ISSUES & CHALLENGES. This edition of What Will Matter highlights three crucial historical and contemporary instances
What is tolerance and is it always a good thing? It helps to understand various aspects of this concept.
“There is divine beauty in learning, just as there is human beauty in tolerance. To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps.
“The highest result of education is tolerance.” – Helen Keller
“It is easy enough to be friendly to one’s friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion.
“We could learn a lot from crayons; some are sharp, some are pretty, some are dull, while others are bright, some have weird names,
Some years back a “Concerned Parent” wrote a letter to the advice columnist Abigail Van Buren telling her
Reading the letters responding to my comments on gay rights I have found that many of the people who have expressed an opinion — whether for or against gay rights — exhibit the same tendency (one that I find very troubling) to demonize those with contrary views. I think it is just as bigoted of those who agree with my …
3) people who support gay marriage and condone homosexuality are not only wrong, they have bad character, 4) allowing gay and lesbian people to marry will destroy or at least undermine the institution of marriage. What is your view on these beliefs?