238: Terrorism, a Problem for Pagans?

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Time for our annual IPCOD (International Pagan Coming Out Day) episode. This year, we discuss Terrorism as it relates to Paganism.

Regular Hosts:
Dave of Pagan News Firehose, Joe “I’m here” of Pagan Roadtrip
Guest Hosts:
Nick of The Satyr’s Thicket
01:34
Don’t be a prey animal
01:52
Define Terrorism
02:34
Bullying vs. Terrorism
03:15
Scurvy is a documented time traveler
01:52
Define Terrorism
02:34
Bullying vs. Terrorism
03:15
Scurvy is a documented time traveler
04:24
Define Terrorist
04:24
Define Terrorist
04:48
Scurvy’s philosophy of giving opponents the respect they are due.
05:29
Why does terrorism work? Do we let ourselves be terrorized?
07:41
Examples of Terrorism in the context of Paganism and how we can immunize ourselves.
06:20
National anxiety disorder
07:41
Examples of Terrorism in the context of Paganism and how we can immunize ourselves.
07:58
Do not be isolated.
09:34
Take control of the situation!
09:44
Plan, rather than fear.
09:59
Secrets as a means of manipulation
11:06
Don’t let people hold you being Pagan over your head.
11:40
Public outreach by Pagan groups and how it can help, but are they doing a good enough job?
12:42
Dealing with the xenophobic reactions of those of other religious paths.
13:10
Don’t let people’s imaginations take control of the situation.
13:50
People know when you are hiding something.
14:41
Coming out of the closet, how to do it successfully.
15:02
Remember, “normal” people are freaked out by what we Pagans do.
17:45
Jesus never ate with undesirables?
15:23
Procedural issues vs. personal insults
15:47
Human Resources, and the balancing act they’re forced into.
17:02
Is Christmas preferential treatment to some religions?
17:45
Jesus never ate with undesirables?
18:11
Give people an adjustment period
18:18
Be professional with HR
19:49
Have honest discussion, be accessible and answer questions in a calm and sane way – don’t freak out.
20:40
Don Reimer and Ancient Wiccanism
22:47
Helplessness complex just fuels emotional BS that lets people terrorize Pagans
23:58
No need to hate all of Christianity at all.
24:45
How can the Pagan Community immunize itself from terrorism? Examples of terrorism in the Pagan community.
27:54
Steps towards immunization
28:20
Patheos may save the Pagan community
28:31
Diarrahea is an emotion
30:48
Neutering Guns and Planes terrorism
31:19
Don’t just worry about home invasion, plan for it and do your research.
33:56
How to not be a target when you have a credible threat
36:03
Be good friends with your neighbors
36:41
Martial Arts is good for peer advice and training for a variety of situations
37:00
Police can be helpful, they do have non-emergency numbers too
37:17
Don’t forget YouTube and podcasts as a training resource, there’s no reason you cannot learn
42:26
Texas is a polite society
37:46
Seeing a psychologist can be a good idea during a hostile situation.
38:31
Environmental awareness
40:09
How people generate hostile situations
41:46
ROFL @ Pennsylvania 911
42:26
Texas is a polite society
42:55
What do you do when a situation isn’t neutralized for an hour
47:36
Roll with the situation if things do not going according to plan
Credits

Post-produced by: Dave
List of resources used or mentioned:
PCP is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 US License.
Season 24 Credits:
Internet Archive
http://www.archive.org
Pagan Radio Network – Pagan Radio Network
http://www.paganradio.net/
[DH] Lethal Destiny
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/354802
_-={Everlasting Times}=-_
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/170554
_-={Forces United!}=-_
http://www.newgrounds.com/audio/listen/290238

Originally Published: Sunday, April 29, 2012 at 9:01 pm
Pagan Centered Podcast
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