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  Tolerance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tolerance is a social, cultural and religious term applied to the collective and individual practice of not persecuting those who may believe, behave or act in ways of which one may not approve.
Tolerance implies both the ability to punish and the conscious decision not to.
In the wider sociological sense, "tolerance" carries with it the understanding that "intolerance" and conformity breeds violence and social instability.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tolerance   (890 words)

 Repressive Tolerance, by Herbert Marcuse (1965)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In other words, tolerance is an end in itself only when it is truly universal, practiced by the rulers as well as by the ruled, by the lords as well as by the peasants, by the sheriffs as well as by their victims.
The progressive historical force of tolerance lies in its extension to those modes and forms of dissent which are not committed to the status quo of society, and not confined to the institutional framework of the established society.
Tolerance would be restricted with respect to movements of a demonstrably aggressive or destructive character (destructive of the prospects for peace, justice, and freedom for all).
www.marcuse.org /herbert/pubs/60spubs/65repressivetolerance.htm   (7801 words)

 Tolerant sequence - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In mathematical logic, a tolerant sequence is a sequence
Tolerance naturally generalizes from sequences of theories to trees of theories.
Weak interpretability can be shown to be a special, binary case of tolerance.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tolerance_(in_logic)   (141 words)

 Vitamin C Dosage in Disease
This increased bowel tolerance phenomenon serves not only to indicate the amount which should be taken but indicates the unsuspected and astonishing magnitude of the potential use that the body has for ascorbate under stressful conditions.
This increased tolerance is somewhat proportional to the toxicity of the disease being treated.
While it is true that tolerance doses of oral ascorbate will usually eliminate complications of acute viral diseases; at times, such as with certain cases of influenza, the large amount of oral ascorbate necessary to suppress symptoms over a period of a week or more, sometimes makes intravenous ascorbate desirable.
www.orthomed.com /titrate.htm   (6496 words)

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Tolerance is the appreciation of diversity and the ability to live and let others live.
Though tolerance may seem an impossible exercise in certain situations -- as illustrated by Hobbes in the introductory caption to this essay -- being tolerant nonetheless remains key to easing hostile tensions between groups and to helping communities move past intractable conflict.
To encourage tolerance, parties to a conflict and third parties must remind themselves and others that tolerating tolerance is preferable to tolerating intolerance.
www.beyondintractability.org /m/tolerance.jsp   (2583 words)

 Timmons & Hamilton: Drugs, Brains & Behavior -- Ch
At a still more complicated level, behavioral tolerance may enter into the picture, with the organism learning or otherwise adapting to the effects of the drug, such that the behavior is normalized in spite of any prevailing physiological changes that the drug may produce.
The rats that had developed tolerance to the cholinesterase inhibitor were twice as resistant to the effects of carbachol, showing an average lethal dose of 4 mg/kg.
The answer (although it does not specify a mechanism) is behavioral tolerance: the rats in Group PRE became tolerant to the effects of amphetamine on milk consumption.
www.rci.rutgers.edu /~lwh/drugs/chap09.htm   (11017 words)

 In search of Tolerance
Tolerance is without a doubt one of the most misunderstood terms when people talk about CNC.
With a tolerance of 50 Thou’ you can produce most things that are used around the home and shop, some model projects but nothing too serious.
With a tolerance of 20 Thou’ you’ll be able to do some of the more difficult hobby stuff but still nothing too serious.
www.industrialhobbies.com /howto/tips/tolerance.htm   (578 words)

 EPA: Federal Register: Imidacloprid; Pesticide Tolerance
Individual commodity tolerances for other members of the bushberry subgroup (currant, elderberry, gooseberry and huckleberry) were established in the Federal Register of June 13, 2003 (68 FR 35303).
Tolerances have been established (40 CFR 180.472) for the combined residues of imidacloprid, in or on a variety of raw agricultural commodities.
Conclusion Therefore, the tolerance is established for combined residues of imidacloprid, (1-[(6-chloro-3-pyridinyl)methyl]-N-nitro-2- imidazolidinimine), and its metabolites containing the 6- chloropyridinyl moiety, all expressed as imidacloprid in or on blueberry at 3.5 ppm.
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-PEST/2004/May/Day-26/p11780.htm   (3822 words)

 The Rutherford Institute - Legal Features
Thirteen-year-old Robert Richardson was expelled for one semester after being accused of violating the school's zero tolerance policy forbidding possession of drugs or over-the-counter medications, "including diet aids." Richardson had expressed concern that his girlfriend was abusing a diet aid called "Fatburners" (a non-medicinal dietary supplement made of nuts, cinnamon, mustard seeds and grapefruit rind).
This was the seminal case that motivated The Rutherford Institute to research Zero Tolerance further and to launch a national effort to fight ZT policies.
Unfortunately, under the zero tolerance policies in place, the matter was reported to the school's resource officer who reported it to the Arlington Police.
www.rutherford.org /articles_db/legal_features.asp?article_id=71   (3629 words)

