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Omar Rimawi - Author

Nov. 19 2020, Updated 9:55 p.m. ET

With the way politics are going these days, sometimes it's nice to be reminded that we aren't born intolerant. The innocence with which children view the world gives hope that one day we can hold onto the idea that skin color is not a defining characteristic.

While tolerance may be at its peak for humans as a species, the constant barrage of bad news and hate speech that fill our lives lately makes it feel like that isn't the case. Seriously, have you been on Twitter lately? It's a hellscape. During our most impressionable years, we're exposed the bias and prejudices of those around us and begin to shape our own based on them. Hate is learned, and it usually takes a kid to remind us of that.