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Are We Pagans or Neo-Pagans?

Are we pagans or neo-pagans?

Is there an essential difference/are there essential differences between our paganism and that of the old pagans?

If so, what is it/are they?

Is the break in continuity between the old and new paganisms unbridgeable?

If not, how do we bridge it?

Can a neo-pagan become pagan or not?

If so, how?

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  • Gus diZerega
    Gus diZerega says #
    The question is a complex one, and I may resurrect and bring up to date a more complete discussion I preseted years ago. Here is t
  • Steven Posch
    Steven Posch says #
    So: Vedic religion could fairly be described as "pagan," using the characteristics you list above. I think most of us would agree
  • Gus diZerega
    Gus diZerega says #
    Hinduism is many things- as Classical Paganism was, though the mix of emphases varies. Some Hindus are pretty obviously Pagan in
  • Gus diZerega
    Gus diZerega says #
    Alright- a LONG elevator ride!
  • Steven Posch
    Steven Posch says #
    I only wish, Gus, it were around a campfire with one of Paganistan's Finest in hand (we do us proud with beers and ciders, wine no

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Life in the Old Roots Yet: A Parable

They cut down the old tree.

They thought that they'd killed it. They thought that it was dead.

Oh, but it wasn't dead at all.

There was life in those old roots yet.

In time, a new tree began to grow from the old roots.

No, it isn't the same tree. Nor is it quite the old tree again, not yet.

It's a new tree, a young tree.

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