Our tolerating nature is our weakness

Fa Abdul

Modified 28 Dec 2019, 11:27 pm

COMMENT | In Malaysia, we take pride in our tolerating nature. With our differences in faiths, beliefs, culture, lifestyles and political views, we believe our ability to tolerate one another helps us to coexist.

Many believe the cause of most of the troubles we have today in our country is lack of tolerance. All is well with us in this melting pot until there is a difference of opinions or ideas which creates arguments, confrontations or disagreements, resulting in us becoming defensive of our own opinions and ideas.

The people who believe that tolerance is a sign of integrity and strength also believe that problems arise and destroy relationships between individuals and among members of society when there is a lack of effort to understand and accept our differences.

I, however, do not think  ... 

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