Pagan

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Pagan is from the Latin "paganus", meaning "country dweller". The word Pagan has been, for some thousands of years now, hijacked into use for saying "You don't believe as I do, therefore you are pagan, and therefore a fool".

Through this usage, and at the insistence of often brutal Theocracies, the word is used now to insult, or degrade, or belittle.

A look in a thesaurus offers these alternatives to Pagan: heathenish - gentile - profane - infidel.

We here at Pagan Today seek a return of the word "Pagan" to its fundamental peaceful and gentle nature: a dweller in the country - a dweller on the Earth. Paganism is an Earth and Nature based belief system. Things you see every day that remind you that you, and all you see and touch, is a another piece and parcel of the miracle of Life and Being.

With this dawning Respect and awareness, with open eyes to what you already have and not what you wish or imagine were so, we see a welcome arrival to a sane and caring World. When you are aware and Respectful of all things, you are in turn Respected.

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Pagan

Pagan is from the Latin "paganus", meaning "country dweller". The word Pagan has been, for some thousands of years now, hijacked into use for saying "You don't believe as I do, therefore you are pagan, and therefore a fool".

Through this usage, and at the insistence of often brutal Theocracies, the word is used now to insult, or degrade, or belittle.

A look in a thesaurus offers these alternatives to Pagan: heathenish - gentile - profane - infidel.

We here at Pagan Today seek a return of the word "Pagan" to its fundamental peaceful and gentle nature: a dweller in the country - a dweller on the Earth. Paganism is an Earth and Nature based belief system. Things you see every day that remind you that you, and all you see and touch, is a another piece and parcel of the miracle of Life and Being.

With this dawning Respect and awareness, with open eyes to what you already have and not what you wish or imagine were so, we see a welcome arrival to a sane and caring World. When you are aware and Respectful of all things, you are in turn Respected.
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