Internet Paganism Is Not Paganism, or Why I Am Still A Pagan Pain the Ass

The discussions that happen on the internet are not Paganism. They are discussions about Paganism. And I think different rules apply when we’re talking about Paganism than apply when we’re practicing Paganism. [Read more…]

The baby is the bathwater: Why I haven’t joined the Unitarian church

It seems to me that, in religious matters, we just can’t throw out the bathwater without throwing out the baby too. Perhaps, in some sense, the baby is the bathwater. Because religion is a human endeavor and we humans are mixed bag, it seems there is no separating the good and the bad — at least not entirely. I wonder if it’s really possible to have the enthusiasm, the passion, and self-transcendence without at least risking dogmatism, literalism, and intolerance. [Read more…]


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