Tolerance and peace: Short Essay

Jose John August 2, 2016 No Comments
Tolerance and peace Tolerance is the virtue of a civilized age. It helps us to put up with those who have different ways and opinions, different ideas and outlook on life. Tolerance is of most important in our life if we want to live in peace. If we practice tolerance in our action, speech and behaviour, it would lead to an atmosphere of peace, otherwise would be an atmosphere of dissension and chaos. In ancient days we had terrible intolerance every field. Intolerance means refusal to be just and fair minded. Even today, people are massacred in the name of God. All the intolerance comes from narrow mindedness and blind self conceit. It is the result of dogmatism, a belief that there is only one attitude that is right. Without broad mindedness energy is wasted in futile arguments. It generates only passion. In the long run mere passion neither leads to any good nor solves any problem/Passion has to be controlled is the motive force behind tolerance. In our daily life, we should cultivate tolerance in relation to family affairs, state, nation and international affairs. In the past, large joint families existed in which people used to cultivate tolerance as one of their habit. But now it is the...
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