Tolerance and Acceptance

Finnish Perspective

Something this country seems to be lacking. At leas on a group level, thought maybe less so on an individual level. I have heard it said that though Donald Trumps supporters are very bigoted as a group, not so much as individuals. I however do not know this myself.

We are a very diverse society and country but as such each separate group shows more or less intolerance and judgement of other groups. Along cultural lines made up of varying religious, societal, economic, gender and racial cultural norms. As well as language, artistic, economic class,  education and dietary preferences. To name just a few. A lot of the problems we see today stem from this lack of tolerance and judgement of some group has with another group. And if you think it’s better elsewhere just remember the French passed laws not long ago prohibiting Muslim women from wearing Hijabs and…

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