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Our Pagan Village: The Importance and Persuit of Honor
Candlelight flickers over the Beltaine revels. Food is laid out in the circle for the feast. Only one rule – no one can feed themselves. Each is dependent on friends and loved ones for sustenance, joy and delight. After an hour of laughter and revels and way...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Pagan Mythology
Is the traditional story presented as an historical event that serves to illustrate part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon. The mythological beliefs a culture shares gives shape to its actions and choices....
Paganism & Wicca >> Holidays
The Religious Experience: A Wiccan Viewpoint
What is religion? Religion is a set of beliefs which allow us to understand and categorize our world and our place in it. A set of beliefs which define our culture, our expectations, our views of people and behaviors we expect. I have found several different...
Religion & Philosophy >> Religions
Religions >> Paganism & Wicca
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 6
AS THE WORM TURNS Health and well being are part of the natural birthright of the human being. With all of its organs intact, the right diet, exercise and mental focus, a human body can overcome any disease. Even so, the effects of living in this...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology

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First Christmas in Pittsburgh: holy day or holiday?
The English troops who took over what became Fort Pitt would have brought their own prayer books from the Church of England, which also had rubrics for Christmas observances. On the secular side, both the French and the English troops might have ...
Georgia Republican: Ending Confederate Holidays 'No Better Than What ISIS Is
Vincent Fort (D) that would bar the state from commemorating holidays "celebrating the Confederate States of America, its history, or the military or political leaders thereof.
Do we need more fake holidays?
I don't know about you, but it seems like in the last couple of years we've been getting more and more "holidays" that we've never heard of. To name just a few: Raccoon Appreciation Day, National Oreo Cookie Day, Ninja Day and National Hat Day.
An Interfaith Calendar Of The Religious Holidays In 2016
Also, due to Islam's use of the lunar calendar, some dates will be confirmed closer to the holiday. If this list does not include your sacred observance, please email religion@huffingtonpost.
Martin Luther King Jr. Day turns 30: Why we observe it
Still, a Bloomberg BNA survey found last year that fewer than 40% of American workers are given the day off -- about the same as Presidents Day and far behind the nearly universal observance of such holidays as Thanksgiving, Christmas, Memorial Day, ...

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