"Of course broad-brush black-and-white statements like that are silly and reactionary. There is no one person, thing, organization or cult "to blame for all the worlds problems."
My opinion on religion is No Thanks and my political…"
Gerald Gardner is considered by many to be the father of modern paganism, more specifically that of wicca.
As a former pagan, I found that many in the pagan community pulled bits and pieces from many if not all…"
"As liberating as becoming atheist can be, I myself haven't sold or distanced myself from any of my pagan paraphernalia. Perhaps because I was at odds to completely accept the mythology on faith, I don't actually have much of it. My…"
Thanks for sharing your thoughts on this subject. It's a good topic and I'll bite.
In retrospect, I thought a lot of the same things of myself regarding my own involvement with paganism. I tried real hard to believe in all of…"
"I wasn't into dripping with silver jewelry and doing a Stevie Nicks imitation because I've always been fairly "butch". But yet... I know what you mean.
Funny you say that because one of the things we used to laugh about were the…"
"Yes! It is. What turned me off to it was my noticing that people are capable of treating each other very poorly and with great disrespect regardless of their belief system. For many people I have met, being Pagan was like joining a different kind of…"
"I used to believe in reincarnation and many who believe in it would say that all the extinct species also have spirit and have been "promoted" to a higher plane.
Just goes to show that even pagans can generate more complex plot twists to…"
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