How to Be Less Human
Apparently, we aren’t the only ones who are capable of prejudice. According to psychologist Adam Waytz, who collaborates with Kteily, children at five years of age already view the world in terms of us versus them. Even adults are capable of dehumanization. But what about the most blatant dehumanization? Is it really possible that we are dehumanizing ourselves in the process? How do we avoid it?