We prefer to give up rather than exercise patience. An important area where tolerance now needs to be greater is religion; we cannot afford a repeat of the great religious conflicts of the past. Where religion is still of great importance, such as in large parts of the Muslim world, religious tolerance is much more fragile.
Heather, I'm paying attention and I am outraged.
I have said Paganism is a diverse and hard to define faith in modern times and this is true. Perhaps the one thing though that all Pagans would identify with is a reverence for nature. Nature is an all-encompassing term to mean both the planet and the living creatures on it. This includes fellow human beings. It is not in keeping with the spirit of Paganism to wage war and genocide against other humans. Hate has no place in a Pagan world view.
There are many issues which Farron highlights in his speech about how 'liberal society' appears intolerant of different view and beliefs. However, what yesterday shows in part, is that faith can play a positive role in the public square, as long as it is not cramped out by illiberal liberalism.
Speaking after the London Bridge attack on Saturday, Theresa May stated that there is "far too much tolerance" of extremism
I covered self-esteem, self-awareness, mental fitness, being non-judgmental, resilience, compassion and the power of positivity and the impact of how having all of this can help you through some challenging times in life you may or may not face.
The play is not asking us to accept bestiality but it forces us to hold up a mirror and look at our own prejudicial weaknesses. Who is to say what is tolerable and what is not? This is accentuated superbly by Martin's own incongruous response to his gay teenage son's sexual preferences, which he finds difficult to comprehend.
In our communities, in our schools, in our places of work and in our families there are two very simple things that all of us can do. Whatever your views on religion, politics, military intervention or immigration, we all have the power to do these two things.
There is no point trying to shield children from such derogatory and demeaning language and hate-filled invective - not when the leader of the free world thinks it's acceptable and it's therefore reported on every media outlet possible.
Today, we've launched a new study into secondary school textbooks around the world, continuing our focus on the content of