Neither Capitalism Nor Socialism: A Third Alternative

Distributism rejects both capitalism and socialism. Capitalism inevitably leads to the concentration of power in big businesses who hold monopolies and exploit workers, consumers, and the environment. On the other hand, socialism also leads to a concentration of power, but in the hands of big government and a political elite. Both disempower the majority of people. Distributism affirms private property, but rejects its consolidation in the hands of an elite. Instead, it advocates distributing property ownership as widely as possible. [Read more…]

Enroll in Living Systems at Cherry Hill Seminary

Living Systems Science has its roots in the ecological and biological sciences, and attempts to explain how all living systems work by exploring dynamic patterns of the relationships of organisms with their environment. This class is for the non-scientist who wants to understand the scientific principles of the Web of Life, how the relationships within the web are responding to climate change, and what we can expect given a variety of scenarios. [Read more…]

“You Can’t Make This S#!t Up”: On My First (and Last?) Foray into Satire

The only thing more outrageous than the actual story I posted was the willingness of some people to believe it. [Read more…]

I’m a spy for the Mormon Church

My mission was infiltrate Paganism, discover the secret of its success, and work to destabilize it from within. [Read more…]

The Forgotten History of Atheist Paganism

Polytheists and Pagan Reconstructionist do not have an exclusive claim to the pagan past. While belief may have been the norm (as it is today) among ancient pagans, there were atheist pagans in antiquity. [Read more…]

The Pagans and the Christians (or … whatever happened to Teo Bishop?)

The best Pagan festival I went to this summer wasn’t a Pagan festival at all. [Read more…]


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