Tolerance

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Tolerance

 

In addition to ​illustrating the meaning of values, the Reflection Points offer a values perspective, one of valuing the dignity and worth of each human being.

Age group: 3 7 years

  • We are all unique and have something valuable to offer and share.
  • Tolerance is accepting others and appreciating differences.
  • Tolerance is accepting myself, even when I make mistakes.
  • Tolerance is accepting others, even when they make mistakes.

Age group: 8 14 years

  • Peace is the goal, tolerance is the method.
  • Tolerance is being open and receptive to the beauty of differences.
  • Tolerance is respecting and appreciating the culture of others.
  • Tolerance is mutual respect through mutual understanding.
  • The seeds of intolerance are fear and ignorance.
  • The seed of tolerance, love, is watered by compassion and care.
  • Those who know how to appreciate the good in people and situations have tolerance.
  • Tolerance is an act of humanity, which we must nurture and enact each in our lives every day, to rejoice in the diversity that makes us strong and the values that bring us together. — UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay
  • Tolerance recognizes individuality and diversity while removing divisive masks and defusing tension created by ignorance. (For 12- to 14-year-old students only.)
  • Tolerance is the ability to face difficult situations.
  • To tolerate life’s inconveniences is to let go, be light, make others light, and move on.

Age group: Young Adults

  • Peace is the goal, tolerance is the method.
  • Tolerance is being open and receptive to the beauty of difference.
  • Tolerance recognizes individuality and diversity while removing divisive masks and defusing tension created by ignorance. It provides the opportunity to discover and remove stereotypes and stigmas associated with people perceived to be different because of nationality, religion or heritage.
  • Tolerance is mutual respect through mutual understanding.
  • The seeds of intolerance are fear and ignorance.
  • The seed of tolerance is love; its water is compassion and care.
  • When there is lack of love, there is lack of tolerance.
  • Those who know how to appreciate the good in people and situations have tolerance.
  • Tolerance is also the ability to face difficult situations.
  • To tolerate life’s inconveniences is to let go, be light, make others light and move on.
  • Through understanding and open mindedness, a tolerant person attracts someone different, and by genuinely accepting and accommodating that person, demonstrates tolerance in a practical way, As a result relationships bloom.