Racism is defined as the act of believing or considering human beings to be divided into subgroups under factors like character traits, individual personality morality and the ,inborn intellect. Some races render others to be inferior making them feel as if they are of low importance. In fact, racism has NO advantage whatsoever. On the other hand, it has multiples of disadvantages; a racist individual represent a rude, sadist and selfish person. It is as a result others avoiding you that one starts to question themselves on whether they are right or wrong. One wastes lots of time defending oneself and people against negativity.
It simply means coming up with conclusions before one acquires the full knowledge of the facts of a certain scenario. It also has a second meaning of feeling unfair or disliking someone due to his race or religion. Prejudice gives another image to a person, which might affect him negatively or positively. Example of prejudices includes religious, sexual and racial prejudices. Most organisations take an extra mile of fighting against racial prejudices, as this is one of the major drawbacks of efficient communication in the organisation.
These are thoughts probably borrowed on specific ways of doing things whereas there is a high chance of those beliefs’ results diversifying from the expected. Stereotypes are helpful in a way that they enable us to respond rapidly to demanding situations that we have had experience on before. On the other side, they have a major disadvantage of making us ignore the minor differences that may arise in the new tasks.
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