I think that's right - our expectations of others, whether low or high, are shaped by the stereotypes our society has about the groups in which we place them. It very much is all about the circles in which we place people. This is especially true of the moral expectations we have of people. Society draws a circle around white people and says that people outside that circle are less capable of moral conduct. That's something I wrote about in this article: https://medium.com/insert-philosophy-here/trevor-noah-shows-the-need-for-more-black-voices-in-philosophy-327cee010ff

Philosophy professor reaching out beyond the ivory tower. elmhurst.academia.edu/DouglasGiles. I also run WorldFusionRadio.com and InsertPhilosophyHere.com.

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