We polled millennials to see if they’d hypothetically take a million dollars, even if a random child would die
Over 5,000 millennials across the country voted on the following polls, with one catch. Half of the users got a poll that said “child” while the other half got a poll with only one simple addition—“African child”.
Surprisingly, 27% of students would take the money and kill the kid.
Check out the interactive web poll below, or download the free Whatsgoodly app to start voting anonymously at your campus.
37% would take the money if the child were African
Yes, you read correctly. Respondents were 10% more likely to kill the child if the wording of the poll read, “African child.”
This poll reveals may reveal that college students hold an unconscious racist bias—whether they know it or not.
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Whatsgoodly is an app for college campuses to anonymously poll peers and discuss relevant topics. We encourage you to use our data to highlight the hidden truths on your campus and continue these important conversations.
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