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Tolerance Survey

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The Past

1. What do you think?  Can an explorer conquer the new land he finds and still be tolerant of all the people he finds there? 

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    Can he conquer without killing anyone? __________________________________

2. Research how these explorers treated the new people they discovered:

Explorer   Treatment of people in the land he found and claimed:
 

  Pizarro

 

 
 

  Columbus

 

 
 

  Cortes

 

 

3.  Write something you have learned about religious tolerance or intolerance from history:

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Page 2                                                             The Present

1.  Give an example of intolerance from world events during the past five years.

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2.  Give an example of tolerance in the world's happenings during the past five years.

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3.  The people in my town seem to be:   (check one)

Very tolerant of religions other than their own.  People seem to be very warm and accepting of others.  (Or churches get together for World Day of Prayer and other religious events, etc.)
Tolerant
Have low tolerance for people of other religions.  Acts of unfriendliness are seen.

The Future

1.  God hates sin and loves the sinner.   About how long has He been tolerant of sin?

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2.  The famous verse, John 3:16, suggests that God will not be tolerant forever.  He wants

    us to ____________________________________ and then we can live forever with Him.