Tag Archives: Polytheist

Happy Halloween! Stingy Jack Gets a Modern Makeover

So they say The Devil always overplays his hand. We must be careful not to overplay ours first. Continue reading

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Charity Not Under Duress: Doing It Right

Believers putting their faith where their food is. Continue reading

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Spiritual Celebs: Janus—To Begin the Year at the Beginning of the Year

In my new series, “Spiritual Celebs,” get to know the Roman god Janus—the positive face of two-faced. Continue reading

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Prayer for the Empire

To the god who loves to roll and nuzzle into mortal filth the way a dog does warm grass in a shit-strewn dog park I offer my sea-less Empire. The zit-faced babies in their wife-beaters who hang at the shop across … Continue reading

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All-Access Mystical Experience

I have what might be a failing in me in that I believe everyone can converse with the gods without intercession of any kind—without any sort of special props or preparation or particular woo. The only block, I believe, is … Continue reading

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Mythical Chronology

A touch of insomnia last night led me to poking around the far, dusty reaches of the Internet. I found this completely fascinating. I have always wondered about the chronology of the Greek myths—the actual years, (or an educated guesstimate), … Continue reading

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God at Rest

“All I mean to imply is that, other things being equal, a heroic figure at rest has a greater transporting power than one which is shown in action.” -Aldous Huxley, Heaven and Hell I think this is less about the … Continue reading

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