Dogmatism and fanaticism are incompatible with our Unitarian Universalist tradition. Even ideas we think are universally accepted among us must still be open to discussion and challenge.
If Rev. Todd Eklof is an apostate, so am I. If Rev. Richard Trudeau is worthy of censure by the board of the Unitarian Universalist Ministers Association, so am I — indeed, I am more worthy of such censure than either of these men.
I used to consider myself both a Buddhist and a Unitarian Universalist, but my Buddhism teaches me that no one benefits from harm to another. I don’t benefit from racism.
Originally posted on AwayPoint:
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