Thursday, April 29, 2010

Immigration and Definitions.

A users guide for what is happening in Arizona. Get your definitions correct. Please!

Bigot
  • Noun
  • Definition:


    • intolerant person: somebody with strong opinions, especially on politics, religion, or ethnicity, who refuses to accept different views [Late 16th century. < French]
  • Synonyms:

    • extremist, diehard, dogmatist, racist, chauvinist, hypocrite

    Racist

    • Adjective
    • Definition:

      •  1. based on racism: based on prejudices and stereotypes related to race
      • 2. prejudiced against other races: prejudiced against all people who belong to other races

    • Synonyms: chauvinistic, bigoted, xenophobic, prejudiced, discriminatory, racialist
    • Antonym: tolerant

    Immigration
    • Noun
    • Definition:


      •  1. arrival of settlers in new country: the act of entering a new country to settle permanently
      • 2. passport control: the control point at an airport, seaport, or border crossing where people entering a country must stop to have their passports officially checked


    Profiling
    • Noun
    • Definition:


      • analysis and classification of somebody: the analysis and classification of somebody based on personal information such as ethnicity, shopping habits, or behavioral patterns, used, e.g. in criminal investigations or product advertising

    • racial profiling
    • consumer profiling

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    2 comments:

    1. Hey, that list is the Democratic party platform!

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    2. The DemocRat platform for sure.

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    Where are the Photo credits?

    I find most the images uncredited on random sites, but I will add credits if someone lets me know who the has the rights to the image.

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