Monthly Archives: January 2015

Truth Does Not Lie in the Answers but in the Questions – Exploring Wicca from a Socratic Viewpoint

 The sin which is unpardonable is knowingly and wilfully to reject truth, to fear knowledge lest that knowledge pander not to thy prejudices. ~ Aleister Crowley Magick: Liber ABA: Book 4 People have accused me of always looking to challenge and deconstruct … Continue reading

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The Date of the First Quarter – Is Imbolc a Lunar Sabbat?

Before wristwatches and the modern calendar, people determined the date by looking at the moon and/or the sun.  A day consisted of a night and a day (in that order according to the Celts), the month was divided up based on … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking – Protecting Wicca from Psuedoscience

Pseudoscience are claims, beliefs or practices that seem to be scientific but that, in fact, have no scientific basis.      Wicca is flushed with pseudoscience.  Take for example the overuse of terms like “energy” and “vibration” which are used to … Continue reading

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The Importance of Cosmology – Making Sense of the Universe

“He who does not know what the world is does not know where he is, and he who does not know for what purpose the world exists, does not know who he is, nor what the world is.” ~ Marcus … Continue reading

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Importance of Wiccan Theology – Regaining Control of Your Beliefs

Willow: Talk. All talk. ‘Blah, blah, Gaia. Blah, blah, moon. Menstrual life-force power thingy.’ Buffy: No actual witches in your witch group? Willow: No. Bunch of wanna blessed be’s. Nowadays every girl with a henna tattoo and a spice rack … Continue reading

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Is Wicca a spirituality only for woman?

Though Wicca is a spirituality that can be practiced by both genders, it is definitely a practice that is dominated by women. Historically most of the elder Wiccan leaders and authors have been male (ex Gerald Gardner, Alexander Sanders, Raven Grimassi, Oberon … Continue reading

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Finding the Triple God

Because Wicca places a great importance on the archetype of a Triple Goddess, I question why there isn’t a Triple God?  Though I found several attempts at creating one on various web sites, I did not find one that seemed to me much … Continue reading

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