What Science Tells About How We Feel, Racism, & How Average People End Up Indifferent to the Unthinkable

Average people can do horrifying things. This disturbing truth—that we may be capable of the unthinkable—offends us. We would rather not believe it. “Not me,” we say. Instead, we believe in Boogiemen, monstrous beings who do monstrous things, and all the while, we become the monster.