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14th May '17 4:58:44 PM nombretomado
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* Averted in {{Traveller}} though cultural groupings are different. Most present cultures seem to have assimilated though some are [[SpaceAmish artificially preserved]] but they are recombined into new cultures. Adding to that mix are tons of races of TransplantedHumans.
* In the TabletopGame/BattleTech games, the major nations are highly multiracial and multicultural. In an ExpandedUniverse novel, a greeneyed redhead uses the alias "Rabbi Martinez" without arousing suspicion.

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* Averted in {{Traveller}} ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' though cultural groupings are different. Most present cultures seem to have assimilated though some are [[SpaceAmish artificially preserved]] but they are recombined into new cultures. Adding to that mix are tons of races of TransplantedHumans.
* In the TabletopGame/BattleTech ''TabletopGame/BattleTech'' games, the major nations are highly multiracial and multicultural. In an ExpandedUniverse novel, a greeneyed redhead uses the alias "Rabbi Martinez" without arousing suspicion.
16th Apr '17 3:13:28 PM nombretomado
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** According to some versions of the BackStory, this actually did happen to humanity for a while during the Dark Age of Technology, but during the Age of Strife various populations became isolated from each other for long enough that natural selection caused them to develop into different ethnic groups again. People who expressed more genes from their black African ancestors survived better on the hot planet of Nocturne, home of the Salamanders chapter, while on ice worlds like Valhalla or [[SpaceWolves Fenris]], selective pressures favored people who more closely resembled ancestors who came from colder parts of Earth like Russia or Scandinavia. Meanwhile, [[HeavyWorlder high gravity planets]] and other environments that didn't exist on old Earth gave rise to new peoples like the [[OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame Squats]].

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** According to some versions of the BackStory, this actually did happen to humanity for a while during the Dark Age of Technology, but during the Age of Strife various populations became isolated from each other for long enough that natural selection caused them to develop into different ethnic groups again. People who expressed more genes from their black African ancestors survived better on the hot planet of Nocturne, home of the Salamanders chapter, while on ice worlds like Valhalla or [[SpaceWolves [[Literature/SpaceWolf Fenris]], selective pressures favored people who more closely resembled ancestors who came from colder parts of Earth like Russia or Scandinavia. Meanwhile, [[HeavyWorlder high gravity planets]] and other environments that didn't exist on old Earth gave rise to new peoples like the [[OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame Squats]].
31st Mar '17 3:23:58 PM nombretomado
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* In OrionsArm it is stated that modern-day races only exist on certain baseline reservations, and most are genetic recreations. Of course, humanity isn't even one ''species'' anymore.

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* In OrionsArm ''WebOriginal/OrionsArm'' it is stated that modern-day races only exist on certain baseline reservations, and most are genetic recreations. Of course, humanity isn't even one ''species'' anymore.
19th Mar '17 7:29:57 PM genkracken
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*** He's not too far off the mark, either. The Florinians (the light-skinned ones) are described a few times as having ginger hair. As the AcceptableTargets page points out, "Gingers" face a lot of discrimination in some places.
10th Mar '17 6:55:58 PM t209
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* The world of ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' seems to be leaning this way, but with much bleaker implications than usual. Instead mixing through many generations, several races are implied or outright stated to have gone extinct. [[OneManArmy Mikasa]] in particular is probably the last Asian person on Earth, which nearly made her very valuable to the human traffickers that planned on selling her into slavery in her childhood.

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* The world of ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' seems to be leaning this way, but with much bleaker implications than usual. Instead mixing through many generations, several races are implied or outright stated to have gone extinct. [[OneManArmy Mikasa]] in particular is probably the last Asian person on Earth, which nearly made her very valuable to the human traffickers that planned on selling her into slavery in her childhood. [[spoiler: And became somewhat JustifiedTrope since entire "world" is in fact an isolated island neighboring with [[ANaziByOtherName Marley]].]]
14th Feb '17 11:22:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* It's not quite this trope, but Jessica Alba was chosen to represent a "perfect human" in ''DarkAngel'' because [[WordOfGod James Cameron]] commented that he was tired of the representation of an ideal human as one with "Aryan" features and that there would likely be evolutionary benefits in someone who was a mixture of ancestries.

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* It's not quite this trope, but Jessica Alba was chosen to represent a "perfect human" in ''DarkAngel'' ''Series/DarkAngel'' because [[WordOfGod James Cameron]] commented that he was tired of the representation of an ideal human as one with "Aryan" features and that there would likely be evolutionary benefits in someone who was a mixture of ancestries.
15th Dec '16 3:40:55 AM TheCuza
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* The future people, or "Goobacks", from ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' are an example of this trope. The blending is so unrecognizable by present-day standards that they're considered a ''different'' race from all the natives. Understandable, since they are all bald (even [[BaldWoman the women]]) and their language (described as a mish-mash of many different real-world cultures, much like their genetics) literally sounds like an alien language (some of them learned to speak English, but very poorly).

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* The future people, or "Goobacks", "[[FantasticSlurs Goobacks]]", from the ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' are an example episode of this trope. The blending the same name, provide the page image. Much like how their race is so unrecognizable by a combination of every present-day standards race, their language is also a combination of every present-day language and sounds like unintelligible grunting. Combined with the fact that they're considered a ''different'' race from all the natives. Understandable, since they are all bald (even [[BaldWoman [[BaldWomen the women]]) and their language (described as a mish-mash of many different real-world cultures, much like their genetics) literally sounds like an women]]), this makes them seem so alien language (some of them learned to speak English, but very poorly).present-day folk that "future person" becomes classified as a separate race altogether.
4th Dec '16 2:05:33 PM Zwazo57
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*In "Film/FileUnderMiscellaneous", this trope is justified by the fact that anyone who doesn't fit the (white) norm gets surgery to fit in.
4th Sep '16 3:34:22 PM nombretomado
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* Clarke is something of a fan of this trope, it seems, since in ''[[TheSpaceOdysseySeries 3001: The Final Odyssey]]'' virtually everyone is described as having very mixed features, being some shade of brown, with names often not matching their appearance.

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* Clarke is something of a fan of this trope, it seems, since in ''[[TheSpaceOdysseySeries ''[[Literature/TheSpaceOdysseySeries 3001: The Final Odyssey]]'' virtually everyone is described as having very mixed features, being some shade of brown, with names often not matching their appearance.
20th Jul '16 9:25:26 PM Da1tonTheGreat
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-->Slave breeder, ''Film/GoodbyeUncleTom''

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-->Slave -->--Slave breeder, ''Film/GoodbyeUncleTom''
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