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    Toleration of Alternative Beliefs in Society

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    Toleration is a familiar term today; having multiethnic friends, unusual religious beliefs, and unorthodox style and morals is totally acceptable, even chic. In pop culture, a cute, gay, vegan, Buddhist, environmentalist is the epitome of the trendsetting “hipster.” Even so, a lot of judgment is passed by a lot of people a lot of the time. Groups that once were discriminated against have now come to discriminate against emerging cultures and subcultures in our society, and these subcultures discriminate

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    Letter Concerning Toleration

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    of Government, and Letter Concerning Toleration (AR). In his treatises he proclaimed that absolute monarchy was not the proper way to govern. These beliefs about a monarchy started in him at a very young age. His Letter Concerning Toleration claims that governments do not have the right to interfere with citizen’s creeds unless they are a threat to the greater good. Locke’s ideas became foundational for Europe and America. In his Letter Concerning Toleration Locke shows that the magistrate needs

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    Toleration

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    Humans do not seem to be comfortable with someone who has a different opinion and different views from them. Throughout the history of the word discrimination has been seen everywhere. Barbara Jordan says that “we as humans must be willing to accept and tolerate people who are different from ourselves. “ We must tolerate everyone because they have the right to express their opinion. Intolerance has happened all across the globe, it has happened in the past and it is still an ongoing problem many

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    Mill on toleration

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    According to John Stuart Mill, toleration is primarily grounded upon the assumption of the importance of autonomy of the individual. The main benefit of this tolerance is that it protects every particular opinion which would otherwise be in danger of suppression were it not for toleration. Through practicing toleration in society, Mill believes the most happiness can be achieved and therefore the best lifestyle. However, he does not believe there is one pattern for how to best live life. He argues

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    Locke, Aristotle and Aquinas

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    were Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas.  Aquinas disagreed in three key respects:  Compulsion, toleration, and authority.  Aristotle, on the other hand, disagreed on a more fundamental issue:  the goal of politics itself.  This essay aims to elucidate Locke's arguments, and then explicate Aristotle and Aquinas' would-be objections to Locke's A Letter Concerning Toleration. In A Letter Concerning Toleration, Locke discusses the issue of civil tolerance.  His main premise is that society is constituted

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    The Multivisions of Multiculturalism

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    why it is that such a modest aim is the most we can hope for at this time; and (iii) that provides an understanding of what we can do in a multicultural world in order to illuminate what we should do. This framework will reject both the idea of toleration as found in Berlin’s conception of human choice and will speak of as maximal multiculturalism, an orientation that is found in John Milton’s idea of truth as variegated and that sees multiculturalism as a great good. These views are plagued by at

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    Have you felt so dark and dismal that you think you are never going to get through the day? In the non-fiction book Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl written by Anne Frank she tells us about her time in a secret annex and her life before and after going into hiding. She also explains that without the companionship of her friends and family she wouldn’t of been able to get up every day. Anne show us that in times of crisis, one needs love, friendship, and to be tolerant to guide them through struggles

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    tolerant means to be accepting or open-minded. The United States today is, in general, very tolerant when it comes to many things – whether it be race, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or especially religion. America may not be perfect when it comes to toleration, but looking back at history we have definitely made a lot of progress as a country. When the English colonists were coming to the New World in the 1600s, religion was an essential part of their lives. Although there were a variety of religions

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    Compare and contrast Differences are the key development of the United States. In the stories “A Quilt Of A Country” and “Immigrant contribution” “One of America’s characteristics has always been the lack of rigid class structure” (J.F.K 24) we learn that immigration has had a lot of effects on America. This has forever changed our speech, traditions and even some cultures. When the immigrants came they brought their cultures with us, and that has stuck with us many Americans speak many languages

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    colonization of the Americas, the negative effects ultimately outweighed the positives. Throughout the colonies, religious toleration was widely practiced. Many may argue that the colonies did not practice religious toleration because of the Puritans of Massachusetts Bay Colony that escaped Europe for the freedom to practice Puritanism and then proceeded to not practice religious toleration (smithsonianmag.com). However, the majority of the colonies were colonies of religious freedom.. A... ... middle

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