One person I love and respect very much has told me that I am intolerant of intolerance and therefore I have no right to really say anything since I am equally intolerant. He also tells me I am judgmental of judgmental people and therefore have no right to judge them for being judgmental. While a bit circular in his logic, to a point he has a grain of truth in what he is saying.I understand and admire Darkwulfe's willingness to take a hard look at himself and consider the merit in this claim. I am no stranger to asking these questions of myself, and it is something I strive to repeat on a fairly regular basis. And yet, I have come to terms with one thing: I am definitely intolerance of intolerance. And for this, I make no apologies.
I reject the suggestion that being intolerant of intolerance is somehow hypocritical or equivalent to the sort of intolerance against which I routinely rail. This is a false claim, and I'm not buying it in the slightest. To say that I am intolerant because I oppose Christian bigotry against gays, women, or atheists is absurd on its face.
I hope that Darkwulfe keeps blogging, and I hope that he continues to put himself into his blog. I plan to do the same.
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