Mark White, Part I: Justifying Prejudice

Premiere DateMay 15, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
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00:55 Preface
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01:49 Mark White
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05:49 Defining Prejudice
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09:08 Personalizing Principles
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11:35 Results Across Prejudices
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13:02 Outro
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13:48 Ugly Brunette Horse Jumper of Love
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16:44 Finish
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Mark White discusses his recent study about justifying racial prejudices with the “free speech” defense, and how people tend to shape overarching principles like freedom of speech to their preexisting worldview.

Mark White is a graduate student and researcher at the University of Kansas. He and his graduate adviser Chris Crandall co-authored the paper “Freedom of Racist Speech: Ego and Expressive Threats,” recently published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…

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