Stereotypes In The Dictator

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The society we live in today consists of people that buy into stereotypes and the propaganda that is being fed by the government and the media to them. Stereotypes make individual 's perceptions of a group of people in a certain way, most of the times is negative, which induces the opinion to all members of the group. Aware of the influence stereotypes have on people 's views, governments use stereotypes already imbedded in society as a propaganda tactic to persuade people 's thoughts, opinions and beliefs in order to benefit their cause.After the September 11 attacks, there have been a lot of stereotypical movies in the film industries such as "The Dictator" through which the media uses as an outlet to emphasize Muslim stereotypes to influence …show more content…
Imagine if America was a dictatorship. You could let 1% of the people have all the nation 's wealth. You could help your rich friends get richer by cutting their taxes. And bailing them out when they gamble and lose. You could ignore the needs of the poor for health care and education. Your media would appear free, but would secretly be controlled by one person and his family. You could wiretap phones. You could torture foreign prisoners. You could have rigged elections. You could lie about why you go to war. You could fill your prisons with one particular racial group, and no one would complain. You could use the media to scare the people into supporting policies that are against their interests."In this speech he unintentionally describes materialistic democracy while advocating in favor of authoritarian dictatorships, a subtle and humorous nudge so the audience can reflect on how we are truly far from living in a democratic society.Jorge Robles in article ' 'Stereotypes: A Big Problem in Our Modern Society ' ' tells us why these stereotypes are bad and how we should stop them. where he tells us that we should be aware that all stereotypes are bad regardless if they are good or bad because it causes prejudgment. We should learn to respect and understand other cultures, religions, and countries. This could avoid many problems such as discrimination. We should teach newer generations to respect each other regardless of their differences .With all of this we can change our perception of the stereotypes that are deeply rooted in our society and make of this a better

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