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How have post-911 government responses affected prejudice and discrimination againest Muslim Arabs and related groups?
The government is showing discrimination by detaining all U.S. citizens and immigrants of Arab decent.
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The closest equivalent to what we now popularly call prejudice and discrimination could be found in the caste system in India. In the Buddha's time, it had not yet solidif…ied to the same level that it developed later. Nevertheless, there were people who believed that those of the Brahmin and other high castes were of noble birth. The Buddha taught that it is not birth that makes one noble, but rather leading a noble life.
Well prejudice means judging someone before you even get to know him/her and discrimination means saying names about that person, teasing him/her weather he is black or white …or just different.
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Who formulated a typology that shows how prejudice and discrimination are related but not the same thing?
W E B Debois
Because the Holocaust was completely based on that. Most Germans believed that they were superior to the Jews, therefore discriminated against them for being who they were. Th…ey prejudged Jews as unworthy of life, so they killed them. But not only Jews were being treated horribly for their religion, the gypies, the blacks, polish folks, etc. They were also discriminated against and thrown into ghettos and concentration camps simply because they weren't German. Jews and others were murdered because of the groups they belonged to (Jews, Roma, Jehovah's Witnesses, etc) not for anything they had done.
Prejudice is a preformed opinion, usually an unfavourable one, based on insufficient knowledge, irrational feelings, or inaccurate stereotypes. Discrimination is the unfair t…reatment of one person or group, usually because of prejudice about race, ethnicity, age, religion, or gender. Example: Sally doesn't let Mark sit next to her in English class (discrimination) because she has heard that he is a nerd, and Sally doesn't like nerds (prejudice).
It would be more accurate to say that prejudice and discrimination are forms of intolerance. The cause is generally xenophobia (which is to say, the fear of people who are dif…ferent than yourself).
This is a very difficult question to answer given the wide variety of Muslim opinions on the matter and the amount of doublethink present in many Muslim opinions. … 1) Muslims Themselves: Muslims are consistently opposed to any discrimination or prejudice against Muslims for being Muslims. This refers to situations of massacres of Muslims such as what the Rohingya face and Kosovars used to face, to the informal discrimination that is common in Europe and the Americas. 2) Religious Minorities: Muslim-majority societies have discriminated against and have continued to discriminate against Non-Muslim members of their society. There are problems concerning treatment of Christians, Jews, Baha'i, Druze, and Yazidi throughout the Middle East. Iran has problems with the treatment of Zoroastrians. Pakistan and Bangladesh have problems concerning the treatment of what few Hindus remain. As concerns the discrimination against Non-Muslims, the majority Muslims continue to refuse to listen to the claims of these minority religions that they are being discriminated against and that all they want is fair treatment under the law. They accuse these people of being Anti-Muslim and wishing to denigrate Islam without cause, even when nearly every Human Rights group agrees that the situation for these minorities is problematic or dire. Some Muslims have protested this treatment, but they have often been branded as traitors, secret Zionists, and non-Muslims. Therefore, it must be assumed that most Muslims support this type of discrimination. Anti-Semitism is especially common in Muslim communities and many (but not all) Muslims believe that the Jews are eternal enemies of Muslims, are descended from apes and pigs, kill Muslims for enjoyment, and many other commonplace Anti-Semitic rhetoric. There are numerous rallies where Muslims declare their unending support to the eradication of the Jewish people and will occasionally praise Hitler's "achievements" in this regard. There are some center-line Muslims (in addition to more liberal Muslims) who oppose this like Yusuf Hamza and Tariq Ramadan, but polls among Muslim communities show deeply-ingrained Anti-Semitic attitudes and a lack of knowledge about actual Jewish customs, beliefs, and history. 3) Ethnic Minorities that are Muslims: Additionally, there is a large amount of discrimination against Mawali (Non-Arab Muslims) in countries with large Arab Muslim populations. Common examples include the treatment of the Kurds, the Circassians, the Darfurians in Sudan, the South Asian Immigrants to Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States, and the historical repression of Amazigh/Berber culture in North Africa. There has been some change in the Middle East as concerns the Kurds and the Amazigh. Each group has begun to achieve partial autonomy in their countries. The South Asian Immigrants are not as well treated and discussion on their situation is stifled. The status of Circassians varies by country, with Jordan giving them many rights, but Turkey denying them a right to their unique culture. Darfurians are still under attack from government-sponsored militia. However, it seems that progress is being made to discuss the well-being of these people, mostly outside of the countries where the discrimination is taking place. 