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Najam Ul Assar

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Image of Pakistan in your sight?

How do you feel when you hear about Pakistan?
What stereotypes you have for people of Pakistan?
Do you really think, they are terrorist?
What if a Pakistani adds you on social network?

Kindly be Precise and Short.

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    Jun 25 2013: I'm Indian and not calling you guys brothers would be mean, and I seriously mean it when I call you brothers. We are basically of the same country, you guys are no different from us.

    Pakistanis are angry at my country for the reason that their country, although getting independence at the same time as ours, they have not gotten the same opportunities as our country.
    I do not blame them for their anger, if I was a Pakistani, I would be angry too at the preference India gets over Pakistan.
    This anger has brought forth lots of terrorists from Pakistan that are angry with the world and their misfortune.

    The problem is that stereotypes affect us unconsciously. We do not feel it coming but its there. I'm guilty of having stereotypes for everything and I'm racist (we all are, its how society has come to be) but I try not to show it or express it.

    Sorry for blabbing out, just felt like talking a little.
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    I feel angry at their rulers for making the citizen of their country feel what they feel and I feel sad at the terrorists because they don't have much and are underprivileged which led them to revolt.

    I have the general stereotypes like everybody else.

    Of course not, I do not think so. Stereotypes are always just assumptions made by judgmental people which have caught on with the general public.

    If a Pakistani adds me on a social network I would accept it only if I knew him personally or the exception of the person being a valuable person to the society.
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      Jun 25 2013: Alot is going on between our countries for long now? No?
      I dont know when we will learn peace.
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        Jun 25 2013: I'm an optimist but truthfully, I say it will be a rather long time before that happens.

        There's soo few things we can do and even fewer things that we can actually execute.
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        Jun 25 2013: G'day Najam

        When we all become accepting of our small differences & only see them as differences instead of an opposing polarity, things are slowly changing I believe.

        Love
        Mathew

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