Lest we Tolerate Intolerance

A sticky subject gets a balanced search light! well, almost.

Anabagail

In the medieval times, it was a crime to translate the Bible into the languages that could be read and understood by common people. People who tried to defy these laws were captured, charged with heresy and sometimes burned at the stake. If you are one of the more liberal minded albeit religious persons today, you will frown and condemn such acts of intolerance in the dark ages. Back then, you could have been burned for daring to speak up.

In Nazi Germany, simply being a Jew meant you would be targeted. You might end up being burnt in the gas chambers or if you are more fortunate or less depending on which you would prefer, you sent off to a death camp inGermany, Austria or Poland due tothis accident of nature. Thefight against this intolerance led to WWII.

The problems in Nigeria can be traced to intolerance evidenced…

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