Naturalistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: September 2012

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Thing on Thursday is back! It’s that time again! Thing on Thursday is a series of councils on matters vital to the future.  The name represents both the generic term for, you know, a thingie, as well as the Old…

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Cosmic Calendar: First life emerges

On Carl Sagan’s Cosmic Calendar (illustrated as a comic strip here), which maps the entire history of our cosmos onto a single year, September is particularly interesting. Today, on the 21st (3.8 billion years ago), prokaryotes, earth’s first forms of life,…

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Spiritual Naturalist Society launches today

The wait is over! The new Spiritual Naturalist Society organized by DT Strain launches today. From the looks of it, HP may find a valuable ally and kindred community in this organization. Check it out at

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What’s the evidence that anxiety and insecurity turns people to religion?, by Tomas Rees

That’s a question that cropped up recently on the Non-religious and Secular Research Network discussion forum. After I finished composing my response, I thought to myself “That’s a ready-made blog post!”. So here, with a few additions and added explanations,…

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New blog at Pagan Square: Pagan, Naturally

The visibility of naturalism is increasing.  Check out the new blog by yours truly at Pagan Square: Pagan, Naturally.  It’s aim is to introduce the basics of naturalism and answer questions.  So far, the first posts have introduced some of the…

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