Confronting the Black Hole (Pagan Blog Project Week 5)
another post by my colleague Adytum Nox on interfaith aggravations. and a very good reminder to deal with our monotheistic baggage.
So, last week, I started mentioning the various drama going around the Pagan and/or Polytheist communities, and offered the advice that people ought to butt out of situations, conversations, and issues that just don’t concern them.
This week, I want to do something else. I want to confront an important thing that lies behind and perhaps even permeates the entire conversation and back-and-forth on these issues.
In astronomy, a black hole is defined as a hole in space that has such gravity, such vacuum power, that not even light can escape it. When trying to locate a black hole, scientists can’t actually point to a spot in space and say “oh look, there it is!” How do you find a vacuum inside a vacuum?
You find a black hole by looking at the things (in this case, the stars and planets and space) around it. Everything around a black hole…
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