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Re: survival skills for teenage geeks

On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 07:38:05PM -0800, Alexander Hvostov wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-01-22 at 11:08, Dave Sherohman wrote:
> > On Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 03:11:32PM +0100, Volker Tanger wrote:
> > > E.g. while being catholic myself I was attending the local 
> > > witches (wicca,asatru,...)
> > 
> > Hate to break it to you, but asatru is not a branch of wicca.
> It looks to me as though Volker Tanger was grouping Asatru and Wicca as
> peers, rather than specifying Asatru as a branch of Wicca.

I was imprecise, yes.  It appears that he was grouping both under the
category of "witches".  Still inaccurate.

> > We are
> > not "witches" of any sort.  We are heathen, we are polytheistic, and
> > some of our number do study magic and/or divination, but magical
> > practice is not the basis of our religion.
> Have these efforts produced anything interesting, by any chance?

Not to my knowledge, but it's not something I get into.

The freedoms that we enjoy presently are the most important victories of the
White Hats over the past several millennia, and it is vitally important that
we don't give them up now, only because we are frightened.
  - Eolake Stobblehouse (http://stobblehouse.com/text/battle.html)

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