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 Topic: Acceptance or Tolerance ?

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Biscotti  



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Posted: 9 Aug 2005, 11:25 pm    Post subject: Acceptance or Tolerance ? Reply with quote

As a homosexual indidvidual would tolerance be an accepted standard to which all individuals should strive ? If i were to ask a person wether they are tolerant or acceptant of homsexuality, i might get the answer that thay are in fact against homosexuality, as oppossed to the other two options. Where the answer is tolerant, is this not a stepping stone upwards from complete denial and discrimination to open-mindedness and well tolerance. From tolerance is the next step not onward to acceptability ?

Is it asking for to much to soon that homosexuality be accepted, even though it is not a new phenomenon, but has always been in the underbelly of history, yet has only ben confronted with on a recent scale in terms of history ?
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