Ancient Ways: Reclaiming Pagan Traditions by Pauline Campanelli

By Pauline Campanelli

Full of magic and formality for you to practice each day to catch the spirit of the seasons. specializes in the social gathering of the Sabbats of the previous faith through providing you with functional activities whereas looking forward to the sabbat rites, and supporting you harness the paranormal strength for weeks later on. the best way to investigate your prior lives at Beltane, realize the place you're probably to determine faeries...and extra!

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I think we have to assume it is more like a mind than it is like anything else we know—because after all the only other thing we know is matter and you can hardly imagine a bit of matter giving instructions. But, of course, it need not be very 25 mere christianity like a mind, still less like a person. In the next chapter we shall see if we can find out anything more about it. But one word of warning. There has been a great deal of soft soap talked about God for the last hundred years. That is not what I am offering.

In fact, of course, we all do believe that some moralities are better than others. We do believe that some of the people who tried to change the moral ideas of their own age were what we would call Reformers or Pioneers—people who understood morality better than their neighbours did. Very well then. The moment you say that one set of moral ideas can be better than another, you are, in fact, measuring them both by a standard, saying that one of them conforms to that standard more nearly than the other.

Now, of course, it is perfectly true that safety and happiness can only come from individ-uals, classes, and nations being honest and fair and kind to each other. It is one of the most important truths in the world. But as an explanation of why we feel as we do about Right and Wrong it just misses the point. ’ and then you will have to say, ‘Because you ought to be unselfish’— which simply brings us back to where we started. You are saying what is true, but you are not getting any further. If a man asked what was the point of playing football, it would not be much good saying ‘in order to score goals’, for trying to score goals is the game itself, not the reason for the game, and you would really only be saying that football was football—which is 19 mere christianity true, but not worth saying.

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