Paul Bloom

Can prejudice ever be a good thing?

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We often think of bias and prejudice as rooted in ignorance. But as psychologist Paul Bloom seeks to show, prejudice is often natural, rational ... even moral. The key, says Bloom, is to understand how our own biases work — so we can take control when they go wrong.

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Paul Bloom · Psychologist

Paul Bloom explores some of the most puzzling aspects of human nature, including pleasure, religion, and morality.

Paul Bloom explores some of the most puzzling aspects of human nature, including pleasure, religion, and morality.