Like half the time probably.