Importance Of Socio-Cultural Tolerance

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Principle of socio-cultural tolerance and peace building in the migrants’ world
Introduction
Tolerance is a large concept to define. It is often used in terms of a link between politics and spiritual power. One can refer to the letter of John Lock on tolerance in 1989 and to the treaty of Voltaire in 1763. Apart from few countries where religious freedom is prohibited, tolerance in general is established in the modern and democratic world.
The actual challenge in that matter bears in social and cultural tolerance. The existence of racism, tribalism, regionalism, sexism and all other forms of social and cultural discrimination not only proves that there’s still a long way to go but calls on mobilization of people who believe in a possible world where humans despite their differences will live in harmony and profound mutual respect.
Social and cultural tolerance is a requirement of peace and harmony in migrants’ world where coexistence is imperative to all.
As defined by UNESCO, tolerance is: “respect, acceptance and appreciation of potentials and diversity of cultures, our ways of expression and manners to express our humankind. It is encouraged by knowledge, open mindness, communication and freedom of thoughts, consciousness and belief. Tolerance is difference in harmony. It is not only an ethical obligation; it is legal and political necessity. Tolerance is a virtue that makes peace possible and contributes to substitute culture of peace to culture of war.
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