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Race discrimination
Age discrimination
Gender discrimination
Caste discrimination
Employment discrimination
Language discrimination
"Reverse discrimination"
Disability discrimination "discrimination:
1. an act or instance of discriminating.

2. treatment or consideration of, or making a distinction in favor of or against, a person or thing based on the group, class, or category towhich that person or thing belongs rather than on individual merit.

Therefore, discrimination counts for any remark or act that's for or against any group (living or not) in general. In a sense,type-casting. So, I'll let you try to figure out what are some forms of discrimination. Because, we've all heard them, before.

Why do people discriminate?
People fear what they do not understand.Often it is the folks who can't find a reason for their problems presume that things are different for them because other people are 'different'.
But this is a simple answer to a complex question.Why do men earn more than women? Because they deserve to, argues this contrarian challenge to feminist conventional wisdom. Men work longer hours at more dangerous and disagreeable jobs. They morereadily accept night shifts, hardship postings to Alaska and entrepreneurial risks. Men get in-demand degrees in engineering, while women get degrees in French literature. Female librarians earn less thangarbagemen, not because of discrimination, but because so many applicants compete for the safe, clean, comfortable, convenient, fulfilling jobs women prefer. Indeed, the author insists, statisticsshow that women and men with equal experience and qualifications, doing the same job, for the same hours, under the same conditions-get paid the same. Farrell, author of The Myth of Male Power, usefullypoints women towards high-paying, male-dominated fields that are becoming female friendly and suggests that ambitious women marry stay-at-home husbands. But he considers men the real victims, taken...
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