Humanistic Paganism

Category: spirituality


Dear Pagans: Can We Be As Picky About Science As We Are About History? by Lupa

I can’t say where this process of questioning will take you, whether you’ll let go of your beliefs, or recategorize their place in your life, or just cling to them more tightly. Every person’s path winds in its own direction. But just as we have questioned our historical inaccuracies and come out the better for it, I think that as individuals and as a community we can benefit from really questioning scientific inaccuracies in the same way. Won’t you join me in this effort?

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We need your voice! Is Evidence Common Ground for Unitarian Universalists?

What will be the future of Unitarian Universalism in today’s age of “alternate facts”? I’ve been fortunate to be involved in that discussion with a wide range of dozens of UUs, and we’ve collectively realized that a grounding in evidence points us toward being the radical, reality-based religion of tomorrow. Do you agree? Here you can make your voice heard!

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The Real Reason For The Season, by Rua Lupa

So now you know the facts about why the earth’s slight tilt is the reason for the season and the soon lengthening days is the reason humanity has so much celebration this time of year.

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Yule (the Winter Solstice) is right around the corner!

If you have been doing your Winter Solstice traditions for years, if you are just starting your family and are currently building the traditions which will bring the Universe to your kids, or anything in between, I hope that the traditions and practices here are found to be useful, inspiring, or just comforting. We’ve already started the Solstice doors and decorating.

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You can help every child realize that they are stardust!

For many of us Naturalistic Pagans, the roots of our spirituality can be traced back to when we first realized what a vast, ancient Universe we are part of. Often, that began with Carl Sagan’s Cosmos, or Neil deGrasse-Tyson’s more recent remake of Cosmos. We now have a chance to help bring that magic to more kids who are wondering about it all as well.

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