Home > Analysis > How partial is impatiality?

How partial is impatiality?

When people and organisations refer to how impartial they are they are in fact not impartial at all.

We are all to blame for this. As historians, by education, Mr. Pike and I are cursed with subjective objectivity or objective subjectivity.
One cannot be impartial, objective or anything else that relates to an unbiased approach. This is because, as humans, one comes with presumptions, assumptions and values that conflict with the idea of ‘impartiality’.

So next time someone says they are impartial take their opinion with a large pinch of salt.

Categories: Analysis
  1. No comments yet.
  1. No trackbacks yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: