Naturalistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: March 2017

[Dead Ideas] “Russian Serfdom III: The Draft and Marriage Negotiations – RPG”, by B. T. Newberg

Experience the horrors of the military draft and the joys (?) of marriage on a Russian serf commune in this role-playing game episode.

Be sure to support the show at to get your portrait drawn!

Music and graphic design by Rachel Westhoff. Map by Adam McKithern. Maps, references, and more at

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Skin-Deep Sacrifices

Getting inked on a monthly basis has caused me to understand the world of tattooing better than I ever thought existed, by just conversing with these artists and getting to know them. Once, I had the opportunity to watch my artist get tattooed by his friend, Maya Sialuk Jacobsen, from Oslo.

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[A Pedagogy of Gaia] An Equinox Paradox, by Bart Everson

From a photo by Sean Benham, licensed under Creative Commons. I thought I spotted something in the ligustrum tree that grows behind our house. “Is that a nest?” I asked my wife. She’s a better naturalist than I. “No way,”…

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Happy Spring Equinox!

Happy Spring Equinox, or Ostara!  Of course, our spherical planet also gives us the beautiful symmetry of the  Fall Equinox (& Mabon) being celebrated now by our Southern Hemisphere friends.  The moment of the Equinox is right now.  That’s 9:25…

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[Dead Ideas] “Russian Serfdom II: Serf World: Life on Serf Commune – RPG”, by B. T. Newberg

What was life like on a Russian serf commune? Experience it today in our very first role-playing game episode! That’s right, we’re doing this as an RPG for an even more immersive experience. Be sure to support the show at to get your portrait drawn!

Maps, pics, references, and more at Music and graphic design by Rachel Westhoff.

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