Diversity: The condition of having or being composed of differing elements, especiall: the inclusion of different types of people, (as people of different races or cultures) in a group or organization (merriam-webster.com/dictionary)
I have many areas that fit me with the meaning of diversity. I am afraid of many things that I should not be. I look at others and try to decide if they are good people or not and I find that I profile them. Not a good thing usually, this is what brings the diversity of others into play in life. People analyze what others look like, say, do and where they work as part of the profiling so that they will feel better about themselves or just not associate with the ones those they are looking at. In the MyPlace scenerios, I could pick out the majority of them on the first try, just from the not seem list. I am a person that has looked at people for a long time and looked beneath the surface. I have people in my life that I would not have even associated with as a child, because of my upbringing. This will sound racist, and I do not mean for it to, but as a child, my parents always told me that I had to stick to my own race, not associate with those who were different from me. It did not matter if that person was Hispanic, black, Indian or what. My parents would not allowed to associate with them. As an adult, I learned that the way my parents raised, created a lof of fears in me that I had to change it was not an easy thing to do. To this day, I have many problems with the fear that my parents instilled in me as a child. I have found that people are the same inside. The love, dislike, and in general are just as mistrusting of others as others are of them, if others allow the dislike to grow and stay with them creates a very rough life for that person. In myplace profiles, a girl looked like she was a cruel person. She had to many piercings, tattoos, and to much drug...
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