Naturalistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: July 2012


Isis in Big History, Part 1: From the Big Bang to Agriculture

– by B. T. Newberg Last time, I ended with a controversial claim: For naturalists, myths are meaningless outside Big History. Let that sink in – myths, including the deities of which they tell, are not real in and of…

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Upcoming work

This Sunday This one turned into a biggie!  I had to split it up into four parts, each exploring: How can Big History give meaning to a myth? Isis in Big History, by B. T. Newberg Part 1, from the…

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Upcoming work

This Sunday Trent is back with another poetic mingling of art and science. Neural love story, by Trent Fowler Appearing Sunday, July 15th, 2012 Next Sunday How can Big History give context to a myth? Isis in Big History, by…

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Henry David Thoreau’s birthday

Today is the birthday of Henry David Thoreau, famed nature lover and author of Walden.  His impact on modern society is explored by the Center for American Progress: Thoreau laid the foundation for modern-day environmentalism. He articulated a philosophy based…

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Revering the universe, by Annika Garratt

What does reverence mean? Revere: “feel deep respect or admiration for” from re- (expressing intensive force) + vereri ‘to fear’. So to revere is to feel respect, admiration, or even fear. How does one respect and admire the Universe? Respect:…

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