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Prejudgment, it’s absolutely necessary

Prejudge, prejudgment, and prejudice, why do these words have such a bad reputation?  Like most problems, the society responds to one extreme with the opposite end of the spectrum.  Example is the solution to discrimination, affirmative action, was in place for close to 40 years until California finally banned it in 1997.  The politicians meant well, they wanted to eliminate discrimination against minority races, women, and the disabled.  However, similar to most reactionary regulations, the answer to the problem created reverse racism and resentment towards the minorities that were less qualified.
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