Re: Tolerance strategies (was: Two Essays on the violence...)

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Wed Oct 24 2001 - 12:08:31 MDT

"Alex F. Bokov" wrote:
> Okay, here is a rephrased an simplified version of my question:
> Given that intolerant and absolutist memes can by definition exist
> within a tolerant and relativist society, but not vice versa, what
> strategies can the tolerant and relativist society use to survive?
> Will these strategies require it to relinquish some of its tolerance
> and relativism?

One is obviously left to observe that a 'tolerant and relativist'
society can be either tolerant and relativist about its tolerance and
relativism or else intolerant and absolutist about it....

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