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Whether our views flow from prejudice, or from bitter personal experience, many of us judge people by their demographic group. When we encounter a stranger, our initial opinion of them will often depend on their age, gender and ethnic group. This is clear from YouGov’s latest surveys for Prospect. It is also clear that these judgements are seldom racist in the traditional sense.…

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