Unformatted text preview: Support for such developments is essential. The United States seems to be trying to keep stereotypes away from these cultures, especially because of the 9/11 incident. Orientalism has many characteristics. One of them can be easily detected within the term itself, orient. The orient is a wide spread geographical region which contains various cultures including the Middle East and Asia. Other characteristics are the religious extremism and being backward culturally, scientifically and in technology. A few reasons that may cause hate crimes because of orientalism and prejudice are lack of understanding, differences in culture and religion, and negative historical events such as 9/11. Teaching anti-biased education from an early age enforces children to grow up with tolerance towards other cultures and maybe without any prejudice. Keeping diversity in one's town or city and seeing people as individuals instead of members of certain groups implements acceptance and equality....
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- Spring '09