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Unformatted text preview: scientific facts proved against it. Think about it, when a person looks at someone of another “race”, they do not think, “Oh look, a Muslim, they are different from me because their DNA is different.” No, in today’s world, I believe that what stereotypes are placed upon a ethnic group define the ethnic group, creating what we know as “race.” What about racism then? Well, if one looks at it from the point of view I have presented then stereotypes are a form of racism, in its mildest of forms of course. Well then, if this theory is correct, that makes most people racists of different magnitudes. Of course, this is a little extreme, calling most of the world’s population racists, but I believe it to be true, and I also believe that it will take a very long time to rid the world of the idea of “race.”...
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course CORE 2008 taught by Professor Akinsanya during the Spring '08 term at Fairleigh Dickinson.
- Spring '08