   Eventually this political program of religious toleration collapsed with the new Enlightenment ideas of the individual or subject, which posited that every individual was separate and distinct from others, and of rights, or principles of autonomy.
These ideas encouraged Enlightenment thinkers to revamp the notion of religious tolerance into a general social and political virtue; tolerance of variant religions should be extended to variant ideas (hence freedom of speech), variant philosophies, and variant cultures.
Tolerance, I should stress, did not mean "acceptance" to the Enlightenment, it only meant that one would take no steps to coerce physically or otherwise other individuals into changing their beliefs, thoughts, or customs.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/GLOSSARY/TOLER.HTM   (336 words)

 Software Fault Tolerance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Software fault tolerance is the ability for software to detect and recover from a fault that is happening or has already happened in either the software or hardware in the system in which the software is running in order to provide service in accordance with the specification.
Software fault tolerance is not a solution unto itself however, and it is important to realize that software fault tolerance is just one piece necessary to create the next generation of systems.
Randell argues that the difference between fault tolerance versus exception handling is that exception handling deviates from the specification and fault tolerance attempts to provide services compliant with the specification after detecting a fault.
www.ece.cmu.edu /~koopman/des_s99/sw_fault_tolerance   (3613 words)

 Immunological Tolerance
Immunological tolerance is the failure to mount an immune response to an antigen.
Immunological tolerance is not simply a failure to recognize an antigen; it is an active response to a particular epitope and is just as specific as an immune response.
Both B cells and T cells can be made tolerant, but it is more important to tolerize T cells than B cells because B cells cannot make antibodies to most antigens without the help of T cells.
users.rcn.com /jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/T/Tolerance.html   (1713 words)

 Promoting Tolerance: UNESCO SHS
The International Year for Tolerance, for the first time, put the accent on a personal virtue that is increasingly viewed as a political and legal requirement for peaceful co-existence.
Tolerance, multiculturalism, global diversity, religious and cultural dialogue were among the topics that were debated in over fifty national, regional and international meetings throughout the year.
It situates tolerance in relation to the international human rights instruments drawn up over the past fifty years and emphasizes that States should draft new legislation when necessary to ensure equality of treatment and of opportunity for all groups and individuals in society.
portal.unesco.org /shs/en/ev.php-URL_ID=6551&URL_DO=DO_TOPIC&URL_SECTION=201.html   (1825 words)

 Declaration on Tolerance
An international "Declaration on Tolerance," prepared by UNESCO and signed by member nations," defined the new global standard.
All nations would be responsible for fulfilling this international contract by teaching the "right" kind of tolerance.
"Tolerance promotion and the shaping of attitudes of openness, mutual listening and solidarity should take place in schools and universities, and through non-formal education...
www.crossroad.to /Quotes/globalism/Tolerance.htm   (352 words)

 procymidone (Sumilex) Pesticide Tolerance 4/91   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This tolerance has two conditions placed on it: (l) The tolerance will only be effective for four years, and (2) the tolerance will only apply to wine grapes grown in 1989 or before.
In response, EPA explained in the procymidone tolerance proposal that the authority to grant temporary tolerances in section 408(j) did not restrict the broad general authority to grant tolerances in section 408(b) which was being exercised in this instance.
In establishing tolerances under section 408, EPA is required to focus principally on factors related to the public health.
pmep.cce.cornell.edu /profiles/fung-nemat/febuconazole-sulfur/procymidone/procymidone-tol-wine.html   (2788 words)

 Center "Tolerance" -- Overview
The Tolerance and Pluralism Promotion Center is launching this web-project with a view to creating within the Internet of the Republic of Moldova reference sources and information resources dedicated to the promotion of basic principles of tolerance, exclusion of conflicts and promotion of the inter-ethnical, inter-confessional and inter-cultural dialogue.
To be really in favor of tolerance, you would have to tolerate all kinds of beliefs: racism, big government, prohibition, and or course intolerance.
No, when people say they are in favor of tolerance they usually mean that they are against other people imposing their beliefs on them and that they’re willing to do the same in a limited way in return.
www.tolerance.org.md /eng/home.htm   (1038 words)

 "Tolerance" | Just a Gwai Lo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Tolerating something, as Jay suggests, means that we think something is abnormal and wrong but either we don't have the energy to oppose it or there are forces constraining us from opposing it.
There are things I tolerate amongst my friends—like certain people's behaviour towards people other than me, something I don't have the right to be upset about in the first place—because bringing up the subject comes at the cost of the friendship.
Although this may tend to contradict my view on tolerance as expressed above, it's occuring to me more and more that the concept of "zero-tolerance" is the problem and not the solution.
www.justagwailo.com /filter/2003/11/21/tolerance   (324 words)

