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Phenotype

All of a person’s physiological and physical characteristics (size, hair colour, eyes, etc.) and an individual. Phenotype is determined by an individual’s genes, environment and lifestyle.

Pluralism

A system or philosophy, which, in the name of respect for diversity, acknowledges the existence of different political opinions, moral and religious beliefs, and cultural and social behaviour.

Prejudice

Prejudice is a belief, a preconceived opinion often imposed by the environment, the times, and a person’s upbringing. This judgment is based on unfair generalizations and stereotypes rather than facts or specific behaviour of an individual or group.