Vasconcelos proposed the assimilation of ethnic groups in Mexico into a
new "cosmic race." This concept is discussed in the readings as well as
in The Cosmic Race. More information can be found with a web search.
After reviewing your text, the linked document above, and others found
in your web search, describe what Jose Vasconcelos means by a cosmic
race and then evaluate the cultural ramifications of this idea. Compare
this evaluation with the melting pot ideal of the US. Use these two examples to infer the role of national or cultural identity to a given society.
Your initial post for each discussion should be a minimum of 250 words.
Use scholarly sources to support your responses. Include citations and
references in APA style.