 Stories of Discovery: Immune Tolerance: Improving Transplantation Success
Although more research is needed to develop therapies, NIAID-supported research on immune tolerance is contributing to the eventual development of ways to improve transplant success and of new treatments for a wide range of immunologic disorders.
The next challenge is to translate the information on immune tolerance obtained from experimental models into the development of safe and effective therapies for humans.
The goal of this plan is to enhance knowledge about immune tolerance and to speed the translation of basic research discoveries into clinical approaches to treating and preventing immunologic diseases.
www.niaid.nih.gov /publications/discovery/immune.htm   (1179 words)

 Zero Tolerance
For example, during a three hour multi-course dinner in Paris as part of a field trip study of French culture, the 14 seventh and eighth grade students in the class were each permitted to sip a "thimbleful" of wine by the chaperon, their school principal.
It was the student's first day as an intern at the company and she didn't want to cause a problem or embarrass the guest of honor by not participating in honoring the employee.
A new report reveals that zero tolerance policies in schools is ineffective in reducing alcohol abuse or other problems.
www2.potsdam.edu /hansondj/ZeroTolerance.html   (1486 words)

 EPA: Federal Register: Deltamethrin; Pesticide Tolerance
The petition (PP 1E6232) requested the establishment of proposed tolerances for deltamethrin in/on almond hull, three crop subgroups and rapeseed, and import tolerances for two tropical fruits, as petitioned through the Minor Crop Pest Management program (IR-4).
Tolerances have been established (40 CFR 180.435) for the combined residues of deltamethrin, isomers trans-deltamethrin and [alpha]-R-deltamethrin, in or on a variety of raw agricultural commodities, including additional meat, milk, poultry and egg tolerances.
For the purposes of this tolerance action, therefore, EPA has not assumed that deltamethrin has a common mechanism of toxicity with other substances.
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-PEST/2004/October/Day-27/p24040.htm   (5746 words)

 Ten Ideas for Observing the International Day for Tolerance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
At the initiative of UNESCO, 1995 was declared the United Nations Year for Tolerance, and it saw the launching of a world-wide campaign for tolerance and non-violence.
But we should not forget that education does not end in school, that adults - firstly as individuals capable of committing acts of intolerance but more importantly in their capacity as parents, law-makers and law-enforcement officials - also need to be considered a priority target of our educational efforts.
An International Day for Tolerance can serve as an annual occasion for tolerance education as well as for wider social and political reflection and debate on local and global problems of intolerance.
www.unesco.org /tolerance/teneng.htm   (1007 words)

 Technorati Tag: tolerance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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www.technorati.com /tags/tolerance   (474 words)

 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Author questions Dutch tolerance
Looking out at the Dutch from behind her disguise, she makes her most interesting, acid comments of the entire book, tearing to shreds one of the country's most famed attributes.
It is actually closer to the opposite: tolerance like this is a clever means of repression.
But if you let them know that you tolerate them, you suggest in the same breath that they are actually an inconvenience, like a nagging pain or an unpleasant odour you are willing to disregard.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/4700779.stm   (774 words)

 TOLERANCE FOUNDATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Among those who co-operate with the Tolerance Foundation there are teachers, theologists, journalists, psychologists, social workers, retired people, students,...
People associated with the Tolerance Foundation usually work on their own undependent projects that attempt to respond to society's needs.
The Tolerance Foundation co-operates with both Czech and foreign organisations with similar aims.
www.ecn.cz /tolerance/index_eng.htm   (479 words)

 Promoting Tolerance - a class for high school students.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After one of my students was speared through the brain with a metal paint roller, and another was sentenced to ten years in jail for a hate-related assault, I designed and piloted Promoting Tolerance Through Understanding, a high school elective class, and taught it at both high school and middle levels.
We were also prominently represented in the nationally-telecast Webcast Symposium on Teen Violence and Hate Crime at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, which was broadcast live on the WWW on Tuesday, September 14, 1999.
While we commend the Southern Poverty Law Center for its efforts to teach tolerance and highly recommend the use of their free teaching materials, we are in no way affiliated with them.
teachtolerance.org   (255 words)

 Tolerance Quotes | Tolerance Quotations | Tolerance Sayings | Wisdom Quotes
The self-respecting individual will try to be as tolerant of his neighbor's shortcomings as he is of his own.
We are tolerant toward others when we tolerate ourselves.
Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.
www.wisdomquotes.com /cat_tolerance.html   (731 words)

 LPHS Zero Tolerance Expulsions - Due Process Denied - Student Rights Violated
If you are fighting a zero tolerance nightmare, you have found a site that is sympathetic and supportive.
If you are experiencing a Zero Tolerance Nightmare and feel that the publicity from this website could help your fight or you feel that you have learned some valuable lessons that others should know please Tell Your Story.
If your school officials are particularly nasty and mindless, if requested, I will also consider publishing the story in the Other ZT Stories section for no other reason than to "shine the light on the perps" since the publication will be well indexed in the major search engines.
www.ztnightmares.com   (258 words)

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