The reason most of the six billion people you don't know are grouped into categories is because of your brain.
Appears our noggins can only hold about 150 people -- people you know the first name of and feel comfortable with.
Beyond that amount your brain lumps people into things like races, stereotypes, organizations, cultures, etc.
This is all because of something called the MonkeySphere.
Since I've been recording and filming all week and am bushed right now, I don't have the time or energy to explain this concept to you.
But someone else has already done so.
His writing is excellent, and for mature audiences only, and located at www.pointlesswasteoftime.com/monkeysphere.html
Watch your bananas and go read it.
PS -- A wikipedia article on the underlying research of the MonkeySphere is at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunbar's_number Enjoy.
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