Tolerance refers to the ability or willingness to tolerate or accept something, such as the opinions or behavior of others. Tolerance is not approval.
We've had movements against sugar, against pop music, against socks with sandals, and – hold onto your berets – even against quiche!
The world is abuzz following the explosive revelations made by retired Major David Grusch to Congress. Amid the sensational claims and controversial denials, a deeper issue emerges – the significance of protecting whistleblowers and our readiness to accept knowledge that may drastically alter our perception of the universe
John F. Kennedy once said, "Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs. Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others." This quote captures the essence of what it means to be a truly just society. It's not about negating our beliefs or values, but about creating a space where differences are respected and every individual's rights and dignity are upheld.
Beneath the kaleidoscopic colors of different pride movements—be it Gay Pride, Black Pride, Asian Pride, Deaf Pride, or Geek Pride—lies a shared pursuit: promoting tolerance. This interconnectedness is instrumental in creating a more accepting society that respects and celebrates every individual's unique identity.