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ozzy March 19th, 2015 2:15pm

Can someone be morally against something (ie: abortion or homosexuality), and still be, and be seen as being, tolerant?

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03/20/15 4:51 am

Everyone says yes, but I see the opposite daily on SOH. As soon as an opinion is given they are attacked, even if they are tolerant of IT in others.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
03/19/15 11:01 am

I think that is what being tolerant is. To be against something for whatever personal reason, while recognizing the rights of others to do it, and defending those rights even though you personally disapprove of it.

berniefreex44 Elsmere, KY
03/19/15 9:58 am

Absolutely. It's called having an opinion. Lol.

GlockMan1 Alabama
03/19/15 9:36 am

Every Christian I know tolerates same sex marriage but morally we are opposed to it.

PartyJustin R.O.C.K. in the R.O.C.
03/19/15 8:44 am

Only if their belief doesn't lead to action against those who practice those things.

teachinla California
03/19/15 9:47 am

So, you disapprove of those who not only disapprove of slavery, but also seek to end it?

03/19/15 10:18 am

Disapproval doesn't have anything to do with it. It's just asking about intolerance. I don't think it's a bad thing to be intolerant of slavery.

cowboy Doors of Perception
03/19/15 7:38 am

I don't tolerate the genocide of innocent human lives.

03/19/15 7:28 am

It's possible, yes, but not in all cases.
If you believe someone is being harmed or killed by another person you shouldn't be expected to tolerate it.

ProFreedom Wisdom beyond my years
03/19/15 7:24 am

Absolutely, I think homosexuality is gross, disgusting, and against human nature, but I think people who are gay deserve every right and privilege straight people get, their choices about their personal life shouldn't affect their rights

smacc DunningKruger
03/19/15 7:22 am

Yes if they accept that a majority rules.