Humanistic 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 http://www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn!

Music and graphic design by Rachel Westhoff. Map by Adam McKithern. Maps, references, and more at http://www.deadideas.net.

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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 http://www.patreon.com/deadideaspod to get your portrait drawn!

Maps, pics, references, and more at http://www.deadideas.net. Music and graphic design by Rachel Westhoff.

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