Nexter Comics: 5 Most Common Stereotypes About Nations Around the World That Are Actually Not True

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Despite our world has changed much with the era of the Internet still there are widespread stereotypes about every nation that are annoying. Nexter.org made  to illustrate and bust some of them.

Frenchmen are the most romantic people in the world

The French have a reputation for being romantic and seductive. In surveys of the most romantic languages, French is often among the top results.

But still that doesn’t mean all romantic men decided to gather in France. It all depends on the person.

Russians keep bears as pets

There is a couple of bear-owning Russian newsmakers responsible for this myth, but the majority of Russians stick to more traditional cats and dogs when choosing an animal companion.

 

Everyone in Saudi Arabia is incredibly wealthy

One of the biggest stereotypes about Saudi Arabia is that everyone in the country has massive amounts of wealth. However, Saudi Arabia has a higher unemployment rate than the United States.

Low oil prices have hurt its economy. And the government remains secretive about the number of people living in poverty in Saudi Arabia.

Afghanistan is full of terrorists

Most Americans associate Afghanistan with Osama Bin Laden. Therefore, they assume that the landlocked country is full of terrorists.

Of course, not everybody in Afghanistan works for a terrorist group however there could be some truth of the statement.

 

Mexico sends rapists and murderers to the United States

Thanks in part to Hollywood, most Americans are familiar with the stereotype that many people in Mexico are drug dealers or gang members. But many recognize that that stereotype doesn’t prove as factual as the movies would have you believe.


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Nexter Comics: 5 Most Common Stereotypes About Nations Around the World That Are Actually Not True
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