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Bias vs Prejudice

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Last Updated: 16 April 2022

Bias and mistrust are two of the lifestyles that have resulted in injustice and discrimination. The biggest difference between bias and prejudice is that bias is an inclination toward or against a person, idea, or product, particularly in a way that is unfair, whereas preconceived beliefs are not based on true experience or cause. If you have a positive opinion of something, then you are biased toward it. Here you are being unfairly biased against the student you personally know. For example, some Muslims may regard all Muslim women as illiterate and uneducated. In comparison, we have positive attitudes toward people who identify with our social groups. We also learn prejudice from those around us, but it is not something we are born with. Bias is a predilection towards or against a person, product, or thing, especially in a way that is perceived as unfair. How to Fight Media Bias by Honest Reporting via Flickr a piece by Pinkpasty's Own work; the primary difference between prejudice and bias is that bias refers to a belief or group that is leaning towards a subject of life such as politics, culture, or economics; rather than knowing the full truth about a person or a thing. Bias can also refer to as a natural reaction to an opinion or assumption that someone knows something about something. Most of the time, bias is a term used when choosing between two items is made and the individual chooses the thing that he/she himself/herself likes. Prejudice is the act of judging something with a premature mindset and presenting your own facts rather than knowing the truth about a person or a thing. Bias can often lead a person so far that he dismisses that a lie is not true at all. The curved course is only caused by the bowl's shape. Prejudice can have an effect on a person based on their perceived group membership.

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