An ignorant person is unaware of an underlying issue and hence, holds no opinion about it, whereas an indifferent person may be fully or partially aware of the problem and yet chooses to take a passive stance on the same. ~www.quora.com
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Vocabulary: Here are some terminologies that are relevant to meaningful discussions about the social unrest we are experiencing today.
zeitgeist the defining spirit or mood of a period of history as shown by the ideas and beliefs of the time; the general mood or quality of a period of history, as shown by the ideas, beliefs, etc. common at the time
fairness is the quality of making judgments that are free from discrimination. Judges, umpires, and teachers should all strive to practice fairness.
equity is the state or quality of being fair and impartial
indifference is the trait of lacking interest or enthusiasm in things. When you feel indifference for something, you neither like it nor dislike it.
If you are a person who feels a lot of indifference, you probably say "eh," a lot.
You just don't care much.
indifference can be compared to apathy, which means "lack of concern," though apathy is a little stronger: means you don't care whether your friends call you; indifference means you don't care what movie you end up seeing — you don't have a strong preference for any of the choices.
stereotypes are fixed, simplistic (usually wrong) conceptions of traits, behaviors, and attitudes of a particular group of people.
prejudice is a negative attitude about members of a group. Prejudice translated into behavior is called discrimination, Prejudice often develops through stereotypes.
discrimination is behaving differently, usually unfairly, toward group members.
race refers to groups of people who have differences and similarities in biological traits considered by society to be socially significant, meaning that people treat other people differently because of them.
Racism, then, is prejudice based on socially significant physical features.