Talking With Michael Eskin on His Book “THE DNA OF PREJUDICE”


Prejudice expert Michael Eskin has spent time overseas as a guest of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Consulate General giving workshops on prejudice in all its forms. Based on his experiences in the field, hes written The DNA of Prejudice, a book about the real nature of prejudice and how to deal with it.

U.S. Consul General Matthew G. Boyse called The DNA of Prejudice, An original, much needed (and overdue) philosophical work with important practical and political implications We encounter the issues Michael Eskin discusses in one form or another often – it seems like every day.

Eskin can speak to:
What actually works to combat prejudice
Proof that prejudice is not part of human nature. We are not hard-wired for it.
Why every prejudiced person knows that his/her judgments are wrong, but carries them anyway.
Why having more education doesnt make someone less prejudiced.
How, at its core, prejudice is a choice.

Michael Eskin was educated in Germany, France, Minnesota, Israel, and New Jersey. He is the cofounder and Vice President of Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc. and is the Vice President of SCALG, the Society for Contemporary American Literature in German. A former Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, he has taught at the University of Cambridge and at Columbia University.

Michael Eskin and lectures regularly on cultural, philosophical, and literary subjects across the U.S. and Europe most recently, as a guest of the United States Department of State and the United States Consulate General Germany, The Federation of German-American Clubs, and Limmud, an international organization fostering cross-cultural education.

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