Re: Theos-World Re: Tolerance, respect and goodwill
May 01, 2008 09:21 AM
Very well said Anton!
Tolerance leads to sympathy and then to empathy.
However toll must be paid by the ones with the wrong
attitude to Nature...
--- Anton Rozman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> - A fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward
> those whose
> opinions, practices, race, religion, nationality,
> etc., differ from
> one's own; freedom from bigotry.
> - Interest in and concern for ideas, opinions,
> practices, etc.,
> foreign to one's own; a liberal, un-dogmatic
> - The act or capacity of enduring; endurance.
> - The capacity to endure hardship or pain.
> - The power or capacity of an organism to tolerate
> environmental conditions.
> - A disposition to allow freedom of choice and
> - Tolerance, in a social, cultural and religious
> sense, is the
> acceptance of other people who hold different and
> beliefs, or otherwise represent ideologies or
> cultures that have a
> history of being disrespected. More generally the
> term is used with
> regard to behavior that is not mainstream/normal.
> It seems that in general we understand tolerance as
> a certain kind of
> behavior we aspect from others and not as a capacity
> we should
> develop in ourselves; a capacity to face statements,
> views, ideas,
> behavior which bring us pain and therefore
> instinctive repulsion;
> actually a capacity to learn.
> --- In email@example.com, MKR <mkr777@...>
> > Here is an interesting comment I found in
> cyberspace. Anyone cares
> > comment?
> > "I'm reproducing something I wrote in the
> Theosophical Forum..
> which is
> > based on tolerance, respect and goodwill
> (something not frequently
> found in
> > theos-talk maillist)"
> > mkr
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been
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