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Various day-to-day thoughts.

30 Days, Day 6: Beliefs — Reason, Science, and Spirituality

There are a large body of people out there who seem to think of Religion™ and Science™ at eternal odds with each other. Some of them seem to believe equivalents of that in 2012 all of Science™ will fade and … Continue reading

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30 Days, Day 5: Beliefs — Core Values

This is a slightly edited repost of my previous essay on this subject that I wrote for the International Pagan Values Blogging Month. I considered making a different post on the subject, but this one still feels right. Part of … Continue reading

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30 Days, Day 4: Beliefs — Birth, death, and rebirth

My answer here is largely going to be I do not know. When we get right down to it: I am not a psychopomp. I do not see into the mind of the Norns and their designs, while I may … Continue reading

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30 Days, Day 3: Beliefs — Deities

What is a deity? That, functionally, is the fundamental question. The Heathen gods do not work in the same way as the Christian God is supposed to work. They are not omnipotent, omniscient, or omnibenevolent. They are not immortal. They … Continue reading

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30 Days, Day 2: Beliefs — Cosmology

As I’ll discuss later, my views on the cosmological layout of the universe are a working model rather than something that I set firmly in stone. So when I say “it is this way” it should be interpreted as “I … Continue reading

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30 Days, Day 1: Beliefs — Why NT Paganism?

The short answer is a bit of a cop-out here: I have been called to it. The longer answer that is less of a cop-out requires a little background. When I was around 8 years old, I asked my parents … Continue reading

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Hrafn’s 30 Days of Northern Tradition Paganism

This has been making the rounds on various journals that I follow, so I figured I’d start it here for the month of October. I’ll be covering one a day (or so) until they are done, as sort of a … Continue reading

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