Why are people prejudiced? The answer is not what you think

People are prejudiced — sometimes unashamedly so. We tend to have a host of reasons ready to justify our biases — the mentally ill are dangerous, immigrants steal jobs, the LGBTQ community corrupts family values, Muslims are terrorists and rural whites are uneducated.

Read more: http://www.psychologicalscience.org/news/why-are-people-prejudiced-the-answer-is-not-what-you-think.html

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