Socially Responsible Magic: BNPs Aren’t Automatically Elders and Leaders

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Big Name Pagans aren’t automatically elders and leaders. The Pagan community needs to carefully examine BNP leaders to see if they fulfill ethical and other standards. [Read more...]

Socially Responsible Magic: Responsibility and Feet of Clay

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We can’t expect the community to hold us accountable. We must hold ourselves accountable and use that to empower ourselves and our choices. [Read more...]

Heathen Woman: The Concept of Community

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When I am engaging in group dialogue, I do not see a “heathen community” but rather individuals who may be similarly invested in learning about heathenry. Referring to a stranger as “brother” or “sister,” or using “our heathen community” to imply that someone I do not personally know is accountable for me, devalues the meaning of these words [Read more...]

Socially Responsible Magic: Networking as Social Responsibility

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Networking is a form of social responsibility — it’s not just for business. What skills can you learn from networking to connect with others and support them in their work? [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: A Sticky Subject – Teaching Sex Magick (Part Three)

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Sable continues to examine the ethics of teaching of sex magick and sacred sexuality by addressing festivals and the balance of freedom vs. security. [Read more...]

Druid Thoughts: Terribly Important Pagans

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Why as Pagans are we so keen to mimic the political structures and power bases of other religions? Why are we so excited by titles, and so keen to pin them to ourselves? [Read more...]

Seekers and Guides: A Sticky Subject: Teaching Sex Magick (Part Two)

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Sable Aradia continues her series on teaching sex magick by examining the nature of consent. When can consent be honestly given, and when does an unequal power dynamic cloud the issue? [Read more...]


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