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THREE BASES FOR A PAGAN TRADITIONAL ETHIC IN THE PRESENT WORLD

At the ECER congress, Bologna 26-29th August 2010 c.e.

Warning: In these pages I make a wide use of the words “Pagan” and “Paganism”, even though I know that these words aren’t adopted or approved by every group here. But since I’m going to talk about some general principles that should be common to several ancient non-monotheistic traditions and since here in Italy we are used to hear many people saying that Italian tradition is only catholic tradition, I’ve decided to use the word “pagan” only to mean a tradition coming from these ancient non-monotheistic religions. Continue reading THREE BASES FOR A PAGAN TRADITIONAL ETHIC IN THE PRESENT WORLD

Ethics, moral and virtue in the context of the germanic pagan folks

By Frank Wilke

The term ethics (old Greek ethos) designates the habit, custom, usages and kind of sense of a folk. Thus the ethics is the science of correct or wrong acting and wanting (of an individual, a folk or a society) and struggles for the attempt of a clarifying of the elementary question, what good and bad is. Additionally that central, most-discussed subsection of philosophy, which concerns practically each humans, includes the terms of the individual human freedom, the social standards, the morality and the moral itself in general.   Continue reading Ethics, moral and virtue in the context of the germanic pagan folks