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Happy Mabon! The Myth of Progress and a book review

Happy autumn equinox to everyone! The Myth of Progress is my article about Mabon at the Slacktiverse: This is what I love about Mabon; more, perhaps, than any other Sabbat, it is a festival about which Pagans are actively making … Continue reading

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Contemporary Deities: Eris and Weasel Wicca

I’m going to feature some pieces and guest posts further exploring contemporary deities. If you’ve got one to suggest, please write to me at literatahurley at gmail. One of my favorite examples of a ha-ha-only-serious approach to religion is Weasel … Continue reading

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The Pride of Heaven

(Please note: This is an example of modern myth-making, which I based in part on the feline pantheon used in the novel The Book of Night With Moon. Author Diane Duane created those characters and owns them; this is written … Continue reading

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Objective fear, Part II

In Part I, I talked about how a conservative Objectivist mindset transforms the existence of those in need into a perceived threat. The catalyst for this weird transformation of perception is fear, the fear which is the touchstone and the … Continue reading

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