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We are being drowned

Originally posted on The Dionysian Artist:
I awoke this morning to a post by Agathokles Martinios, On the Censorship of Art. His post is a response to a report that the Manchester Art Gallery has removed a painting by John…

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Polytheist vs. [Neo]Pagan

Originally posted on Gangleri's Grove:
Last week an academic friend and colleague, who is soon to be teaching a class on Pagans and Christians in the Roman Empire, asked me a rather complicated question. My friend L. plans to…

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Powerful. Heartrending.

I sit in class and listen to my professor a kind, erudite, and educated man call my gods ‘stupid’. To the south a man lays down his life when Christians demand he desecrate his shrines. I sit in classes and … Continue reading

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Star Trek for Pagans: Klingon religion across the Series(es), Part 3 of 3

This is your only SPOILER WARNING for this article. I will be going very deeply into these episodes, so don’t read if you haven’t seen them and want to be surprised. VOY: Barge of the Dead B’lanna Torres has a near-death … Continue reading

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Ozark Encyclopedia – F – Feathers

Originally posted on Mountain Man Traditional Healing:
Chicken feathers burned under bed to stop bleeding during childbirth – “After the babe is delivered, some hillfolk burn a handful of chicken feathers under the bed, as this is supposed to stop…

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When Your God Is a Hurricane

Originally posted on rotwork:
A few months ago I asked polytheists to ponder the question: your god is a volcano and decides to kill 40,000 people – what do you do? Well, my God is the hurricane, and right now…

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Sacred Power Grid (Or: Spirits are Weird)

Originally posted on antlered:
This is not about crystal energy grids or such. I’m literally talking about the power grid (power plants and transmission lines and so on) and its place in my religious practice. I’ve always been a good…

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