Tolerance is a two way street
All the xians, from pope to the lay ones are fond of sermonizing the non xians about virtues of tolerance. This "tolerance" actually means tolerance of xians, irrespective of their crimes, sins and depredations. They keep on pointing fingers at the intolerance of non xians. But they forget that tolerance is not a one way street, where they are free to travel. They must tolerate the non xians too traveling the same street in whichever direction they choose.
First step on the street of tolerance is to recognise that others too have a right on the street.
While insulting the Pharisees and Sadducees, John the Baptist calls an entire generation a "generation of vipers." Matt. 3:7. This definitely is not a lesson in tolerance. This passage is responsible for the xians to hate non xians.
Second step is in recognising the freedom of non xians in respect of faith. Let us see how they do it.
Cities that neither "receive" the disciples nor "hear" their words will be destroyed by God. It will be worse for them than for Sodom and Gomorrah. And you know what God supposedly did to those poor folks (see Gen.19:24). Matt. 10:14-15
Any city that doesn't "receive" the followers of Jesus will be destroyed in a manner even more savage than that of Sodom and Gomorrah. Mark 6:11. Jesus makes it clear that Sodom and Gomorrah were destroyed "for not receiving the followers of biblegod". Their only sin was that they were not ready to host Lot, nothing else.
A clear usurpation of the right intrude on others and force them to listen to their word. Suppose Hindus don't want to receive those disciples, nor do they want to listen?? Clear. Carry out the wish of their god and destroy them and their cities. This single passage has resulted in the large scale genocides in America, Africa and Australia, and Asia too. Asians were culturally strong and were able to largely resist it, but others were destroyed. But their dirty tricks department is strong. Swami Laxmanand had been demonised for years, for resisting proselytizing missionaries and finally killed on 23 Aug, 2008.
A third step in tolerance is the uniting of the families. If family members are tolerant of each other, it is a harmonious family. If they are intolerant of each other, it is a text book method of ushering in a disharmonious society. Does xianity such a family harmony? NO.
Jesus says that he has come to destroy families by making family members hate each other. He has "come not to send peace, but a sword." Matt. 10:34-36
If the missionaries succeed in converting just member of a family, he pulls out a figurative sword against his kins. He repudiates every thing that he had: Food, clothes, way of greeting and general comport, just because he MUST appear different. He will pressurize and persecute them into conversion. Not long ago, an Indian xian woman killed her husband for refusing to convert. Her death sentence has been commuted into imprisonment for life.
Fourth step is in forgiving. Do they forgive? NO.
"His blood be on us, and on our children." This verse blames the Jews for the death of Jesus and has been used to justify their persecution for twenty centuries culminating in the holocaust. Matt. 27:25
Biblegod in OT promises that he shall punish the seven generations for sins of fathers. For how many generations the Jews were punished??
Jesus merrily trample on the freedom of conscience.
Jesus says, "He that is not with me is against me." Luk. 11:23. What tolerance he is teaching.
Forcing others to believe in your god is not tolerance at all.
Now that Jesus has come, non-believers have no excuse for not believing in him. 15:22
Excuse?? As if not believing him is a crime, so that I will search for excuses!!
Xians, heal thyself. Be tolerant first. Don't go on testing the tolerance of others, it is finite even if long. And break point is fast approaching.