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Tolerance

  • Date Submitted: 01/27/2014 05:32 AM
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No individual can live isolation in this world.  In fact loneliness is not liked by most of us.  People would like to the in the company of others and this calls for tolerance.  Yes. Young people have to tolerate the slow speed of elders.  Elders will have to tolerate the rash speed of youngsters.  Views are also mostly divergent.  The rich people have to tolerate the poor in case they want things to be done by them.  Poor have to tolerate the inadequacies of rich since they need money for their living.
In recent years or decades, distance between people has virtually reduced because of better means of communication, which has led to increase in inter-dependence of people. People are now-a-days compelled to look at a broader perspective. Although the concept of loyalty and patriotism towards the nation still prevails people have been forced to have a more global perspective. As a lack of it can adversely affect business or social harmony.

The phenomenon has many names. You may call it globalization or ‘World is Shrinking ‘ or ‘World is a global village’. The fact is in today’s world the gamut of situations that people experience, the variety of people that we meet, the extent of things we hear or see is far more greater today than what it used be. All of it we owe to the globalization phenomenon.Here I have used globalization as a much general term.

Coming back to need of tolerance. Since people of different groups, ethnic backgrounds, religion interact more with each other , their dependencies on each other also increase. For harmony to prevail what is required is an increase in the level of tolerance by every individual. Consider an example of India as a country. For the muslims and the hindus and the Christians, the Sikhs etc to live together we need some amount of religious tolerance. For the people with a more conservative attitude(some may say fundamental ideology) and for people with a more modern attitude , some amount of ideological tolerance is...

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