An open mind permits a person to receive ideas, analyze them, judge their value and accept them. This allows for change in personality and experience growth for the betterment of an individual and society around the individual An open heart permits us to be tolerant of others mistakes, love people and life around us, listen to their problems, understand them and help them in the hour of need.
Open heart is essential in building a good society and encourages us in building a vibrant society and has many long term benefits. An open mind and heart is a great combination in resolving many problematic sues faced by societies and countries around the world. It builds religious tolerance which is especially important to the countries like India where people of many religions are living together.
An open mind can understand the good from every religion. People will accept the fact that every religion is a different path to God and no religion Will preach violence. Only those who are fanatics spread violence in the name of protecting the interests of the religion, which is grossly incorrect. Open mind and heart not only build peace, love and happiness but also allows to respect other humans irrespective of their color, caste and reed.
We become better individuals and together we become a better society, We should learn to respect the cultural values of all the religions: their festivals, food habits, dress codes, their gods, their prayers etc. In the age of technological advancement, where all educated people work together, eve should build religious tolerance and a better society enriched with better human values by eliminating the weaknesses like malnutrition, lack of education, child labor, poverty etc. Let us leave a better society for our children and future generations.