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I am not a pagan myself but I am mildly interested in the pagan traditions of the gaulic/celtic/germanic peoples of the Iron Age, more so on the actual values of paganism. It seems to me, knowing as little as I know, that pagans and pagan religion have a lack of values or morals associated with their faith, I would definitely like to know if I am wrong about this assumption.
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also i think this cross is cool :]
 
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I practiced Paganism for just over a year and found it incredibly empty. Some have called it Atheism with extra steps and I think that's a correct assertion. In my case I went with Celtic as that is what my ancestors would have practiced historically. Celtic is also the worst because the Celts never wrote anything down. Although it is said to be similar to the spiritual beliefs of Pythagoras. The Gods in pagan beliefs do not really care about you. You must make offerings to them in order to achieve favours which is frankly quite a cold relationship to have. I consider it to be nothing more than a mere stepping stone towards more mainstream and codified religions. You can tell this by the fact that most Pagans are obsessed with Christianity specifically and trying to delegitimise it. That is always the marker of someone in denial.
 
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It's a wide field to put it lightly, you would be best reading direct sources such as the Hávamál or Mabinogion. It's not a celtic/german/gaul work but I highly recommend reading Sallustius On the Gods and the World to clear up some modern misconception people have.
 
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Celtic is also the worst because the Celts never wrote anything down.
This is what I based my assumptions on, the gauls also wrote very little i believe. All our knowledge on celtic and gaul religion/tradition almost completely comes from greco-roman sources.
 
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I am not a pagan myself but I am mildly interested in the pagan traditions of the gaulic/celtic/germanic peoples of the Iron Age, more so on the actual values of paganism. It seems to me, knowing as little as I know, that pagans and pagan religion have a lack of values or morals associated with their faith, I would definitely like to know if I am wrong about this assumption.
61 Mythopoetic semiotics ideas | runes meaning, runes, asatru 236 × 197
also i think this cross is cool :]

For sure lets eat babies and sacrifice the weak to the gods. Sounds legit.
 

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I practiced Paganism for just over a year and found it incredibly empty. Some have called it Atheism with extra steps and I think that's a correct assertion. In my case I went with Celtic as that is what my ancestors would have practiced historically. Celtic is also the worst because the Celts never wrote anything down. Although it is said to be similar to the spiritual beliefs of Pythagoras. The Gods in pagan beliefs do not really care about you. You must make offerings to them in order to achieve favours which is frankly quite a cold relationship to have. I consider it to be nothing more than a mere stepping stone towards more mainstream and codified religions. You can tell this by the fact that most Pagans are obsessed with Christianity specifically and trying to delegitimise it. That is always the marker of someone in denial.
I find with most atheists and pagans, satanists, whatever, that they're just mad at god for not behaving as they think he should. But God is all knowing, and makes better decisions than we can understand.
 
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Baltic paganism (Romuva) seems interesting to me. I can only associate Norse paganism with nazi LARPing though.
Of course, I am dedicated to the moon shota though.
 
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"Pagan" refers to exclusion. Someone isn't a Christian, Muslim, or Jew (this is in the T&O map perspective) so they're given a label which refers to their outsideness (ha) from that general category of "real religion". Neopagan religion is fake - it's an organized religion created to replace, act the same as any other religion, but because your parents were mean to you, you replace Jesus with Odin and call it a "Coven" instead of a "Church" - you're just putting a new coat of paint on the old structure. If you want any genuine paganism the word we use "spiritual but not religious".
 
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