You've Got To Be Carefully Taught

You've got to be taught to hate and fear,
You've got to be taught from year to year,
It's got to be drummed in your dear little ear,
You've got to be carefully taught.

You've got to be taught to be afraid
Of people whose eyes are oddly made,
And people whose skin is a diff'rent shade,
You've got to be carefully taught.

You've got to be taught before it's too late,
Before you are six or seven or eight,
To hate all the people your relatives hate,
You've got to be carefully taught!

"You've Got To Be Carefully Taught," (Lyrics from South Pacific.)
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You%27ve_Got_to_Be_Carefully_Taught

This is so true in our country. We are unfortunately tought to hate from the day we are born. Our mothers would tell us, beta/beti (son/daughter), marry any one but a muslim. Or how we are taught to ignore atrocities on lower casts but asked to stand up for the cast/community/religious honor... We are taught to hate woman by our religion, our customs, our socital bias, our overlooking for domestic voilance and rapes by relatives. All this we are carfuly taught.

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