The Museum of Tolerance is a place that not only is a home to a memoriam of the Holocaust but it also tries to break the barriers of racism, prejudices, and discrimination and tries to teach and incorporate in people that even though everyone is different, everyone shares a universal attribute, that each person around the world no matter their race, gender, country of origin, or choice of religion still bleeds red, feels pain and are human beings. As soon as people realize this fact and accept that no one set of people are better than the other, places like The Museum of Tolerance will not be needed but till then we need to remember what hatred, prejudices, discrimination and the inability to accept people for who they are has and can do to this world.
The many exhibits in the museum explore different types of hatred, prejudice, and discriminations.
The first exhibit is on globalhate.com and interactive investigation of hate websites on the internet. Before the year 2000 there were fewer than 30 hate websites on the entire World Wide Web now in present day 2005 there are thousands of sites advocating various hate groups. Websites that advocated different ideas like Nazis, to people for the deportation of immigrants, and hatred toward blacks, woman and the disabled. This exhibit showed that even though it is not something we see everyday it is something that is being advocated everyday and night and needs to be put to a halt. If we pretend that it is not affecting us we will learn the hard way that if it is not stopped soon who knows what our future and a world can be.
The Point of view interactive exhibit is a chance to voice ones own opinions on different scenarios. My interactive...