Essay On Inclusive Society

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Inclusive /ɪnˈkluːsɪv/ adjective including all the services or items normally expected or required. Synonyms: all-in, all-inclusive, all-encompassing, all-embracing Antonyms: exclusive containing (a specified element) as part of a whole. including the limits specified. not excluding any section of society or any party involved in something. (of language) deliberately avoiding usages that could be seen as excluding a particular social group, for example avoiding the use of masculine pronouns to cover both men and women. Tolerance /ˈtɒl(ə)r(ə)ns/ noun: tolerance; plural noun: tolerances the ability or willingness to tolerate the existence of opinions or behaviour that one dislikes or disagrees with. Synonyms: forbearance, liberality, lack of…show more content…
I do wish for an inclusive society. But I do not think it is possible to have an inclusive society. The human race is too selfish, too caught up in their own ideals for an inclusive society. These ideals, these egocentric mindsets begun from our ancestors. For example, in 1748, the famous Scottish philosopher and historian, David Hume wrote, 'I am apt to suspect the Negroes, and in general all other species of men, to be naturally inferior to the whites. There never was any civilized nation of any other complexion than white, nor even any individual eminent in action or speculation. No ingenious manufactures among them, no arts, no sciences... Such a uniform and constant difference could not happen, in so many countries and ages, if nature had not made an original distinction between these breeds of men'. And of course, we still follow these mindsets because we are, very obviously, living in the 17th century. It is time for the world to grow out of our paradigms, our principles, and see that the times are changing, and so should we. But people are too egoistic, too prideful, to admit that they are wrong and let go of their beliefs, and that results in the society of today; full of judgement and

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