Racism : An Integrated Part Of Modern Society

1200 WordsMar 10, 20155 Pages
Racism is a belief that one race is superior to the other or the practice of treating a person or group of people differently on the basis of their race. Racism has been an integrated part of ancient world and is still vastly present in modern society. The ideas of racism are embedded into society, without fault it is part of our national character. Country’s deny their racism; however, views of racism are ingrained into every society. Racism is still largely prevalent in society. There is a constant conflict that occurs between the Western and Arab communities within our society. How often have were heard the quote “Not all Muslims are terrorists, but nearly all terrorists are Muslims.” it has been expressed in chants, and been told on mainstream, western media. CNN on January 10th, 2010 released a report showing that since 1980 only 7% of terror attacks have been committed by islamist extremists. Racism is still largely prevalent is our modern society, major organisations such as the United Nations have pledged remove racism and eliminate racial discrimination. The fight against racism has been taught in our schools, and we have been breed to accept and tolerate; however, racism will always been in our culture. Australia is known for being a culturally diverse society that accepts people of all race and religion and preaches equality for all; however, this is far from the truth. Australia is indeed a racist society. Australian politicians and its people refuse to
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