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    "Less well known is the paradox of tolerance: Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them." -Karl Popper

    It's important for us liberals to understand this. Valuing liberalism and being willing to defend it is essential if liberalism is to continue existing.
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    Lgbt love muslims even though muslim countries execute them lol
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    (Original post by KingBradly)
    "Less well known is the paradox of tolerance: Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them." -Karl Popper

    It's important for us liberals to understand this. Valuing liberalism and being willing to defend it is essential if liberalism is to continue existing.
    Too clever for me to understand your argument, but I am trying very hard. I let you know if it comes.
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    Fantastic quote. Reminds me of some of the more intricate facets of Buddhism. You see a lot of Western Buddhists raising things like this, as they tend to be fairly unable to embrace traditional Buddhism fully.
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    (Original post by brexitbiscuit)
    Lgbt love muslims even though muslim countries execute them lol
    even pigs know wolves are dangerous for them
    these humans are lower than pigs
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    (Original post by brexitbiscuit)
    Lgbt love muslims even though muslim countries execute them lol
    (Original post by patrickstarfish)
    even pigs know wolves are dangerous for them
    these humans are lower than pigs
    Not all LGBT think this way, it's just the people in charge of their societies and charity groups. Just look at Milo Yiannopolous or Douglas Murray. Also (anecdotal I know) but I do know some LGBT people who have logically consistent views of Islam and Muslims.
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    (Original post by KingBradly)
    "Less well known is the paradox of tolerance: Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them." -Karl Popper

    It's important for us liberals to understand this. Valuing liberalism and being willing to defend it is essential if liberalism is to continue existing.
    I do agree with this statement. However, at what point is something considered 'intolerance'?
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    (Original post by Aceadria)
    I do agree with this statement. However, at what point is something considered 'intolerance'?
    I'd say intolerance to liberalism itself.
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    (Original post by KingBradly)
    "Less well known is the paradox of tolerance: Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the intolerant, then the tolerant will be destroyed, and tolerance with them." -Karl Popper

    It's important for us liberals to understand this. Valuing liberalism and being willing to defend it is essential if liberalism is to continue existing.
    Rep based KB on sight crew.
 
 
 
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