Although tolerance is believed to be a way to avoid contention, if applied incorrectly, it can be used more as a weapon than a notion of compassion.
Tolerance must have its limits, but what should those limits be? Thinkers on the right and left have come to very different conclusions.
Along with scientific and historical reasons for concern, the words of modern prophets have consistently warned about the destructive potential of unbridled anger.
Ideas have consequences—big ones, personal ones. Patrick Deneen’s book Why Liberalism Failed laments the modern view of freedom, but what’s the alternative?