4) Women: Most Muslims oppose discrimination against women when it is phrased as such. However, they generally support laws and actions that are seen to be discriminatory towards women such as: daughters inheriting at half the rate of sons, women being equally liable for rape as men, women being dissuaded from getting an education, and men presumptively getting custody of the children in a divorce. Less commonly supported, but still legal in many Muslim-majority countries, are honor killings (where a female victim of rape or female participant in consensual premarital sex is killed by her family for "shaming them") and female genital mutilation (where the clitoris is removed in a very painful procedure). 5) Sexual Minorities: Homosexuals, Transsexuals, and nearly every other color of the "LGBT rainbow" are actively discriminated against and punished in Islamic societies. Almost every Muslim-majority nation has criminalized homosexual sex acts and nearly a third have instituted the death penalty for such occurrences. The only three Muslim speakers who have attempted to moderate the Islamic approach towards gays are Irshad Manji, Tawfik Hamid, and Tarek Fatah and all three have been branded as "Anti-Islamic" and "Misguided" by most Muslims. There are many more "Conservative" Muslim Clerics who extol the virtues of butchering homosexuals and have large followings. This would show that most Muslims actively support Sexual Minority discrimination. 6) Apostates and Atheists: Those who leave Islam are subject to both legal death threats (in countries like Saudi Arabia and Iran) and extralegal death threats, primarily in their home communities. While most Muslims would argue that Apostates should not receive the death penalty, they support measures ostracizing them and making life more difficult for them. In Egypt, for example, it is illegal to change your religion from Islam to any other religion and since religion is on a person's ID card, this prevents a person's ID from reflecting their beliefs. Atheists in general are ridiculed and ostracized. Atheism in Islamic communities is rare and where it does exist, its members often keep their opinions in the closet to prevent recriminations. Organizations that help out Atheists in Islamic communities, even in Western countries, are so afraid of such recriminations, that they do not keep membership lists and do not disclose meeting locations.
Prejudice is a belief, while discrimination is the actions used to carry out that belief. For example, person A has a prejudice against fat people, so he displays his hatred t…owards them by maybe refusing to talk to them. The act of not wanting to talk to them is 'discrimination'.
Jesus said "Love one another as I have loved you". This means we are NOT to discriminate against anybody or be prejudiced. The old Testament may have said things to make o…ne believe that it is okay but that was before Christ came and changed everything. Now, because of HIS sacrifice there is no more need to separate ourselves but to be united in HIM, as he is united in our father. Answer No matter the color of our skin we should be brothers and sisters and we are the sons and daughter of God. My father taught me this: If you are prejudice against race, culture (Jewish, Chinese, Portuguese, etc.) we are discriminating. If we don't open our hearts to others different than ourselves that have a different culture we miss out on a lot of facinating things. People that discriminate are frightened of anything different. How much they miss! If we even don't like someone that isn't with the "in crowd" isn't blonde haired, blued eyed and tanned, then that's discrimination. If you go against a group such as "gays" that is discrimination. To put it bluntly, if we don't happen to like ANYTHING that doesn't fit our own private little world, and that person or group of persons is doing no harm, we are discriminating! After all in the U.S.A. and Canada we are suppose to be free countries, but my question is ... "Are we really?" The Bible says, "Vengence is mine sayeth the Lord" which simply put means, if someone on earth is doing something wrong it is not up to us to judge that person and only God has that right. EXAMPLE: We do have to have control over murderers, but more often than not these evil slugs get out of prison far too quickly or get off Scott free, but do they really? No! They have to answer to God. That person's quality and span of life will be short and swift and miserable! God gave us free control to choose things in life and we can use it in a good way or not. The Bible says, "Those who have not sinned, cast the first stone." I don't see any stone throwing going on. In fact, in Biblical times people that broke the law were often stoned to death, and that is when Jesus intervened and this quote came from that. None of us are pure of soul and therefore, we don't have the right to label others because they are different than we are. Yes, we need to have a criminal system to keep control of our society and yes, we do need to fight in wars to protect our countries or other countries. These are necessities and not every day life. I am a Christian, but follow the golden rule of "until I walk a mile in that person's shoes I