Cantordefined a one-to-one correspondencebetween the points of the square and the points of the line segment. Everypoint in the square was associated with a singlepoint in the segment; everypoint in the segment was matched with a uniquepoint in the square.
Fewconcepts are as emotionallycharged as that of race. The wordconjuresup a mixture of associations—culture, ethnicity, genetics, subjugation, exclusion and persecution. But is the tragichistory of efforts to definegroups of people by racereally a matter of the misuse of science, the abuse of a validbiologicalconcept?