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Dialogue | 06.06.2008 | 05:30
Many Stereotypical Ideas Dominate the Image of Christianity
Clichés are somewhat helpful - but they never produce a true picture.
Stereotypes and clichés can be found throughout all areas of life. They are helpful to some, those who need orientation and order for the foreign or unfamiliar in our world.
Yet they will also need to question the notions, because they change our perspective of others. This is also the case for stereotypical ideas of world religions.
Colin Porteous - 2013 - ArchitectureIn terms of 'spirit of the age', the resonant phrase in this statement is 'without sinking into eco-clichés'. The architectural idea and the ecostrategy are as one.
noun [C] DISAPPROVING
a fixed idea that people have about what someone or something is like, especially an idea that is wrong:
He doesn't conform to/fit/fill the national stereotype of a Frenchman.
The characters in the book are just stereotypes.
verb [T] DISAPPROVING
to have a fixed idea about what a particular type of person is like, especially an idea that is wrong:
The study claims that British advertising stereotypes women.
We tried not to give the children sexually stereotyped toys.
having the qualities that you expect a particular type of person to have:
Customers are tired of the stereotypical, fast-talking salesperson.
noun [C or U]
a comment that is very often made and is therefore not original and not interesting:
My wedding day - and I know it's a cliché - was just the happiest day of my life.
He made some clichéd remark about the birth of his first child completely changing his life.