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Old 06-10-2019, 12:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Grumpy View Post
Brunello will be along to explain it
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OR RIM, any bets on hoo's first???
I think comments like that tend to keep them from commenting. A "We'll show them!" kind of thing.

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Automatice reflexes use the more primitive non-intellectual part of your brain. No matter what your intellectualism is toward the issues of race and bias, I think that if forced to make instant decisions before you could think, you'd tend to have a preference for people that looked the same as you.
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I'm hoping drb takes the "test" and posts up.
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It took me a while to click and open this thread.

Are you black?
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It took me a while to click and open this thread.

Are you black?
Does that matter?

For what it's worth, I am a white male who is upper middle class, straight and conservative.
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Old 06-10-2019, 12:58 PM
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Originally Posted by DocKevin View Post
Does that matter?

For what it's worth, I am a white male who is upper middle class, straight and conservative.
The leftists hate the very air you breathe.
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Originally Posted by DocKevin View Post
Does that matter?

For what it's worth, I am a white male who is upper middle class, straight and conservative.
Perhaps I should have quoted the article. My post was sarcastic, as in, I read the article stating the reason the man was found to be biased was based on his time delay clicking the button. So I was using that as an excuse to my post.

Guess that went over your head. Hahahahah

From the Article: The reasoning? The amount of time between correctly clicking that a face was black and correctly clicking that a word was positive was longer than the same for white faces to a word that was positive.

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Old 06-10-2019, 01:27 PM
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Originally Posted by WICKEDFRC
Perhaps I should have quoted the article. My post was sarcastic, as in, I read the article stating the reason the man was found to be biased was based on his time delay clicking the button. So I was using that as an excuse to my post.

Guess that went over your head. Hahahahah

From the Article: The reasoning? The amount of time between correctly clicking that a face was black and correctly clicking that a word was positive was longer than the same for white faces to a word that was positive.
The person in the "article" was me haha. I wrote the original post. It was not an article.
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If only CD would post a chart to explain all this.
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Originally Posted by tikiman
The leftists hate the very air you breathe.
I get that feeling these days
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Originally Posted by Vitoc View Post
It should come as no surprise a "test" created for the sole purpose of proving implicit bias ends up "proving" implicit bias exists. I could create a test that "proves" exactly the opposite in an hour.

Liberals are the most dishonest people on the planet. It's sad, really.
And think about it, that's not only on the best day of their miserable lives, it's probably their most appealing characteristic. Evil really doesn't have a lot of good things one can say about it.
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Old 06-10-2019, 07:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr D. View Post
If only CD would post a chart to explain all this.
He didnít have that on-Line class yet...
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If the test asks your Race, then the creators are racists!
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Originally Posted by tikiman View Post
The leftists hate the very air you breathe.
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I thought this testing nonsense had been discredited.
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Old 06-11-2019, 04:00 PM
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Originally Posted by DocKevin View Post
https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/Study?tid=-1

For some background: I was previously a scientist researching cancer and now I am a business owner. I work with individuals and clients to help young scientists achieve their potential and scientific organizations achieve theirs. My clientele on both sides are extremely diverse from all demographics - race, gender, politics, age, affluence, etc.

A colleague of mine wrote a piece on implicit bias and out of courtesy I decided to take the test.

The results? I am "moderately" biased in favor of whites against blacks. The levels are "none", "slight", "moderate", and I believe extreme was the last one. It placed me closer to extreme than it did none.

The reasoning? The amount of time between correctly clicking that a face was black and correctly clicking that a word was positive was longer than the same for white faces to a word that was positive. Additionally, the amount of time between black and bad was lower than the same for white and bad.

The problem? I was clicking as fast as my computer would load and my eyes could see. I identified all faces and words correctly and there was less than one second between clicking.

The bigger problem? I retook the test and intentionally showed a clear bias against whites by quickly identifying white faces with negative words and black faces with positive words. I also answered that I'm more comfortable with blacks than with whites and that whites should help blacks. I identified myself with all of the same demographics but with two changes - black and moderately liberal instead of white and neutral.

The second test said there was no bias at all. Not even slightly.



So, if you're white, then it doesn't matter. It isn't actually about how fast or slow you click the buttons. You automatically have a bias against blacks. If you're a black liberal, you can believe that whites are "evil", "abusive", "tragic" and that you'd rather not be near them, while blacks are every positive word provided, but that's okay because you won't be biased at all.


Discussion: Why is there a moderate bias as a "white neutral male" when one does not discriminate against black faces, but a "black liberal male" has no bias for discriminating against white faces?

What does Harvard say your "bias" is?
As a white male who lived in Oakland California for over 40 years, I was discriminated against by blacks the entire time. And beaten by blacks in my youth. All due to THEIR racism.
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Old 06-11-2019, 07:30 PM
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Originally Posted by GTOguy View Post
As a white male who lived in Oakland California for over 40 years, I was discriminated against by blacks the entire time. And beaten by blacks in my youth. All due to THEIR racism.
Yeah, but you were prolly askin' for it, cracka....

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Old 06-11-2019, 08:40 PM
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Ib4 the racial profiler arrives
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Your data suggest no automatic preference between Dark Skinned People and Light Skinned People.


I distrust everyone equally.
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Old 06-12-2019, 04:42 PM
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Originally Posted by DocKevin View Post
For what it's worth, I am a white male who is upper middle class, straight and conservative.
The left and the MSM (redundant) has a word for your status.............. PRIVILEGED!
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