Mariposa Gazette

The meaning of tolerance

In response to a few letters demanding support for the LGBTQ+ cause, I’d like to point out that the definition of tolerance does not entail having to agree, condone or support something that goes against one’s own values and standards.
Tolerances means exactly that: Tolerating or accepting something or someone without judging, persecuting or being cruel to those who differ from us. It does not automatically include that one has to agree, condone or support the cause.
In my humble experie...

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