Skip to comments.There should be no tolerance for intolerance
Posted on 10/15/2009 2:04:19 PM PDT by nutsonthebus
Tolerance is the mother who softens the harshness of fathers strict adherence to the rules. Since nobodys perfect, lawmakers and judges should guard against legal surprises never anticipated by lawmakers. This isnt rewriting the decrees but interpretation in the highest sense of the word so the law can accomplish its original intent.
Who can say I have purified my heart, I am free of sin? There is no man on earth so righteous that he never sins! Proverbs 20:9
Below are some suggestions for lawmakers and judges to bring about a more just country:
Intolerance-Justice should be based on each case and circumstance involving current law and precedent. The idiotic case of six-year-old Zachary Christie is akin to the type of lack of foresight that has parents throughout the land scratching their heads. Zachary had NO CLUE he was committing a crime with a nonflexible sentence of 45 days in a reform school. His crime? As a proud new Cub Scout, he brought a multifaceted eating and tool utensil to his school to show his little friends. Conclusion? When youre out of school its much easier to make ridiculous rules you would have never tolerated or obeyed when YOU were young and vulnerable.
Tort reform-Im not just talking medical malpractice reform, but the farce the legal profession has played out for the last century by lining their pockets with phony and fraudulent suits should outrage everyone. Lawyers who knowingly represent frauds should be punished, fined, suspended and disbarred for continued abuse. Literally $trillions could be saved from bankrupted businesses, prices passed on to consumers, increased insurance policies, unemployment costs and defensive overkill. Also, real cases could be heard in a timely manner without the rubbish that currently clogs the system.
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so we should be intolerant of intolerance. that being intolerant, we should not tolerate it.
Teach them to never question authority and they will be on their knees at adult hood begging for scraps from the government!
Logically speaking, your statement is contradictory. If you are truly tolerant, then you must tolerate the intolerant. The most intolerant people that I have ever met are the very ones calling for tolerance. What they really mean is that we are to tolerate their views and be intolerant of those views with which they oppose. It is a very selective or limited toleration. We may tolerate people with whom we disagree, but it would be wrong to tolerate their actions and opinions.
To which I reply, "Right. If you've lost yours, don't expect to borrow MINE."
Actually had a discussion about this very thing with someone who believed that, and that it wasn’t the ultimate hypocrisy.
Their basic view, was that if they were tolerant of those that (they believed) were intolerant, THAT would make them hypocrites.
Needless to say they didn’t change their mind.
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