Category Archives: Critical Thinking

The Mysterious Cat

In a small town bar in a small village, the town’s people gathered for community, banter, philosophy and gossip as they did most weeks. As conversation flowed, Jessup asked everyone if they had seen the strange cat.  “Last night when … Continue reading

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The Spiritual DNA of a Contemporary Pagan

“If we pursue a spiritual path in depth, then it changes who and what we are. There is no turning back. We can only move forward.” — Vivianne Crowley In a book by Robert Norton and Richard Southern called SoulTypes: … Continue reading

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Faith and Belief in Wicca

If you ask most people, they’ll tell you that faith, belief, and knowing are the same thing, especially when dealing with matters of religion. Beliefs are things that we are thoroughly convinced of. Beliefs are based on sound logic and … Continue reading

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Creating Magickal Correspondences

Correspondence is defined as “a direct relationship to or with something or between two things.” In many magical traditions, practitioners use “correspondences” to create symbolic magical links. Knowing the correspondence between a stone, crystal, herb, or other magical tool is … Continue reading

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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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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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