Category Archives: Religion

Exploring Japan’s Historical Landmarks and Shrines in the Middle of Streets | Spoon & Tamago

MAY 20, 2022 / JOHNNY If you’ve ever driven in Japan you may have come across an unfamiliar scene: a small shrine right in the middle of the road. Sometimes the road curves to one side to avoid the shrine … Continue reading

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What is Shinto?

This series was co-written by Kaitlyn Ugoretz, scholar of Japanese religion and new media. Follow her on Twitter @KaitlynUgoretz and learn more about her research on Shinto at http://www.digitalshinto.com.” What is Shinto? This is Episode 1 of a 5-part series … Continue reading

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TIME IS SPEEDING UP – Terence McKenna

Terence Kemp McKenna (November 16, 1946 – April 3, 2000) was an American ethnobotanist, mystic, psychonaut, lecturer, author, and an advocate for the responsible use of naturally occurring psychedelic plants. He spoke and wrote about a variety of subjects, including … Continue reading

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Why monks had that haircut

There was a lot of thought behind the style — and controversy

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Esu is Not the Devil: How a Yoruba Deity Got Rebranded

African traditional religions are widely misundertood—none more so than the Yoruba pantheon. Source: Esu is Not the Devil: How a Yoruba Deity Got Rebranded

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Afoxé Oyá Alaxé – Quilombo Axé (Dia de negro)

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Doctor who performed abortion on 9-year old rape victim excommunicated – Los Angeles atheism | Examiner.com

Brazil is being rocked by a controversy pitting “God’s Law” against the state’s and the opinion of much of the nation. It all started in the state of Pernambuco when a 9-year old girl was admitted to a hospital complaining … Continue reading

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