Wednesday, August 10, 2016

3 Practical Steps to Resist the Tyranny of Tolerance

by Jonathan Morrow

Is it OK to disagree with other peoples’ deeply held beliefs anymore? You’ve heard the buzzwords: Coexist. Hate speech. Discrimination. Micro-aggressions. Trigger warnings. Speech codes. It’s becoming obvious to anyone paying attention to the media these days that certain moral and religious viewpoints are simply no longer allowed in our classrooms or broader culture. They are either dismissed without argument as “irrational” or the people who hold these views are publicly shamed or even shouted down. I call this new cultural reality the Tyranny of Tolerance. Read more ...

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