Guest Post: “Not Believing Anything” by C. Luke Mula

C. Luke Mula is the author of The Way to Actuality blog, which was “founded to foster the discussion and discovery of Purpose wherever it can be found, regardless of religious or secular context”.  In this essay, Luke shares his experience of a liberating loss of belief and discusses the role that spiritual practice continues [Read More...]

The Three (or more?) “Centers” of Paganism

This post is part 2 of a 3-part series.  In the first part, I discussed how I had come to realize the ego-centrism of my earlier view of the Pagan community. Celebrating Nature, Working Magic, and Honoring Deities Imagine that the Pagan community has not one, but multiple “centers”.  Imagine each of these “centers” defines [Read More...]

Coming Up: Guest Post by C. Luke Mula

Next week I will be sharing a guest post by C. Luke Mula, author of The Way to Actuality blog.  Luke will be sharing his experience of his liberating loss of belief and the role that spiritual practice continues to play in his life.  Stay posted for more! [Read more...]

Confession: Pagan Fundamentalism

This post is part 1 of a 3-part series.  Previously, I posted a 3-part series about my vision of Neopaganism when I came to the movement.  The previous series was a kind of retrospective.  This series will be more forward-looking. I have a confession to make.  I have been guilty of a kind of Pagan [Read More...]

Librariaphilia

I’ve always thought we needed a memorial day for the burning of the Great Library at Alexandria.  On that day, we could mourn all the instances of book burnings over the centuries, from the accidental ones like the Alexandrian library to intentional ones like the recent burnings of Harry Potter books and the Qu’ran by [Read More...]

A politically incorrect opinion on cultural approriation by eclectic Neopagans

Eclectic Neopaganism is criticized by anthropologists and other academics who condemn the removal of religious symbols and practices from their cultural context as trivializing, as well as by feminists and race advocates who condemn the theft of the traditions and practices of another culture as another form of Western colonialism, and finally by other Pagans.  [Read More...]


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