Essay On Multicultural Society

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Living in a Multicultural Society Many societies and countries in this world have become multicultural. A multicultural society (multiculturalism) is defined as ‘Where a variety of many different cultural/ethnic groups live together within the same society.’ (A Multicultural Society, In a multicultural society, there is no official culture. ‘Big cities such as London, New York, Paris, Berlin are called cosmopolitans because of the many nationalities and people with different colour.’ (A Multicultural Society, Fiji itself is a multicultural country. There are many advantages and disadvantages of living in a multicultural society. Also, people who do live in multicultural societies, face many challenges. Living in multicultural societies has its benefits and advantages. ‘Through multiculturalism, we have opened our minds and have had the opportunity to learn about many different things.’ (Social Issues, Advantages and Disadvantages of Multiculturalism, People living in multicultural societies interact with each other and they learn from each other. They get to know each other’s cultures, traditions, beliefs, languages, ideas and lifestyles. This can happen at schools as well since students of different cultures may attend the same school. By doing this, they understand each other and…show more content…
This misunderstanding and intolerance to citizens of different nationalities and cultures may cause brutal terrorists acts and take the lives of many innocent people.’ (Social Issues, Advantages and Disadvantages of Multiculturalism, Not all people are understanding and tolerant. People are prejudiced and racist. They believe that one culture is better than the other. Good examples of this can be the “Flight 911”, the major plane crash and the Chinese people who are creating havoc by bringing drugs to other

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