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icymist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-13-10 06:52 PM
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Rory Reynolds: Even Paganism isn't beyond belief
IT'S perhaps the most iconic scene in Scottish film history. God-fearing highland cop Edward Woodward cowers, praying in his pyjamas, while pagan temptress Britt Ekland cavorts naked in the next bedroom, seducing him with distinctly un-Christian song and dance.

It worked in the movie, but Willow's seduction would have been utterly wasted on the group of police outed by the decision of the Home Office this week to allow pagan officers in the UK eight days off to observe their special holidays.

The judgement was taken as a recognition that paganism, once an illegal act, is an increasingly common form of belief, with its own holiday and, naturally, it's own entitlements under modern law.

While naked dancing, fire juggling, worshipping lactating sheep and feeding the wandering dead might sound like something from the classic horror flick The Wicker Man, events like the Capital's Beltane Fire Festival draw in whole families, and thousands flock to Scotland's wicca gatherings.
More at The Scotsman

There we go with the 'worshipping lactating sheep' thing again! I still can't get the image of burly, drunk and naked policeman dancing around while waving their wands! These 'reporters' need to grow up. Wicca and Paganism are real religions, not a joke religion.
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davidinalameda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-30-10 09:01 PM
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1. burly naked cops waving their "wands"
is it warm in here or is it just me

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icymist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-03-10 12:46 PM
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2. LOL!
Now that's what I call a ritual!
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