Week 9 Essay
Our country has a wide variety of many cultures, races and ethnicities backgrounds. I have learned that each group has differences and similarities. These differences give us insight into other cultures, beliefs, and ways of life that we would not normally know. By embracing the differences through our diverse society, I have learned new concepts of living, new ways to thinking, and new ways to understand things that are different than my everyday life. Many of the groups that are so different have a common interest which is to coexist and thrive as one. It would be beneficial to our society if we would focus on the main interest of all, rather than focusing on how different we are from one another. In the past we were taught to judge based on race, cultures, and ethnicities. And now-a-days, we are taught to get to know a person before we pass judgment.
In my opinion, when we reach year 2050, our ethic make-up will be mixed. People have surpassed the culture differences between races. In today’s society, there are many mixed couples who procreate mixed children. Thus leaving tomorrow’s society mixed. With this happening now, all of the major races will become minorities, leaving the mixed races the majority.
The United States face many challenges due to the diversity of its people because, racism is still relevant. There are still quite a few people who carry judgment toward the interracial couples, gays, lesbians, bi-sexual, transgender, and religious beliefs.
Diversity in society helps us to grow as individuals and open our minds to different ways of life. When you become exposed to different ways to live, and see how other cultures carry on then you are no longer closed to the idea that we are all different in some way, and those differences can be meaningful in our lives. When it comes to diversity it also promotes more tolerance. In terms of being tolerant that means diversity can help us accept other cultures, and even...
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