Most of us — men and women — will never consciously experience the undercurrent of sexism that runs through our world. Those who travel with the current will always feel they are good swimmers; those who swim against the current may never realize they are better swimmers than they imagine
The Hidden Brain
– fascinating read on how ocean currents explain our unconscious social biases. (via explore-blog
"Good people at not those who lack flaws, the brave are not those who feel no fear, and the generous are not those who never feel selfish. Extraordinary people are not extraordinary be cause they are invulnerable to unconscious biases. They are extraordinary because they choose to do something about it."