Which is the most accurate assessment of how Nick Carraway interpreted his father’s advice, “Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone…just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages you’ve had?”
There are good people in the world who may seem coarse or uneducated; don’t immediately dismiss those people based on your narrow experience.
The most important thing you can be is tolerant. Don’t simply pretend to be tolerant of those different from you, seek to understand people.
It is important to understand that some people are simply inferior. Good judgment and common decency are not part of everyone’s upbringing, and you will encounter inferior people.
All people are basically the same; there is uniformity in the human experience.
The more you get to know people, the more you will become aware of their weaknesses and frailties – this knowledge should not change how you treat others.