The Silly Season: Witches, Politics or Both?

I confess I hate Politics. I enjoy discussing politics with polite reasonable people, but I loathe Politics. As an American Pagan you can't escape "Big P Politics" even if you want to. Not only do other religions insist on getting tangled up in the political process, every so often a candidate decides to attack us.Maybe it really doesn't help that we hold our elections in early Nov, just after the lead up to Halloween. The Christine O'Donnell thing truly was silly. Stuff 'n' nonsense. Zan over … [Read more...]

Pagan Soup: Gleeks, Rock Gods, O’Donnell and Your Thoughts on Evil

Glee on SpiritualityGlee has touched on spirituality before. Both Rachel and Puck are Jewish and Quinn's parents are very conservative Christians. Last night Glee decided to feature songs about spirituality and while I groaned at first the episode actually turned out nicely, if a bit preachy. The issue of non-believers right to not have religion forced on them, particularly in a school environment was a nice touch.While the episode felt heavy for Glee, and Glee has tackled heavy subjects in … [Read more...]

Christine O’Donnell Dabbled In Witchcraft and Reagan Used Psychics

In the past, I've dabbled in Christianity. I was seeing this Pentecostal man and I just sort of got sucked into it briefly. I mean, I didn't handle snakes or speak in tongues. But yeah, I dabbled. It involved a guy. Big deal.This anecdote from my life isn't all that interesting. It certainly wouldn't prevent me from running for office or be held against me when seeking employment. It's a non-issue. So why is Christine O'Donnell dabbling in Witchcraft any different?In fact why is any … [Read more...]


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