Inspired Idiot of the Week: American Psychological Association

by James Hickman
Schiff Sovereign

“Can Selecting the Most Qualified Candidate Be Unfair?” asked researchers in a recent study published by the American Psychological Association.

And the short answer, according to this new ‘science’, is a resounding YES: hiring the most qualified people based purely on their merit and talent is unfair.

Naturally they don’t actually discuss WHY. They just take it as a well-known fact that merit-based hiring is bad, while diversity & inclusion hiring is good.

The actual experiments that the researchers discussed in their paper had to do with how easily they could brainwash and manipulate people into believing that “merit-based hiring and promotion processes [are] significantly less fair.”

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