Around the World in 80 Days, Day 56: Brazil – Apocalypto

In his introduction to The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis, who very much believed in an unseen spirit world, wrote: “There are two equal and opposite errors into which our race can fall about the devils.  One is to disbelieve in their existence.  The other is to believe, and to feel an excessive and unhealthy interest … Read more

Summer Solstice

Solstice Rituals: Irrationality in the “Rational” Age

Today marks the summer and winter solstices for the northern and southern hemispheres respectively, and many pagans are out to mark the occasions. We’ve noted on a number of other occasions that we seem to be witnessing a (modest) cultural trend of increased acceptance of pagan allusions and ideology. Certainly these events cannot be considered widespread at this point, … Read more