Corporate Mindfulness: Be Careful What You Wish For

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Corporate mindfulness is a mixture of Buddhism and Taoism with a little New Age thrown in. It promises to make employees less stressed, more patient, and more focused, but mainly more productive. It’s a vile process that profanes the religions from which it steals. [Read more...]

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Deep Magic

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Deep magic is the way the world works, not in some quasi-scientific, oversimplified cause-and-effect way, but in the incredibly complex hands-on network of relationships and interdependencies. [Read more...]

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What I Learned From Isaac Bonewits

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Scholarship matters. Fuzzy targets yield fuzzy results. Why not excellence? I learned a lot from Isaac Bonewits – future generations of Pagans will too. [Read more...]

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Bi-druidical

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Though I happily remain an OBOD Druid, I’m now also a member of ADF. [Read more...]

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What Are The Gods Up To?

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Get a handful of polytheists together and sooner or later the conversation turns to “so, what are They up to?” Something is going on and we can’t help but wonder what it is – unquestioning faith is not a Pagan virtue. [Read more...]

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Spiritual Buffets and the Value of Traditions

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The many traditions of religion and spirituality are like a huge buffet offering an appetizing but bewildering assortment of choices. And like a buffet, picking spiritual practices at random can lead to an unhealthy diet. [Read more...]

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The Obligations of Religion

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The freedom of Paganism is a great thing, but let’s remember that good, strong, meaningful religion also carries obligations. [Read more...]

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Composing Initiation Rituals

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A member of your Pagan group has asked you for an initiation. You’re not part of an organization that has an established initiation ritual and a policy on who can be initiated. Now what do you do? [Read more...]

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