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Polytheism Uncucked started out with tongue firmly in cheek.
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He elides all discussion and nuance and effaces the questions that he does not want to answer: Those who came before us may have done great evil but they also did great good. That’s news to me. He will guard the gate and bring you good fortune, while sending bad things elsewhere. We’re “racist” if we speak out against hamburger stands in India and racist if we suggest pork farming in Pakistan.
Everything else flows from that. The Parsis followed this trade, setti. Are They cultural myths which preserve ancient wisdom? With nothing to his name but shabby clothes, a corncob pipe, and a straw bag, you might mistake him for a beggar.
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That being said, there were obligations on both sides and one of those was that the guest was not expected to entrench themselves and remain. Legba is the first one saluted at any Vodou ceremony. If you ask him about this, he’ll tell you “yes.
It’s holding not just spiritual mediocrity and shallowness, but spiritual absence up as a life goal. For them the cross did not represent the crucifixion, but the creation of the universe. Well, firstly, it doesn’t affect me that much. Marilyn Smalley, who lost kenzz year old son to a heroin overdoseOnce confined largely to the poorer and blacker neighborhoods of their more urban neighbor, diacetylmorphine has found a growing fan club amidst the rolling hills of suburban St.
This is not a contest. Sin is breaking the rules — even if those rules are arbitrary and outdated. But he, like most of the other commenters, does not speak to one very important question: Whiteness is certainly problematic: A common explanation for divination’s efficacy is the old Hermetic expression, “as above so below.
To Reign In Hell: She is forced to endure their attentions, their ravaging her lands, literally eating the people of Keaz out of house and home. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.
Pushing piety out the window as being ‘intolerant? The Querent is struggling to make sense of past traumas and fearful of future dangers. And so I began wondering what it meant to be White for us and for Annamaria, and realized White was something more than an absence of Color. That’s evident by how Rhyd is acting in this and other discussions, particularly when he continuously attacks the foundations and fundamentals of our religions.
This is our line in the sand and I oenaz with you, if this is too difficult an equation upon which to structure one’s religious life, then don’t call yourself a polytheist.
But for better or worse Whiteness exists. But there was no idea of an elemental Evil or of an infernal Adversary eternally warring with the Divine dilan with humanity: And I think that has to involve more than lighting candles and saying “I’m sorry. Protocols for Riding with the Lwa Apr 10, Why would one defend folklore? The strike missed him by mere micrometers. To me it’s as simple as “respect your Gods and avoid people who do not kenas them; exercise caution in liminal spaces like graveyards and maternity wards; honor your gut instinct if it tells you something or someone is tainted; if you cannot avoid impurity ward beforehand and cleanse afterwards.
Even if you don’t see him you might smell the faint aroma of his pipe tobacco, or see the shadow of his crutch, or hear his deep merry chuckle. For those who missed it: A sincere prayer offered in gratitude is a greater gift to Them than an agonizing Ordeal performed only to impress the crowd. I agree with many of his kenwz. The Gods could be benevolent, hostile or some combination thereof depending on the situation. I don’t really give a fuck.