Please help me brainstorm my essay topic about stereotyping.

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Brainstorming is a technique used to promote ideas and is particularly successful in a group setting when one idea encourages others to think of more associated ideas and so, with several choices, the best solution can be found if it is a problem-solving exercise or the best ideas can be expressed and put into practice if it is a creative exercise. The concept behind brainstorming is that no idea is a bad idea and that sometimes it is the most ridiculous suggestions which produce the most original and often the best ideas and solutions. 

When a person is not feeling inspired, he or she can use brainstorming in order to find a starting point, something to generate ideas from. For an essay on stereotyping, there are many strong adjectives and actions that can be expressed simply and then expanded on in the essay. 

With brainstorming, the idea is that you do not have to start at the beginning so do not try to...

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You could start by listing common stereotypes and where they origniated.