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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Women against women?

So I've just been looking for a better way of explaining an aspect of inequality. So there's the explicit type, but there's also implicit bias and the effect on the present of past inequality.

The article touches on an argument that is made that women perpetuate sexism against themselves (Their own fault! Men are absolved! ). While true to some extent in that women do discriminate against other women, blaming women is not correct. This is the culture created by past concrete and widespread inequality.

The same kinds of things could be said of racism, how it's become institutionalized, but I just read this article on the other topic. . .

Everyone's A Little Bit Sexist

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