|Literal usage: The state of being plural.|
Social usage: Inclusion of all elements of a society in social functions.
Religious usage: Holding more than one post in a religious organization.
Philosophical: The concept that reality is comprised of multiple different elements.
All usage of the word pluralism is derived from the basic literal meaning, and transposed to the conditions related to the context.
Examples of Pluralism:
|Literal: So many different types of thing in one place looks like pluralism.|
Social: A truly multicultural society is pluralistic by definition.
Religious: The church used pluralism as a way of covering the jobs.
Philosophical: Any grouping of things in the same set is pluralism.