Feeling Racist? There’s A Pill For That

A pill for everything.

OK here is a bit of ethnic insanity for you.

A British study seems to suggest that it is possible to make a person less racist by giving them a pill! That’s right, racism can be partially “cured” by medication.

Hogwash. That is the most ridiculous thing I have ever heard. To believe that would be to believe that racism is not a learned behavior and that some people are just born that way, having a built-in medical issue that makes them racist. Can you imagine the excuses? “It’s not my fault, the chemicals in my brain made me discriminate against him or her.”

The good news is that even the article linked here, makes it clear that this study is very limited. Indeed. A pill to make you less racist. I wish it were that simple. But few things are.

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