Deism as an encompassing thought and philosophy had a major influence over those we in American call our Founding Fathers. Thus the shape of our Constitution is very much a product of Deism.
But what's the connection between Deism and Paganism? Well, in the Eighteenth Century many Deists spoke of a Creator God, or The God of Nature. They connected to the Devine through Rational Thought Processes, and by connecting with Nature.
Clearly the Deists of 1775 would scoff at the Pagans of today. But we at least have Nature in common.
So let's take some time to learn about Deism, and maybe derive inspiration from Deistic Quotes.
Be well! Do good! Enjoy the show.
Some of the music you'll hear on this weeks show include Delores Keene: "Solid Ground;" Sarah Stockwell: "The Language of Stones"; Inkubus Succubus: "Burning Times"; Gypsy: "We Want a World"; The Moody Blues: "Have You Heard, pts 1 & 2" and more.
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