The majority of people have various ways of viewing cultures. Because
of close-mindedness and lack of cultural education, people have a difficult time
interacting with different societies. I feel that people shouldn't stereotype
because this might lead to misjudgment. For example, I have personally
experienced this type of stereotyping of my Egyptian culture. Although people
view Egypt as a plain desert with camel riders, my experience from living there
shows Egypt to be a developing civilized country with a great history .
People think about Egypt in this manner because of the media. The
news primarily exposes the uncivilized parts of the country. For instance, the
well ...

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problems. The article
introduced Egypt as a superstitious culture which was graphically proven in a
picture shown in the article. This picture showed the head of a woman with the
body of a snake. This picture gives the reader the impression that Egyptians
believe in black magic.
Whenever the media introduce a culture, they should mention all the
positive and the negative aspects of that specific culture. For instance,
whenever you watch a program about the United States of America back home, you
see only sky-scrapers and big luxurious cities. This doesn't portray the entire
United States.
In reality, Egypt is a mixture of well educated and uneducated people.
I have lived there for many years and from experience, I think it's an
interesting country. Egypt has the Nile River which supports the cities around
it with water and green areas. In Egypt, the government encourages the people
to move away from the cities and start agricultural communities with ...

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Egypt. (2004, September 15). Retrieved January 21, 2019, from
"Egypt.", 15 Sep. 2004. Web. 21 Jan. 2019. <>
"Egypt." September 15, 2004. Accessed January 21, 2019.
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