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Tue May 15 20:40:03 EDT 2007
Farah said: Precisely what useful function do stereotypes possess?
I say... well if my daughter had taken note of at least one she might have
avoided being spat on and insulted. I, also, might have avoided a creepy
incident and a truly horrible day if I hadn't thought... - eh, that's just
prejudice. Thing is, prejudice can work both ways, and in some cases (NOT
ALL OR EVEN MANY before anyone jumps on me) prejudice (pre-judging) is a
vital survival skill.
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