This is a true story, but it is also an analogy.
Many many years ago, my mom and dad built the house where I lived for eight years of my childhood. 254 more words
“Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire.” – Gustav Mahler. A very nice quote posted by Gangleri’s Grove. I would add to this that for our traditions, who have been long suppressed and are now once more starting to grow, that “Reconstructionism is not the worship of ashes, but the rekindling of a flame from a smouldering ember.” 6 more words
Here are a few thoughts generated by the uproar over Rhyd Wildermuth’s text at Gods and Radicals on Confronting the New Right… While I think that an unnecessary amount of confusion resulted from his lack of providing definitions for the type of Right he is discussing, specifically those who have roots in what is called the Traditionalist school of perennial philosophy, including the thought of René Guénon and Julius Evola in the early 20th century, and even if he painted very widely, there is much merit for us reconstructionist polytheists/pagans to seriously consider his points. 1,167 more words
So apparently there’s been an article at Gods & Radicals “Confronting the New Right“, accusing devotional polytheists and those who employ the reconstructionist method for rebuilding polytheist traditions Christianity has stamped out, or attempted to anyway, of being almost inherently fascists. 1,887 more words