gargantuan topic and egregiously complex. difficult to explain in a pellucid manner. often crass and cruel. trifling nastiness all the way to genocide can even be positive racism.
Koreans are genereously blessed wth cleverness. the Chinese are hard working. the Japanese are clean.
knee jerk nastiness.
black people are athleticisim in abudnance. americans have bags of self confidence.
musa okwgona said he was appointed unifficial ambassafor for black people
ethnic minorities assimilated. held to have same behavioural traits. nature-nurture debate.
variation wjthing a group. genes.
principle of grouping
praegnanz. (pithiness) a short cut.
law of proximity. we perceive things that are similar being a group. speeds up process. short circuits the mental process. we judge by appearance. never get a second chance to make a first impression
law of similarity. ones that look the same are the same. easily perceived similaritie are notice such as colour.they must behave alike
law of closure. full in the gaps. see things that are not there
law of common fate. things will move together . act together
law of continuity. slow to perceive gradual change
law of past experience. I met a person who was your group before so I guess you are the same as her. reproductive thinking dealing with an issue based on previous encounter.
some people are gullible
absorb racist memes. drink in with mother’s milk
saloon bar prejudices.
great uncle. English are whores. we are lackadiazeckal.
self-loathing? negativistic attitudes to one’s own can show broad mindedness. we have some idlers amongst us
evidence anecdotal. not done a statistical study.
good and bad eocunters.
media. films. tv. reel bad arabs. people cannot tell fiction from fact
heueristics. ways we perceice things
relate it to something similar. do it quickly and simply. available info. familiarity
escalation of commitment. they believe in something start to commit to it ever more deeply.
anchor – we rely to heavily on first piece of info. first thing said ir notced.
recognition heuristics. similarity heuerisitc. contagion heuristic. everyone else believes it. we all know what they are like
what we are told to notice by police – age. build. colour.
we wish to belong. to draw boundaries. these are very subtle. nuanace sin skin tone.
black and white. gradations of that. who is what race matters deeply to racist who have very pronounced views on it.
you need a keen eye for racial detail to tell people apart.
racists are pettifogging about these things. who belongs where.
‘are you black or indian’?
whotes have been greedy and monopolized power.
call me gweiloh.
iranisn are not white. turks are not white
but some Spaniards and italins are swarthy. berbers are white. some are distressingly asinine in insisting that words do not mean what they mean
how the irish became white…
pale Pakistanis. flaws in the white supremacist argument.
must to exclude.
sharp racial distinctions have little credibility
little self awareness in accepting we are all related.
dna tests throw this into sharp relief.
amusing to see people discover their race. white SA who were black. identity invested in that
stark contrasts in behavior are cultural more than raical
less compassion for other races.
prejudice. want to simpligy; categorise
dr Nathaniel coleman said people are put in their place. assumptions
jumoing to conclusion
takes greater self-assurance. patience and intelligence to say we do not know.
wirld is untidy
dawkins boys in a house. ‘character’
stereotype. culture. hard to distinguish
self-fulfilling prophecy. labelling acting up
englsh are arrogant. irish alcoholic. fun. loquacious.
so are scots and mean. welsh – I will not see it
black men are macho. good at sports. N at Eton.
exemptions made for good members of despised race.
natural but wrong. bad urges. nonces. violence. psychopathy
I asked jaanese if he did karate.
our notions of other lands are outdated and overstated. but a grain of truth.. these tales do not come from nowhere
differences are over emphasized. similarities are de emphasized.
irish totally different from English
look at Irish DNA
trsut and distrust based oon photos in psychological studies. disturbingly deep seated racial prejudice.
dismayingly resilient. can be destroyed and then resurrected.
unconscious bias. unwitting prejudice. not malevolent.