Tolerant or condescending?

Copyright 2015 by R.A. Robbins

 

“Of what use is it to be tolerant of others if you are convinced that you are right and everyone who disagrees with you is wrong? That isn’t tolerance but condescension.”

― Anthony de Mello, The Way to Love

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3 thoughts on “Tolerant or condescending?

  1. In my work in the interfaith environment (especially in the Air Force as a chaplain), I often spoke and wrote about the difference between tolerance and respect. We tolerate a root canal because it will benefit us… is that how we treat other religions? Respect is a much healthier and relational way to look at other religions.

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