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We immerse ourselves in escapist mass entertainment, such as ‘reality T.V.’ programs. We support fanatical politicians and preachers. Our politicians, in turn, support dictators and…
The philosophical spirit is not satisfied to simply accept what it is told, no matter how much prestige the teller seems to have. This is…
People in minority religious communities, like Paganism, often feel isolated and even marginalized by others because of the lifestyle differences associated with their spiritual path.
Perhaps this is one of the last remaining strands of my Catholic upbringing, but to me the word ‘worship’ means absolute unquestioning affirmation of the…
My first Kickstarter project created a book called ‘Clear and Present Thinking’, a college-level textbook on logic and critical reasoning, which was made available to…
My earliest interest in game design came when I was in primary school, and my parents bought a Commodore 128 computer. I taught myself to…
I’ve invented several games for use as teaching tools in my classroom: one of them, a game called ‘Iron Age: Council of the Clans,’ got…
I earned my Ph.D. in philosophy, and one of my specializations was the logic and mathematics of game theory. I’ve also got a degree in…
For those who struggle with anti-pagan prejudices and stereotypes, Humanist Paganism might be a powerful educational tool. It can show that a pagan can be…
Complex astronomical instruments like the Antikythera Mechanism and the Nebra Sky Disk were made by Pagans. Our Pagan intellectual heritage includes poets and scientists and…
At the risk of sounding like a spoilsport, I’d say that pagans have about the same experience of otherness and isolation as anyone else. We’re…
The gods, if they exist, are just the people who happen to live on the other side.
Relationships do not happen in abstraction. They need a place; they need a centre, even a home.
I do not bow. I do not obey. I do not ‘worship.’
What matters is being a particular kind of person. At the most basic level, it matters that you are the kind of person who resolves…
If loneliness is part of our essence, that is, our essential nature, that is only because of the way, in practical terms, we actually exist;…
There is nothing natural, inevitable, or necessary about the labyrinth of fear. We can liberate ourselves. There are better ways to live. Someone has to…
The sacred, I shall say, is that which acts as your partner in the search for the highest and deepest things: the real, the true,…
The birthplace of ‘Western’ civilization is generally agreed to be Greece, and its birth date is generally agreed to be some time during the 6th…
No one is served or benefitted by believing in false or faulty ideas.
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