The Paradox of Tolerance Led To Fascism In America

This is an attempt to bring all this information together in an accessible way that reveals the array of occurrences that have led to now, and how society can combat them. Read more

Coalition Urges Facebook To Be Transparent About Censorship, Racism

Now that traditionally minority groups in the USA are becoming equal in population and probably will become the new majority, the racist propaganda has increased and has gone to the point of being politically acceptable rhetoric. Leading to an openly racist nominee to be elected President. Read more

The Scent of Winter

One of my strongest memories of winter from childhood is what it smelled like. Growing up in Missouri, our winters were often bitterly cold–temperatures routinely dipped into the single digits–and so dry that I spent months with chapped lips. I remember calf-deep layers of snow on the yard, fluffy powder covered in a thin ice crust that crunched when I stepped on it with my hand-me-down moon boots. I remember the yellow sun shining down from a brilliantly blue clear… Read more

Saegoah Pursuits: Creative Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping

As this is the time of year when we reach the climax of seasonal gift wrapping, I have decided to share some of my creative eco-friendly wrapping techniques – and there are really two primary methods to it. 1) Cloth Bag Wrapping, and 2) Paper & Paint Wrapping Read more

Connecting to Nature in Human-Centered Places

Over the weekend I answered a query on Tumblr from a pagan feeling disconnected from nature while living on their college campus. I figured there might be other folks facing the same challenge, whether that’s on a campus, or working every day in an office building, or otherwise unable to get out into more wilderness areas. I definitely get that it’s tougher to feel connected to the rest of nature when you’re in such a human-dominated space. You won’t get… Read more

Pros & Cons with Atheist Channel Being Renamed “Nonreligious”

Atheists who have found a home at the channel are now feeling that their hard fought status to be recognized is being lost. Read more

Canadian Reaction To Trump Presidency

To say I am disheartened by the outcome of this election would be a vast understatement. I am not only afraid, but genuinely disturbed. I’ve lost faith in a large portion of Americans. Read more

Psych Meds, Self-Care and Paganism

Note: This was originally posted on my personal blog at http://www.thegreenwolf.com/psych-meds-self-care-and-paganism/ and reposted by the kind request of my co-blogger, Rua Lupa. Recently my attention was brought to an image making the rounds online. Divided into two halves, the top half shows a forest and the caption “This is an antidepressant.” The bottom half is a stock photo of a bunch of random, unidentified pills and says “This is shit.” The implication is that people with mental illnesses don’t need psychiatric medications;… Read more

Holiday Problems In the Classroom

“Today schools are promoting and continually working on being environmental educators on how to be responsible members of our ecosystem. I’ve enjoyed seeing the promotion and use of gardening, composting, and water conservation, but seem to have a blind spot” Read more

Morals For the Sake of Morels

Our morals are shaped by human empathy and the social contract. My morals, in addition, are shaped my morals–and tomatoes, and cows…. Read more

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