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How come it is human nature to judge other people when we are not in their situation?

Like, for example, people may judge a child as 'thick' because he has dyslexia, a rich person may call a poor person a 'scrounger' because that person has to mind a child and receive state benefits. Why do we love to prey on the vulnerable?

Asked By: - 9/17/2010
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I believe in a lot of cases it's sheer ignorance.. people see someone acting differently and don't get informed are not open minded enough, so they make up their mind and come up with theories that suit them best.. An ignorant person can learn if they want to, by reading about other things.. same as a person who has... More
Answered By: Vera Gabriele - 9/17/2010
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theres nothing else to talk about
Answered By: backa92 - 9/17/2010
 
People judge others by their own standards/morals or lack of, and from their own memory data base.
Answered By: ☠ ßĭĻĻŶ ☠ - 9/17/2010
 
It's all part of the idea of being the best... More
Answered By: Leon - 9/17/2010
 
It is the remains of that ancient beast within us, the one that used to kill everyone weak and seemingly helpless.
Answered By: javornik1270 - 9/17/2010
 
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