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Author Topic: Neo-Pagan Unity: Does it Exist, Should it Exist?  (Read 14654 times)
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« Reply #1: January 16, 2008, 02:45:43 pm »


Neo-Pagan Unity: Does it Exist, Should it Exist?

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That's a really good article. I especially love the finishing sentence  Smiley

I don't know how to quote from the article (and not sure if I am actually allowed to?) but I think the point mentioned about Wicca being seen as being the Pagan religion, and that all other Pagan religions follow a very close format is, of course, entirely true.

However the writer points out that Wicca itself should not be blamed for this fact, but rather the media. I agree with this, as Wicca is usually the only Pagan religion (if any!) that most people have heard of. Consequently, this is the religion that book publishers focus on and thus, all other areas of Paganism are left in the dark.

It becomes quite easy to see why you can meet someone and it arises that you're Pagan, and they say 'ahh...Wiccan?' or 'Oh, I know all about Wicca!' A person who gives the latter response isn't aware that they are ignorant in the slightest. In fact, they can be generally quite pleased that they think they have knowledge on the subject. Because, as far as walking into a book store and going to the Relgion/Spirituality section and reading what's available, they actually do have knowledge.
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