have no right to judge." I can discuss how I feel with that person and give them my views, but I will never look my nose down on a person that decides to stand up for what they feel is right (even if they could be wrong) and will never treat them less than I expect to be treated. On the other hand... Unfortunately, the Bible teaches that it is okay and even right to discriminate against a national or cultural group (no real mention of skin colour though). The Hebrews are even urged to do so throughout the Old Testament. The land that God shows Moses is already occupied when God tells Moses He is giving it to the Hebrews. Moses points this out and God tells him to drive the people living there from their homes. God clearly distinguishes between His people and other people and he is not talking about believers and unbelievers. He is talking about Hebrews and all other cultures/nations. In all Biblical battles between the Hebrews and any other people the Hebrews are described as heroic for killing other people and other people are described as murderers for killing Hebrews. Jesus' message may be love thy brother but the Old Testament has a different viewpoint. You made some fine points. I will admit the Old Testament and the New Testament are very different. "Exodus" is one of the most controversial sections of the Bible and we must tread carefully on how we conceive what is written. When we read about God, Moses and Abraham we are thinking with the brain of who we are today, but, since the Bible was written in Hebrew, then transferred to English I think much of the meaning of scripture is confusing. We can't possibly understand exactly what is meant in many of Psalms in the Bible. (e.g. And man was made to go forth .....) Now, many people think the word "man" means male, but not true. It means the human race.Remember, God saved Moses as he was living with the Egyptians (hidden when he was born) and would have been nothing more than a miserable slave. God talked to Moses and, in parts of the Bible it says that Moses became arrogant and did not do as God asked him to do. God was going to dispose of Moses.It is true that God destroyed to a degree, but we must understand why. God was of love and there were laws, but laws ALL should follow. Most didn't (example: Moses and the Romans, to mention two of many.) Anyone that went against God (our creator) was destroyed. A good example is Sodom (sinning against God's order of life) God sent Lot to give warning. Gen. 19.24ff) God had announced His intentions to Abraham in Gen. 18, and agreed to spare the city if he could return with 10 righteous people. Lot and his family could find none, but God did spare Lot and his two daughters (his wife looked back against God's wishes and was turned into a pillar of salt.) "Lot's outcry to God was so loud that God sent two angels to destroy the city." Therefore, an entire culture was destroyed and is used as an example by our Lord. (Luke 17.29)In Gen. 9.7, Num. 36:1-13 comes "From these original peoples, far less genetically deteriorated than us, came all the "races" of mankind." God commands us to love each other as He loves us (John 13:34).There is no word of racism in the Bible, but, it is said that God told 4 of his followers to each go "North, South, East and West." Because there are different colors of skin, it's unclear to us humans why, and theories are it's the environment of the country that changes the skin color. Theories are theories and I highly doubt we will ever be able to totally figure it out. Answer The Bible says everyone on earth is decendent from our first parents, Adam and Eve. Thus, we are all related regardless of skin colour. Implicit in this is that we ought to treat each other well. Therefore, racism and discrimination is unbibilical. God is Not Prejudiced This question asks about Christianity, so first of all, Christians are encouraged in the scriptures to love all nationalities and races as their Christian brothers and sisters. Acts 10:34,35 says "God is not partial, but in every nation the man that fears him and works righteousness is acceptable to him." As a previous contributor noted, all mankind is descended from Adam and Eve. Gen 3:20 "Adam called his wife's name Eve, because she had to become the mother of everyone living." Thus all humans were the offspring of Adam and Eve. In the Hebrew scriptures, God- Jehovah- gave mankind a good start stating his standards. His purpose was for us to enjoy endless life in a paradise earth. When Adam and Eve got the human family off to a bad beginning by their disobedience, sin, imperfection and death resulted. So now Jehovah stepped in with a long range plan to restore his original purpose. History shows that God blessed those who showed themselves righteous and God fearing, such as Abraham. He also did not and does not endlessly tolerate those acting wickedly. So while choosing Abraham's descendents thru Isaac and Jacob to become a special chosen people who would eventually produce the promised Messiah, he allowed them to drive out the inhabitants of Caanan who had indulged in depraved practices for hundreds of years. Yet one of the cities of Canaan, the Gibeonites, wisely took action that saved them and their descendants. So God is not partial. Eventually,even all those who lived in the centuries before Christ will be resurrected during the millennium and given a chance to prove themselves worthy of life. See Revelation chapter 20.
