Solon’s Tenets: Integrity, Not Oaths

Consider your honour, as a gentleman, of more weight than an oath.Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.Trust good character more than promises.- various translations of Solon the Athenian's first counselAn' I don't give a damn 'bout my bad reputation.- Joan Jett I am blessed with friends who speak about things like honor when discussing the daily dilemmas we all face. When I consider my friends, they all have reputations that precede them. I think now of … [Read more...]

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Paganism: What We Can Learn From Star Trek

We all know the jokes. Heathens are Klingons, Recons are Vulcans, and oh, there are a lot of choices for the Borg nowadays. Back when I first heard the joke, Llewellyn was the Borg, but Witch School might make as amusing a candidate nowadays.Jokes aside, I think there are a lot of similarities between Modern Paganism and the Star Trek canon. The United Federation of Planets, and it's exploration/peacekeeping/diplomatic arm Starfleet, aims to promote peace, justice, liberty, cooperation, and by … [Read more...]

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