|It can confuse
tolerance with Truth and thereby prevent any deeper examination. It can prevent any deeper
questioning as to what religion is and where religion should take us.
We certainly should tolerate all religions and respect the Truth wherever we find it.
However, this does not mean that we have to put all religious teachings on the same level
in order to do so, or that we have to bow down before all religious authorities and
The many differences between
religions, like those between cultures also have their beauty, importance and uniqueness.
Moreover just as all cultures have not developed all fields of human endeavor to the same
degree, so too all cultures have not developed spirituality to the same degree.