Characteristics of Orientalism

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Characteristics of Orientalism, Prejudice, and Discrimination Arabs are people who speak Arabic as their first language. Arabs are united by language, culture, and history, but they are religiously diverse: most Arabs are Muslims, but there are also millions of Christian Arabs and thousands of Jewish Arabs. Arab has to do with culture and language. Muslims are followers of Islam. One of the three major monotheistic religions in the world, Islam calls for complete acceptance of and submission to the teachings and guidance of God . Anyone may become a Muslim, regardless of gender, race, or nationality, by reciting a declaration of faith and embracing a lifestyle in accord with Islamic principles. Therefore the difference between Muslim and Arab is that one is a culture, while the other is a religion. (usccr.gov) New policies that have been implemented within the past few years include, The President's pledge for a new beginning between the United States and the Muslim community. He commanded that the Justice Department, in his words, recommits to using criminal and civil
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