Tag Archives: politics

USA PSA: Check your voter registration status!

If you are in the US and have not yet voted in a primary election, DOUBLE-CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION! If you’ve already received a ballot or guide, double-check that it is for the correct party, and that you have been given … Continue reading

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What Frith Isn’t – A Rambling Rant

Frith is not just etiquette. It’s not about saying what people want to hear so they don’t get upset. It’s not about avoiding making too much noise. It’s not about keeping your head down and going along to get along. … Continue reading

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Interfaith Challenges – “Common Ground” Isn’t

Much of my work is interfaith either deliberately or incidentally. Representing small, mostly-modern, polytheistic, animistic, sex-positive, radically inclusive faith traditions in a context where most folks are at best quietly politically moderate, and almost entirely monotheistic, presents a number of … Continue reading

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Reblog: “If Your Paganism is Anthropocentric, I Don’t Want Your Paganism”

Originally posted on Sarenth Odinsson's Blog:
With articles such as this, it is even more clear to me why polytheists need to speak up within and without the Pagan Umbrella. With respect to discerning John Beckett from John Halstead,…

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Reblog: R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

This is so important, I can’t even begin to talk about how important it is: Sometimes people use “respect” to mean “treating someone like a person” and sometimes they use “respect” to mean “treating someone like an authority” and sometimes … Continue reading

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Reblog: “Asatru is not a vehicle for romanticized machismo”; #WeStandWithIceland

Originally posted on Silver and Gold:
Yesterday an article from Iceland Magazine made the rounds on FB. Apparently the Ásatrúarfélag, Iceland’s Asatru association, has been receiving hate mail from conservative Asatruar outside of Iceland. Hate mail, from conservative Asatruar outside of Iceland. Just…

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Encountering Outside Powers

I had a great conversation recently with a former student of mine. We were talking about the challenges of balancing human ethics with spirit etiquette. How do we avoid cultural appropriation when a Power from a culture to which we … Continue reading

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