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rituals

Why We Don’t Videotape or Photograph Rituals

A listener wants to know why we don't videotape or photograph rituals. There are some exceptions to this rule, like weddings, but it holds true in most situations. Here's why. You're a Participant, Not a Spectator If you are a part of the ritual, you need to...

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night vigil

How to Hold a Night Vigil

We get a lot of requests for rituals. I get it. Lots of people want step-by-step directions and outward signs that they are practicing animists. The night vigil is a very flexible, common ritual that can be used for many purposes. Keep reading and I'll...

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problem with indigenous animism

The Surprising Problem With Indigenous Animism is…

I had an interesting conversation with someone recently about the problem with indigenous animism. It was illuminating because it highlighted some misconceptions that are easily cleared up. Let's take a look. It's a Utopia Some people have this romantic point of view that indigenous people were living...

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