Religion and Prejudice

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Religion and Prejudice by Mind Map: Religion and Prejudice

1. What is prejudice

1.1. Introduction

1.1.1. prevents equal chances

1.2. Prejudge

1.2.1. unfairly without knowing the facts

1.3. Stereotyping

1.3.1. oversimplified mental image which is applied to all in the group

1.4. Discrimination

1.4.1. Unfair or unequal treatment

1.5. Positive Discrimination

1.5.1. Treating people more favourably because they have been discriminated against in the past

1.6. Scapegoating

1.6.1. Blaming certain groups for problems in society

2. Why are some people prejudiced?

2.1. Upbringing

2.2. Culture

2.3. Results in scapegoating

2.4. Socialisation

2.5. Personal experiences

2.6. Media

2.7. Fear and uncertainty about the future

2.8. Lack of education

3. Effects of prejudice

3.1. Great harm

3.2. Feel worthless

3.3. Vulnerable

3.4. Genocide

3.5. Death and suicide

4. Types of prejudice

4.1. Race & Colour

4.1.1. 'Blacks', 'Asians'

4.1.1.1. Descriptions can be misleading

4.2. Racism

4.2.1. Against the law

4.2.2. Black football players often suffer

4.2.3. belief that colour of a person's skin determines ability

4.3. Gender

4.3.1. Society creates gender specific stereotypes

4.4. Sexism

4.4.1. Gender prejudice

4.5. Women's rights

4.5.1. only in the last 50 years that women have been seen as equal to men

4.5.2. Women originally not allowed to vote

4.5.3. after WWII status began to change

4.5.4. couldn't inherit property

5. Other types of prejudice

5.1. Ageism

5.1.1. Discrimination against someone because of their age

5.1.2. Often on the basis of steretypes

5.1.3. 'past it' vs wealth of experience

5.2. Disability discrimination

5.2.1. At work or being denied access to services

5.2.2. Against a physical and mental handicap

5.2.3. in the workplaces, schools (e.g. no ramps etc)

5.3. Prejudice based on class, lifestyle and looks

5.3.1. Social class linked to background, education, job and money

5.3.2. Now WC go to uni and become MC

5.3.3. Also on interests, activities, possessons and spending habits

5.3.4. Money biggest influence

5.3.5. Influenced by the media

5.4. Religious prejudice

5.4.1. Since 9/11 Muslims have been subjected.

5.4.2. Jews in Nazi Germany

5.4.3. Often more about people's culture or ethnic group

5.4.4. Religions don't see eye to eye

5.4.5. Roman catholics discrimination in jobs

6. Religious attitudes to prejudice

6.1. Tolerance

6.1.1. UDofHR

6.1.1.1. All human beings are born free and = in dignity and rights

6.1.2. Means respecting rights not always agreeing

6.1.3. Everyone has the right to think what they want and express their opinions

6.2. Harmony

6.2.1. Means living at peace with others

6.2.2. Make people form communities and bonds with others

6.2.3. pracitce kindness compassion and generosity within communities it helps build harmony

6.3. Justice

6.3.1. Religions teach everyone =

6.3.2. Same vlalue and worth

6.3.3. If laws are not just then religious believers should strive to abolish

6.4. The value of the individual

6.4.1. Everyone created by God =

6.4.2. Treat each others as equals

7. Western Faiths

7.1. Christianity

7.1.1. God created men and women in his own image

7.1.2. Jesus said 'love your neighbour as yourself'

7.1.3. Good samaritan

7.1.4. Some Christian churches don't allow women to be priests - M/W different roles

7.1.5. 'There is neither Jew nor Greek, slave nor free, male nor female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus

7.2. Islam

7.2.1. Allah created man and woman equal

7.2.2. Muhammad preached against slavery

7.2.2.1. Also taught whoever does good work will be rewarded

7.2.3. Differences are not an excuse for unjust treatment

7.2.4. Hajj shows equality

7.2.5. Shariah law based on justice

7.2.6. Women = to men but have different roles

7.2.6.1. Men pray at mosques/women at home

7.2.6.2. Women can't be an imam

8. Eastern Faiths

8.1. Buddhism

8.1.1. Buddha left his wealthy life

8.1.2. Rejected caste system

8.1.3. Believed people only create divisions to feel superior

8.1.4. Buddha taught everyone equal chance of enlightenment

8.1.5. All people of the sangha =

9. Response to prejudices

9.1. Society and the law

9.1.1. Sex Discrimination Act 1975

9.1.2. Race relations Act 1976

9.1.3. Disability Discrimination Act 1995

9.1.4. Equality Act 2006

9.2. Groups

9.2.1. The Corrymeela Community

9.3. Individuals

9.3.1. Anthony Walker

10. Mahatma Gandhi

10.1. Born 1869

10.2. Trained as Lawyer in England

10.3. @24 went to South Africa

10.3.1. Racially discriminated against

10.4. Peaceful protest

10.5. Hindu belief in Ahimsa

10.6. shot dead

10.7. named Mahatma (great soul)

11. Martin Luther King

11.1. Early life

11.1.1. Born and lived in USA

11.1.2. @18 became Christian minister

11.2. Segregation and Discrimination

11.2.1. B&W separated

11.2.2. KKK

11.2.2.1. violence towards black people and black sympathisers

11.2.3. injustices = against MLK's Christian beliefs

11.2.3.1. Inspired by Jesus

11.2.3.2. Set out to change the laws

11.3. Civil Rights Movement

11.3.1. Montgomery Bus Boycott

11.3.1.1. organised by MLK

11.3.1.2. arrested

11.3.1.3. home bombed

11.3.1.4. death threats

11.3.2. non violent protest/peaceful protest

11.3.2.1. sit ins

11.3.3. led millions of peole on protest marches

11.3.4. TV footage persuaded all American that laws were unjust

11.4. Nobel Peace Prize - 1964

11.5. I have a dream speech

11.6. Assassinated in 1968 at the age of 39

12. Desmond Tutu

12.1. Basics

12.1.1. Born South Africa 1931

12.1.2. Anglican Priest

12.2. Apartheid

12.2.1. Separation of races

12.2.2. Policy in South Africa

12.2.3. Whites seen as superior

12.2.4. Injustices

12.2.5. reinforced by the Dutch church

12.3. Anti apartheid campaigns

12.3.1. First black secretary

12.3.2. Campaign for equal rights

12.3.3. Worked to get rid of unfair laws

12.4. Non violent protest

12.4.1. Led peaceful marches

12.4.2. organised petitions

12.5. After apartheid

12.5.1. Human rights abuses

12.5.2. Protected if confessions happened