> Just getting past
>the typography took a lot of my energy, and once you reach that
>point, then you get all the mystical hoo-hah which you will KNOW
>is TRUE once you yourself have the ANCIENT EXPERIENCE of SHAMANIC
>INITIATION which was known to the Ancient Kelts, Scots and Picts!
[Laughter] This is so TRUE!!
>I'd say go ahead and check it out. Just be aware that it's
>a real mixed bag.
That's the problem with people new to this area. Until you have
some real experience reading some basic scholarly material, and a
good selection at that, it's hard to know when someone's pulling
a fast one, or walking on shaky ground that others have long since
>He thinks Celts living in the Americas
>ought to practice American Indian religions instead. (Which,
>I must note, is the direct opposite of the advice I have
>gotten from a number of Native American sources - they'd
>prefer Europeans to rediscover their own traditions and
>leave Native religion alone.)
This is a real interesting sociological problem, I think. Of course
Native Americans get upset when they see their unbroken sacred traditions
bought, sold, popularized, etc...
mn, newt, mi/cheal