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Spirituality is not relative

In response to the March 11 letter by Ed Herford, I assure him my “desire for compassionate spirituality” is strong.

And to answer his question, I would only state my own point of view. That is the point.

In his statement, “we are forced to assume love and compassion are indistinguishable from hate and judgmentalism,” by “we,” does he mean you or everybody?

And I agree with you, I do not have the right to judge others and try to force my view in order to make personal decisions for them.

“Relativism,” which I had to look up, is a philosophical dogma that I am unfamiliar with. From what I learned from Webster’s, a couple of things fit for me, but not overall.

And I disagree with the assumptions and conclusions you drew from assuming I was coming from a position of relativism.

Don Miguel Ruiz said, “Love is based on respect. Fear doesn’t respect anything, including itself. Love is always kind. Fear is always unkind. With fear we are full of obligations, full of expectations with no respect, avoiding responsibility and feeling sorry.”

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