Tagged: Stereotypes

Fighting a Fire with Flamethrowers 0

Fighting a Fire with Flamethrowers

You hear it again and again. "Because (this badly behaved person) did (this) therefore all people in (group) are (that)."   People get in an uproar when it's said about certain protected groups, and rightly so, but using the same logic in the opposite direction is just as destructive, and certainly does not give them…
Eliminating Stereotypes 0

Eliminating Stereotypes

The ability humans have to group similar things together assists us in our learning process but that same process can also blind us from the true nature of things. The most annoying and potentially most dangerous manifestation of that is stereotypes and assumptions about a person based on various input (race, class, color, creed, gender,…