Tag Archives: tolerance

The Right Thing

It finally happened where I live: four people (including the shooter himself) died and two were injured in Cincinnati last week when an angry, paranoid young man opened fire in a bank lobby. The horrific event happened just off Fountain … Continue reading

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Reach Out!

“Reach out” is the contemporary term for making contact. People don’t “get in touch with” others anymore, they “reach out” to them. There’s something both sweet and desperate about that phrase in this age of disconnection and intolerance. Agreement is … Continue reading

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Real Diversity

Somewhere in the lush undergrowth of G.K. Chesterton’s essays is a delightful little piece about tolerance. In this essay, Chesterton avers that, because we crave diversity (the ultimate human adventure) some of us move away from our parochial towns or … Continue reading

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Dear Human

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Whether or not, fellow soul, I should choose to choose you, I vow to always see you whole and never ever use you.

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