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Death’s Inaugural Reminder

On January 20th, the same day as Trump’s inauguration, I had a moment in which the world slowed down and I thought, Huh, there’s a very real possibility that I could die in about five seconds.

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The Habit of Culturally Appropriating

I’ve seen Pagans dismissing the reality of cultural appropriation as the shrill cries of people “playing the race card,” being too sensitive, or actively looking for something to get offended over.  The particulars on why it’s a legitimate problem have been addressed at great length elsewhere, but it’s a subject that seems to make the most people get the most defensive more quickly than any other.  Why?

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