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crispini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-21-06 02:17 PM
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50. "slight automatic preference"
for white people over black people... Interesting.... I found the test kind of frustrating, I had to keep thinking about it a lot. Clearly, something interesting is going on in our heads when we do this, at least I felt like it.
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  -Are you racist? The test that claims to know Cleita  Nov-21-06 12:28 PM   #0 
  - I can be anything IF I choose to be n/t  951-Riverside   Nov-21-06 12:31 PM   #1 
  - 10 bucks Michael Richards won't take it  Budmeiser   Nov-21-06 12:33 PM   #2 
  - If anybody should take it, it's him before he does an apology.  Cleita   Nov-21-06 12:39 PM   #3 
  - I took it a couple of years back but it said I wasn't racist, so I don't really agree  TheBaldyMan   Nov-21-06 12:39 PM   #4 
  - Thanks for the links  Horse with no Name   Nov-21-06 12:42 PM   #5 
  - Well, the test was devised at Harvard.  Cleita   Nov-21-06 12:44 PM   #6 
     - Wrong. The faculty who came up with it did so at Yale.  survivor999   Nov-21-06 01:49 PM   #43 
        - Thanks for the correction.  Cleita   Nov-21-06 02:11 PM   #49 
           - Not sure it's on the site...  survivor999   Nov-21-06 02:30 PM   #54 
  - OK, I'll cop to "strong automatic preference for European American compared to African American"  slackmaster   Nov-21-06 12:45 PM   #7 
  - I think everyone has potential to be some sort of "ist"  MADem   Nov-21-06 12:46 PM   #8 
  - My problem with bigotry isn't that I do recognize we all have  Cleita   Nov-21-06 12:52 PM   #11 
     - Yep, you nailed that concept. Rove appealed to the worst in people, not the best.  MADem   Nov-21-06 01:19 PM   #31 
  - Me and 17% of the people who took the test  Debi   Nov-21-06 12:49 PM   #9 
  - As an online quiz, I rate it...  MrPrax   Nov-21-06 12:50 PM   #10 
  - I have a couple of problems with the images the researchers used  slackmaster   Nov-21-06 01:29 PM   #35 
  - I think the test is bullshit  ComerPerro   Nov-21-06 12:55 PM   #12 
  - Don't blame the messenger.  Cleita   Nov-21-06 12:56 PM   #13 
  - When I took it, it associated blacks with bad first.  cat_girl25   Nov-21-06 12:58 PM   #16 
  - doesn't matter which order.  ComerPerro   Nov-21-06 01:00 PM   #18 
  - What they are looking for, IMO, is not the answer for the current pix but...  Minnesota_Lib   Nov-21-06 01:14 PM   #29 
  - I think that's exactly what they are doing.  Cleita   Nov-21-06 01:21 PM   #32 
  - I think your interpretation is right.  BurtWorm   Nov-21-06 03:05 PM   #59 
  - That could cause a primacy effect  slackmaster   Nov-21-06 01:30 PM   #36 
  - I would imagine they have compensated for that mathematically.  crispini   Nov-21-06 01:01 PM   #20 
  - somehow i doubt it  ComerPerro   Nov-21-06 01:02 PM   #21 
     - LOL. Whatever.  crispini   Nov-21-06 01:08 PM   #24 
        - Not if you have a point to prove  ComerPerro   Nov-21-06 01:10 PM   #26 
           - Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.  crispini   Nov-21-06 01:35 PM   #38 
              - not research like this  ComerPerro   Nov-21-06 02:00 PM   #45 
                 - Do you have anything of substance to contribute to this conversation?  crispini   Nov-21-06 02:09 PM   #47 
                    - considering im not privy to their methodology  ComerPerro   Nov-21-06 02:23 PM   #51 
                       - Well, you didn't look very far, then  crispini   Nov-21-06 02:28 PM   #53 
                          - fact remains, it gives you feedback on your individual test. I took the test several times  ComerPerro   Nov-21-06 02:36 PM   #57 
  - That's why it is called a DEMO. A DEMO. A DEMO.  survivor999   Nov-21-06 01:48 PM   #42 
  - I took the test.  cat_girl25   Nov-21-06 12:56 PM   #14 
  - huh  anarch   Nov-21-06 12:56 PM   #15 
  - Your data suggest little to no automatic preference between African American and European American  Minnesota_Lib   Nov-21-06 12:59 PM   #17 
  - I Got the Same (nt)  stepnw1f   Nov-21-06 01:10 PM   #25 
  - Very interesting tests!  crispini   Nov-21-06 01:00 PM   #19 
  - I'm with 17% of respondents...  Alexander   Nov-21-06 01:04 PM   #22 
  - I'm a racist.  EdwardM   Nov-21-06 01:06 PM   #23 
  - Racists Need Rehab?  stepnw1f   Nov-21-06 01:11 PM   #27 
  - Do I need to spell it out for you?  EdwardM   Nov-21-06 01:14 PM   #28 
     - What is anit-Jewish?  stepnw1f   Nov-21-06 01:18 PM   #30 
  - Me Too !!  jaysunb   Nov-21-06 01:31 PM   #37 
  - Only 17% of us score no marked preference one way or the other  greyhound1966   Nov-21-06 01:24 PM   #33 
  - There is a problem no doubt.  Cleita   Nov-21-06 01:25 PM   #34 
  - Funny, after spending a lot of my formative years in the south  Warpy   Nov-21-06 01:35 PM   #39 
  - Apparently I don't like white people...  VelmaD   Nov-21-06 01:41 PM   #40 
  - Yippee! I'm one of the 17% with little to no automatic preference...  Crankie Avalon   Nov-21-06 01:45 PM   #41 
  - hmmm. interesting result for me.  laundry_queen   Nov-21-06 01:52 PM   #44 
  - It's just as easy to call someone a 'racist' as it is to use the "n" word.  Dover   Nov-21-06 02:03 PM   #46 
  - Also, by slapping a label on others...  survivor999   Nov-21-06 02:31 PM   #55 
  - Your data suggest a strong automatic preference for African American compared to European American.  fleabert   Nov-21-06 02:10 PM   #48 
  - "slight automatic preference"  crispini   Nov-21-06 02:17 PM   #50 
  - i'm not racist  sniffa   Nov-21-06 02:24 PM   #52 
  - Funny, sniffa, I thought you just hated people n/t  Debi   Nov-22-06 12:11 PM   #60 
     - you know me weLL  sniffa   Nov-22-06 03:39 PM   #61 
  - I've taken that test before  KingFlorez   Nov-21-06 02:34 PM   #56 
     - Even the developer of the test admits to cultural conditioning  Cleita   Nov-21-06 02:37 PM   #58 

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