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When #MeToo Hits Close to Home

It’s easy to criticize Harvey Weinstein. Or Louis C.K. Or Johnny Depp. But what about when it’s someone you know? Someone from whom you benefit? Someone you just can’t believe would do such thing?

You know someone who has raped someone. You know someone who’s sexually harassed someone. Sorry, but you do.

Cognitive bias often prevents people from conceptualizing what they see as…