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    On Feb 22, 2020 David Doane wrote:

    Pluralism is reality. Erecting walls to shut out and separate is fighting reality. I accept being open to, learning about, and understanding a path different from my own, and accepting it if it is pro growth and not hurting anyone. I've learned a good deal about paths or traditions other than my own, such as about Buddhism and Hinduism, and am way beyond tolerance and into deep respect for those traditions. They actually make more sense to me than my own tradition. What helps me develop ability to respect the world's diverse traditions and eschew a sense of superiority of my own tradition is for me to not just listen to what I or others think, assume, or judge about other traditions, but for me to be open to learn about the other traditions and be open to the truth in them.

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    On Feb 25, 2020 Amen wrote:


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