Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the increased interest in all outdoor activities has been widely reported. Both the reduction of other safe social options, and the increased time spent working from home, have resulted in an unprecedented number…Read more
Light Pollution, by Katerina and William (Science Editorial Team)
Recently, a study was published that named light pollution as one of the factors contributing to the decline in numbers of fireflies worldwide. The abundance of artificial light in the environment is confusing the nocturnal beetles, and can thereby impede…Read more
Announcing our Science Editorial Team!
Announcing our new Science Editorial Team! I’m overjoyed at both the response to our call for science input as well as the team we have now as a result! Both the undestanding of science, and especially the respect for evidence,…Read more
Pagans Scapegoated Again, this time in the UK – by Starstuff, Contemplating
Pagans again blamed for something they didn’t do? Say it ain’t so, Joe! It’s not a surprise, of course, that Christian privilege means that time after time, non-Christians (especially Pagans, because they can’t be demonized for being foreign) are vilified…Read more
Pagans Scapegoated Again, as Privilege Misleads Millions of People, by [Starstuff, Contemplating]
Imagine for a moment that repeated terrorist attacks killed dozens of people, and continued to be motivated, by the killer’s own words, by a Jihad to fight for Islam. Imagine that these same killers mentioned how they have been motivated…Read more
Another Great Book Review of Godless Paganism!
I heartily recommend Godless Paganism as an enjoyable read, a complement to personal devotion and practice no matter what one’s beliefs, and a volume which will be useful to many who are pursuing Pagan academic studies.Read more
On Pentagrams and a Cool New Symbol for Atheopaganism
A single, recognizable symbol for an idea, movement or spiritual path is important – both because it is a quick way to convey a lot of information, as well as because it helps group cohesion form. Of course, symbols, like…Read more
Grandma’s Cheat Sheet, by [Starstuff, Contemplating]
…this isn’t a comprehensive dissertation, it’s just a short “cheat sheet” for grandma. Feel free to print out your own copy…Read more
This Historic Moment (Part II), by [Starstuff, Contemplating]
Not all that long ago, outright, young earth creationists (YEC) outnumbered those of us who rejected supernatural views of our history by five to one here in American. Today I thankful that, for the first time in American history, the…Read more
You can Help Hurricane Harvey Flood Victims Through the Foundation Beyond Belief – Naturally.
Unless you live under a rock, you know that hurricane Harvey brought Texas-sized climate change to Texas last week, with much of Houston and surrounding counties under water. You can help. I’ve donated. Every little bit helps.Read more