"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
Tolerance varied from person to person, like in the States but heavily slanted towards social conservative.
Why doesn't Obama go say that in Saudi Arabia, the mega-rich Arab Emirates, Brunei, Qatar, and to the wonderful Libyan government he put into power via the US military?
I guess he figures he can tell poor African nations what they should do, while Arabic Muslim countries get to tell him what to do.
"If I take death into my life, acknowledge it, and face it squarely, I will free myself from the anxiety of death and the pettiness of life - and only then will I be free to become myself." ~ Martin Heidegger