Get Lit: The Normalization Trap
This article was originally published on January 28, 2017, at The New York Times.
We loved that this post explored how our minds create a "new normal", and we wanted to share it with you because now more than ever, we have to be vigilant in our analysis of the data and truths being spoken and question the intentions and values underpinning actions which are recreating the United States.
Here's an excerpt:
People might sometimes be able to separate out the average from the ideal, but they more often make use of a kind of reasoning that blends the two together into a single undifferentiated judgment of normality.
You can read the full post here.