“People’s own biases are less likely to be activated when they are told that the message violates societal norms,” writes Maneesh Arora, a PhD candidate at the University of California at Irvine, in a recent article for the Washington Post. “This is particularly true when condemnation of the message comes from leaders of one’s own party.”

For the full story, please visit https://www.thestar.com/opinion/contributors/2018/12/03/hate-crimes-stats-a-warning-to-those-who-pander-to-fear-and-loathing.html.

 

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