Naturalistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: September 2013


Defy Superstition Day

Today, September 13th, is Defy Superstition Day.  WeekendNotes.com says: …if you’re one of the many who have superstitions you can’t seem to shake, this is the day you can let go of some or all of them by doing the…

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The HPedia: Synchronicity

Your help is needed!  Please critique this entry from the HPedia: An encyclopedia of key concepts in Naturalistic Paganism.  Please leave your constructive criticism in the comments below. This notion, originated by Carl Jung, indicates an underlying pattern of meaning…

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A tropical rainforest ontology: In search of a non-reductive naturalism, by John Halstead

Analytical philosopher Bertrand Russell wrote in “A Free Man’s Worship” that the world which science presents to us is purposeless and void of meaning, and our lives are nothing but the “outcome of accidental collocations of atoms.”  Similarly, Steven Weinberg…

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The HPedia: Metaphor

Your help is needed!  Please critique this entry from the HPedia: An encyclopedia of key concepts in Naturalistic Paganism.  Please leave your constructive criticism in the comments below. Metaphor is a key term in many naturalistic spiritual traditions.  Since myth…

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Gaia as the Universe, by Áine Órga

In developing my own non-theistic or naturalistic spirituality, the issue of deity was one of the most difficult to address. Nothingness As I wrote in my first post, the idea of nothingness – or that which is beyond infinity –…

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