To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy -Will Durant
Some things I think are very conservative, or very liberal. I think when someone falls into one category for everything, I'm very suspicious. It doesn't make sense to me that you'd have the same solution to every issue - Louis C. K. Read
In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher - Dalai Lama
You really won't know where your home is until you meet your own kind and realize you're both playing the same game ? Shannon L. Alder
When it comes to people who don't agree with you, what do you do?
I welcome different points of view that challenge my belief system.
I'm rooted in my beliefs, but listen anyway
I avoid discussing topics that could cause conflict
When it comes to music which do you prefer?
Stick to the same genre, have a favorite musical artist/band that I always listen to
Like certain types of music, but also like to change it up sometimes
I don't like music
I am eclectic in my musical taste, love to listen to knew music
When it comes to politics, how do you vote?
I always vote for the party I am affiliated with
I never vote, there's no point
I vote my conscience
When it comes to travel
I prefer to stay within the country, international travel is not safe
I'm not afraid to travel outside of my country, in fact I love to experience different cultures
I prefer a staycation, due to all the terrorism and shootings
When it comes to the people you are closest to
I literally have friends from all walks of life
I prefer to go it alone
I stick close to my family and have a few close friends that are very similar to me
I have more acquaintances than friends
What statement describes how you feel about children best?
Children should be seen and not heard
Children are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded — Jess Lair, author
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men -Fredrick Douglas
Where do you live?
In a major metropolitan city
In a secluded area, away from people
In the burbs
In a cooperative living community
In your ideal job
I work at home and don't have to deal with people
I interact with many people from different backgrounds than my own
Sometimes I work with people and sometimes I don't
I work with a small group of people that I get along with
What are your thoughts on religion?
To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing. Martin Luther
All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth. And that's where it turns demonic. Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics at the stake. John Shelby Spong
I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It's just that the translations have gone wrong ? John Lennon
Without God, all is lost
I go back and forth on what I believe
Religion has a place in the world
You are the epitome of open minded and tolerant. In fact you may even be the Dalai Lama!
You are open to a diverse range of people, however when it comes to your close circle you may find diversity is lacking.
Open Minded... To A Point
Although you are more than willing to interact with all the tribes, you are most comfortable with those who believe as you do or those that are most like you. It is not in your nature to entertain opposing beliefs or lifestyles to your own.
Most Comfortable With Your Own Tribe
You are rooted in your beliefs, however you understand the need to navigate through the diverse world in which we live, thus you take the high road. You treat everyone with kindness and respect, although you may not be comfortable with their lifestyle choice or belief system.
You are the least tolerant of them all, and you know it. In fact, you probably live in a rural, isolated place and that is just fine with you. Your motto is, "the world is going to hell in a hand basket."
Are you open and willing to allow the existence of opinions and behaviors that do not necessarily agree with your own, or do you surround yourself with like minded people and balk at those who do not agree with your own belief system. Chances are you are somewhere in the middle of the spectrum. Take this short quiz to discover your tolerance level.