Causes of Prejudice?


The term prejudice is used to mean making or passing a judgement about something without concrete evidence. This habit is caused by ethnocentrism, a persons own will and as a result of superstitious and stereotypical thinking.
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The number one thing that causes prejudice is unawareness. When someone can judge someone or something else without knowing the background or the situation, prejudice will win.
The causes of prejudices range from pure ignorance to environmental. Some people for prejudices based on false misconceptions of stereotypes and some develop it based on how they were raised.
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Stereotypes negatively affect the people that are being stereotyped. Experiencing the prejudice of a stereotype can cause aggression, lack of focus and a lack ...
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