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Pagan Paths

Is there any pagan paths that do not foolow a god or goddess?
Are there any that just believe in the energy of things? Just really would like to know. I am not a big fan of any gods but the energy of nature has always been something I have liked. Just wondering if there are any pths or books that go into this.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:39 PM on May. 19, 2009 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • Maybe Buddhist.  They fall under the umbrella as Pagan.  Try belief-o-matic

    pnwmom

    Answer by pnwmom at 12:44 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • Try Taoism :) I think Taoist philosophy can also go along with nearly any other spiritual path.
    TessaBianca

    Answer by TessaBianca at 12:46 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • You could just follow Gaia... Mother Earth... she is Earth and of Nature if you are not in the God mode (LOL... as I say)
    gmasboy

    Answer by gmasboy at 12:46 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • I know many Athiests that believe in spirit but no god... Agnostic is another... And there are some Gnostic paths as well that would fit that discription. I know there are many others, I believe some Native American Paths believe that way... But I don't know them all by name. It would be fun to research though!
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 1:06 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • Buddhism was my first thought because its a philosophy, a way of life rather than a religion per se.
    Plus there are atheist buddhists as well as those that believe in a diety. Its up to the person whether they believe in one or not.
    Amaranth361

    Answer by Amaranth361 at 1:21 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • Neopaganism usually involves some concept of deity, though for many it is somewhat vague & they don't use personified gods, so much as female & male energy, or sometimes just a concept of an ultimate reality or supreme being. When there is no mention of gods, such beliefs are often referred to as "New Age" rather than a specific religion. New Age beliefs can fit into any belief system - there are New Age Christians, Jews, Pagans, etc. but also works for nonreligious people too because there is not one understanding of what the energy they acknowledge "is".
    nysa00

    Answer by nysa00 at 2:09 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • Definitely look into Taoism, since you basically just described it :)
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 3:01 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • what they said
    MamaK88

    Answer by MamaK88 at 3:24 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • I'm a pantheist Pagan, and don't necessarily believe in or follow any particular deities. I'm exploring the idea of polytheism as a part of my pantheistic beliefs, and have been working with this aspect to see what it brings to my path... but am not sure what I think there yet.

    Definitely look into Taoism, as well - it certainly resonates with me.
    Collinsky

    Answer by Collinsky at 3:26 PM on May. 19, 2009

  • Collinsky

    Answer by Collinsky at 4:24 PM on May. 19, 2009

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