Centre for Research and Application of Human Rights

Part 4: Tolerance And The Limits Of Toleration


The aim of the fourth part of this TV programme is to shed a strong light on the concept of tolerance as a personal attitude and as a principle in the arrangement and administration of public affairs, as well as to draw attention to two criteria concerning what should not be object of toleration.

In this part of the TV programme, hosted by M. Onur Yılmaz, Ioanna Kuçuradi and Harun Tepe discuss the limits of tolerance in examples such as the forced change of names of the Turkish minority of Bulgaria, as well as the racially motivated homicides around the world, and by reference to how the members of a cult called the Heaven's Gate committed suicide in order to get on a comet that was approaching to the Earth and go to paradise.