It’s Kushcraft! Weed in Witchcraft

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Originally posted on The Fat Feminist Witch:
Today is 420 – the official weed holiday for people who love weed. Thanks to a group of teens (bless ’em) in San Rafael California who used to meet up after school to…

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The Impolite Art of Christian Deceit

An interesting Atheist Steampunk gentleman in my home county of Cornwall… ☺

A Steampunk Gentleman in Cornwall

Today I decided to have a dress rehearsal of my intent to counter street preaching with street atheism. My persona, as advertised, was a “Steampunk Gentlemen in Cornwall” and I was in my full fig

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The basic me, without tracts

In addition to that basic kit there was a a stack of my tracts and some British Humanist Society Leaflets. There was “stage fright” to overcome, of course, which was one of the reasons for this practise run but was certain that I has sufficient chutzpah to overcome it. What I had not counted on was the deliberate blocking and deception practised by Christians.

The first hint I had was, immediately after I had completed my set up when a folding wooden chair decorated with a cross was, without so much as a by-your-leave planted alongside my stand and 2 older ladies started handing out “Prayer” leaflets. These leaflet I…

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Narnia re-read. Beginning The Horse and His Boy: issues of race.

Much good sense in this blog entry about Lewis and his Narnia!

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I felt that before I began my re-read of this book of the Chronicles of Narnia, I had to make a post addressing issues of race, in relation to the story.

Points of view and opinions about the work of C. S. Lewis tend to divide quite sharply between devoted lovers of his work and staunch detractors. This can make it difficult to find objective opinions about certain aspects of the Chronicles.

People who love Lewis’ writing are often heavily invested in the writer himself. This particularly applies for certain groups of people, who see him as a mentor in terms of their religious faith. Because of his skill at making his reader feel like they know him, that they have common ground, that they have a relationship with him, they can become very defensive about him. And because his religious writing has given many people comfort and inspiration, there…

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What is Citizen of Anvard?

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Woah. They went after Steven Brust, too?

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How to Insult Your Friends Like a Viking!

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