NEWS + ANALYSIS
DR. BICAN ŞAHIN, PH.D.

NEWS + ANALYSIS

TOLERATION: THE LIBERAL PATH TO PEACE AND PROSPERITY

March 25, 2015 | by Dr. Bican Şahin, Ph.D.

We all live in a world characterized by social diversity. Some communities may appear homogeneous, but our reality is that ethnic, religious, cultural, gender, sexual, and ideological differences are never far away. Although many individuals cherish this diversity and see it as a source of social richness, there remain many who see such differences as a threat to their own identity. When those who feel threatened by social differences attempt to eradicate or suppress them, conflict results. This presents political philosophers with their biggest challenge: securing peace.

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