“The Disenchantment of Hard Polytheism”

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“… Human beings have consistently demonstrated a collective unwillingness to place the needs of our other-than-human neighbors before our own.  The only way to truly protect the river is for humans to identify with the river and to see its needs as their own.  Rather than finding the source of the river’s value in it [Read More...]

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If It Doesn’t Help Me Save This World, I Don’t Want Your Polytheist Revolution

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It has become more clear to me than ever why I am opposed to the growth of a certain kind of Polytheism — other-worldly Polytheism — within the Pagan Umbrella. To me, it sounds disturbingly like the Christianity I left behind 15 years ago — with its relegation of the concerns of this world to a place of secondary importance. [Read more...]

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Words are not enough: What to do after you sign “A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment”

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Signing “A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment” is a good start. But we can’t stop there. We must turn our compassion into action. Here are some ideas for realizing the ideals expressed in the Statement. Add your own suggestions in the comments. [Read more...]

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Global Eco-Paganism: Japan

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This is the fifth in a series spotlighting some of the signatories to A Pagan Community Statement on the Environment. Today, we are sharing an interview with Tom from Japan. If you would like to be interviewed for the Global Eco-Paganism Series, contact me at allergicpagan [at] gmail [dot] com. And don’t forget to sign [Read More...]

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I didn’t think this needed to be said, but apparently it does …

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To any person who takes issue with me or the opinions I have expressed here, I encourage them to weigh the importance of such concerns against the importance of taking collective action as Pagans in face of the climate crisis. [Read more...]

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Global Eco-Paganism: Czech Republic

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It is not about us taking care of the Planet which is somehow ours like a garden property outside our house. We are the very Planet. And we need to save ourselves and stop ignoring the facts. The waste, the toxic substances, the pollution, the greenhouse gases: they won’t go away because we pretend they don’t exist. Of all the bad things, ignorance is the worst, I believe. It is ignorance that we need to get rid of. Now. Before it’s too late for us. [Read more...]

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