Prejudice lives in siloed contexts
We all have jumped to conclusions well before having the whole story.
If one data point triggers us, how often are we hijacked to assume that the data point is evidence of the whole?
I have done this and had others do the same to me.
It is a form of discrimination.
This part of me that you see and experience is not the whole. This part you see is evoked in a context and may change in other contexts.
The discipline of thoughtfulness and consideration is to pause. Inquire. Get the whole picture. Invite feedback. Ask great questions. Consider the context.
When people are unwilling to do this, when the judge and jury decide on a fractal piece of information, know their choice and walk away.
Prejudice lives in siloed contexts.
Photo Taken May 21st 2023