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Sure, at first glance this title might not make much sense. Sadly, it does. Amidst the post-post-modern celebrations of ‘unity in diversity’ (which I suspect is in fact a deceitful oxymoron) there is an insidious and rapidly rising intolerance in this world. Often referred to as ‘tolerance’ and heavily marketed in schools, workplaces and media around the world, it is something to be very, very wary of dear brethren in Christ. Soon (if not already), you will be the prime target of this doctrine of tolerance.

Perhaps the following article from the Gatestone Institute will provide further illumination…

“There is no need to be tolerant to the intolerant” — European Framework National Statute for the Promotion of Tolerance, Article 4

“The supra-national surveillance that it would imply would certainly be a dark day for European democracy.” — European Dignity Watch

While European leaders are busy expressing public indignation over reports of American espionage operations in the European Union, the European Parliament is quietly considering a proposal that calls for the direct surveillance of any EU citizen suspected of being “intolerant.”

Critics say the measure — which seeks to force the national governments of all 28 EU member states to establish “special administrative units” to monitor any individual or group expressing views that the self-appointed guardians of European multiculturalism deem to be “intolerant” — represents an unparalleled threat to free speech in a Europe where citizens are already regularly punished for expressing the “wrong” opinions, especially about Islam.

Read the rest of the article here.