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  • n. Plural form of neopagan.


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  • In the Northern Hemisphere, neopagans celebrate Samhain as the last harvest, the point at which the day has shortened and winter is setting in.

    Kelley Harrell: Samhain -- Nature's Holy Day for Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder

  • Indeed, sociologist Helen Berger, who spent ten years researching and writing a definitive book, A Community of Witches: Contemporary Neo-Paganism and Witchcraft in the United States, reports that an astounding 32 percent of Wiccans and neopagans are homosexual, bisexual, or “other non-heterosexual.”


  • I've run into that attitude a lot among the more fluffy-bunny neopagans, and the idea that for example a 16 year old girl who was forcibly abducted from the local mall and raped "created her own reality" is more than a little bit creepy.


  • Some Wiccans call themselves witches, pagans or neopagans.

    July 2006

  • In "Cyberia," artists, scientists and hackers explore virtual reality using prototype computers with 3-D goggles, headphones and a tracking ball to move through real or fictional space without commands, text or symbols; Silicon Valley engineers and mathematicians attempt to unlock creativity via psychedelic drugs or fractal graphics mirroring our irregular world; urban neopagans access information networks and use witchcraft to promote planetary survival.

    December 2005

  • Anyway, in spite of the hoo-ha about Druids both by Roman writers and modern neopagans, ancient priesthoods often weren't particular spiritual or mystical - it was all about the rites, and cultural status.

    Lunar eclipses and the 'Dark Ages'

  • In addition to several run-of-the-mill Fae from Otherworld, I spotted two lycanthropes whispering in a corner booth, a werepuma who was reading a copy of Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca, a half dozen house sprites engaged in some sort of drinking game, and a couple of FBH neopagans who were taking divination lessons from one of the Fae seers who'd taken up residence Earthside.


  • I know that he has said some dismissive things about western magickians and neopagans, but I would have presumed that he was familiar enough with the rigorous side of these approaches to have recognized the Authentic Self --- which he describes quite well --- as a preoccupation of folks working these paths.

    Authentic Self

  • Another false history: Until the neopagans came along and ruined things, Unitarians had always been rational and scientific.

    Philocrites: Losing my religion?

  • What makes me wonder about these neopagans is if they realise the huge cultural difference between today and ancient Greece.

    Archive 2005-08-01


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