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Practice makes Perfect

Week two and already running late – so I’m right on schedule.

My practice, which I could rightly call ‘The Struggle’ is interesting. With Northern Tradition Paganism being both relatively new to the game, and being extremely personal, my practice varies. 625 more words

A.A./ Awards Anonymous

Designer dresses drape damsels. Svelte silhouettes slink across the stage. FÉLIX (my cat) feigns following but faints to freedom.

Pourquoi continue-t-on à suivre le déroulement des présentations d’Oscars, Golden Globes et Emmys? 229 more words

gadhimai festival - the nepalese slaughter frenzy

Every year thousands of animals are slaughtered by humans across the globe “in the name of gods “ ; for either receiving their blessings or simply for them to have mercy on us. 1,221 more words

Concept / Cause

Serbian Christmas Eve and the Start of the "Unclean Days"

Meanwhile the sky and deep fecund earth together maintain an important mythological place as the progenitors of divinized natural elements. This persistent centrality of the celestial and chthonic divinities, incarnated in a lower mythology of animistic spirits and demons, is reflected for example in a dualistic cosmogony reconstructed from South Slavic folklore.

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Paganism

The Mask, The Ego

“Our normal sensation of self is a hoax, or, at best, a temporary role that we are playing, or have been conned into playing — with our own tacit consent, just as every hypnotized person is basically willing to be hypnotized. 32 more words

Insight

Movie review: PK

Not too often does a Bollywood movie appear with promotional posters showing a naked man covering his bits with a radio. This is when you know that Indian cinema is beginning to head in a new (and probably eyebrow-raising) direction. 520 more words

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