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Author Topic: Future Development of Paganism - Seeking & being raised Pagan  (Read 5630 times)
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« Topic Start: July 18, 2008, 05:14:32 pm »

This is speculative about a specific aspect of Paganism in the near future:


Today and even more in the past 20th century most Pagans came from non-Pagan backrounds and had to go through a search phase before they settled on a path (or became eclectics or continuing seekers).

I wonder if this would change slightly in the next few decades. Do you think there will be more Pagans, more acceptance of Paganism and thus more people raised Pagan? If more people are raised Pagan, do you think Paganism will still contain this element of personal quest or will it become normal that Pagans are just born into their paths?

Would you say this seeking is an integral part of Paganism/specific paths or is it just there because many people come from non-Pagan backrounds and need to seek before they find something else?
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