Among the most important of these revolts has been one against established religions, and particularly the Judeo-Christian Religion of the West. It is that aspect of the planet-wide revolt that is the primary subject of this essay.
Human beings being what they are, and possessing a really strong "urge-to-religion" or "urge -to-believe", and an even stronger "urge to have someone else be responsible for them", much of this revolt against religion, is itself in the form of a religious phenomenon. One of the most wide-spread forms this revolution has taken is the adoption of religions and belief systems that are perceived as victims of the Judeo-Christian culture. And so, we have many people today who consider themselves to be practitioners of religions they believe to be pre-cursors to the Judeo Christian culture.
They call themselves "Pagans" and or "Wiccans". Unfortunately, while they are good people and harmless, they are misguided in their beliefs, and in some ways, their beliefs are dictated by the views of the dominant Judeo-Christian Culture. For the very word "Pagan" is a pejorative, a word of contempt used by the Roman Military for civilians (and specifically "rustic" civilians), and... [continues]
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