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By Frank Thayer Merril [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsWe accept a lot of misconceptions in Paganism, and I am not talking about what non-Pagans accept about us, I am talking about what we accept about Paganism. I am talking about things like millions of bodies died in the Inquisition, or back we say those dead in the Inquisition were witches and Pagans. Back we say that every Pagan follows the aphorism of abuse none, or the threefold acknowledgment or alike aloof afterlife – and again there is the accomplished affair area afterlife is, what goes about comes about in a few canicule time, rather than it actuality a force that controls reincarnation.
So abounding misconceptions, I can’t possibly account them all actuality (but I may accomplish a column about them addition day, because, fun). They are appealing abundant my better pet annoyance – and I accept a few pet ves, but back it comes to bodies abounding misconceptions, it takes a lot of accomplishment on my allotment to not allegation in with a, “Well actually!” I abort best of the time to be honest.
But why? Beyond the obvious, they are misconceptions and as such are inless and charge to be destroyed, why do I abhorrence them so actual much?
I accept announced of this one afore of course, admitting a bit argot in audacity and self-deprecatingly. A lot of the misconceptions aural Paganism are acclimated to bolster some affectionate of admirable unified Paganism, area if you don’t fit the igned misconception, again you acutely aren’t a Absolute Pagan. Abuse none is the best accepted of these, of course. I accept been attacked, online, abounding a time and viciously, because I am no addict of the abstraction of harming none. Good affair my animosity aren’t calmly hurt, abroad I would accept to point out that those attackers are breaking their own aphorism and are so not Absolute Pagans either!
The misconceptions that advance to the All Absolute Pagans aberration are mostly amusing, I accept to be honest. But they are additionally damaging to bodies who don’t accept the aforementioned odd faculty of humour that I have. And they are damaging to the Pagan ociation in general, online and offline. On a claimed akin it can advance to the acutely basal aching feelings, all-overs and religious agnosticism in a big way (which isn’t fun). It can additionally advance to bodies banishment themselves to do things and accept things that absolutely accomplish them acutely uncomfortable.
On the ociation level, able-bodied one alone charge attending at the kerfuffles in the blogosphere for an archetype and they can get appealing nasty. This can construe into absolute activity area some bodies abstain ertive gatherings for abhorrence of actuality attacked as not a Absolute Pagan. It can actualize some appealing bad problems aural abate groups, covens and the like back one actuality has a actual altered abstraction of Absolute Paganism than anybody else.
Yeh, no one.
Following on from liars not actuality trustworthy, we additionally become altar of badinage and our religions aloof can’t be taken seriously. All we absolutely are is a agglomeration of annoyed Christianity rs, aggregate we say is stupid. And so is aggregate we believe.
This may not ume like a botheration – afterwards all, who cares what added bodies ane of us, right? But in accuracy it is a botheration back we accept administering bodies accessible and cat-and-mouse to accomplish laws that may not go in our favour. We ap to be taken actively so that our choir in the apple can accomplish a difference.
I alone don’t affliction what bodies ane of me or how they feel about me, about I additionally do recognise that I am a adumtive of Paganism as a whole, additionally of Polytheism and Hellenism. We are all embly of the religions, traditions and labels that we chase and aloft ourselves. As embly we accept to accede what aftereffect our accomplishments and words will accept on the greater Pagan and accompanying communities.
Personally, I do sometimes feel ashamed that I am counted as actuality somehow the aforementioned as all added Pagans, back I see so abounding of them overextension antic misconceptions, lies, benightedness and absolute bull. I don’t affliction what bodies ane of me, so continued I am the aen they ane that way about me. I do not ap bodies anion me based on the accomplishments of some Pagan in the UK or US.
Your accomplishments do affect me, and I am blood-soaked ailing and annoyed of bodies bold I am Wiccan because I am a witch and a Pagan. It’s absolutely a worse acceptance than the devil adoration one that outsiders allege us of. Not because Wicca is commensurable to devil worship, but because it’s absolutely easier to argue bodies I don’t adoration the devil than it is to explain how I am a witch but not Wiccan.
So please. Afore you allotment that meme, that “enlightening revelation” commodity or status, ysis the accuracy first. Analysis if it is real, if it is true, if it is backed up by annihilation akin integrity. Realise that aloof because addition Pagan said it, that doesn’t accomplish it true.
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