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Define the following terms:
|Term |Definition |
|Stereotypes |unreliable generalizations about all members of a group that do not take individual differences into|
| |account |
|Prejudice |A unfavorable opinion or feeling formed beforehand or without knowledge, thought, or reason. |
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Another one is stereotyping someone in the church as a holy roller or a church person. Witch is a good thing because you are not like the world.
• What are the negative aspects of stereotypes?
There are a lot of negative aspect of stereotyping such as when you stereotype it might not be true about the person, if it is false it could ruin someone’s life or marriage. Some time when stereotyping it can cause someone to commit suicide, I don’t believe in doing that but it happens every day. It also could ruin a friendship because of one little argument about a certain kind of stereotyping.
Answer each question in 150 to 250 words related to those stereotypes:
• What is the difference between stereotyping and prejudice? Use examples to illustrate the differences.
Stereotyping is defined as a preconceived or oversimplified generalization about an entire group of people/person without regard for individual differences. Sometimes stereotypes are positive, but they always have a negative impact and can lead to discrimination. An example is when...