- Ehnocentrism : Ethnocentrism can be defined as: making false assumptions about others' ways based on our own limited experience. The feeling that one's group has a mode of living, values, and patterns of adaptation that are superior to those of other groups. It is coupled with a generalized contempt for members of other groups. Ethnocentrism may manifest itself in attitudes of superiority or sometimes hostility. Violence, discrimination, proselytizing, and verbal aggressiveness are other means whereby ethnocentrism may be expressed. It is a belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic and cultural group, and a corresponding disdain for all other groups.Ethnocentrism is the practice of looking at the world as if your own cultures viewpoint is the most valid and perceptive, and therefore that other cultures are less sophisticated and somehow inferior in the way they view the world and in things they do
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