To forgive someone without their request is an act of arrogance.
To forgive someone in response to their request is an act of love.
To forgive someone without their knowledge is quiet criticism.
To tolerate someone without their knowledge is an emotional Band-aid.
To accept others is a thoughtless act, the only requirement being complete ignorance of the possible loss of freedom. These people become leaders and never know it. I know these things because of an imaginary human. His name was Forrest Gump.