TOLERANCE VERSUS AFFIRMATION

Citizen Tom

Since I mentioned the difference between tolerance and affirmation, I got the following comment on my last post, CHAOS COMING TO YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

“Democrats define “tolerance” as affirmation. Even when they sin, the people must approve of their sins.”

I prefer the dictionary definition of tolerance: “the capacity to endure continued subjection to something…without adverse reaction.” In other words, tolerance is used when something unwanted is forced upon us, like we tolerate a toothache until we can go to the dentist, or tolerate a little brother until he grows up.

Acceptance (or affirmation as you use it) is a COMPLETELY different kettle of fish. One either tolerates or one accepts; there literally isn’t a middle ground.

Since nothing else in your post seems to have anything to do with the difference between tolerance and acceptance, I’ll offer one really good example:

Gay marriage: Acceptance is celebrating…

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1 Response to TOLERANCE VERSUS AFFIRMATION

  1. Citizen Tom says:

    Thanks for the reblog.

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