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We are intolerant of people who are different. Is this an accurate claim?
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"We are intolerant of people who are different." Is this an accurate claim?
There have been prevailing conflicts between various distinctive groups of people today because of their difficulties in reconciling with one another. "Different" people have been usually considered 'The Other', those who are not perceived the same as a dominating group in some fundamental way such as in terms of their age, religion and nationality. Our "Intolerant" attitude towards these people has been hinted through our unwillingness to accept varying views, beliefs or behaviours, often leading to prejudice and discrimination. In my opinion, the claim that we are intolerant of different people is accurate to a certain extent. Conflicts caused by people's fundamental differences have been present almost everywhere and all the time as reflected in history and the present. However, I also believe that such intolerance can be and have been ameliorated with the help of the government in the forms of campaigns, laws and education. In some cases, globalization, which here refers to more interaction between people across borders, might help, too.
Many people believe that we are intolerant of different people because of humans' inherent sense of unease and sometimes even
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