What Makes One An Other

The Other is a person or group of people that is outcasted by another person or another group due to their differences whether it be in race, beliefs, etc. The Other is met with negative bias and in many cases discrimination or violence. The Other is seen as lesser than the person or group who perceives the Other, and usually is dehumanized.

There are certain qualities/reasons why a group singles out the Other. This concept can be seen at an early age where children are singled out, and many times they are left confused as to why
Although the Other is still a person, the people against the Other forgets this. Something is obscuring their vision/thoughts, a wall. They don't see the Other as a human. They are lesser than them
The concept of the Other is also seen in military training/wars. Where the armies of each side see each other as the Other, the enemy. They dehumanize them, forgetting they are all alike.
In extreme cases, the Other is not only discriminated, but faces violence or even death. The crucifixion of Jesus is a clear example of the lengths people go to against the Other
Often people see the Other as a human. They are blinded by their bias, and they see differently. As if some people were animals
The Other may feel lost, unsure of why they are treated different.
The Other may attempt to fit in with the group that is condescending them. Try to change their appearance to become more human to the group.
The qualities or reasons why a group may see another as lesser or the Other are endless. It may be due to their race, the color of their skin, their appearance, their beliefs.
A single person may define what qualities make the Other, and they may then inform their friends or their group who the Other is. Influencing the bias of others.
Soldiers are trained to feel nothing but hatred towards the Other or the enemy. These feelings toward the enemy certainly influence their bias in their future.
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