The Chaos Protocols

What can you say about a book that provides practical career and financial advice for a tumultuous world, teaches useful magical skills, and quotes Captain Mal Reynolds? Plenty. If any of that appeals to you, read The Chaos Protocols. [Read more…]

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Folkishness, Steering, and Racism

Let those who stand at the gateways of our religions greet each seeker with a generous welcome and an open hand of friendship. Steering is an usurpation of sovereignty and a violation of hospitality, and it has no place in contemporary Paganism and polytheism. [Read more…]

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The Environment In Which We Work

We’re trying to restore polytheism in a world where the loudest voices scream there is only one God and the second loudest voices scream there are none. We can’t put on headphones and block them out. So what can we do? [Read more…]

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Monotheist, New Age, and Materialist Derailments of Polytheism

We do not want to be needlessly distracted from our striving to be good polytheists who honor, worship, and form relationships with many real Gods. [Read more…]

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Punishing Women For Abortions

There are only two reasons why someone would want to make abortion illegal but not punish women who have abortions. [Read more…]

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Losing My Religion, Twice

Dr. Jeffrey Kripal says you cannot study religion until you’ve lost two worlds. That strikes me as overly general, but it’s very true in my case. [Read more…]

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Asking The Wrong Questions

Rhyd Wildermuth has asked some serious questions. I think they deserve an answer – my answers tell me Rhyd is asking the wrong questions. [Read more…]

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Guilt By Association

We must not be afraid to draw clear, bright lines around toxic beliefs, practices, groups, and individuals. But we must be careful and skillful where and how we draw them. The worthy goal of confronting the New Right cannot be allowed to turn into a crusade for purity. [Read more…]

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