Why is it that when there’s something that’s relatively new, and the motivation behind it is to make things better, it’s often turned around and used in a pernicious way?
We all have unconscious biases. Ideas that we have formed from the world around us, stored in our unconscious mind, where they are put into patterns which we then draw on to make quick decisions.
It’s a protective mechanism which is ‘designed’ so that we can make extremely quick decisions, particularly in moments of danger. Is this animal harmless or a killer? Do I need to run or stay and fight? That sort of decision.
If you’d like to find out more about unconscious bias, here’s our YouTube version of the video.