The Cosmic Race. jOSE VASCONCELOS*. In Mexico, a confluence of armed revolts succeeded in toppling the prolonged auto- cratic presidency of Porfirio Diaz. In this influential essay, presented here in Spanish and English, José Vasconcelos predicted the coming of a new age, the Aesthetic Era, in which joy, love. “The Aesthetic Age posited by Vasconcelos, in which a mixture of all races is embraced, hasn’t arrived yet, but we have seen previews of it in the ‘Flower Power’.

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Vasconcelos also used the expression la raza de bronce ‘the bronze race ‘in this same sense. This article needs additional citations for verification.

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As he explains in his literary work, armies of people would then go forth around the world professing their knowledge. Espasa Calpe SA; ; pp. Views Read Edit View history. For the video game, see Cosmic Race.

Claiming that Fosmic Darwinism and racialist ideologies are only created to validate, explain, and justify ethnic superiority and to repress others, Vasconcelos attempts to refute these theories and goes on to recognize his words as being an ideological effort to improve the cultural morale of a “depressed race” by offering his optimistic theory of the future development of a cosmic race.

This article has multiple issues. Vasconcelos continues to say that the people of the Iberian regions of the Americas that is to say, the parts of the continent colonised by Portugal and Spain have the territorial, racial, and spiritual factors necessary to initiate the “universal era of humanity”.

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The Cosmic Race / La raza cosmica

The term has come, often in its shortened version la Razato refer to the mixed-race people of Latin Americai. Vasconcelos also alluded to the term when he coined the National Autonomous University of Cosmid motto: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Retrieved from ” https: It originally referred to a movement by Mexican intellectuals during the s who pointed out that so-called “Latin” Americans have the blood of all the world’s so-called “races”: Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.