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    Here to learn


    I am here to learn about several Pantheons which have piqued my interest: Norse, Germanic and Celtic. I already have an interest in Greek mythology, but for spiritual content i've found that the Eastern traditions (particularly Buddhism and Taoism) are more accessible - certainly more so than Christianity. But now it has come to my attention that Europe may have just as rich a spiritual culture in the form of Paganism, hence my interest. I'm particularly interested in Shamanism.

    I'm also training to be a scientist so i can offer some insights there in exchange for your knowledge. I hope this is a good place to ask questions about all the above.

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    Live and learn anunitu's Avatar
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    welcome to pf, i think you will find us friendly,and helpful
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    Bronze Member Bartmanhomer's Avatar
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    Re: Here to learn

    Hello. Welcome to Pagan Forum.

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    The Gaze of the Abyss B. de Corbin's Avatar
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    Howdy and heyya!

    I look forward to conversing.
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    Hello and welcome!
    “You have never answered but you did not need to. If I stand at the ocean I can hear you with your thousand voices. Sometimes you shout, hilarious laughter that taunts all questions. Other nights you are silent as death, a mirror in which the stars show themselves. Then I think you want to tell me something, but you never do. Of course I know I have written letters to no-one. But what if I find a trident tomorrow?" ~~Letters to Poseidon, Cees Nooteboom

    “We still carry this primal relationship to the Earth within our consciousness, even if we have long forgotten it. It is a primal recognition of the wonder, beauty, and divine nature of the Earth. It is a felt reverence for all that exists. Once we bring this foundational quality into our consciousness, we will be able to respond to our present man-made crisis from a place of balance, in which our actions will be grounded in an attitude of respect for all of life. This is the nature of real sustainability.”
    ~~Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee

    "We are the offspring of history, and must establish our own paths in this most diverse and interesting of conceivable universes--one indifferent to our suffering, and therefore offering us maximal freedom to thrive, or to fail, in our own chosen way."
    ~~Stephen Jay Gould, Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

    "Humans are not rational creatures. Now, logic and rationality are very helpful tools, but there’s also a place for embracing our subjectivity and thinking symbolically. Sometimes what our so-called higher thinking can’t or won’t see, our older, more primitive intuition will." John Beckett

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