Examples Of Why Does Prejudice Exist

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Why does Prejudice exist? Throughout history there have been countless examples of prejudice, but the question remains, why does prejudice exist? Prejudice can be shown in many ways, it can be expressed publicly, privately, or angrily. In extreme cases, such as Adolf Hitler’s prejudice towards Jews, it can end very badly for everyone involved. Some reasons that prejudice can exist are because of fear or not knowing otherwise. Prejudice exists partly because of fear. In the current times, many fear all Middle Easterners because they think they are terrorists. In fact, 97 percent of Muslims don’t support terrorism, but unfortunately many people have their fear directed in the form of anger towards Middle Easterners\ Muslims. Fear is a powerful
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