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Think for Yourself; Question Authority
The famous magician and occult writer Donald Michael Kraig commences his teachings by writing down the following characters on a blackboard: TFYQA, which means Think For Yourself; Question Authority. It is a sign of his greatness of mind and openness towards...
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The Skeptical Witch
The Choir finished the last notes of the worship service. I sit down in unison with 3000 other people preparing to hear the word of the Lord from Apostle Benjamin. The worship service does not touch me. The words of the Apostle are empty for me. My mind is in...
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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...
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A View on the Wiccan Rede
I was listening to radio evangelist Bob Larson talk to a witch on his radio show. The witch mentioned the Wiccan Rede "as you harm none, do as you will." He snorted and ridiculed the idea that such a simple idea could be a legitimate basis for...
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The Pagan Roots of Democracy
I stepped into the voting booth with civic pride and religious inspiration. The pastors urged the congregation to renew America and vote for a good Christian man, Ronald Reagan. I voted a straight Republican ticket. Those godless Democrats were no better than...
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What were Weber's fears about socialism?
of behaviour under socialism would probably reflect this.
Weber, Max (1864-1920) Max Weber is widely regarded as the
Power, Authority and the State
Literature Review: Typologies of Welfare Organizations
society there were two main bases for organization—rational-legal and charismatic authority. Rational-legal authority is the basis of bureau- cratic organization.
Parsons' sick role
accepting their rational/legal authority in making diagnoses, prescribing treatment and writing sick-notes. Weaknesses in the sick role model.

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Been there, done that
Finally, there is 'rational-legal' authority in which power earns legitimacy by virtue of its congruence with a generally accepted system of rules.

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Rational-legal authority - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Authority - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first type discussed by Weber is Rational-legal authority.
Max Weber: Traditional, Legal-Rational, and Charismatic Authority
Legal-rational authority is empowered by a formalistic belief in the content of the law (legal) or natural law (rationality).
Rational, Legal, and Professional Authority: Modernized
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