If someone is quite poor, what do they think of very wealthy people? That they have a superior attitude and are snobbish? How do rich people see the poor among them? As underachieving and lazy, expecting the better off to subsidise their lack of effort? In some cases there may be validity to those feelings but to paint all with the same brush is clearly unfair.
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At that moment I understood prejudice, why it is so hard to shake off. Of course, the differences between nations, races, religions, all tribes all take tolerance to accept and embrace. However, it is not just coping with difference. It's how we rationalise it, which as you may have guessed will be covered in the final part of this series.
For Part 1, just click here. Part 4 is found here.