Survive the Jive | Infinite gods Seek Mortal Knowledge? | Understanding Paganism

Historian Tom Rowsell shares his personal initiation, & theoretical insight, into paganism: from early religious life to philosophical awakening to his current practice and religion.

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00:00:00 - Coming up
00:01:04 - Tom's early religious life & philosophical awakening
00:09:15 - Initiation into paganism
00:13:57 - Heirarchy of hyper-agency
00:18:04 - Does paganism need a Council of Nicene?
00:22:17 - Philosophy from a cosmology with war as highest good
00:32:40 - Geography manifesting gods, informing being & hyper-agency
00:39:02 - Pagan Ritual opening the divine
00:44:04 - Pagan ritual calendar
00:54:25 - Numinous norse verse: Odin needing man's knowledge
01:01:55 - Overcoming materialism with transcendence

Greenwood deciphers the essence of English speaking values & virtues nested in the heroic sagas, symbols, legends & lore that cultivated English civilisation. Readings and analysis of great—and esoteric—English verse, tradition, narrative, ritual & speech to uncover hidden psychotechnologies to solve today's problems.

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