How do people develop prejudices?
Prejudices can be taught or learned by personal experience. Biases can be taught by peer group or cultural influences. These biases can be hard to shake. Prejudices due to personal experience can be even harder to change.
yes Answer: Prejudices are only a concern if they conflict with the case before the court. As an example a prejudice against French people would not affect a case involving a Korean and Japanese businessmen in a dispute over shares in an American company. Most people do have prejudices against something. The jury pool would be small if only people totally without prejudice could be eligible to serve.
The contemporary relevance in Pride and Prejudice is that people today still hold prejudices against others. It is often human nature to form an opinion of someone upon first meeting them. These prejudices hurt people's chances to communicate and grow as a community. Even in the changing world of today, we can all learn from Elizabeth's mistake and be more careful about the prejudices we sometimes form before we learn the truth about a person.
It depends on the place. Usually, the most important thing to do to counter segregation is forcible integration. However, merely putting two groups of people who harbor prejudices against each other does not end segregation. The curriculum at schools, the laws in the government, the social and television media, and numerous other parts of society have to echo the message that age old prejudices should be cast aside.
It depends on what the "prejudices" this question are referring to. Much of what is view by Witnesses as an attack on them are not aimed at the individual Witnesses but the belief system they subscribe themselves to. These are sourced from all over the place: ex-members, Christian groups, human rights activists, individuals who have an interest in the Jehovah's Witnesses, the Bible, and history. As for "prejudices" personally against Jehovah's Witnesses these often stem…