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Author Topic: Which Pagan religions are NOT nature-earth based?  (Read 25195 times)
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« Reply #33: May 05, 2008, 11:17:24 am »

However, the minute a discussion transforms into someone not of a religion telling those who are of that religion that they are nature-based when they say they aren't (or vice-versa), a line has been crossed and a number of us are going to go ballistic from previous encounters which such people and their agendas.

And what makes me wary about (though not dead-set against) discussions of what nature-based is, is that it's sometimes easy to float across that line without realizing it.  Sad  If you start saying nature-based is X, Y and Z, and there's someone who does X, Y and Z but doesn't consider themselves nature-based...    Shocked

Which isn't to say the discussion couldn't stay just about what is/isn't by simple means of replying with the reason why that someone doesn't think X, Y and Z make them nature-based.  But it's very easy to get flare-ups that way unintentionally.  It's a sticky subject and difficult to handle, especially in a place like this where there are many long-time non-nature-based members for whom it's a long-standing sensitive issue.
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