Bias from bias from bias

Aug 25, 2015

Jim Davies for Nautilus on our unconscious bias and how being non-biased leads to more bias:

And the more we convince ourselves that we don’t have certain biases, the more likely we are to exhibit them. If we believe we’re good people, for example, we may stop trying to be better and may be more likely to act indecently. Similarly, if we think we’re smart, we might skip studying for a test and give ignorant answers. In general, if we believe we’re unbiased, we’re giving ourselves permission to be biased.

I don’t know. Seems biased.

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