Everybody has the right.
Everybody has the right to think what they want to.
Everybody has the right to do what they want to.
It doesn’t matter who they voted for.
It doesn’t matter what their beliefs or disbeliefs are.
Everybody has a reasoning for what they do and why they do it.
It is not easy to see through somebody’s eyes or walk in their shoes.
So, I have learnt to practice tolerance.
Then, to top that, I am slowly learning to practice acceptance.
It hasn’t been easy. But, one has got to try. Right?
I know the questions plaguing your mind.
What? Why? How?
Here is my response to all your questions about why to “accept” somebody who’s beliefs are not the same as yours?
Here is why:
I have realized over the decades that the cords that bind us to humanity are much more stronger than the occasional discordant notes that spell separate.
Re-read that last sentence.
I am confident you will get it.
That is why I will be waiting to greet you at the tolerance/acceptance intersection.
Don’t keep me waiting too long. I can be quite the impatient jerk.
So, let us remove the IN from the word Intolerance. Agreed?