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I’m registered for the American Academy of Religion’s annual meeting in Denver! Do I have any friends going? What neat things in Denver must I see?
Not poking at anyone, but having seen quite a few “if your witchcraft isn’t working..” posts/articles/commentary lately, I have to confess that my 1st (and continuing) thought is “how the fuck is your witchcraft not working?” (A🧵…)
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Absolutely this! Our community is really good at pointing at other groups for doing The Bad Things, but it’s important to remember that we are drinking from the same well. Also, “New Age” is often an outsider term and practitioners rarely identify that way.
What do you think of when you hear the words “New Age”? Do you think of crystals, the Age of Aquarius, and Love + Light?
Do you think of scammy gurus and cultural appropriation?
A lot of people are deeply disenchanted with the New Age, and I am too. 1/?
As folks talk about stocking up: reminder that Plan B is ineffective if you’re over 165 lbs. Ella is suggested for up to 195 lbs. Beyond that, it’s suggested that a copper IUD be inserted as emergency contraceptive.