Comment: Tolerance

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Tolerance

Is when the Mormons or the JW's or Acorn or whoever, show up at my door and instead of chasing them down the street with a broom handle I invite them in for lemonade and see if we can't find some common ground between us.

Tolerance does not require my endorsement of an idealogy or practice that I strongly disagree with, but my awareness and acknowledgment that the world is a great big place with plenty of room for all manner of divergent points of view.

Dear Lord, before I heard Ron Paul speak many many moons ago I was a bleeding heart liberal agnostic with a warmongering streak a mile wide, how is that even possible? Everybody changes, sometimes people even grow.

πολλα γαρ πταιομεν απαντες ει τις εν λογω ου πταιει ουτος τελειος ανηρ δυνατος χαλιναγωγησαι και ολον το σωμα