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The False “Lore-based vs. UPG-based Practice” Dichotomy

Lore versus UPG as unreconcilable opposites is a narrative that I have come across quite often during my years so far as a religious practitioner. It has become clear to me that this narrative governs how we refer to ourselves … Continue reading

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Scientific views on daily rituals (KRT)

Originally posted on Kemetische Einsichten:
I have decided to wander off the topic a bit for this post and take you on a little trip into neurology, psychology and sociology. To watch people performing rituals can look very strange if…

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Dealing with Uncomfortable Truths and Dangerous Mouths

… and the question of morality and slander in Lokasenna and Skáldskaparmal. I’m back from my slightly longish blogging hiatus — it was necessary and “urgently recommended” by the Bossman. I’m taking the new year as an opportunity to boost … Continue reading

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Vom Umgang mit unbequemen Wahrheiten und gefährlichen Mündern

Längliche Pause meinerseits — war notwendig, und vom Chef “dringend angeraten”. Ich nehme das neue Kalenderjahr mal zum Anlass, den weniger mystischen Aspekt meiner Verehrung von Loki auf diesem Blog etwas mehr präsent zu machen. Es gibt diesen Aspekt nämlich, … Continue reading

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Die Ahnen, die Keine Sind

Seit einer Weile, und aus meinen ganz eigenen Gründen, habe ich das Gefühl, dass ich dazu aufgefordert bin, einer bestimmten Gruppe Ehre zu erweisen, die zur gleichen Zeit meine Ahnen sind und nicht sind. Ich schreibe diesen Beitrag um Dich, … Continue reading

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The Ancestors who Are Not

For a while now, and for reasons that are entirely my own, I have felt I’m being called to honour a certain group of dead; people who both are and are not my ancestors. I’m writing this post to invite … Continue reading

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Nine FAQ about Loki and Ásatrú

Excellent. The post speaks for itself… I’ve rarely met anyone as both knowledgeable and friendly as Lokavinr.

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