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Why do ritual as a Naturalistic Pagan?

One of the most common sources of confuzzlement about naturalism is ritual.  If you don't believe deities are literally real, then what's the point of ritual?  Isn't it just empty play-acting?

Nothing could be further from the truth.

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  • Laurel
    Laurel says #
    Thank you, that's exactly what I was looking for!
  • Laurel
    Laurel says #
    I myself would like to do rituals as a new Naturalistic Pagan, however I'm having trouble adapting typical Pagan rituals to suit m
  • B. T. Newberg
    B. T. Newberg says #
    Nice to meet you, Laurel. Yes, there are many naturalistic rituals available online. The most comprehensive compilation I'm aware

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Last time, we met some of today’s most publicly visible naturalists. Now, let’s get down to brass tacks. Exactly what does it mean to be a naturalist, and what do naturalists have in common with other Pagans?

Down to terms

a1sx2_Original1_B-T-Newberg_blog2_01-00.jpgYou’ll hear a variety of different terms describing roughly the same circles of people: Naturalistic Pagans, Humanistic Pagans, Atheist Pagans, Agnostic Pagans, Existential Pagans, Secular Pagans, etc.

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  • Sardonyx
    Sardonyx says #
    I totally agree. As humanism is to christianity (it shares values, culture), so you can have a humanist version of paganism, shari
  • Bill
    Bill says #
    "Only natural causes affect the universe; there are no supernatural causes." With the exception of the above statement, you have
  • B. T. Newberg
    B. T. Newberg says #
    Good to meet you, Elani. Disagreement is more than welcome, of course.
  • Elani Temperance
    Elani Temperance says #
    Welcome to PaganSquare! I enjoyed this post, but I disagree with most of it. Mostly because I can name at least two or three peop

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Do you find naturalistic, humanistic, or atheistic forms of Paganism, um… confusing? If so, you’re not alone.

Welcome to Pagan, Naturally. This blog is here to introduce the basics of naturalism, to reduce the… well… confusion.

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  • Editor B
    Editor B says #
    Great list — I've learned a lot from all these teachers.
  • B. T. Newberg
    B. T. Newberg says #
    Thanks, Rebecca. Nice to meet you.
  • Rebecca Buchanan
    Rebecca Buchanan says #
    Welcome to PaganSquare, B.T. I look forward to your future posts.

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