Racism revisited with a new approach

  • Yann A. Meunier Stanford Health Improvement Program, Stanford School of Medicine, California USA
Keywords: Racism, New, Approach


Racism is a scourge which has plagued societies for centuries. Its root cause can be found in the fear of others. Some authors have considered it as a mental disorder in its more severe forms. We approach it from a novel and highly actionable angle by comparing it to a transmissible disease, candidiasis, with which racism holds many essential similarities that we outline in details. We also suggest various ways to eradicate and mitigate racism through practical action plans.


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