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Forms of Prejudice.
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Forms of Prejudice.
Many things cause prejudice. Prejudice means prejudging something or someone before knowing it or them first hand, often with no good cause. Types of prejudice are race, gender, religion, class, age, sexual orientation and disability. When the word prejudice is mentioned the listener generally thinks of the prejudice that exists between different races. Prejudice is a preconceived opinion. This opinion is formed without a suitable knowledge or understanding of what is being judged. Prejudice often occurs because of early influences from family, friends and neighborhood or from a bad experience. Prejudice is frequently brought into society by having widely held, but inaccurate, beliefs. Most people are prejudice because others are different to them and they dislike the difference, as it makes them feel insecure. Prejudice is unnecessary and could one day lead to the demise of society, as it exists today. If the prejudice is held for too long, it can turn into discrimination. Discrimination is taking action with prejudice views. People sometimes say that discrimination = prejudice + power. Like prejudice, discrimination comes in many forms. Single people or small groups may discriminate by being violent or abusive to others. Large groups and societies may
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