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I am writing a paper for my English class about flaws in the justice system. One of the biggest problems I believe exists is the humans' natural instinct to judge people before we even know them. Is it really possible for a human to have the self-awareness and constraint to be impartial?

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  • $\begingroup$ Can you clarify what impartial means? For example, is it the absence of stereotypes or attributions about demographics? Prejudice—pre-judging—is not only a problem, it's also a fundamental aspect of cognition and behavior. We would be terribly inefficient if we needed to collect full data in every situation before deciding what actions meant. $\endgroup$ – Cameron Brick May 14 at 8:08
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