Prejudice and Discrimination

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  • RELIGION, PREJUDICE & DISCRIMINATION
    • KEY WORDS
      • Prejudice
        • thinking badly of someone because of the group he/she belongs to
      • Stereotyping
        • having an over simplified mental image of people and applying it to everyone in a group
          • EG: All muslims are terrorists
      • Discrimination
        • Positive Discrimination
          • treating people more favourably because they have been discriminated against in the past
            • EG: Wheel chair users get seats in the font in the cinema
        • actions as a result of prejudice
          • EG: Hitler showed discrimination against Jews
      • Scapegoating
        • blaming certain groups for problems in society
          • EG: Black people have a lack of jobs
      • Disability
        • physical or mental handicap or impairment
      • Lifestyle
        • the way people live reflects their value and attitudes
      • Tolerance
        • respecting the beliefs and practice of others
      • Justice
        • bringing about what is right, fair, according to the law or making up for what has been don't wrong
      • Harmony
        • living in peace with others
      • Equailty
        • the idea that all people should be treated the same
    • WHY ARE PEOPLE PREJUDICE
      • views based on an expectation of people from a particular group are like
        • EG: old person get mugged by teenager, they might think all teenagers are thieves
      • Children are influenced
        • If their parents are prejudice they imitate them
      • Media influenced and enforces prejudice
      • Lack of Education
    • EFFECTS OF PREJUDICE
      • Harms people
        • EG: removal of white farmers from Zimbabwe is a type of CLEANING even if it did no result in their deaths
          • CLEANING: cleaning a country of a particular ethic group
          • deaths of millions of people
            • EG: WW2- 6 million Jews were killed in Nazi Germany.
            • EG: GENOCIDE taken place in the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda
              • GENOCIDE: killing whole groups of people
      • deaths of millions of people
        • EG: WW2- 6 million Jews were killed in Nazi Germany.
        • EG: GENOCIDE taken place in the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda
          • GENOCIDE: killing whole groups of people
      • People feel worthless, frightened and vunerable
    • TYPES OF PREJUDICE
      • Homophobia
        • have hatred for homosexual people
      • Anti-Semitism
        • Against JEWS
      • Agism
        • Against peoples AGE, especially elderly people by younger people
      • Sexiam
        • treating someone based on their gender
      • Racism
        • misreading people due to skin colour/religion
      • Class
      • Looks
      • Lifestyle
    • MARTIN  LUTHER KING
      • Who he was
        • Born 1929- Atlanta, Geogria, USA
        • aged 18- christian minister
        • Strong Christian believer
        • Shot dead in 1968
      • What he wanted
        • He wanted to change things for black people
        • Fought Prejudice
          • Non-Viiolent peaceful protests
            • Marches
            • Bus Boycott
            • Sit ins
          • Became leader of the Civil Rights Movement
            • Better education for blacks
            • Housing for blacks
            • Vote for black people
            • Desegregation of public areas
        • "I HAVE A DREAM"
          • 1963
          • Spoke of his hopes that people of all races and religions would join hands and thanks God that they were free at last
      • Inspiration
        • Gandhi
        • Jesus Christ
      • Beliefs
        • "LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOUR"
        • Everyone is created in God's image
        • Men and women are created equally
        • Do to others as you want them to so to you
        • We are all one in Christ Jesus
    • CHRISITAN TEACHINGS
      • "LOVE THY NEIGHBOUR"
        • the golden rule of christian
          • you should love everyone
        • Christians are against discrimination
          • We should treat people equally and show each other kindness
      • "MEN AND WOMEN ARE ALL ONE IN JESUS"
        • Everyone is equal in the eye of Jesus
          • We are all human beings
        • Christians are against prejudice and discrimination
          • Jesus believed we are all equal and should treat each other with respect and kindness

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