Thoughts on Infinity and Suchlike on a Slow Day

Having apparently had a ministroke on the I-5 in the sophisticated metropolis of Fife last Friday, as a result of which I totaled our minivan by rear-ending the pickup in front of me, I am further behind on blogging than I want to be. So for today I’m going to assemble some fragments, in no [Read More...]

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Why the Gods Are Infinite

A dialog about whether the Gods are infinite or not often begins with “Gerald Gardner wrote that the Gods of the Wica are ‘little gods.’” Yes, he did, but he was not very interested in abstract theology. [Read more...]

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On the Soul and the Elements, or, Farewell to the Tripartite Anthropology, Part I

“Tripartite Anthropology” is a standard, although pompous, name for the concept held by the pre-Socratic philosophers 2500 years ago (and no doubt by people  long before then) that humans consist of body, soul, and spirit. Using those terms now is as inadequate for our times as using Empedocles’ four-element model would be for doing chemistry. [Read More...]

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Thoughts About the Universality of Saints

Every key insight of the many religions is true: Change how you think, and you will be in the presence of God. [Read more...]

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A Few Books About Infinity and Consciousness

As Aidan Kelly pores through his decades-long chronological files, thoughts about Alan Watts, J.B. Phillips, and Amit Goswami. [Read more...]

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Divinity, Infinity, and Infinitesimals

No one can be absolutely objective about religion, because every person must have a set of values that enable one to make life decisions. Those values always serve as the equivalent of a religion, no matter what they are called. [Read more...]

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On the Nature of the Gods

The passion of the Gods is not a calm and boring bliss. It is a sensual riot. The Gods do not dwell elsewhere, in the sky, in another, nonphysical universe, at some other time or place. They are always here among us, in the only universe there is. [Read more...]

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A Dialogue of Angels

What existed before the beginning? “Before” and “beginning” are irrelevant. Time is not primordial, nor is space or matter or energy. [Read more...]

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Of Infinity, Divinity, and the Big Bang

In the beginning there is no beginning. / There is only the Goddess and her name / Is Everything-All-the-Same and Fullness. [Read more...]

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There Is More than One Infinity

I have unfortunately seen some people argue that, “Since the Christian God is infinite, our Pagan Gods must be finite.” Um, no. I don’t want to be snarky, but that is just REALLY bad theology. [Read more...]

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