Naturalistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: October 2013


The HPedia: Responsibility

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. Responsibility is an important aspect of Naturalistic Paganism, including intellectual and moral…

Read More

Call for submissions: “Death and Life”

Our late autumn theme is “Death and Life”.   Ernest Becker wrote in The Denial of Death: “The idea of death, the fear of it, haunts the human animal like nothing else; it is a mainspring of human activity —…

Read More

To what should I aspire? by Thomas Schenk

The theme for the rest of this month at HP is “Finding Meaning”.  The limits of artificial intelligence The success of artificial intelligence, though limited, suggests that intelligence is a rather mechanical operation.  To the extent that we humans have…

Read More

The HPedia: Mystery

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. Mystery derives from the ancient Greek mysterion, referencing mystery religions such as…

Read More

What to look forward to in October at HP

Our theme for the rest of the month of October is Finding Meaning. Steven Weinberg explains in his book on the Big Bang, The First Three Minutes: “The more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless.”  Is Weinberg right?…

Read More