Tag: pagan

A Witch Hunt

(Burning of three witches in Baden, Switzerland (1585), by Johann Jakob Wick) Decades ago I researched the “Inquisition” as part of a lecture I was giving on Wicca. It started out as a means of getting rid of practitioners of the Old Religion and… Continue Reading “A Witch Hunt”

ELDER’S LIBERATION

This blog was motivated by someone commenting on Facebook that some elderly people may put the clocks the wrong way with daylight savings stopping. It is time for Elders Liberation! In the 1970’s I was in Women’s liberation”. Women had no rights and no… Continue Reading “ELDER’S LIBERATION”

Why Are We Here?

  I haven’t the foggiest idea but you may understand why I chose that as a title, later. If I were paranoid I would think that there was a conspiracy by humans to destroy the planet as quickly as possible! The drought in South… Continue Reading “Why Are We Here?”

An Healing Meditation

We did the following meditation at a group that I attended ( at Kent Town SA ) in the early eighties: many would laugh saying it was silly: But I found it healing: Get comfortable: Breathe deeply and slowly and relax: (Either record the… Continue Reading “An Healing Meditation”

Wicca

Wicca means wise and or “to bend” ( as in bending energies) I am a third degree initiate of The Craft. What attracted me to Wicca in the seventies was that most of the people that I knew  (in Wicca) were concerned about the… Continue Reading “Wicca”

Thank God I’m An Atheist: Pun Intended

  The terrorist bombing in Manchester motivated me to repost this! (And although I grew up “Down Under” I was born in Wigan ) I cannot subjectively understand why someone would do this!                      … Continue Reading “Thank God I’m An Atheist: Pun Intended”

SHEEP

I started to write the following and then thought – It is a bit petty considering all the suffering and horror in the world — Then off on a tangent thought—What will I call it? — Sheep? – People think sheep are stupid but… Continue Reading “SHEEP”

I Like Sceptics

.sceptic noun a person inclined to question or doubt accepted opinions. cynic noun a person who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honourable or unselfish reasons. I like sceptics but not cynics: cynics are as fascist about their… Continue Reading “I Like Sceptics”

Yule

This information is just to inform not undermine your spiritual beliefs : Christmas was originally the pagan festival of Yule — Mid Winter — moved a few days: Every church festival was originally a pagan festival. The church of Rome incorporated them because they… Continue Reading “Yule”

Thank God I am an Atheist: Pun Intended (re written)

Say religion: say fascism Karl Marx said : “Religion is the opiate of the masses”– If people believe that they will be rewarded in an afterlife or that “god” decreed something – they are not likely to rebel in order to change things: The… Continue Reading “Thank God I am an Atheist: Pun Intended (re written)”