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PantheaCon 2012: Politics and the controversy over women’s rituals

posted by Gus diZerega

Thought on the Pantheacon controversy I imagine there are few Pagans who have spent more time studying, thinking, and writing about politics in all its various forms than I, and for those of you who have, you have my sympathies. […]

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Pantheacon 2012

posted by Gus diZerega

I seem to have recovered at the last minute from a cold that kept me home this past week.  Strong ginger tea, gargling hot salt water, and other stuff did the trick. Now I’m washing clothes and packing my duffel […]

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The heart is stronger than the mind: tales of personal and political transformation

posted by Gus diZerega

A Facebook friend just posted the following very interesting and courageous speech  by Maureen Walsh, a Republican legislator who voted in favor of Washington’s new law allowing gay marriages.  Her speech is eloquent, heart felt, wise, and courageous. Everything that […]

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The difference between right and ‘left’

posted by Gus diZerega

I came across a most illuminating post today on one of my favorite group blogs: Balloon Juice.  It began with a discussion of the character of right wing folks as revealed by what they said on their own sites, sites […]

Wonderful Imbolc celebration in England

posted by Gus diZerega

The pictures in this article are fantastic!  Enjoy the visual feast.  With thanks to Anna Korn for turning me on to it.

The case against “Pagan Clergy” 4.0

posted by Gus diZerega

There has been considerable discussion within our community for many years about whether or not we should have a “Pagan clergy.”  I think this is a very positive development because it gets us thinking positively about who we are as […]

Where to in 2010?

posted by Gus diZerega

I have not been doing much political posting for many months, ever since I finally gave up hope that the Democrats, with a few exceptions, amounted to anything  more than a somewhat more humane version of the moral filth that […]

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Earth Day and the Sacredness of the Earth
I think Earth Day is a particularly important moment for contemplation and commitment by us Pagans.  Often American Christian critics accuse us of “pantheism,” and in a important respect they are right.  We do find the sacred, most of us, ...

posted 11:57:03am Apr. 20, 2012 | read full post »

Instructive examples on why interfaith work is a good idea
I deeply believe the problems in our country are more of the heart than of the head. Here are some youtubes courtesy of John Morehead of the Evangelical Chapter of the Foundation for Religious Diplomacy on Facebook. They speak more eloquently ...

posted 1:08:25pm Apr. 12, 2012 | read full post »

The controversy over Pink Slime - and what it means.
The controversy over pink slime is helping educate Americans to the fact that corporations are as beneficial to agriculture as they are to politics. Tom Laskawy put it pithily: “What pink slime represents is an open admission by the food ...

posted 4:03:07pm Apr. 11, 2012 | read full post »

How the "war on religion' backfired into a war on women
Here  is a really good article by Tina DuPuy on how the Republicans got themselves into such a mess with America's more intelligent women.  Left undiscussed is how the extreme pathological masculinity of both their deity and their leaders made ...

posted 12:12:35pm Apr. 11, 2012 | read full post »

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