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Prince Harry Discusses Racism In ‘British Vogue’ Interview & Says Children Are ‘Taught To Hate’

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Jul. 30 2019, Updated 4:09 p.m. ET

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Prince Harry had a very open conversation with Dr. Jane Goodall about racism in the September issue of British Vogue. The Duke of Sussex's wife Meghan Markle guest-edited the entire magazine.

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“From studying the chimps and seeing all the similarities it was obvious to me that we have inherited aggressive tendencies,” Dr. Jane, 85, told Harry, 34. “You get angry. But with our brain we mostly control them.”

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He responded, “It’s the same as an unconscious bias – something which so many people don’t understand, why they feel the way that they do.”

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Harry touched on the complexities of racism and said, “Despite the fact that if you go up to someone and say, ‘What you’ve just said, or the way that you’ve behaved, is racist’ – they’ll turn around and say, ‘I’m not a racist.’”

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In response to the hypothetical conversation, the Duke of Sussex explained, “‘I’m not saying that you’re a racist, I’m just saying that your unconscious bias is proving that, because of the way that you’ve been brought up, the environment you’ve been brought up in, suggests that you have this point of view – unconscious point of view – where naturally you will look at someone in a different way.’ And that is the point at which people start to have to understand.”

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Dr. Jane agreed and said, “Kids are taught to hate. They are actually taught to hate.”

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“You can only be taught to hate,” Harry added. “What can we learn from nature? People always say, there is nature, then there is us.”

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The Duke of Sussex continued, “But we are part of it – we are nature. Unless we acknowledge we are part of this cycle, then we’re always going to be fighting against it.”

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