The most dangerous phrase in the language is, “we’ve always done it this way.”
Come on, let’s mix it up! The heart surgeon says.
B-but we’ve always done it this way! The other replies, this is how you replace a heart valve.
That’s the most dangerous phrase in the human language! The first surgeon replies haughtily as he inputs a fruit loop into the patient’s heart. This will be his valve. He will be a fruit loop in a world of Cheerios.
(taken from this post on the experiments of Harry Harlow)
This is serious business, because this is a large part of how sexism, racism, homophobia, rape culture, ethnocentrism, etc. continue to happen.
found @ 27 likes ON 2019-01-27 02:19:25 BY ME.ME