Brilliant observation! Once the innocence of our childhood is lost, we all gain the ability to hate based on our own personal prejudices. The degree of hate may differ from person to person, issue to issue, but we all do suffer from this malignancy.
Our jaundiced view of other people, other places, other views and other '-ism's' so discolor our perceptions at times that we learn to comfortably accept this condition of prejudicial dissension as a very normal way of life for us.
Even if we acknowledge and recognize our own condition of hate, do we not usually rationalize by dismissing it with the thought, 'I am not really a bigot; I just think my way is right!'
Mankind's history is filled with events of malevolent actions against each other founded on nothing more than just plain prejudices of being different.
May we each have a Capt. Picard in our own lives to remind us that there was once a time when we didn't feel the bitterness of hate?
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