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Author Topic: Which Pagan religions are NOT nature-earth based?  (Read 20207 times)
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« Reply #7: May 01, 2008, 01:43:22 pm »


One problem that I've seen in places where non-nature-based Recons and Recon-influenced types are dominant is the equation of "nature-based" with "fluffy":  I have seen many snorts of "I worship the GODS, not NATURE!11!"  Which completely misses the point of what "nature-based" means:  the gods in nature-based religions are *about* nature (and sometimes, not always, nature itself), and most things in the religion are intimately connected to nature.       

One definition of the difference between the nature-based and non-nature-based religions was over on Religious Tolerance (can't remember why I was there, but it wasn't for this) and they had it that nature-based religions (like Wicca) focused on nature while non-earth-based focused on the gods themselves.

That's not exactly the way they had it, but it's close.
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