Verbal/Physical Conflict and Aggression
In the U.S, the number of cars is increasing at a blistering pace than human population. The combustion from cars and other machines leads to pollution hence demonstrating the issue of environmental action discussed in chapter 16. Reducing consumption will be seen as the appropriate approach through which a nation can attain a sustainable future. Materialism and wealth does not determine peoples’ well being as many people might think.
Precisely, the Metropolitan police seem prejudiced on their action of convicting the Muslim travelers with terrorism without proofing the allegation. In the above case, stereotype seems to dominate the entire proceedings since the Muslim leaders are generally annexed on the basis of their race (Gaines & Miller, 2010). Considering the general perception of Muslims being associated with terrorism attacks, prejudged assumptions by the Metropolitan police as such Muslims being threat for peaceful journey portrays how stereotyping results into prejudice, which in turn causes discrimination. The manhandling of the Muslim leaders by the police shows how the there exist pre-judged assumptions that all Muslims are terrorists. Being considered as a minority in US, the Muslims are brought out as being exposed to racial profiling on the basis of the previous terrorist acts by various Muslim groups. As noted by Myres (2009), this act of prejudice is very dangerous in the society since it leads to suffering of innocent persons, since a behavior of a small group is generalized for the entire social entity.
Thus, in order to fully understand the complicated nature of aggression, further research is required in all areas before it is possible to accurately state with any conclusion what the origins and causes are for aggression in humans.
Gaines, L. & Miller, R. (2010). Criminal Justice in Action, 6th Edition. New York: Thomson Publishing.
Myres, D. (2009). Psychology, 9th Edition. New York: Worth Publishers.