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Rewind Repeat # 3 : Avoid sweeping generalisations

I just had to document this observation after watching several truly informative and well-done presentations this week.

In describing large groups of people, or any other subject matter, we must take care not to make hasty generalisations such as the ones below.

(1) Women are good at raising children
(2) The people in this region are poor
(3) Censorship prevents the people from receiving the wrong information/values
(4) They are creative, even though they are Asians.

Tips : Make your statements defensible and reflect reality as best as you can


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