Discrimination

What are the elements of science fiction?

The Five Elements Common to All Stories David Louis Edelman July 26th, 2006 I've been thinking about the purpose of telling stories. Simply for amusement or diversion, as the most cynical critics suggest? For education, as those in the ivory tower suggest? For enrichment of the soul, as the spiri...

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How can stereotypes be ignored?

Doing one's own research and putting oneself in another's shoes are ways in which stereotypes can be ignored. A stereotype attempts to provide a generalized, simplified shortcut to understanding life on Planet Earth even though that effort may be based on only some of the facts and may need rejec...

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What is wrong about relying upon stereotypes?

Incomplete information and incorrect conclusions are what is wrong about relying upon stereotypes. Stereotypes draw upon simplified generalizations which at their best emphasize some facts, ignore others, and neglect individual differences or the possibility for change.

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What does prejudicical mean?

Prejudicial means... causing a disadvantage detrimental A more literal meaning is "causing a judge or jury to have an opinion on a case before hearing all the evidence"

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How are boys stereotyped?

Assumed preferences for blue over pink and lawn mowing over meal preparing are ways in which boys are stereotyped. In reality, some boys do like to see subtle pink touches in plaid and opt for practice in baking, barbecuing, frying, and grilling over pushing equipment or repairing cars.

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What is the main stereotype?

The simplified generalization which is found the most often and which yields the most effect is what the main stereotype is. Generalized simplifications usually revolve around one group's perception of another as a reminder of previous bad encounters and a resolve to focus upon differences, not s...

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Why isn't racism towards white people considered racism?

It is considered racism. Sometimes people refer to it as counter-racism but it is racism nonetheless.

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What are the stereotypes of being homeless?

That being without leased, owned or rented shelter is one's own fault and that the residence-less individual is lazy, mentally ill, and/or proud are stereotypes about being homeless. In reality, economic reversals can be devastating and unexpected in their appearance and consequences.

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What is the meaning of prejudice and discrimination?

Prejudice is sort of hating someone before you get to know them. Discrimination is basically like racism. From the Answers.com dictionary: n. # ## An adverse judgment or opinion formed beforehand or without knowledge or examination of the facts. ## A preconceived preference or idea. # The act or ...

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What is a cultural stereotype?

A simplified generalization about a group of people whose beliefs and customs are different from those of the generalizer is what a cultural stereotype is. For example, meals made up strictly of tacos and tamales is a cultural stereotype about Latin Americans.

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What is the history of the Korphe bridge?

The Korphe bridge is located in Northeast Pakistan and was built thanks to the great efforts of Greg Mortenson in 1996. Mortenson raised money around the glob to bring the bridge to life so that children could safely attend school in the area.

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What are the six elements of science fiction?

Science fiction is fiction that deals with imaginative content. Some elements of science fiction are futuristic settings, space travel, time travel, futuristic science and technology, faster than light travel, parallel universes and extraterrestrial life.

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Why do gay homo people have to have parades?

To try and make us accept them, but we still don't want to. They are too weird Alternate Answer: We gay people have gay pride parades to foster solidarity, increase our visibility and show our numbers and political power. Before we had parades, gay people lived quiet, secretive lives, desperate...

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What is the difference between discrimination and segregation?

They are some how the same , but segregation means to separate people by skin color and discrimination means to treat people differently just because their skin color is few shades darker than the whites and both segregation and discrimination are harmful and a bad thing

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How can stereotypes be minimized?

Doing one's own research, gathering untainted evidence, and seeing for one's self through exposure to the stereotyped being or object are ways to minimize stereotypes. In their least harmful manifestations, stereotypes do not consider all of the facts and all of the many individual differences wi...

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What was a name given to the racial discrimination policies in South Africa through most of the 20th century?

Apartheid. that pretty much means segregation.

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