Unformatted text preview: Similarly, it matters how much a stereotype deviated from a legitimate generalization. The second point is intention, was the remark intended to wound, or intended to perpetuate some social wrong? Was malicious? The third point is conviction; does the statement represent the individuals considered opinion? In my opinion I really like this article because it doesn’t necessarily say what is racist or not racist, it makes suggestions to break down an argument and allows the reader to make their own opinions and think for him or herself....
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- Spring '09
- Writing, The New Yorker, New Yorker Magazine, Summary Malcom Gladwell, Derrick Wood Dr.Dugan