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Sunday, May 8, 2016

Déjà vu - View from the Mount - Tolerance is not Equality

A tolerant culture has long been acclaimed as a righteous society. While most social indoctrination is designed to foster this fanciful theme, few are willing to ask or examine if this is a desirable goal. A valid conclusion rests upon a correct definition of the nature of tolerance and how it applies to natural arrangements and relationships among different groups. Here are four options to consider:
1) the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
2) willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
3) a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
4) a permissible difference; allowing freedom to move within limits
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