Yeah, implicit bias is fascinating and infuriating to me.

Thanks for the link, Trevor. I’ll give it a listen.

I understand being both fascinated and infuriated by implicit bias. It can be quite irritating to learn how much of the pain and misery in the world originates in just being wrong about the way things work — all while being totally convinced that you’re right.

I think you’re right in that an individual can do a lot to make unconscious beliefs conscious. Once you’re aware of the ideas that generate your beliefs and actions, you can begin to examine them for their accuracy and usefulness.

Trying to force other people to do this work, however, promises to be less fruitful, I’d say. The best thing to do may be to do it oneself, and if the benefits are real others may be encouraged to follow your lead!

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