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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Are We All Unconscious Racists? | City Journal

Few academic ideas have been as eagerly absorbed into public discourse in recent years as “implicit bias.” Embraced by a president, a would-be president, and the nation’s top law-enforcement official, the implicit-bias conceit has launched a movement to remove the concept of individual agency from the law and spawned a multimillion-dollar consulting industry. The statistical basis on which it rests is now crumbling, but don’t expect its influence to wane anytime soon.


This is the invaluable Heather MacDonald.

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(i) Blacks used to be treated shamefully badly in the US.
(ii) Now they are not.
(iii) But still they want to be awarded race privilege.

(i) So were the Chinese.
(ii) But now they flourish, which shows that .......?

Posted by: dearieme | Oct 12, 2017 1:01:10 PM