Social Cliques In High School

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Social cliques are seen in movies, read in books, but rarely displayed in high school. Speaking as a teen, I can honestly say that I have yet to see pronounced cliques in my high school. Maybe I seem a bit biased, but I fail to see how cliques like this are formed. Rosalind Wiseman wrote this article, and it is nothing but what is displayed in movies, not real life. I mean, how could a group of teenage girls create a “Target”? It sounds like an action movie more than it does a group of girls. It seems to me that this is stereotypically based on fictional movie portrayals, and not teenagers as honest-to-god people. We avoid stereotyping at all costs because it is politically incorrect, but this is just how most people classify human beings. Blondes are dumb and couldn’t make a career for themselves even if they tried their hardest. Football players are as dumb as the Blondes, if not more so. Basketball players are tall and lanky. Smart kids are all glasses, braces, and brains, and lack proper social lives. The teacher’s favorites are suck-ups and only pass by begging, never actually doing the work. This is how we, as a human race, classify ourselves. If you aren’t one of these, you don’t matter. You’re the ones who suffer from mental illnesses, are in and out of hospitals from suicide attempts, …show more content…
We ruin people’s lives by stereotyping. Positively classifying people takes time, observation, and complete understanding of what has made them to be this way. And we don’t have the time, or we don’t know how to observe, or perhaps we just can’t understand how someone can be different than us. All because we don’t think. Scientists have studied humans for hundreds of years, figured out how they work, what causes them to tick, what makes people react the way they do, but it still doesn’t help us to think that maybe someone is mentally sick, or perhaps they’re better than us. All we see is the bad, the negative, and the

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