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Old 08-18-2017, 09:25 AM
 
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Interesting how the media narrative and perception vs the reality on the ground are rather different, particularly in regard to the US.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.4449ab1ac5a2
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Old 08-18-2017, 10:02 AM
 
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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They are definitely in the upper echelon of tolerance, along with most western European countries. Yeah, the US tends to get a lot of bad press, but most of the problems are caused by a few bad apples sprinkled here and there.
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Old 08-18-2017, 01:05 PM
 
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I'd agree only if it's about the most tolerant against each other. US to UK, Canada to Ireland, etc. I mean compares to Slavic countries between one another or Asian countries. However tolerant vs non-anglos? lol...they'd score at last places.
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Old 08-18-2017, 03:33 PM
 
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I'd agree only if it's about the most tolerant against each other. US to UK, Canada to Ireland, etc. I mean compares to Slavic countries between one another or Asian countries. However tolerant vs non-anglos? lol...they'd score at last places.
Not really.
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Old 08-19-2017, 03:39 AM
 
Location: the dairyland
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I do agree that Anglo countries in general tend to be pretty tolerant. However, I think the article makes a very good point and the map is not very informative:

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But the operative question, unanswerable, is whether people in certain countries were more or less likely to answer the question honestly.
One could easily argue that Anglo countries are much more poltically correct than others and are therefore inclined to lie when asked this question.

So yes, they are probably pretty tolerant, but more so than others? Hard or even impossible to say.
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