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The rest of the public says it doesn’t make a difference.
Being minorities, younger, more educated, liberal and living in the Northeast or Western states are a few characteristics associated with those who think more positively about intermarriage.
This high level of acceptance among Millennials holds true across ethnic and racial groups; there is no significant difference between white, black and Hispanic Millennials in the degree of acceptance of interracial marriage.
Younger adults, especially those under 30, are much more positive about intermarriage than older adults.
A majority of 18- to 29-year-olds (61%) think more people of different races marrying each other has been a change for the better for society; of adults ages 65 and older, only 28% share the same opinion.
And it happens despite their best intentions."At some level, I would say we should not hold older adults responsible for their racist attitudes," von Hippel said.
"We call it 'prejudice against your will,' because we think it's not something they can control."Obama himself noted this phenomenon last March, in his frank Philadelphia speech on race.
"Once we get older, we can decide that racial stereotypes are wrong and we can inhibit them with an effortful act.
But older adults gradually lose that ability to inhibit."Von Hippel, a professor at the University of Queensland in Australia, has found that as the brain's frontal lobe begins to atrophy with age, elderly adults exhibit greater social inappropriateness and increased stereotyping and prejudice.My family’s prejudices around marriage were just reserved for the more familiar American race war of calling black-white relationships “wrong” or “unfair to the children.” My husband and I married anyway, with the hard-won support of all our parents when the day finally came.Seven years later we have three biracial children who are beloved by their grandparents, as am I.The personality is familiar to us all: the sweet old aunt, the loving grandfather or the generous widow down the street, each of them unfailingly kind toward friends and family but given to flights of shocking prejudice when the conversation turns toward ethnic groups to which they don't belong.Often the response is a nervous laugh, a wan smile or a hasty effort to change the subject.Favorable views about intermarriage increases when one is more liberal: Nearly six-in-ten liberals (59%) think that more people of different races marrying each other has been a better change for our society, nearly half (48%) of moderates agree, compared with less than one-third (32%) of conservatives who say so.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating