Humanistic Paganism

Category: Meaning


A Pedagogy of Gaia by Bart Everson: “The New Spooky”

Ever since I was a kid I’ve felt like a freak, a weirdo, an outsider — despite being born to an array of privileges which would seem to assure my status as an insider. Especially as a young adult I wanted…

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As seen from the sky, by Debra Doggett

Just 16 days left for you to help HP place an ad at The Wild Hunt!  Go to HP’s Indiegogo campaign to contribute. Today we conclude our early autumn theme of “Finding Meaning” with Debra Doggett’s essay, “As seen from the sky”….

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Even naturalists don’t stay in the grave, by DT Strain

If persons are patterns, then patterns repeat. Through their actions and interactions in life, people are like the butterfly that can affect the course of a hurricane. Our loved ones create causes and effects which ripple outward in uncountable and unimaginable ways that cannot be contained. Just one of those ways is in their impressions upon us, which recreate similar patterns in our minds through communication and our deep knowledge of them. Thus, it is true our loved ones are not in the grave. We, quite literally, carry a part of them within us, and so on to others. If that is so then, in many important ways they did not die.

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A meditation on the Ancestors, by Jon Cleland Host

26 days left for you to help HP place an ad at The Wild Hunt.  Go to HP’s Indiegogo campaign to contribute. The theme for the early autumn at HP is “Finding Meaning”.   Editor’s note: The following meditation is…

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Finding Meaning and Purpose by NaturalPantheist

The theme for the rest of this month at HP is “Finding Meaning”.   As a Naturalistic Pantheist, I have a naturalistic and non-supernatural worldview. So the question has to be asked –- is it possible to still have a…

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