The Red Flags of Quackery

Paganism takes all kinds. Some practitioners focus more on the emotional, mystical side of spirituality; while other relate to the psychology of ritual.

While I’d venture that Techno-Pagans tend toward the scientifically literate and empirically minded, I’m sure this is not always the case. Regards, there are still three things I’d ask of any self-respecting practitioner:

* What, specifically, do you believe?
* Why?
* Show me.

Not everyone need be devoted to empiricism in their belief systems, but everyone should have a solid idea of what beliefs they hold and what led them to that place, as opposed to any other religious place.

Whatever you arrive at, it should at least hold up to criticism better than the following examples… (credit http://www.popsci.com/popsci-authors/maki-naro )

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