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Is there anything wrong with cherry-picking ideas from multiple religions?
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It relies on the seeker actually thinking for himself or doing some research, rather than accept a prepackaged set of rules and beliefs on faith.The problem with picking and choosing or syncretism is that doing so relies on the whims, preferences, likes, dislikes of the person or persons rather than what may actually be true.
Depends what criteria you're using for what to accept and what to leave.
I honestly don't see the reasoning behind NOT doing this. Why would we accept the ideals of one religious tradition when we could compare and contrast a multitude of them and extricate the best ideas from the lot, while leaving out the ideas that we find silly, objectionable, unworkable, or counter-productive?