Discrimination And Its Effects On Society Essay

1690 Words Nov 2nd, 2014 7 Pages
Discrimination is an action that negates social involvement or human right to the categories of people based on prejudice. Those who discriminate are afraid of those who are different from themselves. Some people intertwine with those of different races easily, then there are some people who are determined to be hateful. Here in America, discrimination has been just as common now as ever before, just in different ways. Although racism has been heavily suppressed, discrimination against religion, social status, and age is just as common as ever. Discrimination is still a huge problem in today 's society, in the past few years we are hearing more and more reports on young people committing suicide because they are bullied at school for being "different". Social status and religious discrimination are often recognized as bad, but discrimination is almost invisible to society, it seems. There are many people who are refused because of race. I believe all humans should be treated equal, regardless of age, race, gender, social status, religion; “all humans in the whole word belong to the same natural genus” (39).
The ignorance of discrimination has been passed down from one generation to the next, which is learned behavior. Racism has always existed an in America, mainly against African Americans. For example, most people who dislike African Americans grew up being taught, they were influenced by their parents and have assumed that African Americans are inferior in terms of…

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