Ways to Foster Tolerance and Reconciliation
Tolerance is defined as the ability to live, let others live and appreciating diversity in the human race. It does not just mean that we agree with one another and remain aloof in the face of injustice but rather respect other people.
When we fail to respect or appreciate the practices, beliefs or opinions of people who are different from us, then we become intolerant. By way of example, there’s a high degree of intolerance between Palestinians and Israeli Jews who don’t see eye to eye on issues of identity, self-determination, and safety.
Even though tolerance might seem like an impossible fete in some situations, it can help in assisting communities to move past intractable conflicts and eliminate tensions between groups of people. In areas with political tensions or economic depression, individuals and groups may find it challenging to tolerate people who are not …