Stop Would-Believing


Paganism has no creed and no central authority. Not only is there no orthodoxy — there isn’t anyone to test for it. That’s made it home for people with all kinds of speculative, avant-garde ideas.

Sometimes that freedom allows people to create beautiful concepts, theological artists creating masterpieces of ritual and revelation. Sometimes, though, Pagans end up accepting beliefs that simply aren’t true. But even when they…



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Sophia Burns

Paganism, Buddhism, Classics, philosophy, LGBTQ culture, and the art of living well. Former activist; I don’t trust culture war.