• If this thread needs to be locked that's chill. I don't mean to start anything by saying any of this, but if people click on it, arguments will start.
    Anyway, in light of a recent thread, I have been thinking of the idea of tolerance and how it has changed over the years.

    You see, at some point tolerance was about learning how to exist with people you don't like. If some white guy didn't like Arabs because he thought they were staining the country's reputation, that was valid as long as he didn't act out in ways that actually damaged the Arabs (i.e. Terrorism). It was perfectly fine for him to say his opinion and even if he lost a friend, the world still moved on and let him have his hatred.

    Nowadays, tolerance means that you must accept everyone's lifestyle as equally valid even if it goes against your own. You have to learn to like people you don't like and heaven forbid you say anything about it. If the guy from above mentions his hatred for Arabs (A completely arbitrary example btw), he is now "cancelled" by the rest of society. His free speech is stripped from him because "sure he can say it, but it was really offensive".

    This isn't tolerance. This is forcing agendas. There is serious oppression going on the world. People are tortured or dying and all we can focus on is somebody's tweet. In conclusion, tolerance is bull.
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