Prejudice - to pre judge someone without actually knowing them
Discrimination - treating someone differently because they are different
Stereotype - to assume a person is something because of a characteristic
Racism - treating someone differently based on their race
Sexism - to treat someone differently based on their gender
Scapegoating - placing the blame onto someone else for something they haven't done
Causes of racism - Media, Fear, Ignorance
Examples of prejudice - "All teenage drivers are dangerous", "All people that live in poshville are posh"
Examples of stereotypes - "All blondes are dumb", "All teenagers carry knives"
Reasons why religious believers may be against prejudice - because you must know the person first before you judge them, etc.
Reasons why relgious believers believe in equality - because we are all "made in the image of God"
Because "There is no difference between Jews and Gentiles"
Christian Teachings on Discrimination:
- "All humans are made in the image of God"
- Explanation: This teaching…