Navigating the ethical minefield

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As we go through life, most of us find our ethics are guided by the field of Applied Ethics. That is, we use concepts of duty and legal/contractual obligations to guide our behavior. Witchcraft requires a different approach: one of normative ethics. Normative Ethics attempt to define, in general terms, what actions are morally right. [Read more...]

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What is the foundation of Pagan ethics?

Immanence by Cecilia Lieder

Pagans don’t have a holy book with commandments from a deity. We tend to derive our ethics from reasoning about the world around us. We cultivate virtues rather than following commandments. But we also have a specifically and recognisably Pagan response to the world. [Read more...]

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