[DMCForum] Re: Tolerance
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[DMCForum] Re: Tolerance

Because people place the argument as a higher importance, than the
subject itself. Many cherish more the winning of a debate with others,
rather than their own values which brought them there.


--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Ryan Wright <ryanpwright@xxxx> wrote:
> Here's what I don't understand - maybe it's because I'm weird, but,
here goes:
> Why do people get so excited around this time of year about how others
> are greeted? Why can't people be more tolerant in terms of accepting
> greetings? For example, if a Jewish person tells me "Happy Hanukkah",
> I'm cool with that. That's his holiday, he is wishing me a happy one,
> and I think that's nice.
> Dave's got it right:
> On 12/5/05, doctorDHD@xxxx <doctorDHD@xxxx> wrote:
> >
> > First off, I celebrate Chanukah, so when someone wishes me a Merry
> > Christmas, I just take it as a friendly jester and of their
ignorance as to my
> > religion.
> It's a friendly gesture. I don't see why people can't respect and
> appreciate that, instead of getting upset. I certainly didn't mean
> anything with my "Merry Christmas"; I celebrate Christmas, it's
> natural for me to say that. I thought I was being polite.
> --
> - Ryan
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