Spaniards are proud and conceited. Englishmen are affected. Germans are strict and disciplined, and the French are arrogant …” Lots of stereotypes are continuing from generation to generation or are in vogue. They often show just how ignorant the person is. Different ethnic origins and religious beliefs enhance the mutual lack of understanding beyond the boundaries of Europe or in relation to immigrants. How often do you not see that Europeans can not distinguish between Islam and Islamism? The best way to combat prejudice is to allow for Intercultural dialogue..
The European Commission, 2008