Hey! As you can see, I'm Epehuatl. I'm mainly interested in Native American paths, specially Mesoamerican, Andean and Lowland South American traditions. I came here so I could share my doubts and…Continue
"I learned a lot and was amazed at the power plays using Organized
Religion watching a bio about Billy Graham.
I have known that Central $ South America are the corporate playgrounds
were anything goes.
In my small way I bring awareness…"
"Sorta. Organized religion, more so than non-organized. It gives people a since of community through tribalism in some form. Sometimes it has a positive effect, the negative ones I think everyone is familiar with."
"Religion comes from the Latin "Religio" meaning a reconnection, but the Roman style of reverence of the Numen was much more complicated than just showing up Sunday.
A general term of the Latin language meaning…"
"Oh, I'm in the same situation, though I'm on the other end of the world.
I just dig through the internet, use mentions from (their) contemporary sources, filter out the opinions and biases, and add a bit of the historic folk beliefs.…"
"Well, Epehuatl, this Folk-Catholicism can be very useful to you, as such practices always incorporate the underlying pagan traditions. It would be useful to you to document such beliefs, but not in a manner that would insult these people (such as…"