To ignore racism in classic films is to ignore prevailing opinions and cultural themes of the time. Instead, we can learn from them.
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The Conservative leadership debates last week had a gaping hole – and no, it wasn’t the quality of French – but a clear plan on environmental issues. The candidates missed an opportunity to outline an actual plan that could do things like address rising emissions, preserve Canada’s beautiful land, and clean up our waterways.
When we decide to act upon a goal and new information becomes available, we should rethink, but often don't. Rather than altering our course of action, our vision narrows and we double-down - often by referring to how those around us are behaving. Cognitive biases like this can be found in the missteps of state responses to COVID.