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10 Badass Goddesses Who Are The Heroes Of Their Own Fascinating Stories

Talia Lavin | Posted 03.18.2015 | Books

Polytheism might've had a bad rap in the Bible, but it’s given rise to some of humanity’s most fascinating and enduring narratives. Some ancient p...

The Odyssey: In My Own Words (Part 3)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 02.01.2015 | Books
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Odysseus: Athena, 50 suitors is a lot for one man to kill. Also, what if the bronze weapons melt? I'm also unclear on the omen re: the dove and the ...

Agents of Change: 5 Enterprising People Worthy Of Your Attention

Greg Archer | Posted 01.20.2015 | Good News
Greg Archer

Sophia Turkiewicz They walk among us--those agents of change--but sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they are, especially in an era that...

'God's' Is One Of The Best Foreign Language Films Of The Year

Greg Archer | Posted 01.12.2015 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

A rare breed of spunk and spirit co-mingle in the Polish film Gods (Bogowie), the biopic about professor Zbigniew Religa, who performed the first successful heart transplant in communist Poland in the 1980s.

The Term Homophobia Is Improper

Mark Baer | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
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Mark Baer

Religion aside, I firmly believe that those who argue that homosexuality is a choice do so in order to justify senseless beatings of gays and lesbians, and continued discrimination and mistreatment against them. I also believe without a doubt that it is a choice to be a nasty human being.

Can the Gods Be Revived?

Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. | Posted 06.28.2014 | Religion
Craig Chalquist, Ph.D.

Mind is not an exclusive possession of individuals. The consciousness of entire cultures can get uprooted and out of balance. The fact that millions believe in a lie, observed Erich Fromm, does not make that lie a truth.

River Gods: Confessions of a Grand Canyon Guide

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.09.2014 | Travel
Richard Bangs

River Gods (author kneeling) It all began, for me, at a meeting of the Canoe Cruisers Association, the Washington, D.C. chapter. In the midst of th...

Traditional Sacred Agriculture

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 08.25.2013 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Traditional farmers share a respect for the land and the people who eat what they raise on that land. This means they follow ancient traditions of agrarian knowledge and practice. Some even touch the gods with their farming.

Betel Nut Boxes, Golden Bracelets and Petrified Heads: Magic of the Ancient Philippines

Frank Browning | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
Frank Browning

If you're lucky enough to have spent a few months bouncing among the 7000 islands that make up the vast oceanic territory we call the Philippines, you'll have doubtless noticed something extraordinary about this civilization whose artifacts date back some 60 thousand years: there is virtually no ancient architecture.

The World Upside Down

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 03.17.2013 | World
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Christianity did the Greeks in. Christianity, however, is fundamental to the West, especially America. That's why we don't know anything about that tr...

The 33 Million Gods Of Hinduism

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 10.06.2012 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Why Hindus worship so many gods and goddesses is a real mystery for most people. In the West the concept of polytheism is nothing more than fantasy or mythology worthy of comic book material.

Ancient Greece In Modern Chicago!?

Posted 02.24.2012 | Arts

Do you feel as if you were born in the wrong era? Do you watch "Hercules" on repeat? Act out "The Odyssey" by yourself? Have too much fun at toga part...

The Necessary Death of Romance

Judith Acosta | Posted 01.02.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Acosta

When I speak of romance in this sense, it is not just a reference to that flurry of the heart when we are falling in love. It is there then, as well. But it is more than that.