Attitudes which are "tolerant" (or moderately respectful) of practices or group memberships that may be disapproved of by those in the majority.
"It is the consequence of humanity" (Voltaire)
"Tolerance is respect, acceptance and appreciation of the rich diversity of our world's cultures, our forms of expression and ways of being human"
Declaration of Principles on Tolerance Proclaimed and signed by the Member States of UNESCO on 16 November 1995. http://www.un-documents.net/dpt.htm
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