Moral Education Lesson 5 [stereotypes]

In unit 5 of moral education, I learned that a stereotype is a judgement over a specific group of people. Here is an example: ” Girls only like the color pink.” or ” Boys hate playing with barbies.” Stereotypes are basically a  saying that is not always true about something, someone or somewhere. I read a story about a lady who judged a guy who was sitting next to her in an airplane by his look and demanded a new seat. They were in economy class where the cheapest seats were. So, the flight attendant said that there was a vacant seat in first class. The lady thought that it was for her so she picked up her stuff and was about to go when the flight attendant said that the man sitting next to her was in a worse condition since he had burn marks and scars all over him and that he deserved the first class seat more. So the woman raged while the poor man got his well deserved seat. This was a good lesson for the woman who showed in-tolerance. If I was the woman I would have helped the man by giving him bandages and a bit of cash. That was my reflection on moral education today!

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