Ecological

I.M. Ursula Le Guin: Always Coming Home

  A great voice has passed: Ursula K. Le Guin, but of course her voice will still echo on the winds’ 12 quarters.   Ursula Le Guin: Animist, Taoist, anarchist, feminist, novelist, poet…. Many are the Pagans she greatly impacted in her stories (and poems […]

Plastic Abyss

  Or the mythical confronts us climbing out of the sea.     To continue with my views of the contemporary world through a mythic lens (a bit delayed this time by a peak work mundane month)….     A recent study done by Newcastle […]

Blight, Fires, and Balor

As I write, fires rage out of control in Northern California not far from my former home. In the San Francisco Bay Area people wear masks because of the smoke, and air quality is more like what is common in Beijing and Delhi. Over the […]

Reading Harvey’s Dark Ecology

  What can being a pagan mean if isn’t valuing the earth, the ecological, the life world as valuable, sacred, worth fighting over? For me the word is valueless as an identifier without that basic foundation. Pagans may be polytheists, pantheists, animists, even non-theistic but […]