Reading Response on Stereotypes
Forgiveness is a trait that is not only requested, but also demanded of Jesus, the Lord of this planet and all time. This essay, “Fu Manchu on Naboo,” simply shows that the author will not forgive society do to his self-inflicted blindness that stereotypes are aimed to maim. I believe that stereotypes can and are used in different circumstances to portray history, a certain era in time, or perhaps an entirely different race or origin. I believe that too often people take stereotypes personally, rather that realizing that it is only a description of an actors’ part. Reading between the lines is necessary of any critical argument, but taking a criticism that extra step in suggesting that it in some way affects today’s society is almost ludicrous.
I do believe in equal rights not only for African Americans but also for women, Asians, Mexicans, etc. Even children and the elderly should receive the same rights as young and middle aged ...