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Tolerance Re-examined

Tolerance is frequently urged by many groups of well-meaning promoters of the concept of freedom of speech, freedom of religion, etc., in line with the guarantees of the Constitution. Tolerance, as Dictionary.com defines it, 1.A fair, objective, and permissive attitude … Continue reading

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Terminology

Tolerance: sympathy or indulgence for beliefs or practices differing from or conflicting with one’s own. This is the Merriam-Webster definition. Indulgence: allowance. To be tolerant of another’s beliefs is to acknowledge that they have a right to hold those beliefs. … Continue reading

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