Monday, November 2, 2009

Harbouring bigotries we like to deny

In the Irish Times (Tuesday, October 27, 2009), Health Columnist Marie Murray examines the issue of prejudice – a problem that when not named, acknowledged and accepted, cannot be addressed.

Most people like to construe themselves as free of racism, prejudice, disablism or other unacceptable intolerances. Yet research shows the extent to which, ever so unconsciously, people harbour bigotries that they would vehemently deny.