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Occasionally I wandered in where I was not wanted and gave truthful answers.
Sometimes I even did it deliberately. A little disruption now can prevent disaster later.

Pagan virtue signaling

But we have a long way to go—and to succeed in mobilizing the backlash to the backlash and turning it into a forelash, we need a strong movement that can bring about deep, systemic change. That movement must be strategic, long-term, and above all, welcoming, to build the broad and diverse coalitions that can bring about real change.
It's quotes like this that make me despair of "the pagan movement."

Paganism is not political.

Politics is about controlling other people, what they do, what they think.

Paganism is about the relationship between you, the World, and the Divine.

Yes, some pagans are very political. And some of those political pagans are very progressive.

But.

Politics is not paganism. Progressivism is not paganism.

Paganism doesn't grant extra wisdom. It can provide a different perspective.

But pagans are not more worthy than other people. Pagans are not wiser than other people.

Virtue signaling doesn't do anyone any good.

Paganism is not about building a strong movement.

Sometimes change is not good.

Paganism is about the relationship between you, the World, and the Divine.

I wish I had more to say. But I really don't like mixing politics and paganism.
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