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Unformatted text preview: According to the text in chapter 11, Orientalism is the " simplistic view of the people and history of the Orient, with no recognition of change over time or the diversity within its many cultures" (pg 284, paragraph 5). Characteristics of Orientalism include using a broad generalization rather than focusing on a single country and religious extremism. There are many things that can be done to promote tolerance and reduce prejudice in different towns and cities. I believe that the biggest step that one can take is to teach one's children about tolerance towards other religions and cultures. It is also important that people understand their own racist beliefs and try to challenge them. References Ghazali, A. S. (2008). American muslims alarmed at the new profiling policy. Retrieved April 22, 2010 from (http://www.opednews.com/articles/American-Muslims-alarmed-a-by-Abdus-Sattar-Ghaza-080703-362.html)....
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This note was uploaded on 07/18/2011 for the course ETH 125 taught by Professor Jameshenderson during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '09