We Can Be Tolerant

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1 We can be tolerant of different views
Diff'rent religions and diff'rent IQ's
We can be tolerant of tolerant ones
But can we be tolerant of bigots with guns?

2 We can be tolerant of different wealth
Different genders and different health
We can be tolerant of a tolerant lot
But can we be tolerant of those who are not?

Source: Secular Hymnal: 144 hymn tunes made inclusive for all #132

Author: Secretary Michael

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First Line: We can be tolerant of different views
Title: We Can Be Tolerant
Author: Secretary Michael
Language: English
Publication Date: 2015
Notes: (traditional hymn: "Be Thou My Vision")
Copyright: Public Domain



SLANE is an old Irish folk tune associated with the ballad "With My Love on the Road" in Patrick W. Joyce's Old Irish Folk Music and Songs (1909). It became a hymn tune when it was arranged by David Evans (PHH 285) and set to the Irish hymn "Be Thou My Vision" published in the Church Hymnary (1927).…

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