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anonymous

  • one year ago

Xenophobia is an unreasonable fear of strangers or people from foreign countries. Why do people distrust and fear people who look different or have foreign cultural traditions? Is xenophobia ever justified?

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  1. misssunshinexxoxo
    • one year ago
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    What do you personally feel about an unreasonable fear?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    What is you opinion? I think that maybe because they have different cultures, language and idk i personally would be scared lol it's just a different place.

  3. misssunshinexxoxo
    • one year ago
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    It is due to the idea of "the other" or "otherness". It's a basic fear of someone who is different than you and your group. its an idea explored in literature, existential philosophy and sociology. An aspect of otherness that relates to xenophobia is ethnocentrisim, which is viewing one's own culture as good and normal and another's culture as odd and not normal.

  4. NathalyN
    • one year ago
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    https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20110522203441AAJUIpc

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