Solutions to Discrimination, Bullying, Racism, Intimidation in our society and examples from "Remembering the titans"

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Research Assessment:Define the terms and give an example of each from the film “Remembering the titans” to illustrate each term (4 marks);a) Strengthening Resilience:·Recovering quickly from misfortune or illness.

·When the injured captain was in pain, lying in the hospital bed realising that he can never play again. Nonetheless, he recovers mentally and celebrates his team’s victory. We also notice that at the end of the movie, he ended up becoming a leader and an inspiration to the handicapped community in Virginia.

b) Affirming Diversity:·Support the need for the mix for different races. Treating everyone equally with respect.

·At the end of the camping trip, the players changed dramatically, from becoming enemies of each race to becoming a team of multicultural players.

Q2. How could we as an individual and community overcome discrimination and harassment in our society? (4 marks)·We need to get our council to set up communal service programs to help rehabilitate the victims of the lost generations.

These communal programs could allow the local community to get to know about the sufferings that these people have had and in time we could all become friends.

·To dissolve discrimination in our society normally comes through sport e.g. in the movie, “remembering the titans.” We could get more aborigines to be accepted into the local soccer team and etc.

·In a schooling community, we need teachers and staff to develop an environment where all boys will be treated equally, teaching the wrongs of discrimination and harassment would definitely help to change our society.

·Overcoming discrimination and harassment in our society will start from the individual. As an individual we could set a good example to others and hopefully then work as a whole community. We could begin by making friends with the indigenous people, affirming diversity, etc.

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