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Comment author: MugaSofer 27 November 2012 01:55:16AM 0 points [-]

So subconscious bias, then? "Excluding the threat" makes it sound deliberate and disingenuous.

Comment author: undermind 27 November 2012 02:17:15AM 1 point [-]

In my interpretation, yes, subconscious bias, and avoiding the issue or finding various non-answers when it is raised to conscious attention.

Comment author: MugaSofer 27 November 2012 02:29:58AM 0 points [-]

I habitually define racism and sexism to exclude such bias, which seems to have led me astray in this case