How Kids Learn Prejudice

Marion Fayolle

“How Kids Learn Prejudice” by Katherine D. Kinzler from The Sunday Review of The New York Times (10/21/16).  “Children are cultural sponges: . . . Unfortunately, this includes learning your society’s explicit and implicit views of the status and worth of different social groups. . . . An association between status and group membership can be learned surprisingly quickly.”  A related biblical theme:  “If any of you put a stumbling block before one of these little ones who believe in me, it would be better for you if a great millstone were hung around your neck and you were thrown into the sea” (Mark 9:42).  Read this article online or print it out at:  http://nyti.ms/2etWbAt

 

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