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What happened to tolerance?

What happened to tolerance?

Backbencher May 8, 2014 0

Britain, we are often told, is a bastion of tolerance in a world which is still all too familiar with oppression and persecution. This article is not about to draw comparisons between modern Britain

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Accepting Homophobia In Islam Is Lazy Racism

Accepting Homophobia In Islam Is Lazy Racism

Lee Jenkins March 27, 2014 1

It’s our fault a handful of bigots have hijacked Islam A 2009 poll by Gallup found that British Muslims have zero tolerance towards homosexuality. “None of the 500 British Muslims interviewed believed that homosexual acts

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Islam: Scapgoat Of Choice?

Islam: Scapgoat Of Choice?

Backbencher November 28, 2013 9

Bloody Muslims. Every generation has that one great enemy, doesn’t it? For the establishment and government, it’s useful to have a concentrated hate and distrust, for papers like the Mail, Express and redtops it’s

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The personal is not the political; why libertarians have no obligation to tolerate intolerance

The personal is not the political; why libertarians have no obligation to tolerate intolerance

Christina Annesley September 26, 2013 1

  I am a social liberal. As a known(ish) libertarian many would presume this to be obvious, but this is not quite the sense in which I mean it. When I refer to myself

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Lifting The Veil

Lifting The Veil

Backbencher September 20, 2013 4

Does the right to wear what you want trump the right to see who you’re dealing with? The arguments for and against bannig the wearing of the Niqab This week’s constant debate over the

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Is Tolerance In Terminal Decline?

Is Tolerance In Terminal Decline?

Backbencher May 30, 2013 0

Are we becoming increasingly intolerant as a society? With social, political, economic and racial boundaries in flux in the face of globalisation, cosmopolitanism and tele-communications advances, are we are becoming more intolerant to differences

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The ‘Acceptable’ Prejudices Of The Left

Lee Jenkins April 4, 2013 5

The Left are guilty of their own petty, spiteful little prejudices One of the great stereotypes of British politics is that the Right are money obsessed, cold, cynical, uncaring and intolerant, whereas the Left

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