Ideology reduces us (we are labelled based on such) Love expands us (we are given an opportunity to change become more than we seem to be)

Presence, Memory, and Faith

In other words, you can be a pluralist logically. But focus on relationships, on what is in the platonic realm, relationships of matter and mind. Do this by looking at everything as an interconnected whole and feeling that

I don’t have to always agree with my heroes. I follow their methods, how they navigated life. But I create my own philosophy and express that beautifully in my own words.

Unlike Bugbee, I think I can be a metaphysical pluralist and don’t have to be a believer in natural values and still experience what he says “the milieu of presence.”