Griffin decides to move his family to Mexico when the hostility in Mansfield doesn't stop. A negro boy is helping Griffin pack up his parents house when they get to talking about racism. Griffin tells the boy nobody is born racist, but taught to hate.
"Where did we ever get the crazy idea that in order to make children do better, first we have to make them feel worse? Think of the last time you felt humiliated or treated unfairly. Did you feel like cooperating or doing better?