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Tolerance presentation2

  1. 1. TOLERANCE: an attitude of openness and respect for the differences that exists among people.
  2. 2. Are we really thatdifferent?
  3. 3. BigotA person who isobstinately orintolerantlydevoted to his orher own opinionsand prejudices.
  4. 4. “Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to ones ownbeliefs, rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.” JOHN F. KENNEDY
  5. 5. I HAVE DOWN’S SYNDROME. WHAT’S YOUR EXCUSE?
  6. 6. BEWARE OF YOUR THOUGHT PROCESSDo I jump to negative conclusions? Appearances Behavior Unfair stereotypes Language Food Chooses
  7. 7. MotherTheresa“If you judgepeople, youhave no timeto love them.”
  8. 8. “ I was alwaystaught to respectmy elders and I’venow reached theage when I don’thave anybody torespect.”George Burns (1896-1996)
  9. 9. MAHATMA GANDHI Anger Intolerance“Anger and “Anger and intolerance are intolerance are the twin enemies the twin enemies of correct of correct understanding.” understanding.”
  10. 10. WOW! HOMELESS AND AGOOD SENSE OF HUMOR
  11. 11. Helen Keller “The highest result of education is tolerance.”
  12. 12. WAYS TO BECOMING MORE TOLERANT Discover common ground Learn from others Respect and value others differences Create new bonds Accept people for who they are Do not make jokes that perpetuate stereotypes Acknowledge and respect differences within your own family Look for experiences that will expose you to new people (religions, cultures etc.)
  13. 13. CHILDREN ARE SO EXCEPTING
  14. 14. “In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.”DALAI LAMA
  15. 15. WHAT DO I DO?Ask yourself why?Educate yourself about other backgroundsBegin to reset your mindBe aware of incorrect thoughtsExpand your networkBe respectful
  16. 16. Let’s celebrate our differences.
  17. 17. YOU MAY SAY I’M ADREAMERBUT I’M NOT THE ONLY ONEI HOPE SOMEDAY YOU’LLJOIN USAND THE WORLD WILL LIVEAS ONE JOHN LENNON

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