How to Be Accepting by Being Polytheistic

The four blind men touched different parts of the elephant and each had a different description of it. The truth differs for each person and is based on his or her perspective. Be accepting of others by practicing polytheism, polytheism is the worshipping of more than one god.

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    Examine polytheism in China and Japan. Many Chinese are Buddhists, Confucianists and Taoists, and many Japanese are Buddhists and Shintoists. Buddhism, Confucianism and Taoism and Buddhism and Shinto complement each other.
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    Determine the functions of the religions that you are choosing between, but do not choose. Every religion is different and serve different functions. The function of religion can be ceremonial, social, spiritual, moralistic, political etc.
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    When choosing between two(or more) religions, do not choose. Accept both of them. Be accepting, not for harmony, but because it makes sense. In a group situation, a variety of individuals makes the group more interesting and effective.
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    To worship another "god", if your primary religion is mainstream religion, choose a religion that would be complementary and root you to your ancestors. Consider the indigenous religion of your ethnic background or a modern religion.
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    Study Eastern religion and avoid duality or separateness. See all parts as part of a whole.
    • If considering a new religion, be careful with extreme practices such as law breaking, avoidance of medical help, excessive monetary contributions or any other unusual practices. Research the new religion and ask people what they think of the new religion.
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    Use altars. At your home, have two of more altars.

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