Juan Williams, Jon Stewart, and Our Unconscious Minds

Shankar Vedantam has this interesting article about the associations we make between individual action and consequent judgement about large groups (i.e. Juan William's comments). After reading the first page, the article bothered me: it seemed too complacent, too willing to just accept that these connections are just "how we operate," but the conclusion of the … Continue reading Juan Williams, Jon Stewart, and Our Unconscious Minds

Ignorance Is Not Bliss

"You could even argue whether being a Muslim is actually a religion or is it a nationality, way of life or cult, whatever you want to call it." -Tennessee’s lieutenant governor, Ron Ramsey Tennessee Official Gets It Wrong