We’re Understanding Society with a Microscope — And it’s Dangerous

My Takeaways from White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo

You buy a microscope that can see individual atoms.

Cultural shifts create cultural dogma

We use our individuality and lack-of-extreme-action to censor our contribution to the status quo

“We can’t change our racial filters if we can’t consider the possibility that we have them”

We operate in the realm of intention over impact.

“[Our] defensiveness is rooted in the widespread belief that racial discrimination can only be intentional.”

Steps towards understanding my place in society

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17 yo building better maternal healthcare in developing countries.

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