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Browsing Archive: August, 2010

WTC mosque debate, and something's missing...

Posted by Mystere de la Nuit on Thursday, August 19, 2010,
I've been reading and hearing about the new Muslim cultural center and mosque that's planned for the memorial (of sorts) of Ground Zero. I've heard praise and critcism and bashing, and some have good points, and others are just brownnosing their party line. So here's my view: I think it's misguided, and it will send the wrong message to the Islamist terrorists that attacked us in the first place. It would present an image of defeat and concession to our agressors. 

Now some of you are confused...
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Religion debate brings a thought

Posted by Mystere de la Nuit on Monday, August 16, 2010,
So I'm sitting in my new apartment, eating ramen noodles 'cause I haven't been grocery shopping yet, and chatting with people on my favorite vampyre forum, and a friend pops up with the fact that a Christian friend of hers thinks she's possessed because she won't convert to Christianity. This triggers an interesting, very deep conversation about religion, teachings, and choices -  which, of course, has its moments of argumentative speech. Someone else says that it's a really difficult subject...
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Darkest blessings

Posted by Mystere de la Nuit on Monday, August 9, 2010,
Hello and welcome to my first blog. ^.^ 

Before I get started, I feel that I would be remiss in my duties if I didn't mention a problem that faces the Pagan community today: religious symbol discrimination. Check out these links about the story of Sky Holeman, a Wiccan high school student who had her pentacle necklaces confiscated and never returned to her, and who was supended for wearing pentacles drawn in makeup on her face on Mabon, despite the fact that Christian students had no limitatio...
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