You, yes you, all the way in the back: "Deity work" is not dangerous. This is an insidious lie that damages communities, and actively harms people. Gods, and having relationships with them, are not any more dangerous than interacting with any other human being. It is no more dangerous than getting behind the wheel of your... Continue Reading →
It is difficult to convey the texture of this metaphysics to someone practicing from within Indo-European conceptions of divinity and cosmology. There are so many commonalities that it makes describing the vast differences nearly impossible. However, one of the things that there is no doubt in my mind about, is that the cosmovision of the Mexica is most emphatically non-hierarchical.
So I'm active on Reddit. Not a fantastic habit in and of itself, but it's giving me opportunities to hash out some of my own ideas on theology, and sometimes I inadvertently wind up writing blog posts in comment threads. Like this one! How do pagans see the various myths and legends of their individual... Continue Reading →