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Talks and talking

I did a podcast a couple of days with my friend and fellow Grinder Mikey Pirate (who is totally not the leader of an Asteroid Death Cult): we talked about the usual stuff – hyperreal religion, metafiction, Trickster Gods, Slenderman, … Continue reading

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Science Fiction’s Gifts to Paganism: talk video and footnotes

I am pleased to be able to post the video of my 12 February 2015 Treadwells talk on ‘Science Fiction’s Gifts to Paganism’. My huge thanks to the Treadwells staff as always, especially to Marco Visconti for filming and editing … Continue reading

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When is a Celt…

… Not a Celt? A fine article of this title by Joanna Hautin-Mayer just crossed my path (via the Naked Woad Warrior‘s blog). It’s a harsh-but-fair look at the level of pseudohistorical invention punted as fact by some neopagan writers. … Continue reading

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God and pasta, stoning and scorn

“They’re just your beliefs. They’re not real.” – Bill Hicks “Death to all fanatics!” – Old Discordian saying. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… What people believe and how they act on the basis of their beliefs fascinates me. Consider the Flying Spaghetti Monster . … Continue reading

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