Exposing hypocrisy can effectively reduce collective blame of Muslims for individual violent acts

Source: sciencedaily.com
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White Americans were less likely to blame all Muslims for acts of terror committed by a Muslim when they were first asked to think about how much they were responsible for terrorist acts committed by other Whites. By highlighting the hypocrisy in a non-threatening way, the participants prejudice toward Muslims declined, even a month after the intervention.