View Poll Results: Is Intolerance Wrong?

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Thread: Is Intolerance Wrong?

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    Re: Is Intolerance Wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by hazlnut View Post
    Abe Lincoln was intolerant of intolerance.
    Abe Lincoln was intolerant of anything destructive to the Union.

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    Re: Is Intolerance Wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by LuckyDan View Post
    That's a favorite self description of many contemporary libs. Clever, too, since it allows them to declare their opponents intolerant, while being intolerant of their opponents. Preserves their feeling of moral superiority, nicely as well, which is of course the attraction to being a liberal.
    Also, it was a joke.

    I notice that the posters who think the world consists of only two things, that which is "liberal" and that which is not, rarely have a sense of humor.
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    Re: Is Intolerance Wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by Empirica View Post
    And they would be correct__Tolerance is slowly eating away at western civilization.
    Tolerance created Western civilization. Losing it is what will kill it.
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    Re: Is Intolerance Wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    Also, it was a joke.

    I notice that the posters who think the world consists of only two things, that which is "liberal" and that which is not, rarely have a sense of humor.
    Oh, I've always found the line funny. I just didn't think you meant it that way. You are aware you're not the first to say that, right?

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    Re: Is Intolerance Wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by LuckyDan View Post
    Oh, I've always found the line funny. I just didn't think you meant it that way.
    Stop yammering about "liberals" - that might help.
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    Re: Is Intolerance Wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by Boo Radley View Post
    In context of a particular ritual observance. It includes many things, including heterosexual sex.
    oh really? which ritual?

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    Re: Is Intolerance Wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    Stop yammering about "liberals" - that might help.
    Help who?

    But you're right. I shouldn't call them liberals. They are anything but.

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    Re: Is Intolerance Wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    Tolerance created Western civilization. Losing it is what will kill it.
    On what factual basis are you making this statement?

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    Re: Is Intolerance Wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by LuckyDan View Post
    Abe Lincoln was intolerant of anything destructive to the Union.
    Like intolerance...

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    Re: Is Intolerance Wrong?

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    not inherently. there are, in fact, philosophers who claim that tolerance is wrong.
    tolerance of intolerance...

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