Sikh beliefs about prejudice and discrimination: Sikhs believe to fight for justice where it doesn't existIn Sikhism they teach about equality and do sewa (service to others),… this shows shows they strongly disagree wiith prejudice and discriminationThe use or langer shows everyone is welcome - Sikh or not Quotes: 'Using the same mud, the creator has created many shapes in many ways' (Guru Granth Sahib)'Those who love god love everyone' (Adi Granth)'God created everyone, so all are equal and deserve the same treatment and respect' (Mool Mantra)'God is without caste' (Guru Gobind Singh)
Out of the many definitions of discrimination, the one you are probably thinking of is the treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a p…erson or thing based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing belongs rather than on individual merit: racial and religious intolerance and discrimination. The kind of prejudice you are thinking about is the kind where people make assumptions about other people based on superficial characteristics and then proceed on the basis of those assumptions without ever reconsidering them. Encountering prejudice or discrimination is running into people who think in this way.
Predjudice and discrimination are basically the same thing but they are different prejudice Alouthough people relate it mostly to racism to african americans it actually means… your against something with no reason or for unreasonable reasons. discrimination means treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a person or thing based on the group, class, or category to which that person or thing belongs rather than on individual merit. So I guess you could say they are both related because they both mean to be against something for reasons someone cannot help. also you could say there both against something i guess but it wouldn't be very descriptive.
Joseph Smith, who founded the Mormons, claimed to be a prophet who received revelations from God. Naturally, leaders of other faiths, who did not speak with God, felt threaten…ed by his claims, especially when significant portions of their congregations left to join the Mormons. Mormon doctrine was appealing to many because it seemed logical, and it came with additional scriptures that shed light on otherwise confusing Biblical scriptures. The idea of new scriptures was received as a threat by religions that taught God's words were found exclusively in the Bible. Persecution against Mormons intensified as new revelations lead to their practicing polygamy, which was abhorrent to many. In response to the persecution, the Mormons formed a militia, which many feared they would use for purposes other than self-defense. Joseph Smith was killed while in prison under dubious charges. The Mormons eventually fled the United States in search of religious freedom.
Answer 1 Some people may hate them just because some Arabs and Islamic people were behind the bombings and stuff no offence but just because some of the bombers were Muslims …i don't think that the whole religion and people who are Muslims should be hated. Answer 2 You should read an orientalism article by Edward Said. Orientalism was something that traditionally divided the East and West, and it is still used as a powerful political tool today. Orientalism basically states that people from the East (including middle east as we now call it) were exotic, seedy, deviants... all sort of negative connotations. You can see a great example in the Disney movie Aladdin. Ali is portrayed as a "street rat" and he steals and lives this bohemian-type life, but he is mostly cavalier and has grown used to living a simple life. This is a very charming and endearing reading of his character, but orientalists would say that his stealing means that he is without morals and order, and that his simple lifestyle is the result of a simple mentality. When people commit hate crimes against Arabs and Muslims they are seeing the systems that those people follow as more primitive, simple, and inferior. For many people, this view justifies imposing an order on others, which leads to war and oppression. Arabs and Muslims are simply viewed by many as one entity, one body that acts a certain way and looks a certain way. Orientalism is a form of stereotyping that for centuries scholars believed to be valid and true.
It is unfortunate to have prejudice against any human on the basis of religion, race, color or country. All human beings are the off-spring of a single couple - Hazrat Ada…m (AS) and Hazrat Eve (AS). As such we are all brotheren. All of us have equal fundamental human rights. Unfortunately, practically it does not happen. Different people have prejudice against others. It is not the case only with the Muslims or Arabs. Anyhow, sane minded persons don't nourish prejudice against Muslims and Arabs. The Muslims are living in many countries of the world. No one dislikes them if they abide by the law of the land. As concerns terms, Prejudice towards Muslims can be called Anti-Mohammedanism and Islamophobia, and Prejudice toward Arabs is typically called Anti-Arab Sentiment.
Yes indeed there are strong Islamic rules regarding every matter of lise especially how to treat the people of the conquered lands, people of other religions and state. Ea…ch one of them involves strong justice and rights of others. No community can harm any other community, take away their belongings or destroy their religious places. Islam is indeed the religion of peace but the modern media has the habit of promoting the dark side of it's followers.