Xenophobia is a fear of individuals who look or behave differently than than those one is accustomed to.
Robin May Schott, in “Feminist Interpretations of Immanuel Kant], p.48
Xenophobia looks like becoming the mass ideology of the 20th-century fin-de-siecle .eric hobsbawm
Whatever the evolutionary basis of religion, the xenophobia it now generates is clearly maladaptive.lawrence m. krauss
Our love of lockstep is our greatest curse, the source of all that bedevils us. It is the source of homophobia, xenophobia, racism, sexism, terrorism, bigotry of every variety and hue, because it tells us there is one right way to do things, to look, to behave, to feel, when the only right way is to feel your heart hammering inside you and to listen to what its timpani is saying.Anna Quindlen
Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression, fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and legitimate violent and bloody conflicts.
The fanciful notion still prevails among scholars that xenophobia is a global phenomenon identical in all societies beset by insecurity as a result of cultural crisis .
As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests, xenophobia is directed against foreign people, not foreign cultural imports.eric hobsbawm