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In Praise of Prejudice

In Praise of Prejudice

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by Theodore Dalrymple
     
 

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Today, the word prejudice has come to seem synonymous with bigotry; therefore the only way a person can establish freedom from bigotry is by claiming to have wiped his mind free from prejudice. English psychiatrist and writer Theodore Dalrymple shows that freeing the mind from prejudice is not only impossible, but entails intellectual, moral and emotional

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Today, the word prejudice has come to seem synonymous with bigotry; therefore the only way a person can establish freedom from bigotry is by claiming to have wiped his mind free from prejudice. English psychiatrist and writer Theodore Dalrymple shows that freeing the mind from prejudice is not only impossible, but entails intellectual, moral and emotional dishonesty. The attempt to eradicate prejudice has several dire consequences for the individual and society as a whole.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781594032028
Publisher:
Encounter Books
Publication date:
09/25/2007
Series:
Brief Encounters Series
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
1,130,293
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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