the Colors of Emotion

It’s interesting to see how so many different colors can eject different emotions in people.

The Neighborhood

 

Human nature flows from three main sources:
desire, emotion, and knowledge.– Plato

colors


The Colors of Emotion

written by Kendall F. Person
edited by Crystalkay Fairrington 

 

On April 5, 1968, an everyday teacher by the name of Jane Elliott would prove to the world how powerful color really was. After the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., many curious students inquired as to why he was killed. Jane Elliott proposed to the students, “Would you like to see how it feels to be a person of color?” the classroom agreed and the Racism Experiment was born. In an all white classroom, the blue-eyed children were made superior to the brown-eyed children. With a little nudging, it did not take long for the blue-eyed students to become bossy, arrogant, superior and for the brown-eyed students to become timid, subservient, inferior. It was a powerful experiment then and remains a…

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