Human Behavior By: Laner & Christina (Stereotyping (Asians are smart,…
By: Laner & Christina
What does Identity mean? Having an identity means being who or what a person/thing is.
Example: an example of what someones identity would be are the characteristics that other people see/define you as. If you have long hair then people will remember you by that or if you are the star of the football team then that is your identity and who you are.
Asians are smart
Women are too emotional
Muslims are terrorists
People with body mods are bad parents
Jim Jones in Jonestown
Example of people who used fear for power
Example: Jonestown was a huge example of fear in human society. Once he got people to believe in him and follow his actions, he started his plan by moving everyone to a place named Jonestown which would be the brightest future for everyone. It ended up that Jim Jones, the leader of Jonestown was corrupt and told the people that if they left, their children would be killed or taken away from them. However, he actually ended up killing everyone on his plantation.
What is fear?
Fear is a feeling induced by perceived danger or threat that occurs in certain types of organisms, which causes a change in metabolic and organ functions and ultimately a change in behavior, such as fleeing, hiding, or freezing from perceived traumatic event
What does obedience mean? Obedience means the compliance of an order given to one.
Example: Charles Manson controlled his cult members by giving them portioned amounts of drugs and tricking them into thinking that he is god. He got his followers to do whatever he said even when they were prosecuted later on in their lives.
What is Discrimination? the unjust or prejudicial treatment of different categories of people or things, especially on the grounds of race, age, or se
Example: The Ku Klu Klan was a hate group based off of killing and lynching african american people during the time when slaves were let free to be citizens in America.
Why does it happen? Hate and Racism happens because of natural human selection. Everyone is always trying to be smarter, stronger, and better than their peers by nature. People seclude and segregate away from different race and religion groups because they think they're superior over the other races or religions.
Example: Mass Murder events in order to create a divine society. For example, Hitler started killing many people of different races, ethnicity, and religions that he did not think were fit for his "perfect" society.
During The Night of Broken Glass Jewish owned businesses were attacked and destroyed for being owned by this religious group
Believing something about a person just because they're from a specific group of people
An aggressive dislike/hostility towards Jewish people