Easy explanations for life’s inequities lead to support for the status quo

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/09/150909125009.htm

What if you heard that on planet Teeku, the Blarks were a lot richer than the Orps, and you had to guess why? In a new study, participants were asked to select from several potential explanations for this fictional disparity. A majority focused on inherent traits of the Blarks and Orps (maybe the Blarks were smarter, or better workers than the Orps), rather than on external factors.

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