Prejudice and Discrimination

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Prejudice
A THOUGHT with a negative attitude or pre-judgement toward a group of people without knowing much or anything about them.
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Discrimination
An ACTION which involves acting upon your prejudice and treating a group of people differently & negatively because of your pre-judgement about them.
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Positive Discrimination
To treat someone more favourably due to their race, religion, sex, nationality, etc.
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Racism/Sexim
To discriminate against somebody with regard to their race/sex.
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Stereotype
Prejudices come from stereotypes. A stereotype is to believe that a group of people who share a similar characteristics (race/sex/religion/age) are all the same.
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Patriotism
This is a belief that people from your country and race are better than others. It can be used to a less severe degree to simply mean that someone is proud of their country.
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Equality
This means that all humans have the same rights as each other. We have the same value and worth. We are all equal and deserve respect.
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Tolerence
This is to be open-minded and accept other people, their beliefs and lifestyles as acceptable although different to your own.
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Justice
This is a situation where everything is fair and equal. Right action is done and wrong actions are punished or stopped.
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Harmony
This is to live peacefully and in agreement with other people.
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Value of the Individual
This is to say that all people are important and of worth.
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Community
This is a group of people who live together. The group has a responsibility for the welfare of each other.
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An ACTION which involves acting upon your prejudice and treating a group of people differently & negatively because of your pre-judgement about them.

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Discrimination

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To treat someone more favourably due to their race, religion, sex, nationality, etc.

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To discriminate against somebody with regard to their race/sex.

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Prejudices come from stereotypes. A stereotype is to believe that a group of people who share a similar characteristics (race/sex/religion/age) are all the same.

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