Naturalistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: April 2017


“An Interview on Naturalistic Paganism with B. T. Newberg” by DT Strain, Jay Forrest, and B. T. Newberg

I was grateful to have the opportunity to share a bit about our path with the wider naturalistic community. Spiritual Naturalism Today is a podcast about all forms of Spiritual Naturalism, including Naturalistic Paganism.

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[Dead Ideas] “Russian Serfdom V: Soviet Workfarm vs. Serf Commune: An Interview with Kristaps Andrejsons”, by B. T. Newberg

How did the Soviet kolkhoz, or collective farm, stack up against the serf commune? Here to help us understand is Kristaps Andrejsons from the podcast The Eastern Border. Also, it’s my birthday! Yay!

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A Call to Action – by Lupa

These are dangerous times, and it’s going to be hard to not feel despair. (I recommend the writings of Joanna Macy as a good antidote.) Engage in self-care when and as you need to, and keep building your resilience. If you feel all alone, remember that at least I’m here with you in this fight, and I have a pretty good bunch of people at my side, too. We’re in this together.

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[Dead Ideas] “Russian Serfdom IV: Stories of Serf and Master”, by B. T. Newberg

What was the relationship like between serf and master? Hear chilling first-hand accounts from 19th-century serf autobiographies!

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This Summer’s Eclipse will be Beyond Words!

The total eclipse this August 21st will hold dozens of millions of people in awe (including both Americans and eclipse chasers), and will be the most photographed, selfied, live streamed, and documented moment in the history of the Universe up to now, as far as we know. What will I do during those 100 or so sacred seconds? Will I prepare a ritual? Just revel in it? Hug my kids? I have no idea yet. All religions have sacred times and sacred places. For many of us (and certainly me), this will be one of those most sacred times. What will those 90 seconds be like for you? I don’t think that can be predicted – we can’t decide when the sacred will touch us.

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