People should be more tolerant the civil rights movement was a protest for equality and freedom for all americans beginning in the early 1960s, people started to boycott buses, to have lunch counter sit-ins and to march for a cause. Our world can become a lot more interesting when we are open to accept other peoples differences this can be accomplished when we are open and curious. We should not have a multicultural society america is so much better than every other country because of the values that people share -- it defines our national identity not race or ethnicity. Which of the following statements about prejudice is false a everyone, no matter their origin, is a potential target of prejudice b while our enemies regard us in distorted fashion, our allies perceive us without prejudice.
A survey of lgbt americans an overwhelming share of america's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender adults (92%) say society has become more accepting of them in the past decade and an equal number expect it to grow even more accepting in the decade ahead. Although seriously though, i'm hoping people accept more types of people i mean, i'm tolerant of quite a few things, but i fully accept and embrace quite a few others like a person's sexual orientation or gender identity. Norms every society has expectations about how its members should and should not behave a norm is a guideline or an expectation for behavior each society makes up its own rules for behavior and decides when those rules have been violated and what to do about it. In forming a prejudice, thus, one is guided by the decisions, attitudes, stereotypes and of course, prejudices of the group it is developed either to serve the interest of the group or self interest, prejudice is a bias usually believed to be a negative attitude towards people, objects, institutions, nations and nationalities.
If racial prejudice is not reduced, it could lead to racism, and if racism is not addressed, it could lead to more prejudice this is why strategies to address discrimination on the basis of race should be thorough and multifaceted so that both individual attitudes and institutionalized practices are affected. Everyone that each and every single person is equal, and has the exact same rights as everyone else, it doesn't matter if you're white, black, asain, etc we are all the same and have the exact same rights as everyone else, and society. As a society we should get used to people disagreeing with us we should get used to outrageous claims with the internet we are exposed to an unprecedented quantity of conflicting ideas, and many of them extreme. We should not hesitate to open up our views on them or in another way we must learn to accept what they are penal code337a criminalizes those who have sexual act between two males   this is one of the main reasons why singaporeans are still badly discriminating the homosexuals.
Promoting acceptance of diversity it is easy to observe extremely obvious prejudice, but far more difficult to know when more in our society. This shows that gender roles are influenced by society, but should be based on the preferences of the individual this way, people would not be pressured to conform to societal standards, allowing them to express themselves more freely, and preventing them from feeling as though something is wrong with them. Recall that more than one-third of the public (as measured in the general social survey) agrees with the statement, it is much better for everyone involved if the man is the achiever outside the home and the woman takes care of the home and family. Unfortunately, i do not know that we can prevent our youth from discrimination, prejudice or violence, but we can certainly help them to learn right from wrong.
Most of what passes for prejudice in society is the result of ignorance of other groups and their way of life and social condition because of the way american society is presently structured, most whites have almost no conceptual idea nor first-hand experience of life in the african american and latino communities. Sorry - stories of prejudice (often called heirarchy) dates back to socrates and plato there always has been - and probably always will be - people attempting to seek and gain powermore often than not - over other people. Best answer: i would think that some of the most well-meaning religious types would say that they aren't prejudiced and would disagree i think they would disagree because most religions teach love and acceptance for all and the golden rule- to love others as you would love yourself. More than a set of laws, it was a way of life that kept people of color from exercising their rights as full citizens jim crow sent a message that whites were superior to other races, particularly the black race, in all ways, including behavior, intelligence, morality, and social status. The real reason straight americans can't accept gay americans as gay people, most of us have had to deal with the unrelenting hatred, prejudice and fear by some homophobic heterosexual americans who can't accept homosexual americans.
19 responses to is prejudice (racial, religious, gay) less prevalent in gen y than in previous generations jason potteiger november 30, 2009 maybe this is wishful thinking, but while we still have problems regarding race and class, i'd frame the challenge our generation faces as one of overcoming misconceptions not prejudice. Distinguishing fact, opinion, belief, and prejudice when forming personal convictions, we often interpret factual evidence through the filter of our values, feelings, tastes, and past experiences hence, most statements we make in speaking and writing are assertions of fact, opinion, belief, or prejudice. Cultural discrimination lead to discrimination all over the word, and we see it for a long timediscrimination is a negative attitude against others people should understand what discrimination is, why it occurs, what consequences it has, and how to prevent it. Many people simply regard pride and prejudice as a love story, but in my opinion, this book is an illustration of the society at that time jane austen perfectly reflected the relation between money and marriage at her time and gave the people in her works vivid character.
Start studying section 2 - disability, society, and the individual learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Society should disband its racial conventions in programs such as affirmative action it should instead adopt a new system based on many more factors than a person's ethnic background decades ago the issue was over creating equal opportunities for all people regardless of ethnic background. Best answer: oh, i can't speak for my family members because i wouldn't dare to assume if they are or not but for myself i am not i am very nice to everyone i meet, all types of people are accepted with open arms.