The accuracy of some children’s comments can be very surprising.
The world is ordered by different laws, norms and conventions. Adults know exactly what to do and what not to do, but their way of thinking is entangled in a web of stereotypes, which in turn affects their ability to assess a situation and construct objective judgments. It’s completely different with children.
Children see the world as it is. They don’t look for ulterior motives and sift through everything, but they want to evaluate their surroundings on their own. As a result, they are more open to people and accept difference more readily, or sometimes they don’t even notice it because they don’t understand existing divisions.
An American toy shopkeeper recently found out about the uniqueness of children’s minds. The woman pointed out a child’s choice to her, but when she heard her response, she understood that the two-year-old girl was smarter than her.
What happened in the store? You’ll find the conversation between the child and the cashier on the next page.