Intolerant belief systems are the enemy of compassion

My philosophy is that all decent human beings should reject all intolerant doctrines – be they religious, ideological, or a combination of both.

Not censor, ban or otherwise oppress them. Simply reject them as models of thinking.

The reasoning behind this is based on the clear evidence available suggesting that intolerant doctrines oppress citizens, glorify rigid thinking, justify lawless power, encourage violence and hinder both artistic and scientific development.

To take examples from recent modern history: