A pantheist to the marrow of my bone, I’m a polytheist with a mainly European (and partly ancient Egyptian) pantheon of deities: hence a pagan. Being a philosophical idealist, my preferred mythos of the cosmos is that of it being an eternal ouroboros till the day it fully self-consumes itself, of which we are all parts of. I hold fidelity to the pre-Christian ancients of Geto-Dacia and believe that their ubiquitous “deity” Zalmolxis was Sanskrit for “zal” (close to) “Moksha” (absolute liberation)—Zal-Moksha being a state of being one approaches as a consequence of truth, wisdom, prudence, love, lucidity, impartiality/fairness/justice, understanding for other, empathy, and courage (in this lifetime or the ones to follow), with actualized Moksha as the ultimate end-goal. Fear or Maksha’s actualization, be it within or without, is then to me the source of all cruelty. My closest and most long-held spiritual tradition is that of a solitary neo-wiccan in the Draconian Path which in part consists of a dyadic deity composed of a harmoniously balanced Great God and a Great Goddess. Mother Nature to me is the immanent karma and truth of concrete objective reality which sustains mortally corporeal life and Father Nature is the transcendent (or ethereal) karma and truth of Moksha via which one gains knowledge of oneself as immortal freewilled agent. And—as with the ancient pagans of the past—I hold empirical science, reasoning, and philosophy in high esteem—very much including the empirical reality of Darwinian organic evolution. All this is condensed but hopefully to the point. Cheers and all the best to you.
My Favorite Quote or Motto:The absolute truth that there cannot be such a thing as absolute truth is itself the human-created stipulation of an absolute truth—though not one I choose to believe in. || “[the placing of] popularity [above integrity] is a socially transmitted disease”