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Perceived Differences: The Genesis of Racism

"Our shared humanity surpasses superficial differences. Collective effort and narrative challenge pave the way for an inclusive, equitable future. Embrace our commonality, reject conditioning, and dismantle the genesis of racism." Michael Corthell The innate understanding that we are all fundamentally the same is a concept children grasp effortlessly. Skin color, an obvious and superficial distinction, does not define our shared humanity. However, as children grow and navigate through society, they are often exposed to conditioning that attempts to convince them otherwise. This conditioning forms the basis for the genesis of racism, a deeply ingrained societal ill that persists to this day. Social Conditioning and Perception From an early age, children are exposed to a plethora of influences that shape their perceptions of race and ethnicity. Media, education, and even interpersonal interactions play a crucial role in perpetuating or challenging stereotypes and biases. These