"My take on the situation is you can meet some women who are there to teach and to have listened to as you said 'And then she's like it's hard to have a conversation with me, all that because I'm a know it all, and I was like…"
"But there is no particular reason to make the male divine figure the equal to the female one in such paths.
I wasn't suggesting we should as I said the goddess came first and then the divine male figure as consort/son came later but in a…"
"Yes, virgin goddesses, like Hestia, Artemis, and Athena, were invulnerable to the call of Dionysus, the god of wine, lust and lechery, and resistant to the seduction promoted by Aphrodite. For the ancient Greeks, these three goddesses were the…"
"It's not surprising that women after 2000 years of male rule would want to exclude men from their goddess groups as the groups were formed to heal their psyches and reconnect to the goddess. Feminism is about establishing a woman's…"
I'm a Modern Minoan Pagan, and I will sometimes use Idaean which I feel is closer to the name the Minoans would have used - I discovered the start of my path when I was drawn in my late teens in the mid eighties to Glastonbury, Somerset, UK, to research why the Minoan Labyrinth is on the Tor, and what the Labyrinth means. I also learned the true names of Mabon ap Modron, and what their connection is to the Labyrinth on the tor. I have since published my conclusions on my website in 2013, and added a number of new insights on some of the big questions in Minoan spirituality.
Hey, Im not sure how to privately send a message on here so Im going to answer your question here. My goal here is to understand what I might and might not believe, see what pagans do and the individual types of paganism. Im aware Im not a pagan, but that doesnt mean I shouldnt be able to explore pagan spaces to understand the beliefs and the people and how it might collide with myself. If you want to contact me back as to respond to this, try instagram @kiwisonfutons . Thank you for your time!