Reflective Essay On Prejudice

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In my lifetime, I have experienced a lot of things, including prejudice and discrimination which have influenced my choices for these questions. Prejudices are opinions one person has about another person, and how that person judges them. Discrimination is basically prejudice, but you are adding some kind of physical factor to the play now. I know I have some prejudices, I prefer some things over others, and I can be really disgusted according to the situation. Just because you like something others don’t, it does not make you a bad person. I think most of these prejudices came from my biological mother, she was a bad influence, and taught us bad things, this was why I was a bad kid growing up. This really impacted my education, and who my…show more content…
The test results showed that I slightly prefer African Americans over European Americans. This surprised me because I really don’t care who I hang out with, I think that these test results are wrong, but who am I to argue. This is actually more than I expected because as you know, I am a brownish tan color, so I thought that the test results would come back with me preferring African Americans over European Americans. If I wanted to change my results, then I would just keep taking the test so that I am not a racist individual. These results really mean nothing to me, because I don’t have anything against people, or any other race’s. My attitude did not change, and I still feel good about…show more content…
The test results revealed that I strongly suggest association with female and career that men and family. This does not surprise me because I live with a single mother and a little brother. This is more of what I expected because I have no father figure in my life, and I have been with my adopted mom for about 5 years now. There is nothing I would do to change these results, unless a father figure steps in, and I take this test again. These results mean so much to me because it shows how you can be with someone for so long, and then become attached to them when they are not your real mother. I feel great about these results, and I have a better understanding of my place in the family
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