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to luh ray shuhn

  • n  a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
    all people should practice toleration and live together in peace
  • n  official recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)

  • In his pastoral letters he has longed for the days of the "meritorious Inquisition"; he has repeatedly attacked Franco's government for too much toleration of Protestants, and he .
  • Last week Cardinal Segura again expressed annoyance at Generalissimo Francisco Franco's government for allowing limited religious toleration of non-Catholics.
  • In the wake of the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917, Lenin had pledged toleration but delivered terror.
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  • U.N. nominee a wise choice
    Samantha Power, author, wrote the book on "America's toleration of unspeakable atrocities." So it was poignant this week to hear Samantha Power, ambassador-designate to the United Nations, hewing, with regard to U.S. policy in Syria, to the toleration playbook she had described with such clarity in her book " ‘A Problem from Hell': America and the Age of Genocide."
    July 21, 2013 - The News-Herald
  • Washington Post: Power vs Power
    Samantha Power, author, wrote the book on "America’s toleration of unspeakable atrocities."
    July 20, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune

  • George Washington in Providence Journal
    In the United States, Washington wrote, "All possess alike liberty of conscience and immunities of citizenship. It is now no more that toleration is spoken of, as if it was by the indulgence of one class of people, that another enjoyed the exercise...
  • Ian Paisley in International Herald Tribune
    If Sinn Fein wish to be treated on the same basis as everyone else, then it is for them to support the police, the courts and the rule of law,Paisley said. "There can and will be no toleration for those who are half in and half out of the...

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