The HPedia: Responsibility

Humanistic Paganism

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Responsibility is an important aspect of Naturalistic Paganism, including intellectual and moral responsibility.

The naturalistic and humanistic roots of Naturalistic Paganism suggest that humans are able to respond to life’s challenges without recourse to supernatural aid or explanations.  Those who follow an HP path accept 1) that we cause many if not most of our problems, in whole or in part; and 2) that we are capable of solving our problems.  We have no need of divine or supernatural aid; the power is ours.  And, as the old saying goes, with power comes responsibility.  The types of problems we may respond to are many and varied, but involve at least environmental, social, and psychological problems.

The Pagan side also contributes…

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