Illusions of certainty

3 min readMar 30, 2020

A story of shallow experiences

Consider this idea: racism is a manifestation of peoples’ desperate need for certainty.

According to Oxford, certainty is the feeling behind a fact that is definitely true or that is definitely going to take place. Once you are certain about something, it is safe to say that you are in a state of confidence.


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