Tag Archives: Pagan

Re-Population Paradox

The re-population paradox is a vexing problem with theoretical views on applied ethics; however, Pagans often bases their beliefs in experience and intuition. Davidson’s ‘precautionary’ approach seems well match for Pagan Ethics in general and for dealing with this particular … Continue reading

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Beginning A Pagan Perspective

What is a Pagan Perspective? Note the hedge of ‘a Pagan Perspective’ ensuring that the multiplicity of Pagan voices be given adequate space. These voices will give rise to questions on some of the themes presented by both Schwartz and … Continue reading

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Pagan Perspectives and Interactions

What is a Pagan Perspective? Note the hedge of ‘a Pagan Perspective’ ensuring that the multiplicity of Pagan voices be given adequate space. These voices will give rise to questions on some of the themes presented by both Schwartz and … Continue reading

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Who Speaks for Future Generations?

Who speaks for future generations? When I say that ‘we should protect the environment for the future,’ what moral or legal authority do I speak from? By future persons, individuals or generations, I mean those who live non-concurrent lives to … Continue reading

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WECSOR Conference 2011

My head is still full of ideas, comments, theories, and connections from the American Academy of Religion’s  Western Region (WECSOR) meeting at Whittier College. It will be months for me to process all interesting conversations from this conference. However, here … Continue reading

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Paganism and the Inner Critic

The other day, I had a conversation with a friend who said she would love to write, but wasn’t good at creative writing. I encouraged her to try other forms, like poetry. This was met with something that resembled panic. … Continue reading

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Pagan Humanism (A working title.)

The other evening at my local meet up event, we had a book share out. When it was my turn, I stammered and stuttered about the general idea of the book I had chosen, practically reading the subtitle verbatim as … Continue reading

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Authenticity and Paganism

I attended Sabina Magliocco’s (Professor of Anthropology at CSU Northridge) “Folklore, Culture & Authenticity in modern Paganism” on Thursday for the Cherry Hill Seminary Winter Conference in San Jose. PantheaCon provided the room for our Winter Conference. Sabina raised may … Continue reading

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What is Piety

What do I mean by piety (Єύσέβεia )? Well, I would be remiss if I did not begin this journey about piety without acknowledging Socrates’ famous question. Plato, in his Euthyphro, has Socrates ask Euthyphro about piety. There many definitions … Continue reading

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Straw Art at PantheaCon

The Woven Circle will be teaching two traditional wheat weaving classes at the 2011 PantheaCon. The Woven Circle is made up of talented artists who travel to San Jose each year to share their enjoyment of straw art with the … Continue reading

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