Humanistic Paganism

Monthly Archives: February 2012


Understanding word use and how science relates to myth and religion, by Rua Lupa

This week we have a new “challenge” piece.  Rua Lupa engages the issue of appropriate terminology. As always with challenge posts, this is an opportunity to listen, question oneself, and develop thoughtful responses. Remember, this is offered in the spirit…

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Upcoming work

This Sunday Last fall’s challenge post by Jake Diebolt saw some critical but valuable debate, and now we’ve got another challenge.  Rua Lupa takes up the issue of terminology in a new debate. Understanding word use and how science relates…

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Nature shock

– by B. T. Newberg When you move to a different ecoregion, do you experience nature shock?  If not, why not? Most people are familiar with culture shock – the cycle of highs and lows experienced in the process of…

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Naturalistic magic?

There’s something interesting going on over at altmagic.com.  Could this be a naturalistic form of magic? When the site started, I was extremely skeptical.  It’s the work of Drew Jacob, and it’s no secret that he’s a good friend of…

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Upcoming work

This Sunday As my wife and I cope with the culture of our new home of South Korea, we’ll no doubt experience some culture shock.  But what about coping with the new ecoregion?  Will we experience nature shock?  If not,…

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